Lawrence School Council
Meeting Minutes Monday, March 7, 2022
Attendees: Thomas Bushy - Principal/Chair Carmela Mayeski - Teacher Rep/Secretary Abir Zaineh- Connect Teacher, G8 John Neil-Parent
- The Meeting began at 5:10 pm.
Approve January Meeting Minutes (February Meeting was canceled)
The meeting minutes were reviewed and approved by Council members.
No Guff week was pared back this year but more than last year (Full school magician activity, 33 No guff winners from each advisory, no pep rally etc.), Formalized principal's award, added Staff Award
Mask Mandate lifted (10% or less still wearing), no issues with bullying about masks yet EDI Group Work: Meeting biweekly to discuss equity, diversity and inclusion. Built in messaging and activities into advisory period. March is Women's History, there will be events and activities this month to celebrate.
Lawrence School Updates:
Extracurricular activities have been great this year. Outside activities and sports will be starting up this Spring. Looking forward to more clubs being restarted.
Some kids are having a hard time getting back into school schedule so EC activities are not as well attended as previous years. o New panels in the cafeteria to help with Art show displays and to cut down on sound. FEF grant (about $3000) grant.
A lot of field trips are coming up, Pathways and other activities are planned for the future.
NAEP testing is coming up.
Dances are coming back in April and the end of the year, (dress up dance.)
Discussions are being held in teams about end of year activities and field trips both local and traveling.
Cuttyhunk trip is planned for later this spring for all students.
No comments or feedback were given.
The next School Council meeting is : Monday, April 4, 2022
- Dates for future School Council Meetings (may be amended if necessary)
Monday, May 2, 2022
Monday, June 6, 2022
Meeting adjourned at 5:30 p.m.