October 9, 2012 Agenda

Marcy Open Parent/Site Council Meeting Agenda
October 9, 2012
Media Center
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Parent Council Board Members: Chair Elizabeth Hawley, Vice Chair Donna Sanders, Secretary Lisa Hondros, Leadership Officer Holly Hatch-Surisook and Parent Liaison Sidney Orchard.
OPEN SEAT: Treasurer

Site Council Membership: Jean Dudley (co-chair/specialist serving special populations), Lisa Hondros (co-chair/parent), Sara Dotty (recorder/content area specialist team), Holly Hatch-Surisook (parent), Julia Janousek (parent), Mathew O’Brien (parent), Shannon Williams (parent), Jackie Dekker-Travis (parent), Alison Hunter (parent alternate), Elizabeth Hawley (parent alternate), Donna Andrews (principal), Kilee Christnagel (kindergarten team), Nicole Khuse (primary team), Sue Maxa (intermediate 3/4 team), Marvin Boucher/Linda Zappa-Hauble (intermediate 5/6 Team), Mark Hirsch (middle school team), Krista Eduarte (at-large non-licensed staff), Sidney Orchard (at-large non-licensed staff, shared), Rosemary Schindeldecker (at-large non-licensed staff, shared); Zib Hinz (Community Partner First Congregational Church of MN).
OPEN SEATS: Parents (4 alternates); Students (2)

I. Approval of Agenda
II. Approval of Minutes from September 11, 2012 Meeting
III. Committee Report – Climate (Jean Dudley) (5)
Anti-bullying focus in October and family movie nights
IV. Principal’s Report (5)
V. New Business

1. Fall Fun and Scholastic Book Fair – Elizabeth Hawley and Nancy Rathmann (5)
2. Family Involvement Plan (FIP) and School Improvement Plan (SIP) (40)
3. Hopes and Dreams – What do we want to work on this year? (15)
Breakout into committees for more discussion:

• Open education (e.g. focus on values, precepts, responsive classroom)
• Outreach and Diverse Representation on the Parent and Site Councils (e.g. family nights with speakers, recruiting new members to councils, encouraging more parents to participate)
• Communication (e.g. keeping website current, online bulletin board)

VI. Old Business

1. Update: Managing Diabetes at Marcy (5)

VII. Announcements
VIII. Adjournment of Site Council Meeting
IX. Parent Council Business

1. Election of Officers (5)
2. Review of Proposed Budget for 2012-2013 (10)