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École Morden Middle School
Parent Advisory Council
 Monday October 15, 2018
7:00 pm

ÉMMS Library​

EMMS Parent Advisory Council Meeting Minutes

Monday Sept 17, 2018  7:00pm in the library

1. Call the meeting to order:  Tara Meilun

                Introductions  13 people in attendance

2. Principal's Report :  Suzanne Powell, Garth Schindle

                -590 kids in our school, average class size 23.5 kids

                -2 portable classrooms not here yet

                -parents are still encouraged to write letters to provincial government, explaining how our crowded schools are directly negatively affecting our kids

                -Grade 7 French Immersion still needing permanent teacher

                -EMMS clothing order will be coming soon

                -Terry Fox Run Sept 28

                -Picture Day - Oct 5th  (**2 parent volunteers needed**)

3. Treasurer's report:  Liz Hildebrand

                -our current balance $1986.81

                -we will need to do fundraising this year

                -every year we usually pay for the Marathon team T shirts, and the June BBQ,  pay for a presenter to come present to our students and parents, on a topic like social media, cell phones etc 

                -decision was made to make a donation to Youth for Christ drop in centre, as we used their BBQ for our June BBQ.  $150.

4.  Old Business

                -cell phone committee update - continuing with Tech Free Tuesday and Thursdays.  Almost all feedback has been positive.

                -the goal in our school is to have 1 iPad per 2 students.

5.  New Business

                -Grade 5 Welcome.  Will be one Sept 26  from 4:00 - 5:30pm.  PAC provide coffee and cookies

                -Questions/ comments from parents

Minutes submitted by Darlene Blatz