Logan High School Community Council Minutes

September 27, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.

LHS Main Office Conference Room


Attendees: Sheryl Aguilar, Jessica Sanders, Melissa Dahle, Monica Chase, Tracy Strickland, Melanie Pond, Dan Kent, Jim Woolley, CariAnn Saurey, Mike Hansen, Stephanie Olsen, Jim Peacock, Roxanne Sharr, Trudy Peterson, Matt Southam, Robbie Hancock, Amy Anderson, Brandon Shaffer, Richard Hopkins

Excused: Ken Auld, Stacee Flygare, Tawni Hyde, Melanie Peterson, Nev Pulotu, Sela Wallace,

Welcome & Call to Order: Chair Pond

Review of May and August 2017 Minutes- Motion approved and seconded by Dan Kent, Heather Ratchford

LHS Updates: Roxanne Sharr introduced new Counselors, had them each say a little about themselves.

Matt Southam spoke about the great technology available to LHS students, and positive interactions with students.

Amy Anderson said she values the Administration and teacher support.

Trudy Peterson mentioned being connected and committed to LCSD, happy to interact with students she had at MLMS.

Robbie Hancock talked about the positive impact Bridgerland Tech College creates, many LHS students taking advantage of that.

Brandon Shaffer was enthusiastic about the new Counseling Team, feels they will work well together and are off to a great start.

Chair Pond thanked the Counselors for their efforts on behalf of LHS students and excused them to leave.

Special Guest Presenter: Richard Hopkins went over the Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP), how beneficial it can be for students to help fund their educations after high school, council members were supportive of getting more information about it to the community and parents.

Business: Chair Pond brought the matter of a new Chair and Vice Chair to the Council’s attention, Jim Woolley nominated Melanie Pond as Chair, Sela Wallace as Vice Chair, Jessica Sanders seconded it, motion was unanimously approved.

Chair Pond reviewed the School Land Trust/School Improvement Plan (SIP) 17-18, we are on track with the SIP budget for 2017-2018 school year.

Jim Peacock spoke on behalf of Principal Auld about the need of an AmeriCorps Mentor for At Risk students, the salary would be shared with USU, $9,000 from the Trustlands budget. Jessica Sanders made the motion to use $9,000 for an Americorps Mentor, Dan Kent seconded the motion, and it was unanimously approved.

Chair Pond opened up the meeting for questions/comments/concerns, one council member asked if LHS holds a Safety meeting, Jim Peacock responded a meeting had been held the day before, she suggested a parent be added to the committee, Chair Pond will look into it.

Chair Melanie Pond brought to the councils attention important upcoming dates, and made the motion to adjourn, motion was unanimously approved.

Next Community Council meeting: October 18, 2017 at 5 pm.



  • Sheryl Aguilar
  • Ken Auld (L)
  • Monica Chase(L)
  • Melissa Dahle
  • Stacee Flygare
  • Mike Hansen (L)
  • Tawni Hyde
  • Dan Kent
  • Melanie Peterson
  • Melanie Pond
  • Nevaloni Pulotu (L)
  • Heather Ratchford
  • Jessica Sanders
  • Parent TBD
  • Faculty/Staff TBD
  • Sela Wallace
  • Jim Woolley
(L)=LHS Faculty/Staff


LHS Community Council Meeting

September 27, 2017 - 5:00 P.M.

Time Item Owner
5:00 p.m. Welcome & Call to Order Melanie
5:00 p.m. Approval: Review and Approve May & August 2017 Minutes Melanie
5:05 p.m. School Savings Accounts presentation by Richard Hopkins Principal Auld
5:25 p.m. Meet our LHS Counselors with council member Q & A Principal Auld
5:45 p.m. Election of Council Chair and Vice-Chair 2017-18 Melanie
5:50 p.m. Review School Land Trust/School Improvement Plan (SIP) 17-18
Review SIP budget 17-18--Ensure plan to spend
Principal & Melanie
6:05 p.m. Questions/Commendations/Concerns Council Members
6:15 p.m. Important Dates-see reverse Council Members
6:15 p.m. Adjournment Melanie
Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 18th at 5:00 p.m.
Future Meetings: Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. November 15, December 20, January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18, May 16
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