Call for PTO Board Nominations

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Sep 292016
 

The Friends of Audubon Parent-Teacher Organization is holding elections in November for certain key board positions. Please note that two of these positions were voted in this past spring but in reviewing bylaws it was revealed that certain positions must be elected in the November elections. So these positions are open once again for election. The following are all of the positions that are up for election in this cycle. Please see below for a brief description of these positions.

  • President – Elect
  • Fundraising Co-Chair
  • Montessori Fame Board Representative
  • French Fame Board Representative

All nominations should be sent via email to Sarah Gillen at sarahgillen@yahoo.com by 5 pm on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. Self-nominations are allowed. Nominations should include a brief bio of the candidate. The nominations designee will facilitate the development of the ballot. The election will take place at the PTO General Meeting on November 16th at 5:30 at the Broadway Campus cafeteria.

Thank you for your participation in this process!

President-Elect: The President-Elect shadows the standing President from January 1 until the conclusion of the President’s term in May, at which time the President-Elect will assume the duties of the office of the President, which include:

Preside over all meetings of the PTO Board and General Membership; Coordinate and assist in the work of all board members and committees and serve as the liaison between the school faculty, the administration and the PTO.

Fundraising Co-chair: The Fundraising Co-chair shall work with his or her counterpart to recruit (with the help of the board) and oversee committees for all PTO fundraising.

Montessori FAME Board Representative: The Montessori FAME Board Representative represents Montessori parents and teachers to the FAME board. He or she serves as a liaison between the PTO and FAME Board and serves as a full voting member of the FAME board.

French FAME Board Representative: The French FAME Board Representative represents French parents and teachers to the FAME board. He or she serves as a liaison between the PTO and FAME Board and serves as a full voting member of the FAME board.

PTO General Meeting September 21 at 5:30 PM

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Sep 202016
 

Join us for the Friends of Audubon PTO General Meeting this Wednesday, September 21, 2016 5:30-6:30 PM at the Broadway Campus in the Cafeteria.  

Please join us to to discuss PTO plans for the 2016-17 school year,  including the upcoming Fall Fete.

Meet the PTO Board, the FAME Board (the school’s governing body), and the Administration to Parents and Teachers.

We will also discuss upcoming PTO elections in November and put out a call for candidates.

Kids are welcome and there will be pizza and soft drinks/juice for purchase.

Please email communications@audubonpto.org with any questions.

Fall Fête 2016 Volunteer Signup

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Sep 182016
 

Fall Fete 2016 is upon us – Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 is the day!

Hallow-Oui has been a great success for the last 2 years, and we couldn’t have done it without you!

Please sign-up and volunteer. Its easy and all online. We have volunteer positions available for everyone ages 12 & up.

Use SignUpGenius to sign up for your volunteer hours:sign-up-now4

 

If you have any questions or need help with the sign-up, please contact Anne Riley amahlert@yahoo.com / 504-339-4940. She will be happy to help!

(FYI, phone numbers and e-mail addresses will be confidential and can only be seen by the event coordinator!)

There is something for everyone at Fête. If everyone does a little bit, no one will have to do ALOT! We are all in this together. Find an activity or donation need that you can fill and SIGN UP. Everything and everyone makes a difference.

 

BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT AT CITY PARK! Saturday, September 17, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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Sep 132016
 

JOIN US FOR BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT AT CITY PARK!

Carousel Gardens Amusement Park at City Park
Saturday, September 17, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Please join Audubon families in celebrating our return to school!  A $10 wristband entitles you to an evening of unlimited rides and fun! Wristbands can be purchased here. You can also purchase your wristbands in the office at either campus – cash only please.

Thursday, September 15th is the last day to buy wristbands at advance prices. Order your wristbands today… prices at the door will be $15!

SPONSORSHIPS ARE STILL AVAILABLE!

Please consider sponsoring this fun event on behalf of your family, business or child’s class. Sponsorships range from $300 to $2,500 and can be purchased online (click “Sponsorship Opportunities”) or by completing the sponsorship flyer and returning with payment to the office at either campus.

To volunteer the night of the event, please contact Lynn Spearman, Development Specialist, at Lynn_Spearman@auduboncharter.com.