April 16, 2019 - Meeting Minutes

Post date: Apr 17, 2019 7:11:58 PM

  1. Amities

    1. Interviewed 4; invited 3 for the 2019-2020 school year

    2. 1 has accepted; waiting on 2 more

  2. Dress Code Policy Feedback

    1. District is revising lots of policies – wants feedback from parents before they revise the policy


      1. Policy says only sweaters with a school logo; Marta does not require this, but policy should reflect this.

        1. Plain black and burgundy sweaters, cardigans, or hoodies (hood has to be worn down).

      2. School “spirit” shirts can now be worn any day of the week. Only requirement is shirt has RDLS logo on it.

      3. Exemptions from wearing a uniform: must be approved by Marta. Exemptions might be for religious reasons (for an entire year), or for a day (Girl Scouts).

  3. Planning 2019-2020

    1. Review, analyze what we’ve done

    2. Title I: supplemental funds to assist in meeting student’s educational goals

      1. Documents that we need your input

        1. Parent and Family Engagement (PFE)

          1. Want to establish partnerships with parents and the community; neither home or school can do the work alone.

          2. Need to do much more work to engage Latino families; individual phone calls, relationship-building; Latino Family Association meetings.

          3. Possibility for having PTSO meetings externally? At an apartment complex, community center, etc.

        2. Parent Compact

          1. Learning agreement between parent, student, school

          2. Received during Open House (2018) – will be distributed at Open House in 2019 as well

        3. School Improvement Plan

          1. In June we will prepare a plan for 2019-2020

          2. PFE will be included in the School Involvement Plan

  4. Packing classrooms for construction

    1. If teachers need assistance with packing, the PTSO will put out a request!

  5. Q: How much was raised at the Silent Auction? ~$5,000 - waiting for final numbers