Pu’u Kukui School Community Council
October 21, 2019 - 5:00 pm at Conference Room
I. Call to Order: Commenced 5:01 p.m.
Members Present: Principal Chad Okamoto, Vice Principal Kimberly Tanaka,, Chairperson Emi George, Kristen Stafford, April Gragas, Lisa Toyomura, Scott Ibara, Rachel Shin, Shary Gist, Rhonda Fosbinder, Julian S. (Lighthouse member)
Excused: Vice Principal Grace Mary Romias, Jessica Zaikoski
New Student Lighthouse Representative Julian S. was introduced
II. Approval of Minutes
September 16, 2019, Approved by unanimous vote
III. Old Business
A. SCC Survey not yet available.
B. Strive HI Report explained by Mr. Okamoto. Copy of report attached. Performance based on test scores, shows comparisons to state and complex area, as well as subgroups. Council member asked about the relatively lower science scores. Mr. Okamoto advised that at the time of the survey, there was no specific science curriculum however the school is working on a curriculum to meet the standards.
C. Virtual Community Meeting discussed. Mr. Okamato recorded a video to share the same data shared with the SCC, and is going to add additional “perception” data. Video is 5-10 minutes long. Council member proposes to include a notice in the newsletter that interested persons may use a school computer to view the Virtual Community Meeting video. Second meeting will be scheduled as a standard in-person meeting.
IV. New Business
A. Exception and Waiver dates discussed. August 4, 2020 and October 2, 2020 are Waiver dates for entire Complex. Pu’u Kukui’s additional Waiver dates are February 5, 2020, for student led conferences, and March 8, 2020, for a teacher development day. Intent is to seek a 5-year waiver exception however the exact dates for each of the additional years would have to be determined. Motion made and seconded to set 2020 waiver/exception dates to request; motion unanimously approved.
B. No Lighthouse Report at this time, representative newly elected.
C. There was no public testimony.
V. Discuss Agenda for Next Meeting
Chairperson to prepare next agenda.
VI. Next Meeting Date: November 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm in Conference Room
VII: Adjournment: at 5:27 PM.