Macquarie Fields High School

Loyalty, Sincerity, Generosity

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Emailmacfields-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

October minutes

PARENTS AND CITIZENS MEETING MINUTES

DATE:

21st October, 2019.

VENUE:

School Office

MEETING OPENED:

6:30 PM

ATTENDANCE:

As per attendance book

BUSINESS ARISING FROM LAST MONTH’S MINUTES:

Nil

CORRESPONDENCE IN:

ANZ Bank Statements, Invoice for show bags $1131.14

CORRESPONDENCE OUT:

Nil

TREASURER’S REPORT:

Balance $57302.95. Cheque for show bags $1131.14. Still waiting for money from rides commission.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT:

Celebration Day went well. Thank you to Marianne for helping out.

CO-PRINCIPAL’S REPORT:

Justin:

  • 2019 Year 12 Graduation at Wests went well
  • Celebration Day Report, Mayor attended. Public Service Award to Jan
  • 2019 Higher School Certificate Examinations
  • Commencement Ceremony Year 12
  • Jan’s Retirement Function December 6
  • Cooler Classroom Update; 
    • Email sent on September 26: At this stage applications are still being assessed. We will notify schools of the outcomes as soon as we can. Kind regards, Cooler Classrooms Program
  • Professional Experience Launch- This Wednesday 1:00pm in our staff common room
  • Uniform Meeting and recommendations. Thank you to Patricia and Soudara
  • Major Achievements- Under 15 Basketball Team
  • Executive Conference
  • Evaluation of the progress for our plan. 2nd Year of our plan.
  • Future Projects/Ideas
  • Teacher’s Day Friday 25th October
  • P and C Xmas Party

DP’S REPORT:

Heather - Year 12 Commencement Ceremony, including Captains and Prefects. Year 12 subject choices. Sessions for Assessment Booklets, Study skills workshops, PBL rewards day to zoo.

Louisa - Thankyou to Megan Lam. Organised Year 12 Formal photos slide show. Picnic day at Bulli. Year 9 Value Projects. Celebration Day. Year 12 going well with HSC. Year 9 & 10 Basketball Team. Year 9 extended year meeting. Year 12 student goad setting booklet.

Veronica - WHS audit now complete. Thank you to Jack Connor and staff who contributed. Good results for the ICAS tests. Year 10 work placement Royal Botanic Gardens. Snowy camp went well. Application for outdoor gym, waiting on Federal funding outcome. Year 6 to 7 transition for special ed. Year 10 Love Bites Program. Uni of Wollongong learning labs.

Grant Byrne -

STEM showcase. Regional final, Year 10 present project ideas for issues raised by Campbelltown Council. Syllabus changes, Increase to fees for TAS. Food Tech – food prices have gone up.

Olivia from Lowes -

Various uniform items presented. Positive feedback. Comfortable options. Lowes looking to provide uniform term 4 2020.

GENERAL BUSINESS:

  • Christmas Party - Monday 2nd December 6:30pm Betong Thai, Macquarie Fields. Everyone welcome.

Meeting Closed:

7:45 PM

Next Meeting: Monday November 18, 2019. 6:30PM