Logan High
Community Council Minutes
October 18, 2017
Conference Room @ 5pm

Attendees
Sheryl AguilarAmy AndersonKen AuldMoncia Chase
Melissa DahleDan KentMelanie PondJessica Sanders
CariAnn SaureyTracy StricklandJim WoolleyStephanie Olsen
Stacee Flygare(ex)Mike Hansen(ex)Tawni Hyde(ex)Melanie Peterson(ex)
Nev Pulotu(ex)Heather Ratchford(ex)Sela Wallace(ex)

Welcome & call to Order

    Chair Pond

Review and Approval of September 2017 Minutes

  • Jessica Sanders motioned
  • Melissa Dahle 2nd
  • All in favor

Update of Expenditures under SIP Budget 2017-2018 Discussion

  • $213,000 available with new budget and rollover from previous year.
  • Principal Auld explained staffing difficulty with staffing
    • aides leaving mid-year
    • Locating and hiring qualified staff.
  • Money has been allocated for 7 AVID tutors but not yeat approved by the District and 2 faculty trining were covere by District.
  • We have 2 Math Paras on staff, but need 2 more
  • we need more ESL help as there are 55 students not being serviced in that capacity

Business

  • Update on Innovations Progress
    • Principal Auld updated the council on the Innovations program, how former South Campus students were adjusting and overall progression.
    • He said it is a work in progress, we have studens who are working at an accelerated pace and those who need more time and encouragement.
    • He had spoken to the Innovations teachers, (many of whom have "brick & mortar" classes as well) about the importance of being a mentor to these students.
  • Update on Americorp Mentor Position
    • The Americorps position was waiting for Board approval that should happen at the next Board meeting.
  • Update on Utah Board of Education LHS "grade"
  • LHS given a "C" grade by the State.
  • Principal Auld explained some of the reasons for receiving that grade.
    • One reason is that a lot of our higher level performers "optout" of taking the SAGE test by parent permission, which can lower the school scores significantly.

Questions/Concerns from Council Members

  • Can a parent representative be on the school Safety commitee was brought up agian.
    • Principal Auld said he would address this.
  • A council member aske about student lockers
    • Could existing locker sby used by Swim team member where they practice off site and have to carry their gear around all day?
    • Could we create a lottery for interested students to access existing lockers.
  • A questions was asked about an Open House for the community when construction is complete.
  • Chair Melanie Pond brough to the councils attention important upcoming dates.

Adjourn

  • Principal Auld motioned
  • Melissa Dahle 2nd
  • All in favor

Next Meeting

    November 15, 2017 @ 5 p.m.