Colleen Dowd

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  • 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 […]

  • April 2018 Minutes

    School Site Council Meeting Minutes April 12, 2018 3-4:00 p.m.                 Faculty Room Attendees 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 […]

  • April 2018 Agenda

      WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:00-4:00 p.m. Faculty Room   Call to Order Attendance                             Introductions Sign-in Minutes for March                                                                                          Action Old Business                         CA Healthy Kids/Parents Surveys review iReady grade level data review […]

  • April 2018

    Happy April Walnut Acres Parents, After a rejuvenating Spring break, we are ready to collaborate with you to create a strong and happy finish to the 2017-18 school year. We have a busy 9 weeks ahead starting with an important event in April that we designed for YOU! Volunteer Appreciation Event Each year we take […]

  • March 2018

    Happy March Walnut Acres Parents, We are all engrossed in learning as we begin the last trimester of the 2017-18 school year. Students are being assessed to measure their progress on California Standards and the results of that work will be shared with you when progress reports are sent home on Friday, 3/16. Meanwhile, teachers […]