Mesa Vista Parent Meeting Minutes September 18, 2014

Mesa Vista Parent Meeting Minutes
September 18, 2014
Guest speakers-Mr. G and Mrs. Flores discussed what happens within their classroom.
Old Business
1. Book fair-We did $2050 in sales and this earned the teachers $1000 in books to go back into classrooms.
2. Sports have begun!
a. Cross country practice every Tuesday after school. Everyone is welcome to join in on practice and run some laps. First meet is Thursday evening at 5pm at Sunset Park.
b. Flag football practice for 5th/6th grade players is every Friday with the first game to be played on Saturday at 10am.
c. Volleyball will begin next Thursday.
3. Trunk or Treat/Fall Festival scheduled for Friday, October 24th. Flyers will go home for those wishing to participate in the event, as well as a sign up genius link on the website under the activities tab. The trunk or treat portion of the event will occur between 5-6pm or until the candy runs out. Chili cook off and festival to take place after.
4. Lego League begins on Friday the 19th. Ten students between the age of 9-12 may participate.
5. Parents were asked what kind of informational meetings they would like to see in the future: Math fact training/resources for building skills at home was requested.
New Business
1. Fence was removed between soccer field area and play area on the playground.
2. We are working on a shade structure to enclose the parent meeting area and create an outdoor classroom space.
3. Question about outdoor trash clean up. We have purchased additional garbage cans. Would like the kids to own this responsibility and take pride in their school. Leadership to get started soon and this will be a topic for them.