CAMPA CHARTER SCHOOL
1962-84 Linden Blvd.
Brooklyn, New York 11207
Regular Board Meeting Minutes
November 15, 2016
The Board of Trustees meeting for CAMPA was held on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The meeting was called to order at 5:45 PM by the Co-Chair, Viola Abbott.
The members present were:
Viola Abbott JoAnn Challenger
Michele Weekes Joan Ramsey
Larry Hughes Deborah Knight
Latoya Massey, Principal
Daryl Rock was a notified absence.
The minutes from the October 11, 2016 meeting were approved with the necessary corrections. A motion to accept the minutes was made by Michele Weekes and seconded by Viola Abbott.
Principal’s Report, Submitted by Latoya S. Massey
School Enrollment, Recruitment, Open House
• 57 students enrolled
• Recruitment efforts are ongoing
• Open House planned for November 21st, from 5:30 pm to 8:00pm
Guidance Counselor’s Leave
• Mrs. Dumas is slated to leave around December 17th. She will be out January and February and she will return March 1st. The state will pay for short term disability for Mrs. Dumas during her maternity leave.
• Mandated counseling – the Department of Education should provide the counseling.
• Most of the equipment has been delivered
Howard Baltus has been contacted to make changes to CAMPA’s website
II. Phone number
III. Updated Board meeting dates
IV. Updated enrollment forms/information
V. Picture of students
VI. School calendar
• Informal teacher evaluations have been done
• Met with staff during professional development 11/8/16
a) Co-ed Flay Football Team – CAMPA Cougars have made it to the finals
b) Student government positions will be decided by 11/18/16
c) New York Healthy School Initiative
d) Art Supply Donation given to CAMPA by Kimberly Johnson, OES
e) Holiday Show …CAMPA students will perform with PS 5 for a day and evening performance at PS 5.
Nordia Messam will keep up with the monthly maintenance of our website once Mr. Baltus makes the changes cited in the Principal’s report.
Wellness Council – New York City Healthy Schools…CAMPA will be part of the program.
There was a lengthy discussion on looking at the Cohorts in a different way which was proposed by the principal and staff.
PE/Dance taught by Ms. Hunter
Humanities (ELA & Social Studies) taught by Ms. Powell
Math infused with technology and science taught by Mr. Siou
Math taught by Ms. Karim
Music/Art taught by Mr. Bryant
The discussion left off with rethinking how to make the move and when to make it.
JoAnn Challenger presented a mark-up on how the aluminum sign will look in front of the CAMPA building. Ms. Challenger is paying for the sign.
Arrangements are being made for furniture pick-up from MS 113 by Ms. Abbott and Larry Hughes.
JoAnn Challenger made a motion to adjourn the meeting and it was seconded by Julia McDonald.
Meeting adjourned at 8:15 PM.
Deborah I. Knight