San Mateo High School Room M108
School Site Council February 22, 2016
Welcome & Approval of Agenda 3:30-3:35pm
Meeting called to order at 3:30. Agenda approved for the February meeting. (3:30)
Minutes from 11/16 and 1/25 3:35-3:45pm
Minutes from the November meeting were approved. Minutes from the January meeting were approved.
Review PD requests for approval 3:45-4:00pm
Mr. Hanson, College and Career Center
Share, Learn, Connect Conference $60
Mr. Scheller, Athletic Director
CSADA Conference $1245
Robyn Tribuzi, Dance Teacher
Dance Teacher Summit $475
Ms. Freyre and Ms. Malatesta English Teachers
Ready for the Future: Kids and the 21st Century Brain $120
Ms. Parodi, Mr. Reeves, Mr. Labbie, PE Teachers
CAHPERD Conference $1650
Ms. McCabe and Ms. Fergusson, CTE Teachers
PBS Training $470
Mr. Boise, Assistant Principal
April 25th – All faculty - Outlet training for PD Day $350 – Gender Equity training.
Ms. Shiu, Principal
Active Shooter Training, not to exceed $2850 – 1 day training with a minimum of 30 staff at 95$ a person open to all staff.
All of the above items were explained by Ms. Shiu – usually the district will sweep these funds and the items that may be needed to be funded over the summer (AVID summer institute) would still be able to be covered.
Motion to approve and seconded by committee members.
Diamond Grants proposals (in order received) 4:00-4:30pm
$3000 is the limit
Mr. Rainaldi, Software for scientific calculators $675
This is for students in Algebra and Geometry students to link their calculations to the SMART board. Funds could be possibly found elsewhere.
Mrs. Rosenthal, Precalculus Field Trip $1000
*** May – Exploratorium with follow up activities. Some of their mathematical analysis will be shared as their final assessment. Needed for busses and number of students in the six classes. Cost is 7.50$ per student. GATE funds were also applied for. Looking to cover the cost of transportation so students would just need to cover the cost of admission. Tentatively 150 students going on trip.
Mr. Miller, Incentives for MindPlay Reading Program, $1910 ($1035)
Pizza and movie tickets for incentives for their reading program.
Ms. Kane, College of San Mateo Field Trip, $250
This is to cover the cost of busses for students who will not be attending a four year college. One bus up to 50 students.
Ms. Fergusson, Journalism Convention, $810
9 students going with Ms. Fergusson and it is 90$ per person. Lisa Burke stated that 9 people may be a lot and only the editors may need to go. Journalism and Yearbook students.
Ms. Dinges, AVID Coordinator, $1000
***Program growth summarized by Jim Norman in the absence of Nancy Dinges. Program explained to committee. Field trips are taken every semester (usually to a college campus). The grant would go toward the cost of the busses. Trip is open to all AVID students who meet grade requirements. AVID did get their approval for 1,000$ in October for a ropes course for their freshman students.
Mr. Morales, Puente Field Trip, $800
***400/class – Would like to go with Patti Giamoni – primarily for Latino students. 80 students on 2 busses. CSM.
Proposal for partial of full funding:
Rosenthal – 1,000$
Miller – 600$
Kane – 250$
Morales – 400$
Dinges – 750$
Motion to committee as stated above was approved.
New from Departments and Representatives 4:30-4:45pm
Winter Formal done and they think they made money – 442 students went.
Town Hall meeting is this week
Leadership retreat is this weekend on Saturday
STD is coming up
Open House coming up March 10th.
International week is 3/21-25
Graduation and seating was discussed for capacity in the PAC and Stadium
Prom is early April (9th)
Coat check at Winter formal raised 440$
Fundraiser @ CPK
Sold Balloons as well
Energy and Water conversation challenge for City of San Mateo (22 cities)