Walk and Roll to school day Friday
Peralta Pride Day
5:30-8 Mix and mingle for prospective Claremont families--Marjorie Smith, Star Lightner,
Jonathan the principal will be there around 6; Claremont families will be there to answer questions as well as some Claremont kids
This Sat is Claremont open house from 1-4--nicely orchestrated, go to classes, meet teachers, panel discussion, tours--kids can come but geared twds parents
Mosaic: BTN Mosaic project to help w/ conflict resoution, out door school for 4th graders 4 nights/5 days; assertiveness training, empathy, works in conjucntion w 2nd step
Expanding w/ more in school component
Early part of Feb--teacher workshop; workshop for kids who have done mosaic to be better leaders at school;
Vet Day no school/no peace Nov 11th
Next wed 6:30-8 middle school information night--panel of parents from different schools--Claremont, Montera, Park Day, some private, mainly public
just for parents, no kids.
Thurs Nov. 13, 6:30-8 Kindergarten Open House--baked goods needed--not a ton but some would be nice. Drop off at the office or contact Juliana.
Kinder/school tours starting on Nov 18th. Call Jan to sign up; babies ok, preschool not so much.
Tours every week till mid of January;
Teachers Thanksgiving feast--changes coming; kids to make cards at home.
Peace will be avail for 1st 2 days of Thanksgiving break
Next PPTG is Wed Dec 3rd. Same format, dinner 6 to 6:30; meeting 6:30 to 8.
PNO; small fund raiser that allows parents to drop off the kids from 630-10
Music, movie, arts and crafts; need 6-7 volunteers--sign in/collect$, set up movie, snacks, monitor play ground
Dec 5th; $25 for first child $20 for second; Makes about $600, max has been $1000
Potty trained kids, kids from other schools welcome
Toast, the restaurant on College Ave, may be offering 10% off--Richard in negotiation.
This Sat night. Much fun, not fundraiser, bring dish to share from family/culture
folk dancing, DJ dancing,
If you are volunteering please bring aprons and extras if you have them. Middle and HS students can volunteer too!
Smooth running, thank you for all
Nice team effort
On line: $11, 931 tracking bit higher than last year; can use on line tool to pay but the processing company takes 3%.
Expenses are in
Est 200 kids walked--bit lower than last year, but pledges were higher.
Grateful Dads added good ambiance , thank you!
Gloria Pearce for Achieve 3000 made a presentation:
Have access at home to this program
Parent accounts bundled w/ student accounts. Ask your child's teacher to connect your acct to child.
Can see all they are doing at school.
Program avail 24 hrs/day from any internet device.
Ipad app available.--kidbiz3000 once downloaded can d/c internet; can reconnect and it will time/date stamp
Lexile framework for reading
Reading level based on grade
Official measurement for all students of USA
kids took placement tests earlier this year
5 step literacy routine--focus on brain development
Info text from AP international articles
Current events are “about 2 months old” as all the articles have to be manually transcribed
Content heavy in Sci Soc Stud/no controversial issues
Can adjust reading level for all articles
Modified teacher bar for parents to see
1300L goal for hi school grad base level for entering college/trades; currently natl avg is 920
focus on process
growth of 69 lexile pts for 2nd through 5th grade
80+ projects 151 Lexile increase
Kids progress updated; lexile updates end of every month
#1 self selected grade 2-5 category: Animals
Mid School: Animals
High school: Animals
1-877-235-2525 can call and give your kids acct info to get the parent acct. set up or speak with your child's
Mrs. Myers' s bookstore that kids can use book dollars 2x/yr to choose things for themselves or for others. Jewels, picture frames
need somebody to coordinate staffing 2x/yr and letting community know about it.
Etienne--next Thursday auction potluck dinner
Still looking for a co-chair who may/may not want to do it next year.
Talk to Sarah
Thanks to Ellen and the fantastic kids for dinner.
Meeting ended at 7:50