H.A.S. Development Committee – August 11, 2011


Present: Pam Bollen, Mike Sternig, Kara Guse, Matt Sternig, Ross Zautner, Kelly Waala, Karen Girard


Lead by Pam

Approval of minutes from last meeting

Kara motioned to approve June 2, 2011 minutes, Mike seconded; motion carried

Alumni Relations

  1. Pam reported 4 reps have volunteered from 4 different classes
  2. Class of ’61 and class of ’81 reunions taking place this month

 Annual Fund

  1. Books closed for this year’s Annual Fund end of June

Fund Raising

Kara now chairs this committee

  1. Calendar of Cash tickets being turned in at same rate as last year; volunteer will be sought to coordinate Calendar of Cash;
  2. Golf Outing sponsorship and participant numbers are down; after this year’s event, decision will be made whether to continue Golf Outing as an annual event
  3. Script program is expanding: can now be ordered online, some script cards have an online reload feature; Script presentation will be given at Parent-in-the-Classroom night to raise awareness of the benefits of participating in this program
  4. Magazine Drive continues as a low-key activity with the school earning a small profit for each subscription ordered online
  5. Papa Murphy’s third Tuesday of each month
  6. Applebee’s first Wednesday of each month
  7. Pam will check if Cousins offers any on-going rebates for schools
  8. FiestHA planning continues for the Oct. 15 event; next meeting: Aug. 25 @ 6:30pm

Grant Writing

  1. No update


  1. Kelly will now produce HAM; next issue: October, 2011


  1. Sponsoring a breakfast social at the Sun., Aug. 28 Open House
  2. First Day of School social has been canceled d/t last year’s low turnout
  3. Fall Family Fun evening at Lac Lawrann on October 7
  4. Chicago trip planned for November


  1. Redesigned website to be up and running by 1st day of school; Matt will give a presentation of website to parents at Sept. 8 & 13 Parent-in-the-Classroom nights
  2. Four ads planned for Daily News and Post (2 per paper); size of ads, content discussed

New Business

No new business

Next Meeting

Thursday, September 29, 2011, 6:30 pm in the Science Room


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