Posted: December 6, 2016
Attendance: Julie Sisk, Coleen Savoie, Stephanie Talbot, Joel Pickard, Marlene Noel, Sandra Cleland,
Regrets: Vicki Sealy, Marc Imbeault, Bryan Kenny, Stacy Hickey-Buraglia
Approval of Agenda:
Coleen Savoie-approved agenda
Business Arising from Past Minutes-
Book Fair-Marlene thanked Julie Sisk and Stephanie Talbot for their volunteered time given to this year’s book fair
Elections: Members in attendance had agreed to wait for this scheduled meeting to elect/re-elect chairperson and co-chairperson for the 2016-2017 schoolyear.
Chairperson for the 2016-2017 school year- Julie Sisk
Co-chairperson (should Julie not be able to attend)- Marlene Noel
Cafeteria Board Member-Marc Imbeault could no longer let his name stand as cafeteria board member.
Joel Pickard has accepted to sit on the board for the 2016-2017 schoolyear. New Business:
Marlene handed out and discussed the following:
a) June 2016 district Math results- grade 8 district benchmark result showed a noted improvement with a larger portion of girls attaining better results.
b) Grade 6 Provincial Results Math/Science- although overall % could still be increased, it was noted that SMS maintained District and Provincial averages.(near LA , higher in Math/Science)
c) TTFM (Tell Them from Me) survey- Marlene discussed/compared the data from the 2014-15/2015-16 survey results.(Survey is student perception outcomes )
· 3-5% increase in school clubs participation, sense of belonging, valuing school, more positive behavior at school, more school effort, interest and motivation
· 2% increase for moderate to higher levels of anxiety and depression (girls up 7%)
· 1% less in LA
· Math same
· 1% less in Science
Drivers of Student Outcomes-
· 3% more student victims of moderate to severe bullying
(20% SMS, Canada 27%)
· 2% less felt safe at school or going home from school
(59% SMS, Canada 66%)
Marlene informed the committee that the TTFM 2016-17 would be done in December.
d) Healthy Lifestyles Survey-
Students perceived academic motivation and engagement as high indicators for overall success (academic and healthy life choices)
Next meeting: Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 6:00pm in the SMS library.
There was no further discussions/questions and Julie Sisk called for the adjournment of the meeting.
Joel Pickard motioned for the meeting to be adjourned.
Coleen Savoie adjourned the meeting at 6:50 p.m.