January 9th, 2017 Time:
Leo Hayes High School Dreamcatcher Room
Members Present: School/DEC
Kim LeBlanc, Chair
Joanie Herron, Teacher Rep
Makenna O’Dell, Student Rep School/DEC Representation Regrets:
Kim called the meeting to order at
Brad provided his Principal’s Report on
the following items:
Day Ceremonies – Held on November 10th.
Parent/Teacher Interviews -
Approximately 1000 in total. One of the
best turn outs ever.
Delegation Visit – 8 delegates from Bavaria visited
the school to observe inclusion in practice and use of technology. They were very impressed with Leo Hayes.
Team Incident – Several varsity boys were
disciplined for an incident in November.
Discipline was issued by NBIAA who governs high school basketball
Student Passing – Bryson Dunham, a former Leo Hayes
student passed away in November.
Phone Discussion – Some teachers will be
implementing a “box” system in their classrooms where students will deposit
their phones at the beginning of class and retrieve them at the end of the
Meeting - Final meeting was held on November 28th. Jane and Kim attended. The rezoning will occur in the fall. Current students are to be grandfathered in.
Model – Integrated Service Delivery will be coming
in 2017/18. Will mean mental health services
will be available at Leo Hayes full time.
Will result in 7-8 more individuals (counsellors etc..) working out of
the school. These services are currently
offered at the school 2 days a week.
LHHS Reads – 30 participants. The first novel read/reviewed was Life In Tornado. The next book is A Man Called Ove.
Reading Project – 12 students from grades 9-12 have
been recording the life stories of seniors they are visiting weekly and will be
creating portfolios with the information gathered. This has been very successful and rewarding
for both parties.
Out – There are currently 5 staff members out due
to medical reasons.
Assembly – Held on Dec. 7th. Leo Hayes
was the Provincial launch site for their new promotional video. Very impactful. A victim’s mother attended as well as
representatives from NBL and the Province.
Capacity – Fire Marshal reminded Leo Hayes that the
library capacity is 99 people. If tables
are removed the capacity could increase to 120-130.
Queen Classic – Annual hockey tournament. Leo Hayes won silver. 5 Teams from Nova Scotia had to withdraw as a
result of the work to rule currently in place.
Lighting Above Stage – Light bulbs have been
replaced and lighting is much better.
the Lions – An Anonymous donor has donated a 60x14
building that will contain 2 industrial kitchens with industrial
appliances. Individual is also covering
all associated expenses with installation and set-up. Will have both dry and cold storage. Exact location on the property is still being
determined. Will be in place by spring
and Leo Hayes Culinary Technology students will be able to use the
facility. Currently 15 schools on board with
Feed the Lions program.
Learning – Jan. 9th. Exams to be held Janary 23-27th. One exam per day. In the event of a snow day, exams are pushed
forward one day. Monday and Tuesday are
turnaround days. No school for students
unless exams are pushed forward. Other
dates to note:
Revised SIP due – January 31st
Semester 2 Begins – February 1st
Internal Review – February 20th
Year Education Plan – Waiting to see if it will
affect our SIP goals. PLEP to be removed
from SIP to become a stand-alone. PBIS
material has to be added to the SIP.
In February, Balanced Formative
Assessment to be discussed at length as main goal. Brad to email documents/video for our
Tech. Wing – No mention of this in capital
Classes – Brad will ask superintendent at meeting
tomorrow for follow up information.
No correspondence this month.
of Next Meeting: Monday, February 6th at
6:30pm in the LHHS Dreamcatcher room.
The meeting adjourned at 7:40pm.