MAKAWAO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

School Community Council

Thursday, March 3, 2011

 

MINUTES OF THE MEETING

 

PRESENT: Robyn Honda, Wailana Purdy-Kaai, Wendy Wilhelm, Susan Harper, Beatrice Nobriga, Ann Saffery, Monica Hackett, Michelle West, Emy Hughes, Kahopewai Mateaki

 

CALLED TO ORDER - The meeting was called to order at 2:10 pm by Susan.

 

  1. ACADEMIC & FINANCIAL PLAN – Robyn mentioned that a Kindergarten position was being advertised for next school year.

 

  1. 2011-2012 SCHOOL CALENDAR – So far, there are P/C Days scheduled for Nov. 1, 2011 and Mar. 9, 2012. Also, July 26 & 27 will be Admin Days and July 28 & 29 will be teacher initiated days.

 

  1. DATA TEAMS – Robyn shared the process that the teachers are learning to help students do better. They will be looking at test scores, classwork, etc and coming up with strategies to improve.

 

  1. HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO – HPR will do an interview with parent and SCC board member Monica Hackett about RP and itŐs benefits. To be broadcast Mar. 9.

 

  1. PLAYGROUND – Custodians are cleaning it up. Wailana will be taking classes one by one to go over rules and proper usage before opening.

 

  1. SCHOOL PICTURES - Monica brought up looking at other photo studios to take school pictures as Nagamine was pricier than Action Photos, which did Kalama. However, service and quality are something that Nagamine provides more of.

 

  1. FUN RUN - Possible Fun Run date for next year is Sept. 30, 2011.

 

  1. ADJOURNMENT – Susan adjourned the meeting at 3:15 pm.