Antelope Creek Elementary School
Site Council Minutes
Members Present : Matt Murphy, Marianne Berube, Jennifer Newton, Elaine Gazzolo, Karla Shanahan,
Helen Shay, Jennifer Meskimen, Barbara Branges.
Members Absent : Dana Mohler
Call to Order : 3:45 p.m.
Public Comment : None.
State Budget Updates : The state of California is still suffering from a deficit in funds and its effect on
schools is uncertain. Schools may have to cut programs or take funds from other programs in order to
offset the decrease in funding.
School Updates : Matt Murphy gave the following updates :
The survey results from parents are in and the concern is about supervision before and
after school and at recess time. There were also concerns about 4th-6th grade homework
such as how much time a student should be spending each night.
New computers have been installed and updated thanks to our wonderful PTC.
The Distinguished Schools application has been mailed in.
The Tony Crane performances will be February 9th and 10th.
The sixth grade Wolf Mountain overnight trip in April has been reserved and paid for.
SAFE School Plan contains board policy since violence has been more prevalent these
past few years.
#1 Keep students connected to school (character education, leadership, clubs)
So they are motivated and excited
#2 Keep arrival and dismissal times safe having signs and supervision in the
Parking lot and the crosswalks
#3 Practice lockdowns, fire drills and evacuations so students and staff will
Know what to do
Next Meeting : Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 3:45 p.m. in the conference room.
Adjournment : Matt Murphy adjourned the meeting at 4:45 p.m.