PTA Meeting Minutes

May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022 / 9am ET (Virtual Meeting) 

There were 32 participants.  Kenny welcomed all.  

A Word from Administration:

Principal Scarlato was not able to join the meeting.  Assistant Principal Gallo shared the following: 

  • Principal Scarlato will schedule a call with 5th grader parents to discuss details about graduation;
  • On Tuesday we are having a visit from our superintendent.  We will highlight our student engagement, student voice;
  • Principal Scarlato wants to thank Kara for the amazing newsletter that comes out every week;
  • We would like to highlight the trips the children have been taking around the neighborhood. 
  • The school wanted to thank the Stephanie and Heather for working on the Billion Oyster Project;
  • We have a little uptick in the Covid cases, but the children will be coming home with four test kits (two for the children and two for them to share);
  • Masks in an option from K to 5;
  • Last week we had the first Assistant Principal meeting in person.
  • Summer Fest is so important for community engagement.

Guest Speakers:  Fifth graders from 5-312 created a song about PS 31 and sang it to us. 

Miss Kara’s Korner

Miss Kara shared some Covid testing updates and opportunities for parent engagement.


PTA Updates

  • Summer Fest updates;
  • PTA Board Election coming up – current members went over their roles and we also discussed all that the PTA does in general;
  • Budget discussion for upcoming year