Porter Ridge Elementary School School Improvement Team April 13, 2010 Call to Order The meeting was called to order by Rachel Speasl, chairperson, at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2010, in the Porter Ridge Elementary School Media Center. Members present: Kindergarten: Sarahanne Boryc First Grade : Cassie Little Second Grade: Luci Yohe; Susan Wilkerson – student teacher Third Grade: Amy Robinson Fourth Grade: Rachel Speasl Fifth Grade: Colleen Fitzpatrick Teacher Assistants – Lisa Smith Specialty Area/Media – Carol Blackwelder Administration – Wanda Stegall, Lisa Taylor PTO – DiAnn Harrison, Business Member: Gary Sides Items discussed: Old Business – reviewed information from previous School Improvement Team meeting. Recycling Update: Sarahanne Boryc will check with the public library for containers. Amy Robinson will check with the Student Interest Team for coordination of our recycling at PRES. Wanda Stegall will request a container for the recycle. New Business Budget recommendations: additional laptop carts for students, document cameras, library books, laptops for document camera carts. PTO Officers Most of the Executive Officers positions are filled for next year. We would like to coordinate classroom volunteers to support our PTO. A handout will be available for the April 20, 2010, PTO Meeting. PTO will develop a handbook or guidelines for volunteers as well. PRE-K Playground The pre-k playground was vandalized over the weekend. Teachers were requested to check with their grade levels for donations for the playground. Field Day/Hispanic Night/Grandparents’ Day – These events were great opportunities and enjoyed by our students, parents, and grandparents! Additional Information: Grade levels will be working on ‘blue cards’ for classroom assignments for the 2010-2011 school year. Master calendar to be developed for next year – please turn in all dates and information for this. EOG Test Training – will be on May 5th afterschool. Reminder: Grade Chair Meeting tomorrow morning. Please remind your Grade Chair there will be a meeting. Meeting adjourned 3:05 p.m.