Central Elementary School
61 Woodside Road
Riverside, IL 60546
(708) 447-1106

Please join us on May 11 at 9am for the final meeting of the year!

Posted May 8, 2012 | Category: Everything Else

This information was originally posted on May 8, 2012. Please note that the article refers to events from a previous school year.

Babysitting is available at no charge!  Don’t miss our last meeting of the year!

Central PTO Meeting

Agenda for May 11, 2012 (Friday, 9 am, Hauser Auditorium)                                            

Objects of Central PTO:  a. To make possible academic, cultural, and recreational opportunities which are otherwise beyond the means of the school district; b. To build a sense of community among parents, teachers, and staff;  c. To educate and support parents in their role as advocates for their child’s education, and for the education of all children in the district; and d. To facilitate communication between parents, school, and district. Art. IV, Sec. 1, of the Central PTO Bylaws.


Call to Order/Welcome

Minutes:  Approval of April 13 PTO Meeting Minutes

Officer’s Reports:

Co-Presidents – Jeannine Glavas/Amy Jacksic/Lynda Murphy

  • PTO move to storage
  • Time capsule
  • Matt Wilhelm performance
  • PTO photo book
  • Playground slate update
  • Bell tower architect meeting update
  • 2012-13 Directory info timing

1st VP’s Committees/Membership – Erin Durkin/Tracy Sloan/Paula Fudacz/Amy Mooney

  • Room Parent/Committee Chair Forms, 2012-13 update
  • Return Committee Chair Folders & Committee Chair Evaluations
  • Teacher/Staff end-of-year gifts
  • Committee chair guidelines:  process and building usage confirmation

2nd VP-Sue Pipal/Jessica Niekrasz

  • Philanthropy Requests for 2012
  • Target End of Year Report

3rd VP – Jeanine Vaia/Kim Macchia

  • Board of Education Meeting Highlights (4/17/12-Jeanine Vaia)
  • Calendar Order Form, 2012-13
  • Retirements/Memorials

Treasurer’s Report – Angela Izzo

  • Audit in Summer
  • Budget meeting


Parliamentarian – Patrick O’Laughlin/Aberdeen Ozga

  • Update bylaws/standing rules


Committee Reports:

  • Auction Planning/Student artwork:  Stefanie Dockendorf
  • Cultural Arts, Field Trips:  Mary Ellen Park
  • Cultural Heritage Festival:  Molly Carl
  • Grants:  Jennie Hepker Royer
  • School Supply Program:  Jennifer Sedivy
  • Teacher Appreciation Week:  Michelle Burton/DeAnn Gruber

PTO Board:

  • Installation of 2012-13 PTO Officers
  • Staff of the Year
  • PTO Volunteer of the Year


Principal’s Report – Dr. Janice Limperis

Teacher Representative – Mrs. Samantha Lutz

Announcements:  Thank you to the many wonderful Volunteers in April/May, including, but not limited to, Committee Chairs and other Volunteers: Birthday Boards:  Karina Esparza/Jen Gentile; Brick Pavers:  Mary Robertson; Cultural Arts: Molly Carl and Karen Foley and all the volunteers who volunteer each month for classroom presentations;  Cultural Arts Field Trips:  Kate Nessinger, Mary Ellen Park and Sue Pipal; Feedblitz: Stefanie Dockendorf and Amy Jacksic; Fifth Grade Games Night:  Patti Friend and Dorie Skiest; Grant Writer:  Jennie Hepker Royer; Library:  Jennifer Pollock, Readers, Helpers and all the Library Volunteers;Living Classroom:  Sue Pipal; PE Helper:  Erin Durkin; P.R. Media:  Katie Leander; PTO move to Storage: Molly Carl, Chris Bolton, Erin Durkin, Karina Esparza, Paula Fudacz, Jeannine Glavas, Dawn Gmitro, Angela Izzo, Amy Jacksic, Jacqueline Miller, Kim Macchia, Lynda Murphy Jessica Niekrasz, Patrick O’Laughlin, Aberdeen Ozga, Allyn Pilewski, Jennifer Pollock, and Jeanine Vaia; Read to Succeed:  Paula Fudacz;  School Supplies:  Jennifer Sedivy; Soup Label/Box Tops:  Michelle Siedlecki; Teacher Appreciation Luncheon: Maura Braun and all the volunteers who helped with staffing; Teacher Appreciation Week: Michelle Burton, DeAnn Gruber & Ingrid Nolan Screen Free Week:  Jacquie Mathis, Cyndi Robinson and the 4th Grade Girl Scouts; Webmaster: Chris Hajer; If you have given your time as a volunteer, but have not been mentioned here, we apologize for this omission; let us know so that we can properly thank you!



May 2012

15 (Tuesday):                                    BOE Meeting, 7:30 pm (Hauser LRC West )

17 (Thursday):                                    Central Spirit Day, Pajama and Slipper Day

25 (Friday):                                     Central Flag Ceremony, 8:30 am


June 2012

1 (Friday)                                    5th Grade Awards Ceremony, 10:15 am

7 (Thursday):                                    5th Grade Picnic (Riverside Scout Cabin)

12 (Tuesday)                  BOE Meeting, 7:30 pm (Hauser LRC West)

15 (Friday)                  Yearbook Distribution, 11:30 am – 1 pm, Riverside Public Library, downstairs conference room


Have a wonderful Summer!