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    ACS PFC Minutes
    A.C. Stelle General PFC Meeting Staff Lounge
    April 10th 8:30am


    I. Call to Order 8:35AM, Approval of March Minutes Hannah Turner
    Jason Sperling Reich motioned, Julie Shpall 2nd

    II. Principal’s Welcome and Report Baird/Smith
    +AC Stelle Updates – Thank you to Color Run committee, CAASPP Testing will be in May, Open House 4/25, April 22 College Academy meeting at CHS in the PAEC, behavior, elective selection after Spring Break, Art, STEAM, music, robotics, leadership, Spanish, etc.

    III. President’s Welcome and Quick Report Julee Gould
    + Thank you to our Color Run Chairs
    May 8 next PFC Meeting, Volunteer appreciation and New PFC Board Installation,

    IV. Treasurer’s Report Karen Clifton
    +Budget statement, some expenses this month were for lab supplies, general supplies, tutoring, ASB freezer,

    VI. Committee Reports

    A. Color Run Update Dima Jubrail/Alisha Shohet
    As of today Color Run raised approximately $16k, looking for two more Co-Chairs for next year

    B. Volunteers Stacey Kolinsky/Marla Litner
    - Staff Appreciation Luncheon 5/22 (Sepi Hsaadati-sepidehsaadati@gmail.com), 8th Grade Culmination Chair and looking for chairs for next year, looking for
    Someone to Chair the 8th grade party, more Chair and volunteer positions available for next year,

    C. Newsletter/FACEBOOK Jason Sprerling-Reich

    D. Election Committee—Slate for 2019-20 Board Vote Julie Shpall
    New slate for next year was approved and installation of new Board is scheduled for
    May 8

    2019-2020 ACS PFC Board

    President: Kara Bilkiss and Leah Tzour
    Exec. VP- Julie Tesser
    Treasurer: Jason Weilert
    Asst. Treasurer: Tamara Oleesky
    Communication Coordinator: Jason Sperling-Reich, Alex Rosas
    Volunteer Coordinators: Marla Litner, Katie Richley
    Secretary: Stephanie Cohen

    VIII. New Business/Items not on the Agenda

    Upcoming Events:
    4/30-5/3 CAASPP Testing
    5/8 General PFC Meeting in Staff Lounge @ 8:30 a.m. /Staff Collaboration Day/8th Grade Panoramic Picture/Renaissance Faire
    5/22 Staff Appreciation Luncheon/Banking Day
    5/27 Memorial Day—No School
    5/30 General Open Budget Meeting 8:30am
    6/7 8th Grade Culmination Party
    6/12 Last Day of School—11:50 Dismissal

    A.C. Stelle General PFC Meeting, 3/13/19,
    Staff Lounge 8:30am

    I. Meeting Called to Order 8:35AM, Hannah Turner Kukurudz
    Approval of February Minutes: Julie Shpall motion & Jason Reich 2nd.

    II. Welcome to our Guest Speakers – Mayor David Shapiro and Mayor Pro Tem Alicia Weintraub
    CPA-Clean Power Alliance for all residents of Calabasas. Arbor Day 3/16 at ACS, no plastic straws or cutlery allowed in City of Calabasas allowed in City. Annual Fun Run is St. Patricks Day.

    Principal CJ Foss from Calabasas High School. Thank you all for being here! 8th graders will visit CHS in a few weeks, course requirements are due Friday 3-15- sign up through Aeries, CHS counselors will be at ACS 3/19, LVUSD will offer a few classes for summer school, New program available to students-Early College Academy-Partnership with Moorpark College

    III. Principal’s/VP Welcome Susan Baird/Nicole Smith
    + AC Stelle Update, Reschedule date for StepItUp Event, Arbor Day, Healthy Kids Survey,
    + Astrocamp, 8th Grade Activities, Safety, Talent Show, Intermural Basketball, 4/25 Open House
    Vape monitors placed in bathrooms on campus, bathrooms will be locked in the mornings except
    the one by the Eagle Stage, visit the Community 360 website for events and safety podcasts,

    IV. President’s Welcome and Quick Report Julee Gould
    + Slate Update for 2018-2019 Julie Shpall
    PFC elections will be held April 10
    Nominees for the 2019-2020 PFC Slate are as follows:
    President: Kara Bilkiss and Leah Tzour
    Exec. VP- Julie Tesser
    Treasurer: Jaso Weilert
    Asst. Treasurer: Tamara Oleesky
    Communication Coordinator: Jason Sperling-Reich, Alex Rosas
    Volunteer Coordinators: Marla Litner, Katie Richley
    Secretary: Stephanie Cohen

