Meeting Minutes October 2014

Mission Statement: St. Mary School provides an authentic Catholic education. This education allows students to be life long learners with an understanding of the call to service.

St. Mary's Catholic School Board Minutes
October 14, 2014

Present: Mr. Kieffer, Angie Jansen, Sara Lake, Michelle Myers, Kristin Hauck, Jill Dunkel, Melissa Cass, Scott Gunkel, Tina Geinger, Mike Baker, Mrs. Stahl, Brad Taggert
Absent: Rev. Chukwuleta, Annette Roesener, Kim Hesher

Opening - School Board Prayer

Review of minutes from last meeting – Minutes were approved

Committee reports:

1. Finance and Development – More info after the meeting on November 11th

2. Catholic Identity Policy and Procedure – Looked over school board handbook

3.Enrollment and marketing –
a) Student council and 8
th grade always do cards at bixler
b) Will not do parade this year, will try for next year
c) Immaculate Conception on board with putting a new school brochure into their

e) Need to make a new brochure including voucher info
f) Hoping to put a school flier into the Today's Catholic for Catholic Schools Week

4. Principal Evaluation Committee – every three years we have to renew

Parish Council Report – Michelle Myers attended 1. Church needs repainted

2. Rosary Society Craft Bazaar on November 9th
3. We do have endowments and can use the interest yearly 4. Father focused on the spirituality of parish
5. Kristin to attend next meeting

Old Business:

1. School Board on School web site 2. Reviewed strategic plan

New Business:

  1. School Board In-Service @ Bishop Dwenger Oct. 28th 6-9

  2. School Board goals for this year

    a.Get brochures out about school that includes info about vouchers b. Get a parent on the Advance ED program – survey in the works c. Improve Special Ed program

HASA report

  1. Final tally on cookie dough – down 50% from last year – $2800.00 profit

  2. Trivia night has 10 tables

  3. Bowling party October 26th

  4. Next fundraiser is candles

  5. Next meeting November 17th @ 6:30pm

School Administrators Report -

  1. Working on more sports opportunities for students

  2. Sara Lake, Mrs. Beckman and Mr. Kieffer went to Advance ED meeting

  3. Mr Kieffer went to a school safety meeting – keep an eye on the web site for more info

  4. Fire Marshall went through school and all issues were taken care of

  5. Art program going well and has plans to expand to the middle school

Pastor Report – Father absent
Other Business – Sent flyer to Garrett to advertise 7th and 8th grade Next Meeting – Tuesday November 4th @ 6:00pm
Adjournment with prayer
Monthly Committee Meeting –
Catholic Identity Policy and Procedure

Annual School Goal:

“I can do all thing through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13