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PTA Playground Update

posted May 18, 2017, 6:08 AM by Terry Keesee   [ updated May 18, 2017, 6:08 AM ]
Tiger Teachers and Guardians,

We are so very excited that the playground improvements will be completed soon!  The kids are very happy with the updates and have enjoyed playing the last couple of weeks.

The new piece of equipment has been installed, the new boarders have been installed, the new rubber mats are in place and one tractor trailer load of wood carpet has already been spread.  In the next few weeks the replacement swing will be added, the yellow freestanding poles will be removed and the additional three tractor trailer loads of wood carpet will be delivered and spread.

Thank you all for your support of the fundraising needed to make these changes possible!  We wanted to give you an update on the money that has been spent and will be spent over the next few years to make sure that the playground stays safe for our students to use.

Playground Progress - $35,000 goal for update and upkeep:

New piece of equipment
Double Down $9,880.00
Installation of playground equipment       $4,000
Removal of Yellow Poles         $150
Timber Boarder Installed
105 new boarder pieces needed   $2,835.00
Replacement Swings       $56.00
Mats
14 total: one for each slide and swing   $2,590.00
Woodcarpet delivered and installed
4 dump trunk loads for proper safe depth $10,288.00
TOTAL to be spent in 2017: $29,799.00

Upkeep of playground equipment:
Every two/three years items will need replacing
Swing     $100.00
Mat     $500.00
Mulch (woodcarpet)   $5,144.00
Total money needed in bank for upkeep   $5,744.00

TOTAL for update and upkeep: $35,543.00

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How we reached our goal for the amounts needed:

PTA had allotted for school improvement at beginning of 2016-2017   $5,000.00
Fun Run Fundraiser in Spring 2017 $10,000.00
Corporation Donations directly from mailed letters       $1,500
YBES Capital Improvement Fund
Paid for mats under swings and slides               $2,590.00
Campbell County Schools (decided as of May 2017)
Paying for 4 loads of woodcarpet             $10,288.00
Remaining Funds 
Past + future fundraising money (ie, No Sell Fundraiser)       $6,165.00

TOTAL amount allotted: $35,543.00

We appreciate you all and what you do for our students!

Thanks, 

Afton Fisher