Tuesday, November 06, 2012

GWMSwpg November Parent Council Meeting running minutes

Meeting begins at 7:10 PM

Minutes from October meeting are adopted and passed.


  1. Treasurers Report

    $1844.10 is the balance after commitments (in available $)

    Fundraiser #2 - Lamontange approximate profit of $3400.

    Canteen profits of $22.00 - consideration from Parent Council 'is it worth it' to run canteens?

    Parent Council will consider running a canteen for the April 13 Destination Imagination Tournament.

    Next Fundraiser is in Feb 2013 - Magazine sales.

  2. President's Report

    Mr. Speechley (gym) requested additional funds for the ski trip for up to $300. Will be revisit this in the new year. Other requests for gr 6 bus for camp, active living, and band, will also be looked at.

    Santa Shop has requested $300 (Mrs. Foster) to help run the event again this year. Motion approved.

    Mrs. Goodwin will attend the CARE assembly on Nov 14/12

    1. Coupon cards will be given to award winners at CARE assemblies.

  3. Principal's Report
    The SJASD Board sent a letter to the local community club to review upgrades to the area behind GWMS/SJC fields. The local CC will consider their options.

    Dec 4 Parent Council - Digital Learning presentation, all parents invited.

    November 13, 2012 - Launching Launch of Day of Pink Campaign- Minister of Education, RBC reps, Board Office will be at GW to launch

    Show and Save possibility was declined for 2012-13, PC will consider potentially for 2013-14. This decision will be made sometime in May or June 2013.

    Parent Teacher Conferences - Nov 20, 2012 4 - 8 PM. (before report cards)