PTG Meeting Minutes

January 13th 2009 PTG Minutes

Principal Reports

Marquette had a welcome back slide show using PTG donated digital cameras. Funny staff spoof video clips also. Artist in residence came Tuesday Jan. 13. teaching a respect curriculum. Spelling and Geography Bee. Book Bowl coming up. Report cards are the focus right now for teachers. Two bulletin boards by Marquette office to check out. One board is dedicated to PTG and parent news and another is filled by a rotating teacher to share class work. Andrea met with local business about possible future “support” or adoption of school by the business. Thank you from Marquette Staff (Mary Zillman) for PTG support for patrols including trip to DC for one student, safety committee and patrol trip to Bogey’s.

Lapham-Mike and Anne met with another local business about an adopt a school program for Lapham and Affiliated programs. Lots of assessment and report card prep happening in building. Drama program and Opera for young coming up. Kindergarteners practicing to present first performance at the next awards assembly. In first floor hall display of fabrics/textiles hung. They will be labeled and added to. Good start to new year and good fun.

Affiliated- Anne shared transitions going on at High School level. Over 90 students signed up to have interviews for the work and learn program. Most likely 50 spots will be available. Signs will be posted. Tue. and Wed. next week will be interviews. Students will go directly up to the third floor. Semester switch coming. Some students will move on and next to assignments. Affiliated newsletter handed out.  Published quarterly. Website coming.


Last month wish list items approved and since then they have been purchased. Next month’s topic will be budget for the remainder of year and projecting next year. The remainder of the meeting was spent in social mixing around committees and issues.

Updates from these committees will be posted on PTG website.


Next meeting 6:30 February 9th at Marquette. Childcare available.