    V. Treasurer’s Report Karen Clifton
    + Budget Report, Q’s please contact Karen Clifton at karendeeclifton@gmail.com

    VI. Committee Reports
    A. Color Run Dima Jubrail
    + Color Run April 3rd, Q’s majdima84@hotmail.com, Donations will be accepted
    Until April 12 and donations may be turned in to the Asst. Principal’s Office

    B. Volunteers Stacey Kolinsky/Marla Litner
    + Look out for Signupgenesis for Arbor Day, StepItUP and Color Run

    VII. New Business/Items not on the Agenda
    If there is something you would like to discuss or have a concern please contact Julee Gould at juleegould@gmail.com
    Meeting adjourned 9:35AM

    Upcoming Events:
    3/13-3/15 Astrocamp
    3/13 The Stand Night (25% of your purchase will go back to ACS)
    3/19 Talent Show tryouts @ 2:45pm-4:30pm
    3/20 Staff Collaboration Day/Early Dismissal
    3/21 All Star Basketball Game at AEW at 2:15pm and Talent Show Tryouts @ 2:30pm-4:30pm
    3/22 Class Spirit wear and Color Day – 8th Black, 7th White and 6th Red
    3/26 Color Run Turn In Donation
    3/26 Talent Show- April 26
    first practice @ 2:45pm-4:30pm
    Talent Show rehersal 4/22 & 4/23

    A.C. Stelle General PFC Meeting, 2/13/19,Teachers Lounge

    I. Call to Order, Approval of Minutes (January) Hannah Turner
    + Welcome Guest Speaks Brian Flame regarding Stress Reduction. Meeting began at 8:38AM.

    II. Principal’s/VP Welcome and Report Baird/Smith
    + Second semester updates, parents please review the school traffic rules posted on our website and be sure to pull all the way forward when dropping off and picking up your child.

    III. President’s Welcome and Quick Report Julee Gould
    + Happy Valentines Day
    + 2nd Parent Coffee at Corner Bakery was a fun success!
    + The Stand event today! 20% goes back to ACS. Must mention when ordering.
    + Update on City Grant – Thank you City of Calabasas $38K
    + Nominating Committee to work on Slate for 2018-2019 and will be announced at the March PFC meeting. Julie Shpall - Contact Julie Shpall, jsshpall@gmail.com, if interested
    CJ Foss, Principal at CHS, will be at our next PFC meeting in March.

    VI. Treasurer’s Report Karen Clifton
    + Budget Report, Recent Invoices for robotics, salaries, liability insurance, special ed, lab supplies.

    V. Committee Reports
    A. Color Run – April 3rd Dima Jubrail/Alisha Shohet
    + Updates/Sponsorships/Interest in joining the committee

    D. Newsletter Jason Sperling
    + Update

    E. Volunteers Stacey Kolinsky/Julie Tesser
    + Looking into date for 5th Grade Welcome Breakfast
    + Preparing for Spring Luncheon. Interest in joining the committee contact Sepi Saadati, sepidehsaadati@gmail.com

    Meeting adjourned at 8:58AM. Julie Shpall motioned, Jason Sperling 2nd.

    VII. New Business/Items not on the Agenda

    Upcoming Events:
    2/11-2/15 Spirit Days
    2/18 NO SCHOOL
    2/25 Scoliosis Screening
    LVUSD Community 360 Event March 23, 2019 at Agoura HS, 9-12PM, Speaker Julie Lythcott-Haims
    Reality Party-Feb 23 @ Agoura-Calabasas Rec Center, various times
    Free Movie screening of, “Angst” documentary, CHS, April 1, 2019 6-8PM


    A.C. Stelle General PFC Meeting, 1/9/19-Conference Lounge

    I. Call to Order 8:37am, Approval of Minutes (December), Julie Hannah Turner
    Tesser on the phone, +Welcome Back! Meeting adjourned 9:35AM.

    II. Principal’s/VP Welcome and Report Baird/Smith
    + PSAT update and information mtg 1/8 CHS 6:00pm & 7:30pm in the Lecture Hall

    III. President’s Welcome and Quick Report Julee Gould
    + Update on City Grant - application completed
    + Don’t miss our next evening PFC meeting on Jan. 16 in the Media Center at 7:00PM. Lost Hills Sheriff Juvenile Team will present information every parent needs to know!
    + Review for the Juvenile Team and Deans of Wellness and Safety Mtg. on 1/16 7:00pm
    + Committee to work on Slate for 2018-2019 Contact Julie Shpall, jsshpall@gmail.com
    - NEXT YEAR’s Board OPENINGS on our ACS PFC Board for next year 2019-2020! Elections for next year 2019-2020Open positions will be in April:
    President, Treasurer, Asst. Treasurer, Volunteer Coordinator, and Communication Director for our Newsletter. Please contact Julie Shpall to sign up!!

