Minutes

Lawn Avenue School

School Improvement Team

March 12, 2009


Attendees: Nick Alfred, Kathy Almanzor, Deb Barone, Jenn Clark, Lisa Carlisle, Christine Daly, Duval DiGasper, Kristen DiSantis, Janet LaMantia, Sue Pratt, Bev Rudman, Nora Santamour, Robin Sweet and Ann Zainyeh,.


1. Acknowledgments

a. The Kid’s Corner in the Jamestown Press has been good PR for the school and exhibits the good quality of writing the student’s are creating.

b. The student’s are involved in raising money for Pennies for Patients.

c. Great student feedback was received from the interdisciplinary Volvo Challenge curriculum for 7th and 8th grade.


2. Subcommittees

  1. Technology Subcommittee:

  2. Island Treasures:


3. Old Business:

  1. Budget update:

  2. Jr. National Honor Society:



  1. Standards Based Grading

d. Challenging All Students:


4. Next SIT Meeting:

  1. The next SIT meeting will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2009, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Lawn Library.



Respectfully submitted,

Lisa Carlisle

Co-chair