Parent Advisory Council Minutes

PAC Meeting Minutes, 11/12/2020

Meeting called to order at 9:06 a.m. by chairperson Isabel Vargas. All participants were also welcomed by the chairperson and all members of the PAC board committee were presented.

October Meeting Minutes.

The minutes of the last meeting were also read by Isabel Vargas, the chairperson and approved by Maria Ochoa and Alina Salta. 

The Treasurer’s Report.

The treasurer's report was also read by the chairperson, she mentioned that because PS 97Q is a Title 1 School, our school was awarded $347,921. However, the school got back the unspent funds from last year resulting in a starting balance of $3,757.   Miss Vargas also emphasized that the money will be spent based on workshops and ideas that the parents decide on at these monthly PAC meetings.

Upcoming Suggested Workshops .

  • Self-care ……. $250.00
    • Includes health and beauty supplies
  • Stress Management/Health Spa.…..                                                             $250.00
    • Includes stress balls and foot massagers
  • DIY Holiday Ornaments with Ms. Dee Dee.,…. $250.00
    • Includes paint, beads, glue, glitter, and embellishing gems
  • Yoga……. $250.00
    • Includes yoga mats for all
  • Fighting Germs with Nurse Ryan….                                                             $250.00
    • Includes "Germs are Not for Sharing" book, lip balm, hand sanitizers, tissues, antibacterial soap and possibly masks for children if budget allows
  • Creating a Remote Classroom in your Home with Ms. Vasiu… $250.00
    • Includes magnetic letters and dry erase/white board

Ms. Kendra, the PTA Secretary also volunteered to send out a few letters to yoga instructors to see if it's possible to have a volunteer yoga instructor for the yoga workshop.

A motion to host the above workshops with the aligning expenditures was made by Alia Salta and second by Kendra Kuszai.  All were discussed and agreed upon by all members in attendance.  These ideas will be presented at the November SLT meeting. 

Meeting adjourned by the chair Isabel Vargas at 10:00 a.m. and motion made to close by Alina Salta and seconded by Kendra Kuszai. 

The next PAC meeting will be held on December 3, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.  The link will be shared.

Respectfully Submitted

Cindy Rambarran, Secretary of PAC

PAC Meeting Minutes, 1/7/2021

Meeting called to order at 9:07 a.m. by chairperson Isabel Vargas.

All participants were also welcomed by the chairperson and all members of the PAC board committee were presented.


December Meeting minutes.
However, due to lack of attendance there were no PAC meetings in December,2020.
The treasurer’s report.
No report was actually read but it was mentioned that there is still funds remaining in the budget.
Upcoming Suggested Workshops.
● Lunar New Year
Includes books…………………………………………..$250
● Dad and daughter hair day
Includes gel, combs etc…………………………………$250
( boys are also welcome)
● Valentine's Workshop
Includes Coco ball, marshmallow etc…………………..$100
● Zoom cooking
Includes cooking books, aprons, spoons, and spatulas………..$250
● Self -Care
Includes health and Beauty Supplies………………………$250
● Yoga
Includes yoga mats for all ………………………………….$250
A motion to host the above workshops with aligning expenditures was made by Alina Salta and second by Kendra Kuszai.  All were discussed and agreed upon by all the members in attendance. These ideas will be presented at the January 2021, SLT meeting.
Meeting adjourned by the chair Isabel Vargas at 9:33 a.m. and motion was made to close by Alina and Kendra.
The next PAC meeting will be held on February 4th, 2021 at 9 am. The link will be shared.
Respectfully Submitted
Cindy Rambarran, PAC Secretary 

PAC Meeting Minutes, 2/4/2021

Meeting called to order at 9:14 a.m. by chairperson Isabel Vargas.  All participants were also welcomed by the chairperson and all members of the PAC board committee were presented.

January Meeting Minutes

The minutes of the last meeting were read by the Secretary (Cindy Rambarran) and approved by Elena and Ms. Davis.

The Treasurer's Report!

No report was actually read but it was mentioned by the chairwoman that there is still a balance of $2,100 remaining in the budget. 

Upcoming Suggested Workshops!

  • Lunar New Year 

     Includes  books…………….……………..$225

  • Mother's Day 

    Includes books and piggy banks………….$250

  • Black history / poem 

  Includes books……………………………….$250

  • Dr. Seuss Workshop 

  Includes books…………………………….$90

  •      Time management 

   Included books……………………..$250

  • Respect for all 

   Includes Sunflower seed……………….$50

  •   Making of Soap 

    Included soap etc ……………………..$250 

In addition, there is still outstanding meditation and yoga workshops to be done.  

 A motion to host the above workshops with aligning expenditures was made by Elena and second by myself .  All were discussed and agreed upon by all the members in attendance and will be discussed at the March SLT meeting. 