    VI. Treasurer’s Report Karen Clifton
    + Budget Report- Recent Invoices and Taxes, Expenses payroll, insurance, PE supplies, Maps for the social studies classes, vote to move PFC reserves to Logix Federal Credit Union to Receive higher rate of return: Julie Tesser motion, Stacey Kolinsky 2nd.
    + Update on Movie Event was a big success! Raised almost $1200, PFC to fund bookcases for some teacher requests

    V. Committee Reports
    A. Color Run Julie Shpall
    + Chairs have met and getting organized, Need sponsors! Great opportunity to have your business banners featured along our fence and on our T-shirts

    D. Newsletter Jason Sperling
    + Update

    E. Volunteers Stacey Kolinsky/Marla Litner
    + Winter Staff Appreciation HUGE success PFC received two thank you cards from teachers
    + Signups for StepItUp, if it rains the event may be rescheduled

    VII. New Business/Items not on the Agenda-PFC Coffee at Corner Bakery Wed. 2/6. Come meet your PFC Board!

    Upcoming Events:
    1/16 PFC General Mtg Teachers Lounge/Early Dismissal 12:30/Staff Collaboration Day
    1/18 Rescheduled Step It UP Event - Upper Field
    1/21 NO SCHOOL MLK
    1/23-1/25 Finals
    1/25 Semester Ends
    1/28 NO SCHOOL – Semester Break


    ACS General PFC Meeting, October 10, 2018--8:30 a.m.
    Staff Lounge

    I. Call to Order, 8:32AM Approval of General September Minutes Hannah Turner
    Karen Clifton motioned, Julie Shpall approved the minutes

    II. Principal’s Welcome and Report Principal Baird
    + Walk To School big success!
    +Student 360 is useful information for parents. Link to Student 360 page: https://www.lvusd.org/Page/1967
    + Bullying- Counselors visited all 8th grade PE classes to discuss bullying and they will be visiting 6th & 7th grade too.
    + Staff Development Day update 10/8, teachers and admin attended panels and workshops, hear the voices of the students
    + PSAT 8 will be given on 10/10. Parent score back evening will be scheduled to review results.
    + Red Ribbon and Yosemite updates
    + Safety Update-LVSUSD received a safety grant from DOJ. LVUSD created two new Dean of Safety positions and our own Mrs. White will be one of them. Congratulations Mrs. White! We’ll miss you! Lauren and Bahar will be our two counselors available at ACS.
    + Band room will be locked after school so please pick up your belongings before the end of school.
    +CHOICES is a LVUSD intervention program for secondary students who have violated disciplinary guidelines regarding the use/possession of alcohol, drugs or drug paraphernalia. This program is designed to provide an alternative to lengthy suspensions and expulsions for a first offense.
    +Attendance office won’t be accepting phone calls after December. Please email: acsmsattendance@lvusd.org
    + Arbor Day celebration will be held at ACS on March 16, 2019 from 10-12PM. We will be planting trees at ACS and we need volunteers. HS students can get service learning hours.
    +Red Ribbon week will begin Oct. 22 and it’s run by the ASB.

    III. President’s Welcome and Quick Report Julee Gould
    + Thank you (Donor Drive, StepItUp Volunteers, 6th Grade Party Volunteers)
    + Changes/Suggestions
    +More community ( Movie premier -HELP)looking for a possible guest speaker, connections and some swag.
    + Next Evening meeting – November 14th with the J Team in the MPR
    (Change on the calendar will update Becky Anderson and Judy Burris)
    + would like to schedule a Parent coffee get together. Will look into possible dates for Novemeber
    + Nov. 6 elections LVUSD School Board candidate Panel will meet on Oct. 30, 7:00PM at Agoura HS PAEC. Please attend and vote

    V. Treasurer’s Report Karen Clifton
    + Budget Report – Budget is going well and we will see how much StepItUP brings in
    + Current invoices-ACS PFC funded the new shade structure in the quad and provided funding for the New STEAM room for our kids, and supplies for Science and office staff.
    + Audit was Tuesday 10/16. Invoices were reviewed and approved. Julie Shpall, Tara Bowers and Dima Jabal were present

