SOS Committee Meeting 3/18/2021

AGENDA FOR SOS MEETING, MARCH, 18, 2021 -Minutes of February 19, 2021 meeting -Report on funds received/Aleah -Report on grant progress/ Shannon & Aleah      – Murdock foundation      – AARP Grant      -Interim Report for LMCF grant -Progress on renovation – Planning for ATV Poker Run – Katie & Aleah       -What has beenContinue reading “SOS Committee Meeting 3/18/2021”

PTO Meeting 3/18/2021

OLA PTO AGENDA  3/18/2021 2:30 PM   Topic Owner 2:30 Welcome/Attendance: Aleah Minutes Reading Aleah Budget Report: Bills/Receipts: Aleah Other Reports March School Board Meeting Report: Levy Meeting Report: Levy Report: Aleah Build A Shed: Exterior Trim Paint ridge vent cap Aleah Other Science Expo (We Shed): gold shovel and trimmers need to be hung.Continue reading “PTO Meeting 3/18/2021”

PTO Meeting 2/19/2021

Ola Parent Teacher Organization, Inc. Meeting Minutes 2/19/2021 Attendance: Amy Davis, Lori Buckendahl, Shannon Miller, Gloria Sutton, Aleah Nelson Meeting Began @ 2:30PM Accepted Minutes from 10/8/2020 Meetings Treasure Report:  See Attached Report Business:                 SOS Committee Meeting @ 3:30 2/19/2021                 Levy Meeting Thursday 25 February 2021 @ 6pm @ the Ola Community HallContinue reading “PTO Meeting 2/19/2021”

Idaho Heritage Trust Foundation Grant Award 2020

We are so excited to announce another grant win for the Ola School. The Ola Parent Teachers Organization submitted a matching grant with The Idaho Heritage Trust Foundation and we were awarded $12,500. A required match of $12,500 will be coming from the $50,000 Ola School repair fund from the Emmett School District for aContinue reading “Idaho Heritage Trust Foundation Grant Award 2020”

New Tax Donation Benefit

New Deduction Available: The bill makes a new deduction available for up to $300 per taxpayer ($600 for a married couple) in annual charitable contributions. This is particularly beneficial to people who take the standard deduction when filing their taxes (in other words for taxpayers who do not itemize their deductions). It is calculated byContinue reading “New Tax Donation Benefit”


Calling all friends of Ola School: Teachers, Students, Aids, Volunteers, Friends, Supports, Contributors. We are attempting to create a Friends of Ola Registry. Please help us get the word out to as many people as possible. We would like to use this registry to keep you posted on crucial updates about the school, especially asContinue reading “URGENT CALL FOR ALL OLA SCHOOL FRIENDS”

SAVE OLA SCHOOL: “Same Song Second Verse”

August of 2019 began our initiative to save our 110-year-old school in rural Gem County. It is amazing that this one building has been used for the purpose of educating children for over 100 years- a tradition that needs preserving! Trout Architects’ 2019 analysis determined the school building unsafe for use because of significant dryContinue reading “SAVE OLA SCHOOL: “Same Song Second Verse””

PTO Meeting 10/8/2020

Ola Parent Teacher Organization, Inc. Meeting Minutes 10/8/2020 Attendance: Amy Davis, Lori Buckendahl, Shannon Miller, Katie Poole, Aleah Nelson Meeting Began @ 4:35pm Accepted Minutes from 9/24/2020 Meetings Treasure Report: SOS-  Raised  $244202.05   Balance as of 10/7/2020  $243,561.02   Approved $2.80 spending for Idaho Power mailing fee-and will reimburse PTO From SOS PTO  BalanceContinue reading “PTO Meeting 10/8/2020”