April 2018 Minutes

School Site Council Meeting Minutes

April 12, 2018 3-4:00 p.m.                 Faculty Room


Sandy Brickell (sub for Colleen Down), Ellen Ireland, Catherine Canillas, Kaitlyn Diebel, Melanie Mitsch, Mari Arenson, Amanda Smith, Shakeya St Julian Garcia, Chad Bounds, Dara Buzzard

Notes taken by Melanie Mitsch.

Minutes for March

Approved unanimously.  Amanda Smith made a motion to approve.   Eileen Ireland seconded.

Old Business

CA Healthy Kids/Parents Survey Review

Reviewed some of the results from the survey to get feedback from the group.  Sandy reviewed and pulled out a few things that stood out, mostly about what seemed like oddities in the survey.

iReady grade level data review

Did it at the last meeting.

New Business

Languages Spoken:

14 different languages spoken by 36 different children at Walnut Acres.

Principal Updates

TK Parent Orientation Meeting April 16

Sing out April 25th Followed by Parent Volunteer Thank You in the MUR- refreshments and thank you notes to appreciate all the parents do. Followed by 9:30 to 10:15 in the Library Joanne Finn discussing Soul Shoppe to the parents (to discuss Peace Makers and Peace Path and teachers training to give parents the similar language to use at home if interested).

Phonics Program- FunDamentals Program- Ellen shared photos and shared that Kindergarten and 1st grade has been using it.

School Safety Meeting Discussion about the Officer that visited and gave teachers and staff information about what to do in the unlikely event of an emergency. Teachers felt more informed about what to do in that situation.

Moving forward, should Day Care be invited as well as other staff that was not present at that meeting.

Public Input


Meeting adjourned at 4:18!


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