PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES 

 Riverside Public School 

 

PARENT TEACHER COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES 

 

Meeting held on Wednesday, October 13 2021 at 6:00 p.m., via Google Meet

 

Attendance: 

Principal Shannon Coles

Vice Principal Tania Steele

Teacher Gina Gefucia

 

Chair Victoria Darling-Wadel 

Vice Chair Cara Mongelli

Secretary Cara McQueen

 

Members: Meredith Edgecombe

Jennifer Blackburn

Emily Moore

Sue Anderson

Tara Kuntz

Shelley Hay

Regrets:  

 

Principals Report:

  • Fundraising allowed this year but must be through School Cash on-line.
  • The annual Christmas Market is postponed until 2022.
  • Other streams of fundraising are being looked into: Fundscrip, Farm Fresh for the new year
  • Administration will look into the matching of playground equipment money through TLDSB
  • Look into Muskoka Community Grant, how and when is the due date?

 

New Business:

  • Same executive members as last year.
  • School devices and Smart Boards are high priority to be replaced. 
  • An updated playground is also a priority.

 

Previous Business:

  • NA

 

Financial Report:

  • Total $7019.01 in the School Council account, with a swing set ear marked for 2021 or 2022. 

 

General Comments/Questions:

35-50 devices need to be replaced at an estimated cost of 300$-500$ per device. 

Smart Boards will be replaced over time at a cost of 4000$-5000$ per board. 

 

Some challenges were discussed with respect to distributing the pizza order amongst the school body and some parents expressed that they had issues with processing payments or their child not receiving pizza. 

 

Volleyball has started for the grades 6-8 and tryouts for the school teams are currently underway. 

 

NEXT MEETING TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 15TH AT 6:00 via Google Meet.

 

PLEASE CONTACT THE SCHOOL TO RECEIVE THE Google Meet link.