Ephraim Elementary School Community Council Meeting
November 19, 2020– 3:30 PM
Council members in attendance: Principal Gannon Jones Teacher: Billie Cox Parents: Stephanie Barton, Danni Larsen, Becky Woods, Jeanine Mack
Council members not in attendance: NA
1-Gannon showed the current use of trust lands funds
Digital Citizenship in the schools. Teaching kids how to use the internet. Teachers go through training and there is a monthly focus. Videos on grade specific topics. For example, digital footprint, cyber bullying, etc.
This document went over good nutrition and health practices encouraged by the school district. Lunch menus will be attractive to children. Physical activity recommendations are mentioned.
3-Discussion on next year's plan. End of the year report will be shown in January to be submitted in February.
Ideas for next year include: Restarting power hour with paras. Ideas for field trips for students. Cost of buses and their fuel including drivers was discussed.
Mid-year dibels report will help determine strategies for next year.
4-Christmas Program ideas were discussed. Dani mentioned that there are a few Snow College people that could help with video editing.
5-Holiday Breaks were discussed and assurances made about teachers being prepared with lessons and plans. COVID-19 protocols were defined with quarantine and isolation procedures. Privacy laws were reviewed.
6-Next meeting on January 14th.
This meeting took place at 3:30 p.m. in a zoom room.