2016-2017 LPTSA Council Budget

In preparation for our first meeting of the 2016-2017 school year, we are sharing our proposed budget.  We will be presenting the budget to our membership for adoption at our September General Membership Meeting.  We hope to see you there!

2016-2017 PTSA Budget – Draft

From the Livonia PTSA Council Bylaws (adopted Nov 12, 2013)

Article VII: Voting Body at a General Membership Meeting

Section 1. The voting body of this council at a general membership meeting shall consist of the Executive Board of this council; the principal of each school having council membership or his/her representative; the president of each member unit or their alternate; accredited delegates or their alternates as specified in Section 2 of this article.

Section 2. Each member PTA/PTSA shall be represented by its president or their alternate, the principal or his/her alternate; and by one (1) delegate or their alternate, selected by the PTA/PTSA according to its own bylaws and procedures.

Section 3. Members are entitled to one vote even though they may be serving in more than one position.

Section 4. The quorum shall be five (5) members.

Livonia PTSA Council Movie Night

PTA isn’t just audits, bake sales and Bylaws! The Livonia PTSA council invites all past and current Livonia PTA officers to join us for a night at the movies.

PTA MOVIE NIGHT

We have rented a theater and hope that you will join us for a fun night out to see ‘Bad Moms’ on Friday July 29 at the Westland MJR Theater.

Please RSVP here:

 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSduTTn00cKnJCGvnPG46WgTeBLJle83p_rkMG6JrFF7ZCjkuw/viewform

Tickets are limited, so RSVP now!

Please note this movie is rated R, and this event is for adults only.  Thank you and we’ll see you Friday!  You can pick up your tickets in the lobby before the show.

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More STEM updates

Are you interested in STEM?  Would you like to share your love of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics with Livonia Middle School Students? We are half way through our first STEM Camp and would love to talk with you about expanding our camp for next year.  We welcome new and returning Sponsors and Presenters.  If you would like more information, or to find out how you can participate, please contact Livonia PTSA Council STEM chair Amanda Walworth at amanda.walworth@livoniaptsacouncil.org

This week, our Middle School students learned about Chemistry and Genetics.  They ended the week with a Chemistry demonstration at Madonna University presented by Maria Kuhn, from the Department of Physical & Applied Science.

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Livonia PTSA Council STEM update

LIVONIA PTSA COUNCIL STEM SUMMER CAMP

Our inaugural camp kicked off on July 11. The camp, which runs from July 11- August 5th is held at the Livonia Career and Technical Center. Applications were open to LPS students in grades 6-8 for the 2015-2016 school year.

We have 23 participants and 9 adult volunteers with backgrounds in engineering, chemical engineering, genetic counseling, Oracle programming, as well as district teachers.  Livonia Warriors Robotics team members are assisting as mentors.

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Camp schedule:

Week 1 Theme: May the Mass Times Acceleration Be with You – Physics and Engineering

Week 2 Theme: Forensic Files – Chemistry/Genetics

Week 3 Theme: 2b|!2b – Computer Science/Robots

Week 4 Theme: Circle of Life – Life Sciences

Thank you to our generous Camp sponsors:

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Tools for you to use from the National PTA!

tool kitYour 2016-2017 Back-To-School Kit Is Officially Live!
It’s that time of year again! The 2016-2017 National PTA Official Back-To-School Kit is finally here! As always, it’s jam-packed with tools, resources and info—all specially designed to help you run your PTA. It’s a one-stop click for everything you need to know.
For the second year, the kit is completely digital and mobile-friendly. This means you can view the website from your phone, tablet or other mobile devices. Having the Back-To-School Kit with you while you’re on the go is a big perk. We guarantee it will help you be more efficient and productive as a PTA leader.

Registration is a very simple process. Starting today, June 27, here is the process to get access to the kit:

  1. Go to PTAKit.org. President Laura Bay’s welcome video and the homepage are open to everyone.
  2. Once you begin to use the site, you’ll be prompted to register. There is also a “REGISTRATION” tab on the top right corner of the homepage.
  3. Fill out all of the required information.
  4. Once you’ve completed your registration, you’ll receive an email with a link. Click the link to set a username and password.
  5. After your username and password are set, you can access all areas of the Back-to-School Kit. 
Questions? For a Back-to-School Kit FAQ, log onto PTA.org/BTSKit or contact us at BackToSchool@PTA.org.
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National PTA Headquarters
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Phone: (703) 518-1200
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