Colleen Dowd

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  • March 2018 Minutes

    School Site Council Meeting Minutes March 1, 2018            3-4:00 p.m.                 Faculty Room Attendees Colleen Dowd, Ellen Ireland, Catherine Canillas, Mia Carella (sub for Kaitlyn Diebel), Melanie Mitsch, Chad Bounds, Amanda Smith, Shakeya St Julian Garcia Visitors: Jean Condon to talk about ELD Notes taken by Melanie Mitsch. Minutes for February Approved unanimously. Eileen Ireland made […]

  • March 2018 Agenda

    WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, March 1, 2018                   3:00-4:00 p.m.                        B-7 Call to Order Attendance                          Introductions Sign-in Minutes for February                                                              Action Old Business                       Carryover largely returned to us Vote on .1 FTE transfer          Action (move expenditure from 0301 to 0930 New Business                      ELD program presentation – Liz Austin CA […]

  • February 2018 Minutes

    School Site Council Meeting Minutes February 1, 2018            3-4:00 p.m.               B-7 Attendees Colleen Dowd, Ellen Ireland, Amanda Smith, Chad Bounds, Catherine Canillas, Kaitlyn Diebel, Mari Arenson, Melanie Mitsch, Dara Buzzard Notes taken by Melanie Mitsch. Minutes for November Approved unanimously. Made a motion to approve.   Kaitlyn Diebel seconded. Old Business SPSA Update – Plan […]

  • February 2018 Agenda

    WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, February 1, 2018         3:00-4:00 p.m.                     B-7 Call to Order Attendance Introductions Sign-in Minutes for January                                                                Action Old Business                           Safety Plan review Safety Plan approval               Action New Business Principal’s Report                   Current iReady assessments to measure progress – Review iReady grade level data at next […]

  • January 2018 Minutes

    School Site Council Meeting Minutes January 11, 2018            3-4:00 p.m.               B-7 Attendees Colleen Dowd, Ellen Ireland, Amanda Smith, Chad Bounds, Catherine Canillas, Kaitlyn Diebel, Mari Arenson, Melanie Mitsch, Dara Buzzard + Safety Plan Special Guests: Denise Calback, Lauren Lux, Heather Roy Notes taken by Melanie Mitsch. Minutes for November Approved unanimously. Made a motion […]

  • January 2018 Agenda

    WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, January 11, 2018 3:00-4:00 p.m. B-7 Call to Order Attendance                             Introductions Sign-in Minutes for November                                                                        Action Old Business                           SPSA update awaiting Board approval possibility of not getting 2016-17 carryover New Business                          Safety Plan updating discussion review 2016-17 plan, including goal progress ‘Teacher of […]

  • February 2018

    Happy Valentine’s Week to you Walnut Acres Parents! I experienced an amazing early Valentine’s treat recently and thought I would share it with you since you indirectly played a role. Last week I returned to our site following a tedious professional meeting full of bureaucratic but necessary conversations about policies, procedures, regulations, and financial woes. […]

  • January 2018

    Happy New Year Walnut Acres Families! May 2018 bring peace and joy to your families and many exciting and memorable learning moments to your children! It was a true pleasure to welcome the students back to school after our break. As a group, they seemed a bit tired last Monday, but their energy soon returned […]

  • December 2017

    Happy November Walnut Acres Parents, During this season of holidays we focus on the life skill of kindness. In November we discuss the value of giving thanks, to support a positive, appreciative and healthy approach to living. While December, no surprise, is all about giving to others. Time will fly over these busy holiday months […]

  • November 2017

    Happy November, Walnut Acres Parents: During this season of holidays, we focus on the life skill of kindness. In November, we discuss the value of giving thanks to support a positive, appreciative and healthy approach to living.  While December, no surprise, is all about giving to others. Time will fly over these busy holiday months […]