Waxhaw Elementary Site-based Management Meeting Agenda
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Waxhaw Elementary Site-based Management Meeting Agenda August 27th, 2009 2:30 PM Media Center Site-Based Management Committee Members: Cheryl Lawrence, Principal Jessica Blanchard, Assistant Principal Jennifer Stanback, Site Based Chair Libby Smith, 1st grade Representative Pat Snodgrass, Kindergarten Representative Marsha Strawn, 3rd grade Representative April Heine, 2nd grade Representative Karen Hargrove, 5th grade Representative Linda Klein, 4th grade Representative Kathey Crowell, Media Representative Wanda McManus, Special Area Representative Jessica Santana, EC Representative Kathryn Williams, Guidance Representative Rorie Burke, Parent Representative Karen Hoerl, Teacher Assistant Representative Carolyn Standing, Parent Representative I. Call to Order : 2:30 pm All members above were present for the meeting as well as the following additional parent representatives: II. Old Business: • Check out sheet at bus lot—has been initiated for the 2009-2010 school year • Study Skills in 5th grade—Ms. Williams will teach a unit to 5th grade this fall in regards to this III. Approved New Business: • Approval of Site Based Chair for the 2009-2010 school year-Jennifer Stanback • Approval of Secretary for Site-Based for the 2009-2010 school year-Karen Hargrove • Site-Based Meeting dates for 2009-2010 school year-All meetings will be the 3rd or 4th Thursday of the month. Mrs. Lawrence will email exact dates to team members. • School Improvement Plan-Several revisions were made to our School Improvement Plan during the meeting and were agreed upon by site based team members. Mrs. Lawrence will post the revised plan on Moodle. After viewed and approved by all staff members through a Moodle survey, the revised School Improvement Plan will be posted on our school’s web page. • Discussion about growth in ABC’s Performance Composite and AYP- The team shared the following as items/events that they felt effected growth: grade level planning, CAMMP training and strategies, intervention with tutors based on data, planning units of study for Reader’s Workshop, looking closely at data to focus instruction in the classroom, in-house curriculum coordinators, increasing the use of technology for instruction (Promethean Boards, document cameras, United Streaming videos, student i- books), Word Study training and implementation, Math cluster meetings which provide strategies to move students toward a higher level of thinking, as well as Curriculum Nights for parents. • Census 2010-Census should be discussed with grade level and implemented in lesson plans (available on the census website) during the fall 09’. Mrs. Lawrence stressed the need to make sure that our students are educated about the census due to the fact of the many ways the census affects our daily lives. Also, information that will go home to parents at a later date will be provided to teachers. • Questioning Makes All the Difference Workshop follow-up- The team agreed that the following components--Marzano’s question stems, brain breaks, celebrations, and school-wide silent signal will be implemented on a daily basis in all classrooms throughout the 2009-2010 school year. • Schools Supporting Our Soldiers-Students will write letters to two assigned soldiers for 11 weeks. The first week is the week of August 31st, and the letters are due Friday. The rotation is as follows: 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd, Pre-K/K/1st, 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd, 1st, Pre-K/K. Teachers will provide personal hygiene items in a box that will be located in front of the staff mailboxes. Administration will mail out the care packages based on the items collected. IV. Adjournment: Site Based Chair Jennifer Stanback made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 4:27; Karen Hargrove, seconded the motion. Next meeting date will be relayed through email and posted on the school website.