Colleen Dowd

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  • November 2018 Agenda

      WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, November 1, 2018 3:00-4:00 p.m. Faculty Room Call to Order Attendance                               Introductions Sign-in Minutes for October                                                          […]

  • October 2018 Minutes

    School Site Council Meeting Minutes October 4, 2018          3-4:00 p.m.                 Faculty Room Attendees Colleen Dowd, Cathy Canillas, Dara Buzzard, Libby Ritthaler, KellyRose Jenson Mariteresa Arenson Note Taker: Cathy Canillas Introduction Dr. Dowd led training on the purpose and function of SSC Minutes for September Approved unanimously.   Libby made a motion to approve.  Dara seconded. New […]

  • October 2018 Agenda

      WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, October 4, 2018 3:00-4:00 p.m. Faculty Room Call to Order Attendance                             Introductions Sign-in Minutes for September                                                                                   Action New Business                          English Language Learning at WA – Liz Old Business                           SPSA planning Principal’s Report                  Intervention implementation Facility […]

  • October 2018

    Happy Halloween month, Walnut Acres parents! As I wrote this month’s update, our children were repainting our US map and checkerboard, cleaning library books, sweeping, raking, pulling weeds, and picking up trash as part of Walnut Creek Community Service Day. Thanks to Caroline Clerempuy with help from Courtney Wasserman for leading this community service opportunity […]

  • September 2018 Minutes

    School Site Council Meeting Minutes September 6, 2018      3-4:00 p.m.                 Faculty Room Attendees Colleen Down, Sarah Waters, Cathy Canillas, Dara Buzzard, KellyRose Jenson, Mariteresa Arenson, Kaitlyn Diebel, Victoria Devincenzi. Libby Ritthaler Note Taker: Victoria Devincenzi Introduction Dr. Dowd led training on the purpose and function of SSC Minutes for May Approved unanimously.   Cathy made a […]

  • September 2018 Agenda

      WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, September 6, 2018 3:00-4:00 p.m. Faculty Room   Call to Order   Attendance                               Introductions Sign-in Minutes for May                                                                                   Action   New Business                          SSC training PAC representative request DELAC representative request Textbook Sufficiency Attendance Plan Old Business                           SPSA planning Principal’s Report        […]

  • September 2018

    Happy September, Walnut Acres Parents! During our first month of school, our dedicated teachers have concentrated on building a strong learning family in preparation for the academic challenges ahead. They have established a safe, happy classroom community through the development of a positive tone, routines and procedures, team building, and clear, rigorous behavioral and academic […]

  • August 2018

    Welcome Back Walnut Acres Parents! It’s the earnest voices and the exuberance of the children that call educators from lazy summer days to the flurry of school opening preparations. Early last week, a 5th grader came by to sneak a peek at school activities and offered to help because we looked like “we needed it”; […]

  • May 2018 Minutes

    School Site Council Meeting Minutes May 4, 2018    3-4:00 p.m.                 Faculty Room Attendees Colleen Down, Ellen Ireland, Catherine Canillas, Kaitlyn Diebel, Melanie Mitsch, Mari Arenson, Amanda Smith, Shakeya St Julian Garcia Notes taken by Melanie Mitsch. Minutes for April Approved unanimously.  Mari Arenson made a motion to approve.   Eileen Ireland seconded. Old Business Reviewed briefly […]

  • May 2018 Agenda

    WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, May 3, 2018 3:00-4:00 p.m. Faculty Room Call to Order Attendance                             Introductions Sign-in Minutes for April                                                                                            Action Old Business                          Budget for 2018-19 Expenditures Online programs Wilson .2 FTE reading intervention Planned expenditures Substitutes Materials and supplies New Business                         Feedback from SSC on […]