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BJHS SITE COUNCIL Meeting Agenda

 

Date: 8.11.15

 

 

9:15-10:15

 

 

 

Facilitator

Susie Avey

 

CHAIR

Nathan Fairchild

 

Desired outcomes

  • Define and determine roles and responsibilities of BJHS Site Council
  • Understand CUSD 10-year vision and BJHS site goals related to the vision (Journey 2020)
  • Review and approve BJHS 2014.15 Tax Credit Expenditures

 

WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

APPROVE SITE COUNCIL BY-LAWS

 

 

Ms. Avey welcomed all members and gave a brief overview of the role of the Site Council.  By-laws had been previously distributed to members for review.  A call for revision, amendments, exclusions was made.  Members unanimously approved the by-laws for 2015.16.

 

 

 

OVERVIEW OF BJHS ANNUAL THEME &JOURNEY 2020 – ANNUAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

 

Members were given a Power Point overview of Bogles’ annual theme – “inteGRITy” and presented the draft of the 2015.16 Journey 2020 Action Plan.

 

ARIZONA TAX CREDIT

 

Principal Avey presented Tax Credit policies and procedures and provided a financial report detailing the actual general tax credit expenditures for July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015.  Site Council members approved the expenditures.

 

Principal Avey presented an overview of the areas upon which Bogle has been and will be spending 2015-16 Tax Credit monies, including: field trips, student activity clubs, co-curricular areas, character education, student fees for spelling/geography bee, and fees for extracurricular activities or programs for which payment would represent an economic hardship for a student.  Site Council agreed that the mentioned items were appropriate for the spending of the general tax credit monies (retroactive to July 1, 2015).  A motion was made by Ms. Alexander to allow BJHS principal, Susie Avey, discretion in determining general tax credit expenditures for 2015.16.  Members unanimously approved.

 

INPUT/SUGGESTIONS

 

Ms. Avey asked members to consider what information they would be most interested in exploring over the course of their meetings this year and encouraged members to submit topics prior to the next scheduled meeting.

·         Mrs. Sypher stated that she was hoping to garner some information about the SRO and school safety.  Ms. Avey explained the rationale for having an SRO on secondary campuses and Officer Thompson shared his perceptions of the school and his experiences last year.  Mr. Fairchild and Officer Thompson will formally present an overview of the SRO Grant at the next meeting.

·         Mrs. Reinert asked when and why lockers were removed at BJHS.  Ms. Avey explained the evolution of the removal and shared that they would not be reinstalled.  Addressing a concern about the weight of student backpacks, it was shared that rolling backpacks are allowed on campus and students should be encouraged to use them if they are carrying heavy loads.

CLOSING

 

In closing, Ms. Avey solicited a nomination to fill the Site Council Chair position this year.  Mr. Fairchild volunteered and was approved by all members.

 

NEXT MEETING

NOVEMBER 17, 2015

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