Important Dates

Feb 14:  Class Valentine Parties

Feb 17:  School Holiday ~ Presidents Day

Feb 28:  Spring Picture Day

March 4:  Duty Free lunch K/1/3

March 5:  Duty Free lunch 2/4/5

March 6:  Career Day

March:  Class Picture Day

March 30:  Spring Break WEEK

If you would like to make your voice heard, you may contact Senator Sam Givhan at sam.givhan@alsenate.gov or Representative Howard Sanderson at hs1989@aol.com. 

If you are not sure who your representative if, you can find out at the website HERE then click on the Find My Legislator tab.

Hawk Hustle

Proposed Bylaw Changes:

The PTA Board has found 4 areas in the bylaws that are being proposed for amendment.  Bylaws require 5 days notice before amending.  We will post here in Hawk Talk, on FB and on our website today, Sunday Feb 16. and  send a link to vote next Sunday, satisfying the 5 day requirement.

The complete bylaws can be found in the documents section of the website.

 

The areas proposed for amendment are as follows: 

 

Article VI - Officers, Section 5.

Currently reads: Officer term shall begin on the first day following the last day of a given school year and shall extend until the last day of the following school year. Transition and on-boarding period is defined as the first day following new board elections and extends through the last day of the school year. 

 

Proposed wording:  Officer term shall begin on the first day following the last day of a given school year and shall extend until the last day of the following school year. Transition and on-boarding period is defined as the first day following new board elections and extends through the last day of the school year. Treasurer term extends to the last day of the fiscal year, June 30.  The newly elected Treasurer should work directly with the outgoing Treasurer from the first day following board elections until the end of the fiscal year.

 

Article VII - Duties of Officers, Section 2.b

Currently reads:   In their designated order 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4t,5th, perform the duties of the president in the president’s absence or inability to serve; 

1st Vice President shall oversee Academic Support programs

2nd Vice President shall oversee Membership 

3rd Vice President shall oversee Ways and Means 

4th Vice President shall oversee After School Enrichment 

5th

Vice President shall oversee Community Partnership

 

Proposed wording: In their designated order 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4t,5th, perform the duties of the president in the president’s absence or inability to serve; 

*note - removal of listed VP positions*

 

Article VII - Duties of Officers, Section 4.a

Currently reads: Have custody of the funds of the Hampton Cove Elementary School PTA;

 

Proposed wording:  Have custody of the funds for deposit of the Hampton Cove Elementary School PTA;

 

Article XI - General Membership Meetings, Section 3.

Currently reads: The annual meeting shall be held (2) months prior to the end of the school year.

 

Proposed wording:  The annual meeting shall be held within the (2) months prior to the end of the school year;