PAC Meeting September 11, 2018
Gaming Grant: approx. $9000 equates to $20 per student
Direct Appeal: only other source of funding, approx. $4000 per year on average. Have done a DA for the past 3 years.
School Cash Online: new format to pay all school fees and contribute and donate to the school. This would be the source for making contributions to a DA.
How can we generate more interest for parents to attend regular monthly PAC meetings this year?
PAC meetings are a way to stay informed from the principal each month
Communicate with other parents in the school
Stay connected to what is going on in the school, upcoming events, changes activities, staffing
PAC is a support to the teachers and school as well as students.
Reactive to needs
No Fundraising or volunteering is required
In the past PAC has contributed and funded many different initiatives and programs:
Scholarships and grants
Need a minimum of 3 parents to commit to PAC executive. Current parents will be leaving the school at the end of this year as children are in grade 12
Monthly meetings can be what you want them to be:
Speakers from outside, teacher presentations, student presentations. Youth workers, RCMP, local MP.
Look to join elementary schools for some speaker events throughout the year.
Focus this year for Teachers is Digital Responsibility.
Social media usage and how to responsibly use it.
Speaker event set for Sep. 25: Raisin Digitally Responsible Children
Oct 11 Student Mental Health forum to be held at King George
Collaboration Days: 1 Friday per month.
Tutorial: 3 Fridays per month
School officially is in session at 10AM
Tutorial days children are encourage coming to school at normal time and seeking help or completing homework.
Next meeting Oct. 2
Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of every month.