Saturday, May 17, 2014

School Council Minutes Posted...Next Meeting Scheduled

Here are the minutes from the April 15th meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for 6/10 at 5:30pm in the main office conference room.

Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School
School Council Minutes
April 15, 2014
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Main Office Conference Room

Committee members present: Kiley Baltazar, Kevin Braga, Heather Cross, Rob Eddy, John Greenlees, Pat Gouveia, John Harrison, Brendan Henrique, David Moura, Rachel Philip, Lisa Salois, Ann Siachos

I. Summary of D-R Highlights
Upcoming events for the Senior Class include the Senior Supper, Celebration of Excellence, Senior Prom, and the Graduation ceremony slated for June 7 at 4:30 p.m.
Members of the senior class who have a grade average of 85 or higher are exempt from final exams.
The D-R Mock Trial Team made it to the Sweet 16 regional competition for the first time since its inception.
The Military Wall Project honoring faculty members who have served is near completion.
The Second Annual Spread the Word to End the Word campaign video by D-R freshman Celie Little went viral with 45,000 hits.
The first-ever Foreign Language Week was a success.
Spring sports are underway.

II. Proposed Handbook Changes
            Committee members approved the proposed changes to the D-R Handbook including eligibility for field trips (students must have good attendance and passing grades) and the move to replace the Student Assistance Team with the Response to Intervention multi-tiered approach to support student with learning and behavioral needs.

III. Upcoming Events
            Walk-a-Thon in memory of Michelle Renaud to benefit American Cancer Society: 5/1
Talent Show: May 2
            Junior Prom: May 9
            Best Buddies Powder Puff: 5/16

Respectfully submitted by

Ann Siachos