Friends of Walgrove Members MeetingFebruary 5, 20136:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.Walgrove Avenue Elementary School1630 Walgrove Avenue*Los Angeles, CA 90066Phone (310)391-7104*Fax (310)391-9809http://www.friendsofwalgrove.com/
I.Special Thanks- Brandy Oeser A. Talent Show Organizers: Amy, Melissa, Laura, John, Logan, Jeff, Billy, Chris, and LanceB. Auction Volunteers and Callers (We are looking for bartenders and a DJ for the auction party)C. Walgroovy English Tea Hosts: Groppe & Eyeler FamiliesD. 3
Grade Movie Night: Laura & VolunteersE. Walgroovy Japanese Moonviewing Hosts: Simonowitz & Eyeler FamiliesF. Benny's Taco Dine Out: Susie and ParticipantsG. Community Day: Katka and VolunteersH. Mural Team: Renee, Georgia and othersI. Green Team: Walgrove WildlandsJ. Tour Organizers: Michelle, Warner, Leisle, Julie, TeresaK. Coffee Chat Bakers
Differentiation Teacher: Lynn Webster A. Enrichment started last week. There are 23 different offerings!B. We have an English and a Math pilot program that we will be testing out. Lynn can see how these programs will be particularly good for specific kids.C. Club Walgrove program is running very successfully with outstanding high school students workingwith a select group of our students after school.D. We have 3 students teachers currently helping out in 1
grade. They are a huge help.III.School/Instructional Reports- Principal's Report- Olivia AdamsA. One of her goals she is continuing to work on is making sure we are using the data from the quarterlyassessment tests in English and math in a useful way.B. We are moving from using California Standards to Common Core Standards, which have beenadopted by 47 states. This focuses on developing students as learners, to ask questions, and read for a purpose.C. There is a Local School Leadership (LSLC) meeting next Wednesday, February 13 at 3:30 p.m. Oneof the issues to be discussed is ways to retain families at our school. All are invited to attend.IV.School Site Council- Sarah ReimersA. The next meeting is February 11. All are invited to attend.B. The SSC are the Core Beliefs watchdogs, and they are working on a Core Beliefs Orientationdocument.C. They are also trying to find different ways of communicating with different families so we cancontinue to inform more people.V. Office ReportsA. President- Julie Dair 1. Julie is still working on the bulleting boards in the Parent Center.B. VP Fundraising- Brandy Oeser 1. The Annual Fund is at about $84,000. The goal is $100,000.a. We are doing a participation drive the week of February 19. We need 75% of families toparticipate in order to hold Wacky Wednesday.b. Anne is looking for a replacement Annual Fund Coordinator.2. The Auctiona. The party is April 13 and the online auction starts March 18.b. We've already received about 100 donations and more items are rolling in.c. There is going to be an auction raffle with a $1,000 cash first prize.