Creative Science School

critical thinkers, courageous problem-solvers, compassionate community builders

PTA Meeting Minutes 10/17/17


Meeting Called to Order: 6:35pm


Attending: Joanna Crump (President), Diana Marshall (Treasurer), Heather Fellers (Secretary), Erin Anderson (Vice President), see also attached list


Teachers Union: Allison (3rd grade teacher)

·      Teachers are still working without a contract.

·      What is happening is on the road to strike.

·      Teachers are not fighting for anything specific. They just want a contract.

·      Further down the road, the community might be asked to do additional tasks to support the teachers.

·      Families can leave a voicemail for the School Board supporting their views at 503.916.3741.



·      Halloween Party sign-ups will be posted tomorrow. If you need to sign up electronically, email your class rep.

· is the main email for CSS PTA business.

·      Meisha: Mr. Moore is doing a fundraiser/silent auction this Saturday for leukemia research. Details will come out on Facebook and/or email.


Positive Discipline: Julia Tomes and Steven Foster

·      Grant for Positive Discipline for CSS came from Free and Reduced Numbers last year.

·      Teachers are being trained in Positive Discipline this school year.

·      See attached packet for brief introduction.

·      Search Daniel Seigel for videos on understanding the brain on a comprehensible level.


Meeting Adjourned: 8:29 pm


Minutes taken by Heather Fellers, Secretary