Le Monde Parents Regular Meeting
Monday, June 1, 2015
about 4:00 – about 5:15 p.m.
Lucky Lab Beer Hall
1945 NW Quimby St.
In attendance: C. David Maxey, and several other parents
Le Monde Parents Business
Introductions of attending parents
Special Election for vacant 2015-2016 Le Monde Parents Council (i.e., Vice-Chair, and Secretary) conducted by the Elections Committee
Anish Karmarkar, on behalf of the Elections Committee, requested nominations for vacant Le Monde Parents Council positions.
Phil Duong was elected unanimously to Vice-Chair.
Nobody ran for Secretary.
Kristen, Korina, and Charles volunteered to help organize a Fall Potluck.
Incoming Kindergartener Playdates in July and August
Korina will organize 2 playdates over the summer–one in July and one in August before the Blue Lake event.
Greg Zupan presented Science Fair plans, that Le Monde Parents is organizing Discussed funding options. Will prepare brief proposal and upon approval of the proposal, seek funding from science-based companies.
Family Directory and Carpooling
Add a checkbox for francophone and an optional 140-character “expertise” field to family directory. Require either an address or neighborhood for family directory. Encourage participation. Charles noted that PPS just gives out a family directory with addresses and phone numbers. David will explore this.
Discussed previous carpooling website used by Le Monde Parents, and other possibilities. David will explore this with Korina and Amber.
French Culture and Parent Education Activities
Discussed having more French Culture and Parent Education activities next year. Discussed finding French-speaking parents to help with this.
Adjourn Le Monde Parents’ business.