The meeting was called to order by Janet Giron, President, at 7:05 pm on Monday, May 10, 2021.
The minutes from the April 12, 2021 General PTA Meeting were read and approved as corrected.
Bianca Belmonte-Sapien, Janet Giron, Angela Lerner, Mikel Wagner, Alfreda Begay, Lani
McCarson, Tiffany Johnson, Mr. Feit, Wendy McCourt
Title I Report by Ms. Belmonte-Sapien:
This meeting will act as our required annual Title I meeting as well as a PTA meeting
Title I Budget: We will receive $100,000 to hire 5 additional Educational Assistants for next
year, bringing the total number of EA’s to 8.
Family Engagement: this Title I requirement is fulfilled with our family nights (Math Night
for example), the School Advisory Committee, and our Family/School Agreement
We are a full-inclusion school that uses testing data to modify our curriculum as need to
meet the need of all students.
Title I requires that we meet all state charter school criteria. The state charter organization
made its site visit this month. They were impressed that we were able to still maintain our
charter mission in the form of the VOSI’s during covid and that we have been able to
continue MAP testing as well as state testing.
Principal’s Report by Ms. Belmonte-Sapien:
MAP testing will take place May 17 – 21 in the areas of reading, language usage, math and
science. Teachers will use the data to help plan next year.
There will be a shelter in place drill on May 13.
Our social worker will be attending a conference about social/emotional support.
The school will participate in a job fair to fill open staff positions.
Elementary teachers are participating in Letters Training for the teaching of spelling and
The next Governance Council meeting will be on May 20.
The last 3 days of school, June 1 – 3, will be half days.
President’s Report by Janet Giron:
Yearbooks will be mailed out by June 1. Yearbooks ordered to be delivered to school will be
distributed the last week of school.
8 th grade Field Day will be Friday, May 28. Graduation will be on June 3 at 7 pm.
Yearbook pictures went well.
The PTA convention was last week. The PTA board will be getting together to watch the
break out presentations.
Vice-President’s Report by Alfreda Begay:
An application was submitted to Chipotle for a fundraising night but we have not heard
back from them yet so we will have to wait and do it next year.
Treasurer’s Report by Angela Lerner:
Deposits were made totaling $373.04.
Current balance is $10,731.27.
Nothing to report.
Nothing to report.
There was an issue with shipping charges and Treering. Some yearbooks orders that will be
shipped to students’ homes were not charged shipping. We will need to pay $134.73 to
Treering in order for our yearbook order to be completed. Since there is currently $150
available in the Yearbook line item in the PTA budget we do not need to vote on the
The next PTA General Meeting will be Monday, June 14 at 7:00 pm.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:04 pm.