Meeting Minutes for Jan. 2017

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Valencia Elementary Home and School Club Membership Meeting

Agenda for January 17, 2017


Welcome –– John Simms (1 min)

  • December 2016 minutes will be circulated via Google Docs email ASAP for approval
  • Question:  Is Aron Kirkland planning to continue as Secretary?
  • Deborah Matlow expressed interest in relinquishing VP of Academics title and taking over as Secretary if the position is available


Call to order and approval of minutes — John Simms (2 min)


Treasurer Report –– Lizzy Anderson (10 min)

  • Checks were cut for VAPA teachers for supplies
  • Most monies coming into school is from 4th grade field trips
  • John Simms transferred money over from the Paypal account.  This money came from the Invest in Valencia donation option on the Valencia Website


Principal Report –– Caryn Lane (10 min)

  • Shared out information on MAP testing data and  reports of academic progress
  • School Site Plan has been revised to include additional intervention support for 4th grade cluster that is not progressing
  • January Value theme continues as Best Effort.  Next we are headed into Kindness and Compassion
  • Rolling out Pennies for Patients and SOUPer Bowl fund & food drives in February
  • 100th Day of School is February 6th
  • Science Fair begins the Week of February 6th.
  • Superintendent Rodriguez will be visiting Valencia in early February
  • The First Pancake Breakfast was a success.   Leftover citrus fruit from the Pancake Breakfast were donated to a local church for a giveaway.


Drive for Schools Recognition Assembly (5 min)

  • Caryn Lane question:  Is there a plan for any sort of recognition?  Can pancake breakfast serve as the celebration?
  • John Simms will check in with Darcy Pruitt to see if she has any specific plans



From Lydia: I have everything ready to go for letters to be sent out to teachers and parents. I would just need for the newsletter to have some mention that it is at the Seascape Golf Club, March 4 5:30-10:30pm.


Other Business

  • Follow up on Wireless Mic:  An official quote needs to be submitted
  • Has Kim DeSerpa forwarded information regarding grant writing?
Author: Joanna Dang

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