School Site Council Meeting Notes

  • School Site Council

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    5:30-6:30 

    SSC Members Present:

    Kathleen McLaughlin, Principal                 Ester Lan, Parent

    Keliann Woodlock, Assistant Principal       Ashley Nanthavong, Parent

    Pat Morasse, Teacher                              Maggie Notopoulos, Community Partner 

    PTO Members Present:

    Holly Dauwer       Monirith Chan

    Vichea Bau          Kimseng Sim

    Sophea Heng       Tiffeny Brow

    Sokhom Sam 

    Notes: 

    1. Introductions

     

    1. The purpose of a School Site Council

    The definitions and requirements we discussed can be found at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s website at http://www.doe.mass.edu/lawsregs/advisory/schoolcouncils/part2d.html 

    1. The purpose of a PTO

    The definitions and ideas we discussed can be found at the national PTO’s website at:

    https://www.ptotoday.com/filesharing/document/326-the-role-of-the-pto-what-it-does-a-what-it-does-not-do 

    1. Recruiting members/board members

    Ester Lan and Ashley Nanthavong volunteered to be the parent representatives on the School Site Council. 

    Tiffeny Brow, Ashley Nanthavong, Ester Lan, and Holly Dauwer volunteered to be on the PTO Board.  Sophea Heng also volunteered to be active on the PTO. All of the other families said that they would help out in any way that they could and come to the meetings.  There were also 2 parents who could not come to the first meeting, but would like to be involved. We will include them on the emails (Becky Timoney and Rhiannon Royal). 

    1.   Goal Setting

    Our next School Site Council meeting will be on Tuesday, November 27th at 5:30.  We will look at school data and our school literacy goals.

    Our next PTO meeting will be Tuesday, October 16th at 5:30.  We set a goal to start with one fundraising activity and one family night activity.  For the next meeting, PTO members will research different fundraising possibilities to make a fundraising plan for the year.