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October 10, 2022 – Minutes

School Community Council Meeting Minutes

Sprucewood Elementary

October 10, 2022

Members Present:



Cathy Schino (Principal)

Cheryl Becerra

Emigh Lo (K-2 Teacher)

Mindy Cupello

Jen Dean (3-5Teacher)

Jason Dyer


Parker Lindsay

Brooke Mathews

Theodore McClure


Members Absent: Jason Dyer, Parker Lindsay, TJ McClure



  • Call to Order
    • Principal Schino called the meeting to order at 4:10
  • Review current year’s plans:
    • Landtrust

By May 2023, 80% or more of Sprucewood students will demonstrate typical to above typical growth in basic reading skills according to Acadience Pathways of Progress.


Total Projected Landtrust budget


Salaries and benefits for aides


Supplies (consumable items)


Texts (books for kids)



Math Goal: By May 2023, 80% or more of Sprucewood students will demonstrate typical to above typical growth according to Acadience Pathways of Progress.

School Climate Goal: By May 2023, 100% of Sprucewood teachers will demonstrate 4:1 positive to corrective feedback, increase specific feedback occurrences and follow up 90-100% of corrective feedback with a feedback sequence to reinforce when a student demonstrates the desired behavior/skill as evidenced by informal and formal IPOP data.

Total Projected TSSA budget


Salaries and benefits for  contracted teacher


Supplies (math manipulatives)



  • School Safety- Start discussion this month and complete in November.  Access information on this link https://www.canyonsdistrict.org/scc/school-safety/ .  Below are the questions we will need to complete regarding school safety during our November meeting. 

Did you feel the information presented in the District School Community Council School Safety Report was helpful?

What, if any, school safety items did your SCC discuss that were not in the report?

Your SCC has been asked to determine the #1 safety concern at your school after reading the report and discussing safety topics at your school. What has your SCC determined to be the #1 safety concern for your school?

What additional items did you identify as primary concerns, if any?

Does your SCC have an action plan to help address the concerns?


Sara Lee is our digital citizenship coordinator again this year.  She is guiding our Digital Citizenship plan for Digital Citizenship Week October 24th-26th. Sara attended today’s meeting, shared digital citizenship information and answered questions. 

  • Digital Citizenship lessons will be taught in classrooms Oct 24-26 as a kick off to digital citizenship awareness. Stem will also teach digital citizenship skills in boosters. Sara will send a survey out to teachers in order to look for gaps in digital citizenship learning throughout the school. This year we are expecting an increase in engagement as the lessons are different than in previous years. 
  • The committee discussed placing digital citizenship information into each teacher’s Canvas course – add digital citizenship links – BLT will discuss on Oct 14th.

Below are the questions we will need to complete regarding digital citizenship during our November meeting.

Does the SCC feel it has received enough information to determine if the filtering systems and supervision practices are appropriate?





If no: Identify Action plan for filtering/systems.

Does the SCC feel it has received enough information about the school’s educational efforts to instill in students a desire to be good digital citizens?





If no: Identify Action plan for student education.

Does the SCC believe the school has a viable plan to present important Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship information to parents in the community?





If no: Identify Action plan for parent education.


How will every student in your building be provided with digital citizenship instruction during the school year?

Enter a short description of your community communication/outreach plans. This includes, but is not limited to, parent and community outreach events, monthly communication, etc.:


  • Other
    • Approve cell tower expenditure (book blitz)
      • Ms. Petsche will lead Book Blitz with 5th graders Oct-April.  Proposing $500 stipend for her to be this extra-curricular advisor .
        • Our SCC does not have enough parent members present today to take a proper vote.  This item will be moved to Nov 14th agenda.  Principal Schino will send two reminders for next month’s meeting to the committee with the agenda and links for previewing safety and digital citizenship plans from district. 


  • Adjourn until next month’s meeting November 14, 2022.
    • Mindy Cupello provided the first motion to adjourn at 4:37pm.   Cheryl Becerra provided the second motion.


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