Governing Council Mtg Minutes: Feb 25th, 2016

Meeting called to order by Tamara Gorman at 2:07pm.
  1. Minutes of the January meeting unanimously approved.

  2. Principal Nicole Sheard reported on:

    Faculty and staff have approved a new Staff Gift Giving Policy (see below). Parent and teacher conferences being scheduled. Early dismissal (1:45pm) all week. Parents will be reminded to not discuss teacher/classroom placement for next year.

  3. No report from Booster President Amy Hooper given.

  4. Standing Committees Reports:

    Behavior – Bee bucks going so well that we’ve run out of bucks. FFG program also going well.

    Community Service - Jump Rope for Heart was very successful and raised $5,726. Big thanks to Joey and Nicole. For Olympics Day, the shoe recycling project needs a connection to non-profit shoe donation organization and parent to spearhead.

    Curriculum – Professional Development survey for teachers underway.

    Digital Learning –Looking for on-line Language Arts Program to replace iStation. Discussed need to update fiber optics network installation.

    Landscape and Design – Hooks scheduled to be installed by LAUSD staff. Talking with Brentwood Whole Foods about support for gardening program. The old mailbox in the office parking lot needs painting. Want to make it an art project and will talk with Mrs. Haskell.

    Safety – Inventoried emergency supply backpacks for each class so supplies are up-to-date.

  5. Ad Hoc Committees Report: No reports

  6. Meeting was adjourned at 2:30pm.

Message about Staff Gift Giving: