Lawn Avenue School

School Improvement Team

November 13, 2008

Attendees: Kathy Almanzor, Jenn Clark, Lisa Carlisle, Ann Zainyeh, Dara Chadwick, John Baldwin , Duval DiGasper, Bev Rudman, Katie Lowell, Susan Baccari, Theresa LeBlanc, Julie Kallfelz, Sue Pratt, Nick Alfred, Kristen DiSantis, Christine Bernardo, Cynthia Cherney, Jane Wright, Kathleen Brown, Janet LaMantia, Christine Daly.

1. Minutes

a. A correction was made to the October meeting minutes. Kathy Almanzor explained VIE to the faculty. Jenn Clarke and Deb Baronet supported her and offer their support to the program. Lisa Carlisle will make the changes and update the minutes on the website.

2. Old Business:

  1. VIE Update:

  2. The SIT/faculty Teambuilding exercise went well.

  3. Writing Curriculum Update:

  4. School Committee Update:

3. New Business:

  1. Grading System:

  2. Challenging All Students:

  3. Retaining the Stage for Band and Musical Performances:

  4. Jr. National Honor Society:

4. Subcommittees

  1. Technology Subcommittee:

  2. School Improvement Plan:

  3. Island Treasures:

5. Next SIT Meeting:

  1. The next SIT meeting will be held on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Lawn Library.

Respectfully submitted,

Dara Chadwick

Recording Secretary