Friends of Walgrove Members MeetingDecember 4, 20126:30p.m.-8:00p.m.Walgrove Avenue Elementary School1630 Walgrove Avenue*Los Angeles, CA 90066Phone (310)391-7104*Fax (310)391-9809http://www.friendsofwalgrove.com/
I.Welcome & Introduction of FOW Executive Board (Brandy Oeser)II.Special Thanks (Brandy Oeser)A. Green Team: Asphalt removal and Walgrove Wildlands, Sony GrantB. Room Parents: Annual Fund Calling CampaignC. Annual Fund Team: Matching and Friends & Family DriveD.Walgroovy Wine Tasting HostsE.Walgroovy Yoga and Movie Night HostsF. CPK Dine OutG. Shakespeare Club AuditionsH. Clorox CampaignIII.Guest Speakers (PS Arts: Michael Cappelli- rescheduled for January)IV.School/Instructional Reports- (Lisa Laichtman and Olivia Adams)A. The teachers discussed math for several hours in Professional Development today.1. Deena Williams spoke to them about teaching themes in math that are useful in the realworld.2. Teachers will be using new standards of practice in math called Common Core.B. Enrichment classes will be starting up again in January. If parents are interested in teamteaching with a teacher, they can submit their ideas to Lynn Webster for consideration.V. School Site Council (Laura Groppe)A. The results of the survey they conducted about P.E., Arts, Studio, and Differentiationindicated there are still some parents unclear about what takes place in these classes.VI. Officer ReportsA. President (Julie Dair)1. Virtual Wednesday packet is going well. Ms. Laichtman felt it would be good for thethe teachers to also receive this email.2. The signs for the kinder yard have been made by Martin Gueulette and will be up soon.3. Studio photos are currently being displayed on poster boards in the quad outside theoffice door.B. VP Fundraising (Brandy Oeser)1. As of tonight's meeting, we have received $6500 in donations towards the $10,000 matchfor the Annual Fund.2. Annual Fund tables will be up Thursday and Friday morning in the quad.VII. Old BusinessA. Green Space Update (Emiko Kuwata and Clare Carey)1. Work has begun on the asphalt removal for the Walgrove Wildlands.a. Looking at April 20-21 as probable date for planting to take place.b. Looking at documenting the progress of the garden as it evolves.2. Walgrove received a $7500 grant from Sony Pictures to use towards our green space.B. GBTF Update:Clorox and Google1. Everyone needs to keep voting for Walgrove daily in the Clorox campaign.