November 20, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes – 11/20/2018 

  • Call to Order – Mellie Price @ 7:02pm 

  • Introductions – 7:03pm- 7:08pm 

  • Approval of Minutes – Motion: Philomena McGowan, Second: Jane Beeson 

  • Jung Kim – 8-Session Course Proposal 

  • His daughter’s went to school here and Evergreen was his first school program 

  •  He would like to hold an 8-session course either at our school or at his studio for Evergreen students 

  • Proceeds would go directly to PTO and PTO would choose what to charge 

  •  He focuses on honor and respect, both at home, school, and during his teaching 

  •  We would be limited to 40 spots, requiring students to be 1st-6th grade 

  • PTO agreed this is something we want to participate in, we will schedule sometime in 2019 

  • Principal’s Report – Mike Danford 

  • Halloween Assemblies 

  • Veteran’s Day Assemblies 

  • Structured Recess – Going Well, 27% Reduction in referrals compared to this time last year 

  • Second Step with Mrs. Tina 

  • Thanksgiving Baskets were sent out – 37 families were served.  

  • Garland of Sharing is now up for our Christmas effort.  

  • Parent Connect Team – Thank you for your involvement! 

  • Surplus Money – What should we spend it on? 

  • Old Business 

  • Carnival 

  • De Leon’s Dine Out 

  • Apparel Orders 

  • December Events 

  • Book Fair 12.3-12.7 

  • Grandparent’s Day 12.7 

  • Merry Night Out – 12.13 

  • PTO Meeting – 12.18 

  • Treasurer Report: 

  • Mostly Covered, with old Business – We have reached $9000 of our $20,000 goal 

  • Parent Forum: Food and Nutrition with Kim Elkins 

  • Time to Eat – We time line throughout the district, averaging 10-11 students served per minute 

  • 6700 – School Board approved in 2016 – this was worked on for about 3 years  

  • Best practices were looked at throughout the nation as well as across Washington State 

  • Washington has always been a leader for nutrition trends 

  • Working to eliminate the use of food for celebrations – we want kids to be thinking of food as fuel 

  • Kids want to be celebrated on their birthday – but we can acknowledge them without the use of food 

  • Nutrition services has items that can be ordered for events. See website for details. 

  • Nutrition is included yearly for each grade level in PE and it builds upon itself 

  • We source locally whenever possible. Our milk and bread are sourced here in Spokane.  

  • Food services of America is our main distributer.  

  • Store bought items must have a label – numerous allergies throughout the school 

  • Meeting adjourned – 8:32pm