Burnaby Mountain Secondary School
Parent Advisory Council Meeting – Library
Monday, Sept 10, 2018
Called to order at 7:21
June 2018 Minutes reviewed and motion to adopt was passed and seconded.
Dave Dye – Chair – Welcomed everyone and made introductions of Administration.
Student Council Update – two representatives made a gave a brief introduction, and let us know things were just starting up for the year.
Treasure’s Report – see attached report – June report was reviewed, and a motion was to adopt and was passed and seconded.
– No school sponsor requests were received.
- Dry Grad meeting will be announced later in September and held first week in October. James Morton, VP will be steering the committee.
Elections for Executive (Chair and Treasurer elected in June)
PAC Chair – Dave Dye
Treasurer – Franka Spartano
All position were made my acclamation, and passed.
VIce Chair – Patti Anderson
Secretary – Janice Beecroft
DPAC Representatives (3) – Dave Dye, Giovanna Hamishi, Marybeth Yap
Parent Education – Effie Tsalkitzis
Members at Large – Annette Yang, Maggie Mullins, Susan Yang
DPAC – PAC 101 to take place October 10, from 6-9 and Burnaby Central High School
– All Candidates (School Trustee candidates only) Meeting Oct 2 or 3 at Byrne Creek – former DPAC Chair and Burnaby Mountain school parent, Jen Menzi will be running for School Trustee.
Parent Ed- Will continue to build on last years success, looking to do a couple speaker events this year.
Principals Report – see attached
Q & A – What is tutorial days / Collaboration?
6 sessions per term – First one Sept 26
Each group will have 2 student mentors
Grade 8 & 9 sign up for different areas of interest.
Grade 10 -Study block with designated peer tutors or working with community of schools mentoring.
Grade 11 – working on Career Life Connections with Careers teachers.
Grade 12 – working on Grad transitions or independent study.
Adjourned at 8:17