Meeting adjourned by the chair Isabel Vargas at 9:32 am and motion was made to close the meeting by Ms.  Davis and myself.

The next PAC meeting will be held on March 4th, 2021 at 9 am. The link will be shared. 

Respectfully Submitted

Cindy Rambarran, Secretary of PAC

PAC Meeting Minutes, 3/11/2021

Minutes Dated March 11th, 2021 !

In the absence of Ms. Vargas, the meeting was conducted by the other board members. 

February Meeting Minutes.

The minutes of the last meeting were not read.

The Treasurer's Report!

A formal report was not given although it was shared that there are still remaining funds in the budget. 

Upcoming Suggested Workshops!

  •     Building Vocabulary

    Dictionary, note card, index card, markers, etc ……….$200.00

  •      Autism Puzzle Pieces Workshop

              Frames and other items ……………………………….$50.00

  • Cooking

Apron, fettuccini, cheese, cream, chef hats and trinkets

……………………..……… $200.00

  • Mother Day

   Includes books and piggy banks………….$250

  •  Magic Fairy Tale Dice

It’s Story Telling time,                                   …………………..$250

  • Tips for Parents at Home for our ENL Students

Books for all in attendance………………………………..$200

   A motion to host the above workshops with aligning expenditures was made by Maria and second by Elise .All were discussed and agreed upon by the members who were in attendance and will be brought to the next SLT Meeting. 

The next PAC meeting will be held on April 8th, 2021 at 9 am. The link will be shared. 

 Respectfully Submitted

Cindy Rambarran, Secretary of PAC

 

 

 

PAC MEeting Minutes, 4/8/2021

Minutes Dated April 08th, 2021 !

Meeting called to order at 9:14 am by the chairwoman Isabel Vargas. All participants were also welcomed by the chairwoman.

  • Zumba bracelets are $70
  •  Cookies and milk for two nights - $50
  •  Pop Up cards with Ms. Dee Dee - $74.24 and $36.88 - total  $111.12

 March Meeting Minutes. 

The minutes of the last meeting were read by the Secretary  and approved by all members in attendance. 

The Treasurer’s  Report!

A formal report was not given although it was shared that there is a balance of $200.00 remaining in the budget which will be spent on upcoming workshops and after which it will bring the budget to 0.

Upcoming Suggested Workshops.

A motion to host the above workshops with aligning expenditures was made by Ms. Chan and second by Maria Ochoa. All were discussed and agreed upon by all the members in attendance. 

Meeting adjourned by the chair Isabel Vargas at 9:27 a.m. and motion was made to close by

Ms Ochoa and myself(secretary).

It was also discussed by the chairwoman that at the next PAC meeting a election will be held for the following position, Secretary and Treasure.

The next PAC meeting will be held on May 06th, 2021 at 9 am. The link will be shared. 

 Respectfully Submitted

Cindy Rambarran, Secretary of PAC

 

 

 

 

 

PAC Meeting Minutes, 5/5/2021

Minutes Dated May 05th, 2021 !

Meeting called to order at 9:07 am by the  Vice Chairwoman Danijela Radivojevic, due to personal circumstances the Chairwoman was unable to attend.   All participants were also welcomed .

April meeting Minutes

The minutes of the last meeting were read by the secretary and approved by Alina Salta

The Treasurer’s  Report!

A formal report was not given although it was shared that there is a balance of 0 . All funds were spent on workshops that were discussed and executed.

Recap of Upcoming Workshops.

Soap Decorating

Pop Up Card

Healthy Cooking

Meeting adjourned by the  Danijela  at 9:24 a.m. and motion was made to close  by myself (secretary).

PAC also held their election which was done by the PTA president Alina Salta for the two opening positions of secretary and treasurer. However, the positions are still open due to the  lack  of nominations. It was also mentioned by Alina that in September PAC will hold another election and hopefully the positions will be filled.

The next PAC meeting will be held on June 10th, 2021 at 9 am. The link will be shared. 

 Respectfully Submitted

Cindy Rambarran, Secretary of PAC

 

PAC Meeting Minutes, June 9

Minutes Dated June 10th, 2021 

Meeting called to order at 9:08 am by the chairwomen Isabella Vargas. All participants were also welcomed by the chairwoman.

June Meeting Minutes

The minutes of the last meeting were read by the secretary.

The Treasurer’s  Report

A formal report was not given although it was shared that there is a balance of $100.00 remaining in the budget which will be spent to purchase cups,sugar and coffee for upcoming workshops in the new school year.

A motion was passed  to spend the aligning expenditures was made by Cindy Rambarran. All were discussed and agreed upon by all the members in attendance. 

Meeting adjourned by the chair Isabella Vargas at 9:27 a.m. and motion was made to close  by Danijela Kicovic.

The next PAC meeting will be held in September and the date and link will be shared. 

 Respectfully Submitted

Cindy Rambarran, Secretary of PAC