September 11, 2012 Agenda

Marcy Open Parent/Site Council Meeting Agenda
September 11, 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 May 8, 2012 Meeting
III. Committee Reports (5)
IV. Principal’s Report – Target Library Makeover (10)
V. New Business

1. Welcome and Introductions (10)
2. Election of co-chairs, secretary and time keeper (10)
3. Talent Development (Eve and Nina) (15)
4. Review Hopes and Dreams – What do we want to work on this year? (30)
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)
2. Update: Incorporating Movement into School Day (5)

VII. Announcements
VIII. Adjournment