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Community Council Minutes

Orchard Springs Elementary Community Council Minutes - September 16, 2020

Members Present

  • Parent Members
    • Meredith Aardema, Jodi Broadbent, Marinda Fowler, Kristin Hall, Laurel Mock
  • School Members
    • Mary Jo Williams

Members Absent

  • Parent Members
    • Michelle Darrington
  • School Members
    • Windy Bass, Deana Davis

Minutes

  • Welcome Members
  • Council Business
    • Website was shared with council members. https://www.schools.utah.gov/schoollandtrust
    • Purpose of the School LAND Trust Program was discussed.
      • Council members decide how to allocate funds to meet the greatest academic need and oversee Digital Citizenship.
    • Due to the soft closure of school in the spring there is limited Data to include in 2019-2020 Final Report.
    • Elections were not held in the spring because fewer, or the same number, of parents applied for the open parent positions.
      • A secret ballot election was not required.
    • Council Members verified their emails and phone numbers for the membership report.
    • Members proposed that meetings be held either on Thursdays at 4:15 or Wednesdays at 4:00.
    • Orchard Springs Rules of Order and Procedure were looked at.
    • Motions were made for open Council Positions:
      • Marinda Fowler motioned for Laurel Mock to be chair. Meredith Aardema seconded. Vote was unanimous.
      • Laurel Mock motioned for Jodi Broadbent to be vice chair. Meredith Aardema seconded. Vote was unanimous.
      • Laurel Mock motioned for Marinda Fowler to be secretary. Mary Jo Williams seconded. Vote was unanimous.
  • 2020-2021 Plan Review
    • Waiting on final allocation due to school growth and carryover.
    • Data from 2019-2020 incomplete because of soft closure.
    • Current plan will need minor alterations because of Covid restrictions.
      • FAME has been changed to STEM where the focus will be on science, technology, engineering and math.
      • Some intervention tools can not be utilized.
      • The focus will continue to be on Essential Learning Targets.
  • Next Meeting
    • October 22nd at 4:00 p.m. at Orchard Springs Elementary.
  • Adjournment
    • Meredith Aardema motioned to adjourn. Kristin Hall seconded.
    • Meeting was adjourned at 5:00 pm.

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