DAWSON DEBATE Parent Meeting Info AGENDA • Welcome- Program explanation • Introduction of Officers • Program Expectations • Schedule • Forms • Fundraising. OFFICERS • Josh Johnwell- President PROGRAM EXPECTATIONS • Attend all meetings • Pass all classes • Maintain good behavior in all classes • Follow Dawson student code of conduct. • Receiving ISS may result in removal from Debate. • Follow all rules and guidelines in the Debate Handbook. (this can be found on Ms. Kautz’s teacher Webpage) • Be respectful of coach/sponsor, officers, and fellow teammates. • Act appropriately at school, meetings, tournaments, and on buses. • Do not leave a tournament with out informing me (Ms. Kautz) and providing me with an alternative transportation form. I will also want to see your parents to make sure that is who you left with. DUES • We are considered a club and have a limited budget. • Going to tournaments cost quit a bit of money from registration fees, buses, etc. • Because of the size of the program and the amount of tournaments we would like to go to, we will be requiring each member to pay dues. • Each Member is responsible for paying 200 dollars. It can be paid all at once or divided into monthly installments ($30-35) until the 200 is met. • If paying in monthly installments they must be paided each month in order to go to that months tournament. Ex. In order to go to our first tournament in October you must have paid either all 200 or your first monthly installment before Oct. 23rd. SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE) • October: • Stratford High school 10/23- 24 • November: • January: • University of Houston 1/8-9 (bid) • Clear Creek High School 1/22-23 • South Houston high School • February: • December: • Seven Lakes High School • Alief Taylor High School • March: 11/6-7 12/4-5 • Clear Brook High School 12/11-12 • Texas City High School 2/5-6 2/12-13 • District (Uil) • CX state FORMS • Please make sure that the forms that you picked up on your • • • • way in the door get signed and returned ASAP. The students Field Trip Permission form- is to inform us and give permission for your student to go to the tournaments they select. Medical Release- is very important and it is necessary in case of an emergency. The Release/assumption of risk for participation in voluntary Activity & General trip permission form have already be given to your child and need to be turned in. Until I receive all forms needed for this year your child will not be allowed to go to a tournament. FUNDRAISERS • We will be doing several fundraisers throughout the year to try to raise as much money as we can for TFA and UIL State meets. • As we get closer to a fundraiser we will let you know how you can help. CONTACT INFORMATION • Kayla Kautz –Sponsor • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Teacher webpage: go to Pearland ISD, select Dawson High school and go to the teacher webpages. • Remind: this is the primary way we will be communicating with your Child outside of our weekly meetings • To join Remind; • Send @ptxdebate to this number: 81010.