March 4, 2016

  • Canyon Elementary

    School Community Council Minutes

    Friday, March 4, 2016



    In Attendance:  Stacie Williamson (Principal), Alyssa Hertzler (P Co-Chair), Linda Bergsjo (T, Co-chair) Tiffany Farnsworth (P Secretary), Michael Torrey(T), Kristen Smith (T), Wendy Bowers (P), Vanessa Borges (P), Amy Maughan (P), Megan Woolstenhulme (PTA), Wendy Bowers (P), Amy Maughn(P)

    Excused:  Staci Loveland (P)


    1.  Welcome              


    2.  Review Minutes from February.

    Vanessa Borges motioned to accept with Wendy Bowers seconding, with unanimous vote to accept.

    3.  School Wide Goals/School Improvement Plan:  Reading, Math, Writing, and Leadership (in connection with our Title 1 goals)

    4.  Trustland Money: Approximate amount $41,000

    Reading Counts:  $3,000

    Leader in Me:  $5,000

    Computers for teachers:  $6,000

    Chromebooks:  $15,000 for 40

    Library books:  $3,000

    More ipads to fill up the current carts to make bigger sets:

    Projector/smartboards/short throws:  $5,000

    Professional Development:

    Reflex Math: (Tiffany will check into the cost for this)

    5.  Next Year Transition Questions:  Portables, we will get 2 new ones, 4 classrooms; nicer facilities than what we already have.  Extended day kindergarten money may be available for those students who truly need it.  This would make another ½ section of kindergarten. 

    6.  Other:  There will be a meeting for a new proposal to put in a new 150 rental town homes, 150 houses, in addition to the 200 homes that are already approved at Canyon.  This will go to planning and zoning on March 10.

    Lexia:  the state is paying for our school to have this program for two years


    7.  Next Meeting Scheduled for March 23, 2016 3:30 pm and/or April 8, 2016 at 2:30 pm in the Conference room.