PAC Meeting Minutes - Dec 2020

- Meeting Began at 6:30pm

In attendance:
 

Mrs. Salewski, Alaric Wang, Jon Lau, Amelia Leung, Belle Leung, Jeta Hasimja Babalia, Cassie Chen, Min Yan Qiu, Natalie, Lea-Anne Domae, Skylar Zhao, Yaosen Yang, Vicki Zhang, Yanny Yeung, Mabel Kwok

Welcome and Introductions:

- Alaric welcomed all the parents to the meeting
- Alaric introduced the Jessie Wowk Website

Adopt October Minutes & December Agenda

Fundraisers:

  • Mom’s Pantry Fundraiser:
    • $1200 in sales - about $400 raised
    • Come by 2-3pm on Dec 3 Thursday for pick up
  • Outdoor Classroom Funding:
    • $1,000 issued to the school for wood chips filled
  • Gift Card Fundraisers:
    • $10,000 in gift card sales so far
    • Ends Monday Dec 7, 2020
  • Direct Drive - Cash Online
    • October: $600
    • November: $3610
  • Thermometer to show funds raised display in newsletter

Donation for Custodian Team:

  • 3 custodians in total instead of one
  • Parents can drop off money at the front of the school in the box

Grad Hoodies:

  • $250 from PAC
  • Brings down cost by about $5 each
  • Mr. Wu & Mr. Angman gets hoodie for free

Classroom allocation funds:

  • Maintain $12 per child

District Meeting attended by Yanny & Mabel:

  • Extending transitional learning to Jan 31
  • Holiday Break is not extended at the moment because it is up to Dr. B. Henry to decide
  • Food Safety Course is available to one volunteer from each PAC. Certification is good for 5 yrs. 

Financial Report by Jon:

  • Government Gaming Grant of $4280 was received this year

Mrs. Salewski’s report:

  • Transitional Families: Feb 1 is the next date to return to school, need to let school know by Jan 25
  • School Events: 
    • Grade 6/7 spirit leaders, Hawlloween & Movember
    • Volleyball practices with Mr. Tan Cohort A. Div 1 & 2
    • Social Responsibility; taking care of self, others and this place
    • School refresh/painting
  • Upcoming:
  • Reporting
    • Option A: CSL
      • Div 4, 5, and 7
      • First summative report will be Feb 11
    • Option B: My Ed
      • First report sent home Dec 11
  • Projects for this year:
    • Mural with artist Ann Thorsteinssen
      • Received Art Starts Grant of $7500
      • Combined with PAC, school and district funds
      • Will be done following Spring Break
  • Library Renovation:
    • Met with Chris Wilkins, Manager of Maintenance and Planning
    • Reviewed plans and budget
    • Will be done close to spring break (1 week before or after)
    • LES Grant: $18,000-20,000
    • School Account Technology: $2000
    • School Account Capital Non Computer & Flooring: $5000
    • Circulation Desk: Work order (hopefully district pays for it)
    • Removable shelves: Work order (hopefully district pays for it)
    • Furniture: about $5000 to $8000

Meeting adjourned at 7:30pm