Walpole Site Base Meeting - September 3, 2014
Attendees: Sarah Manning, Sam Jacobs, Lil DeCoste, Lorraine Brooks, Christine Broadley, Gayle Bellows
Community Forum – No discussion
Approval of Minutes - Sam is to send May minutes to all members.
Membership - Sarah Manning was voted in as chairperson. She will also have the parent 2 year position. Searching for community members. Please give Sam nominations. Send request to papers and Lil DeCoste
CCSS Forum and Adult Classes. – The site base voted to send a letter to the superintendent to discuss progress on a CC forum and the offering of adult classes (Jacobs, DeCoste, Manning)
- The forum should be from a child’s perspective so that parents can clearly understand what their kids will experience.
- Keep dates away from district budget hearings.
- Why are some districts allowed to opt out of testing? (The state is allowing this if districts have an approved assessment with the state.)
School opening – all very smooth
Enrollment numbers reviewed – North Walpole School saw a significant increase of new students.
Staffing – 2 new teachers, Allegra Pickering Kndergarten and Brandie
Sweetland 5-8 Special Ed.
Goal Development – we will work on this at our next meeting
One idea – Food Service
Parent / Community Presentation
“Worried About Your Worrier”
Sept. 24 6:00-8:00pm
Need to promote this presentation
Door prizes, mailing, school messenger, child care, meet at central spot drive over together - life touch prize
No soccer that night - Sam to contact town
Provide a better explanation of purpose to parents.