Tuesday, September 11, 2012

A Tasty Welcome Back Breakfast at McKee on Sept. 8, 2012

A delightful time was had by all at the Welcome Back Breakfast that occurred on Saturday, September 8, 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Here's the breakdown of the topics discussed.
Mr. Mark Beyer, our beloved PTA president, went over key points about how Title 1 funds are to be used to help parents enhance the educational experience for the students. The parents voted to have the general membership of the PTA address me about key issues. Other issues covered were the distribution of the Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy, the Parent Compact and how it is a part of the school's comprehensive Education Plan.

"Roll call of the members of the executive board of the PTA are:
Mark Beyer - President
Melissa Johnson - Vice President
Dorene Weiss - Treasurer
Karen Ferrer-Weber - Secretary

Ms. Eberlein mentioned the upcoming College Fair at McKee, and the after school programs.
Ms. Mullen provided an overview of Ralph McKee High School's Advancement Via Individual Determination Program (AVID). The growth of the program from 1 class in 2010 to 6 classes in 2012 is an indication of the measure of success. Two students provided testimonial behind the validity of AVID and how interaction with peers and instructors has enriched their lives. Ms. DellOlio (COSA) and Ms. Miller talked about extra curricular activities and the many areas by which stiudents can become involved in the school community.

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