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LAW School Council Meeting Minutes 5-4-2020

Lawrence School Council Zoom Meeting May 4, 2020 

Meeting started at 5:00pm 

Members in Attendance 

Thomas Bushy, Principal and Chairperson  Charlene Johnson, Teacher Rep 

Jill Meserve, Parent Rep Cheryl Giardi, Parent rep Francine Daggett, Community Rep Patricia Pinto da Silva, Parent Rep Sean Sullivan, Parent Rep Rebecca Vieira, Vice Principal 

  1. Approve April Minutes 
  2. Discuss school closing- as of now May 4th return date Grading 4th quarter work graded as regular grades, but will be pass/ no pass, up in the air as how final grade will impact quarter 4 -Staying connected with the kids, have a hold of all students with help of service providers to ensure food, internet etc... -What is the status of how families are handling this? Will there be an open forum for parents to speak their minds? Should advisory have Zoom? Better communication for parents to attend public meetings, possible set up team meetings with parents, Bingo on Google Meet, social-emotional piece. 

III. Student Handbook- comment about negative tone- mostly about behavior, Look at other handbooks maybe, In The Know is very helpful IV. May 4th is next meeting at 5:00 pm- more work around promoting these meetings to the public.

Meeting Adjourned 5:55 pm.