November 11, 2013

Agenda for this Evening

I. Recap from September Meeting
  • Sounding Board for Ideas
  • Advocacy, Marketing, Awareness
  • Potential Improvements

II. PTO Report

  • Mrs. Albin - PTO Rep (Ben Subbing)
  • Fundraiser Update
  • Activities Thus Far

III. Principal Report

  • Swather Pride Program
  • Exploratory Classes
  • District Technology Team Update
  • School Improvement Days

IV. Site Council Director for 13-14

  • Potential Facility Improvements
  • Academic Programs
  • Other Member Ideas

Recap from September Meeting

Purpose of Site Council (at HMS)
  • Sounding Board for New Ideas
  • Advocacy for HMS
  • Marketing and Awareness for Community
  • Focus on Areas for Improvment

PTO Report

Mrs. Albin (Ben Subbing In)
  • Fundraisers (Book Fair, Fall Fundraiser, Spirit Wear)
  • Possibility of Running a Spring Fundraiser
  • Activities (Swimming Party, Water Balloon Toss, 7-8th Dance, Roller Skating)

Principal Report

Swather Pride
  • +16 Total Students from October to November
  • 55% of Total Student Body
  • Challenges Thus Far

Exploratory Classes

  • Finished up Round 2
  • 5-6th - Spanish & Challenge Based Learning Complete (Geometric Art Next)
  • 7-8th - Hesston Community & Public Speaking (Health and Fitness Next)

District Technology Team Update

  • Purpose of the Team (Establishment of the Technology Vision for USD 460)
  • Activity So Far for 13-14
  • Where are We Going from Here?

School Improvement Days

  • What is the Staff Doing These Days?
  • MTSS, Common Core, Professional Learning, etc.