Meeting Minutes October 21, 2021

Muriel Clayton School Council Meeting

October 21, 2021 7 pm

 

Attendance:

Susan Sellan, Jennifer Gervais, Robin Ginter, Janine Mitchell, Myril Pratt, Camille Anderson, Jodi L, Priscilla Kennedy, Lori Mullaney, Denise Lindsay, Lisa Brade, Nykol Kroeker, Darren Head

Agenda:
1. Call to Order –at 7pm

Minutes from September meeting approved.

2. School Council Report

  • November 25 – joint council meeting with RVS Board 5:30-7:30pm
  • Janine discussed comments/questions from parents with Susan answering
    • Parents asking about school dances. Important social skills being missed out on
    • Currently on hold due to co-horting, As things release potential grade danes
    • Intermurals  will start running again once grade 5s do not have to co-hort any longer. Typically starts in January
    • Weapons on school grounds what happens
      • Automatic suspension whether in school or out of school. Admin decides on amount of days
      • Difference between suspension and expulsion – Expulsion is for time and time repeated offences, it’s a board decision, go to a “court” with the board. Very rare in a middle/jr high school
      • Fundraising committee meeting to follow
        • Myril discussed bottle drop for Nov 4 from 8am – 6pm
        • Nov 8-26 Coco brooks fundraiser

3. Trustee Report:

  • See attached document
  • Will be meeting to discuss rotation and who will be going to what schools after election

4. Principal Report

  • Band program has grown! Originally started out with 20 people and up to 35 now
  • Gr 6 had a soccer tournament and did very well
  • Gr 7 and 8 Jr A volley ball is currently running
  • Gr 6 volleyball just starting
  • Terry fox run raised $1450
  • Healthy hunger has restarted. Every Wednesday you can preorder 1 week at a time or the whole year!
  • Continuing the “Caught you doing something good program” this is to promote random acuts of kindness throught out the school
  • Halloween: Face masks in class but not in hallways… you are still required to wear a covid mask
  • Rememberance Day assembly will be virtual again. Parents are welcome to join via Zoom.
  • Safe arrival – new attendance procedure. If you are picking up early or kids running late please continue to call the office.

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:47pm

Next Meeting November 18, 2021

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