Eliot River Home and School Association September 2015 Meeting Minutes

1. Principal report

(Available on our home page as well as below)

2. Treasurer`s report

Jennifer reported we have $260 in bank. Annual dues of $100 are due to the provincial federation.

3. 2015/16 survey/activities

Best seats in the house will go ahead for Christmas concert.

Parent survey is going out this year on what families would like to see from the Home and School. After a discussion on suggested questions, Laura will draft sample questions and send them out to the executive for feedback.

A leadership grant can be accessed for 1000.00 with Home and School. It was too late to plan for Oct. so we are looking at one for January and the end of the year with parents and students.

4. Meet the teacher

Kara will do a small speech at meet the teacher to parents about H&S.

5. PEIHSF News

•fall sessions (Oct 1-Sherwood)
•semi-annual meeting (Oct 20 TOSH)

Each session is worthwhile and free to anyone who wants to attend.

6. Other Business

Melissa Rommens is going to update the web page and Facebook page. Thanks Melissa!

In response to a question about Spring Fling, parents were assured it will happen but perhaps in a different form. Lots of outcomes being met with children during this valuable experience.

Next Meeting, November 17, 2015. Agenda items will include a summary of the ERE Family Survey and Common Assessments.