Crespi Parent Club Meeting
Nicole Flack, President
Guthrie Fleischman, Principal
Lydia Steinauer, Parent
Meeting called to order at 6:17pm
Agenda Review, discussion of Crespi’s future & 8th grade promotion added.
Review of December 2018 minutes, no acceptance due to no quorum.
Treasurer’s Report – Business Account, 12/22/2018 Nicole & Kamal met with Previous CPC president at Mechanics Bank and successfully transitioned account signatories. Balance at that time was $619. CPC insurance then paid up thru 1/2020 costing $399.99. Reimbursement from 1/2019 teachers appreciation still need to be processed. $55 from LHMC cd sale needs to be deposited. $68.14 spent w/ PC card for 1/16/2019 PC meeting.
Fundraiser schedule – Popcorn sale postponed, still waiting for approval from District Executive Director plus bad weather.. review forecast when rescheduling fundraisers. NF asked from Exec. Director for fundraising approval dates January, February, March, April 2019. Hopefully approval will be granted in time for popcorn sale 1/25/19. Nicole signing CPC up for Amazon Smile, just finishing up last steps. Mechanics Banks, El Sobrante Branch Manager Mike Frith offered CPC space in front of bank to fundraise. One week prior to event notification.
New Business (6:30pm)
Bullying on campus, stolen coats. Bullying issues are being addressed in Advocacy, bringing empathy. Most bullying ended up truly being two-sided conflicts. Stolen coats was returned. Both parents notified and came together to resolve issue. Queer Student Alliance has 25 students. Trans students experience bullying in PE. Students can change in restroom they identify with, even using staff restroom so they feel more comfortable. Mr. Fleischman following up with counselor. Parents notified of bullying.
Parents need to be more racially sensitive with their verbiage, passing that negative behavior on to the children and verbiage is repeated at school.
Crespi Future- talks of Crespi closing/merging with Pinole Middle have been taking place. Superintendent Duffy’s stated in a letter sent out to many staff and volunteers that if closure took place a transition would not begin until 2020-2021 school year. District board meeting on 1/23/2019, this topic will be further discussed.
Announcements – Next PC meeting 2/27/19 @5pm instead of 6pm
AAPAC meeting 1/23/2019 @6pm Both meetings in Crespi Library
AAHMC 2/12/2019 @ 5:30pm in Crespi Gym * Ms. Williams, Crespi’s Graduate Tutor is directing performance and is asking for donations for male student performers. Blazers and Old timey hats. Parents to bring soul food dishes for potluck. Sign up sheet will be available in office and on Remind.
8th grade promotion – review past celebration info donations, donation letter. Ms. Sophia might have some past decorations to reuse. Cupcakes, photo booth back drop, waters, plates, napkins needed.
Meeting adjourned at 7:15pm
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