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
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?
De Leon’s Dine Out
Book Fair 12.3-12.7
Grandparent’s Day 12.7
Merry Night Out – 12.13
PTO Meeting – 12.18
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