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School Council Minutes

MINUTES of the Bagnall Elementary School Council MeetingĀ 


September 21, 2017


The Bagnall School Council met on September 21, 2017 at 7:45am.

The meeting was held at Bagnall Elementary School.


School Council Members Present:

Emily Puteri, Principal

Jen Close, Parent

Shaun Thompson, Parent

Maria Gray, Teacher

Christine Kelley, Assistant Superintendent


School Council Members Absent: None


Minutes from Meeting


1. Call to Order                                                   


2. Introduction of School Council Members    


3. Agenda

Role of School Council

Legal Requirements:

Adopting educational goals

Identifying the educational needs of students

Reviewing the annual budget

Formulating an Improvement Plan

See http://www.doe.mass.edu/lawsregs/advisory/schoolcouncils/ 

for more information

Other Important Roles

Serve as Community Liaisons in regard to curricular/programming needs

Serve on subcommittees that help make Bagnall a better place

Keep abreast of school/district policies and changes

Review of School Capacity Plan


4. Report of Principal


5. Old Business

Review of goals/purpose from last year

Discussed areas of improvement as we move forward this year


6. New Business

Review of PRSD’s Capacity Plan

    New Pentucket Curriculum, attendance (staff and student), student engagement,


A strategic plan for School Council was discussed

    How can PTA, BEF, PEF and School Council work together?

    Who does what? Brochure for each committee?


    Weekly communication to parents from school administration (multi-method)

    Coffee and Conversation- once per month

        Invite 2-3 teachers per meeting- get coverage

School Events

    Update events but keep traditions alive (Festival of Lights, Art Show, etc.)

    Advance notice for all events

    Involve families in planning- better turnout


7. Adjournment



[The next meeting of the Bagnall School Council

will be held on Thursday, October 19th, 2017 at 7:45 am]