CMHS Site Council Meeting

May 13, 2014

In Attendance:

Carla DeShaw: Principal

Georgann Squire: Teacher

Jim Willis: Staff

Kristen Matthews: Parent

Daren Houle: Student

Eli Matthews: Student

Discussion Notes (typed by Kristen Matthews)

Meeting start time: 3:30 pm

Approved minutes from April 15, 2014

Topic #1: CMHS Student Climate Survey

- Site Council considered the current Student Climate Survey template and proposed the following changes/additions:

Q1 I like attending school at Crow Middle/High School.

Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree

Proposed change: Add ‘Neutral’ as an option.

Q8 and 15 Do you have any suggestions you would like to make to ensure our school continues to provide a safe, healthy environment for students and staff? (8)

List any actions you think students, teachers, or administrators could take to help reduce/stop bullying at CMHS. (15)

Proposed change: Combine these two questions into one.

Q9 Have you been bullied at school?

Yes____ No____

If yes, how often:

Occasionally____

Often____

Daily____

If you have been bullied at school, where? Hall____

Class____

Bathroom____

Cafeteria____

Bus____

Somewhere else (where)____

Proposed changes: Add definition of bullying; Include taunting, teasing, name-calling, and cyber bullying via text, social media, etc.

-Also consider adding a note giving advice on steps to take if experiencing or witnessing bullying behavior.

-Survey will be conducted before end of the school year during focus period.

Topic #2: Follow-up on Andrew Heckman Memorial Fishing Day

-Per Georgann Squire, the date has been set for June 10, 2014.

Topic #3: Senior Boards

- Daren Houle proposed that Senior Boards be presented before students (possibly junior and senior classes) in addition to the board panel.

This was the last site council meeting for the 2013-14 school year. Council will resume in the fall.

Meeting adjourned: 4:00 pm