West Bush School
P. T. A. Meetings
West Bush School District # 17
Town of Johnstown, New York
1947 thru 1951

 


  

List of Members West Bush
1948 - 1949

There were 7 meeting held between October 1948 and June 1949. 

Name Meetings Attended
Eliza Gay 0
William Ryder 0
Estella Ryder 0
Edith Dain 0
Ruth Ryder 6
Eugene Ward 0
Luella McLain 6
Millicent Vosburgh 7
Grace Ward 7
Jennie Yuckniewicz 6
Margaret McLain 6
Laura Smullen 7
Christina Bartlett 6
Mrs. Shear 6
Marion Edel 7
Alice Smullen 5
Stella Hurd 7
Elizabeth Button 4
Ida Smullen 5
Beaulah Johnson 3
Marion Beck 0
Elizabeth Keck 0
Mrs. Buyce 0
Mildred Walters 0
Pauline Carpenter 0
Edward McLain 2
Eleanor Walters 7
Helen Armstrong 4

  


September 1948

No minutes were kept for the September 1948 meeting.

  


October 1948

The regular meeting of the West Bush P. T. A. was called to order by the President and opened with the "Parents Teachers Prayer".

They elected a new Treasurer, Helen Armstrong.

They talked about having teeth and eyes and chest X-rays of the children. They decided that if any child had poor sight, they would send them to an Eye Doctor. They also decided to take the children to have chest X-rays. With parents consent.

They decided to have a Harvest Supper. The committee is Stella Hurd, Grace Ward, Ruth Ryder, Mrs. Vosburgh, Mrs. Smullen and Mrs. Shear. Also to have a White Elephant Sale.

They decided to have a Halloween dance on October 30. The committee is Stella Hurd, Miss Jennie Yuckniewicz and Marion Beck.
  


November 1948

The regular meeting of the West Bush P. T. A. was called to order by the President and opened with the "Lord's Prayer".

New Business:
They decided that the members of the P.  T. A did not have to pay for the Harvest Supper. The Harvest Supper will be held November 10th. They also decided what each member should bring.

The decided to have a Christmas Party at the next meeting and each members should bring a fifty cent (.50) gift for the grab bag.

Mrs. John Autilio will be the Guest Speaker.

Meeting adjourned and refreshments served.
  


December 1948

A Christmas Party was at the beginning of the meeting. The regular meeting of the West Bush P. T. A. was called to order by the President Marion Edel and opened with the "Lord's Prayer".

The Treasurer's report was read and approved.

They voted on giving each child a fifty cent (.50) gift and to give each child candy. Mrs. Shear talked about buying candy. They donated ten dollars and five cents ($10.05) for candy and seventeen dollars and fifteen cents ($17.15) for gifts (for the children) Christmas Party. The committee will be Mrs. Shear, Miss Jennie Yuckniewicz, and Marion Edel. They decided to give each child a pair of Mittens or Socks.

Meeting adjourned.
(It appears there must have been approximately 34 to 35 children in the school during this period of time.)
  


January 1949

There are no minutes for the January meeting in 1949.



February 1949

The regular meeting of the West Bush P. T. A. was called to order by the President Marion Edel and the saying of the "Lord's Prayer".

The Treasurer's and Secretary's reports were read and approved.

New Business:
They donated two dollars ($2.00) for the Founder's Day Program.

They decided to have a Clam Chowder Supper. The committee for the supper is Grace Ward, Ruth Ryder, Laura Smullen and Luella McLain. It will be held the 25th of March at 6 o'clock. The price is fifty cents (.50).

They decided to go to Gloversville High School March 1st. instead of the regular meeting. It was agreed to meet at the School House to go to Gloversville.

The Founder's Day Program began with a reading by Marion Edel, assisted by Stella Hurd and Jennie Yuckniewicz.

The meeting adjourned.
   


March 1949

There was no March meeting. The members went to Gloversville High School on March 1, 1949.
  


April 1949

The regular meeting of the West Bush P. T. A. was called to order by the President Marion Edel and saying of the "Lord's Prayer".

Nominations for Officers:
President:  Jean Walters
Vice Present: Millicent Vosburgh
Secretary:  Stella Hurd
Treasurer:  Helen Armstrong
Reporter: (for the Harriet Roselocal newspaper)

They decided on a Food Sale the 14th of May. The Committee is: Alice Smullen, Beaulah Johnson, Eleanor Walters, Jennie Yuckniewcz and Marion Edel.

They reported on the Clam Chowder Supper. They made Five Dollars and ninety-five cents, ($5.95).
  


May 1949

The regular meeting of the West Bush P. T. A. was called to order by the President Marion Edel and the saying of the "Lord's Prayer". 

They decided to take the children to the Lake. The refreshment committee are: Grace Ward, Stella Hurd, Eleanor Walters and Jennie Yuckniewicz.

Meeting Adjourned.
  


June 1949

The regular meeting of the West Bush P. T. A. was called to order by the President Marion Edel and the saying of the "Lord's Prayer".

The Secretaries report was read and approved. The Treasurer's report was read and approved.

The nomination of President was Jennie Yuckniewicz.

Thirteen Dollars (13.00) was made on the Food Sale. They decided to take a bus for Eighteen Dollars and forty cents and will give 3 tickets to each child. The committee is Eleanor Walters, Jennie Yuckniewicz and Marion Edel. They donated Fifty Dollars (50.00) to the picnic.

They installed officers for 1949 - 1950.
President:  Jennie Yuckniewicz
Vice President:  Margaret McLain
Secretary:  Stella Hurd
Reporter (for local Harriet Rose paper)
Sunshine Committee: Ida Smullen

The meeting was adjourned. 
   

On to P. T. A. reports for School Year, Sept. 1949 - June 1950

  

  

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