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BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES
SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 67 (OKANAGAN SKAHA)
REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2003, AT 7:30 P.M.
SCHOOL BOARD OFFICE
AGENDA
1.0
CALL TO ORDER
2.0
ADOPTION OF AGENDA
3.0
PRESENTATIONS BY SCHOOLS AND/OR STUDENTS
3.1
Princess Margaret Secondary School
Students Shane Mottishaw and Bryce Munro from Princess Margaret
Secondary School will present highlights of their recent trip to Ikeda,
Japan.
4.0
RECEIVING OF DELEGATIONS AND GUESTS
5.0
APPROVAL OF PREVIOUS MINUTES
Regular meeting held on October 6, 2003.
6.0
REPORT FROM CLOSED MEETING
The secretary-treasurer to report on the closed meeting held on October 6, 2003.
7.0
CORRESPONDENCE
7.1
Letter from Volunteer Parent Advocacy Steering Committee
A letter from the district’s volunteer parent advocacy steering committee
advising of changes to the Volunteer Advocacy Project. (Attachment)
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8.0
Agenda for Regular School Board Meeting – November 3, 2003
7.2
Letter from School District No. 39 (Vancouver)
A letter forwarded by the School District No. 39 (Vancouver) expressing
support and admiration for the school district’s commitment to education
after dealing with the catastrophe of this past summer’s forest fires.
(Attachment)
7.3
Letter from Citizen
A letter from a citizen, Lorraine Evans, regarding the “Alumni Project”.
(Attachment)
7.4
Copy of Brief to Select Standing Committee on Finance and
Government Services
A copy of the brief forwarded by the Okanagan Skaha Teachers’ Union to
the BC government’s select standing committee on finance and
government services is available in the trustee reading file.
7.5
Copy of Letter to Minister
A copy of a letter forwarded by School District No. 36 (Surrey) to the
Minister of Education regarding their desire to improve communications
between the Minister of Education and their Board. (Attachment)
REPORT OF COMMITTEES
8.1
Education Committee
Trustee Shunter will report on the education committee meeting held on
October 28, 2003:
a.
b.
c.
d.
8.2
District Progress Report
English as a Second Dialect
District Scholarship Restructuring
Class Size Report
Curriculum Development Advisory Committee
Trustee Little will provide information regarding the curriculum
development advisory committee meeting held on October 29, 2003:
a.
b.
c.
d.
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Selection of Chairperson
CDAC Procedures Book
Locally Developed Courses and/or Proposals
Learning Resources
REPORT OF SECRETARY-TREASURER
9.1
Penticton Secondary School Reconstruction Committee
The director of maintenance will report regarding the Penticton Secondary
School Reconstruction Committee held on October 15, 2003.
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Agenda for Regular School Board Meeting – November 3, 2003
9.2
Financial Report
The assistant secretary-treasurer will review the financial report to
September 30, 2003 provided in the agenda package. (Attachment)
9.3
Cisco Growing with Technology Award
School District No. 67 was recently recognized with the grand prize in the
Innovators in Nonprofit/Public Sector category of the Cisco Growing with
Technology Awards. A copy of the media release issued by Cisco is
attached.
The assistant secretary-treasurer will provide additional
information. (Attachment)
REPORT OF SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
10.1
Student Achievement
a. District Progress Report
The superintendent of schools will highlight various aspects of the
2003-04 District Progress Report. The report reflects the work of the
district workgroups (literacy, numeracy and social responsibility) and
the schools’ efforts to improve achievement for all students. The full
report will be available on the school district’s website
(www.sd67.bc.ca) and has been submitted to the Ministry of
Education.
b. Early Development Instrument (EDI)
The director of instruction will provide information on an upcoming
meeting (Friday, November 21, 10:00 a.m.) on the results of the EDI
survey. Dr. Clyde Hertzman from the University of British Columbia is
the person in charge of this soon to be province-wide initiative.
Aggregated data from the two surveys conducted is now available for
dissemination to the school district and to the community at large.
10.2
Communication and Access
a. Field Trips
The superintendent of schools will review the attached listing of field
trip requests. (Attachment)
b. Class Size Report
As required under Section 6 of the class size regulation, information
has been made public on the class size averages and maximums in
the district.
10.3
Other Items
a. Enrolment
The superintendent of schools will provide at the meeting a report on
enrolment as of October 31, 2003.
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11.0
REPORT OF REPRESENTATIVES
12.0
NEW AND UNFINISHED BUSINESS
13.0
INFORMATION ITEMS
14.0
Agenda for Regular School Board Meeting – November 3, 2003
13.1
BCSTA Provincial Council Meeting
Trustee Little will report regarding the British Columbia School Trustees
Association Provincial Council meeting held October 30 to November 1,
2003 in Vancouver.
13.3
BCSTA Trustees Academy
The BCSTA Trustees Academy entitled “Performance Standards for
School Board Success” will be held December 4 to 7, 2003 in Vancouver.
13.3
Date of Next Meeting
• December 8, 2003, Inaugural and Regular Meetings, School Board
Office
TRUSTEE COMMENTS
14.1
Trustee Comments
14.2
Recognition of Student Success
School District No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha) extends congratulations to the
students and groups for outstanding examples of success as shown on
the attached listing. (Attachment)
14.3
Recognition of Student Artwork
Congratulations are extended to students from Skaha Lake Middle School
for their artwork currently on display at the school board office:
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•
•
•
•
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“Watercolors & Styrofoam Prints” – Grade 6
“Watercolors with PVC Glue” – Grade 7
“Photo Scratch” – Grade 7
“Xacto Cutouts” – Grade 8
“Scratch Art” – Grade 8
“Blow Up Art” – Grade 8
15.0
ADJOURNMENT
16.0
QUESTION PERIOD
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