    VI. Committee Reports
    A. Donor Drive Dana/Tami
    +Thank you for all your hard work. We had budgeted $130 and we surpassed our goal. To date we are at $150,000
    +Letters will be sent via email by November with Tax ID#

    B. Directory Jayne Polan
    +Directory Cover Contest has been extended one more week
    + Instructions for On-Line Directory were posted

    C. Sixth Grade Party -10/27
    + sign ups for volunteers and supplies has gone out via email. Contact Neda Cohan if you have questions

    D. StepItUp Vilma Yacoob
    +Kick off 10/1 –Volunteers Needed for various events (turn in day for 8th graders), doing great and we’ve already earned over $62K or our $100K goal! Step it Up funds many services at ACS including the library, Intermural sports, computers, science needs and so much more

    E. Newsletter Jason Sperling/Leah Tzour
    + Update- Ilona is working on the ACS newsletter

    F. Advertising Lisa Oplion
    + We are down for our advertising goal by $3,000

    G. Volunteers- Stacey Kolinsky/Julie Tesser
    Thank you volunteers for Step-it-UP!
    Staff Appreciation lunch is Dec. 12 and we’d love some volunteers
    ACS is accepting Box Tops. There are collections boxes set up in the front office and in the attendance Office. We can accept Box Tops from Ameci Pizza boxes too.

    H. Community Partnerships Lisa Steinmetz
    + The Stand – Wednesday 10/17

    VII. New Business/Items not on the Agenda

    Upcoming Events:
    10/14-10/19 8th Grade Yosemite Honors Trip
    10/17 Staff Collaboration Minimum Day/The Stand
    10/26 6th Grade Party 2:30-4pm
    11/14 General PFC Meeting 7:00 – Staff lounge with The J Team


    A.C. Stelle PFC Meeting
    September 12, 2018

    6:30pm Library/Media Center

    I. Call to Order 6:35PM Julee Gould
    Approval of June Minutes- Julie Shpall motioned, Julie Tesser 2nd

    II. Principal’s Welcome and Report Baird/Smith

    Excited for the school year and feels like Stelle is off to a great start, approximately 830 students and about 23% permits,
    AC Stelle updates: Cordasco Foundation-Something Yellow, The Stand, Lunch time routine
    Upcoming events (Beach Day for 6 th , Sports night, PSAT Oct. 10 will be given to all 8 th graders, and Walk To School is Oct. 10, Math tutoring Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, All subject tutoring Mondays, Tuesdays, regular schedule Wednesdays, and Thursdays in Room E120. Intermural club week coming up.

    III. President’s Welcome and Quick Report Julee Gould
    Introductions, thanks for being here, suggestions and opportunity drawing!
    First DO meeting (SDCC) 9/7- Safety was discussed, our phone lines are on a backup battery in case of an emergency ACS phones should work. Lupin Hill Elementary School remodel funded through Measure G.

    IV. Treasurer’s Report Karen Clifton

    Update on Budget, PFC helped purchase a canopy in the quad to cover the stage. PFC helps fund department needs such as Language Arts and Science. ACS Administration decides how our funds can be allocated. New STEAM classes can be offered in Discovery with PFC funds. Need Volunteers for an audit in October

    V. Committee Reports
    A. Donor Drive Dana Bergman/Tami Hathaway
    Doing well! Raised approx. $152K with our goal at $300K for the school year.
    B. Step It Up Update- Vilma Yacoob
    Fun fundraiser with activities, duck Lanyards, Pig races (not real pigs!) and prizes!
    C. Directory Jayne Polan
    Please register on MySchoolAnywhere.com to be listed in the 2018-2019 school directory.
    D. Newsletter/FACEBOOK Ilona Barsoomian/Jason Sperling
    9/2 1 st Newsletter went out and it looked awesome!
    If you did not receive one please contact acstellepfc@gmail.com
    E. Advertising Lisa Oplion
    Deadlines, Your business can be featured in our online newsletter and in our school directory.
    F. Community Partnerships Lisa Stienmetz
    The Stand will give 20% back to ACS on the 2 nd Wednesday of the month during the school year.
    G. Volunteers Coordinators Stacey Kolinsky/Marla Litner
    Thanks for an awesome registration, Make Up pictures and Something Yellow thank you to all of the parents that volunteered and helped count pennies!
    Many opportunities to participate in events. Thank you Krissy Freeman for assisting with the emergency backpacks!
    H. Walk to School Day Oct. 10 Kim Edgerton

    VI. New Business/Items not on the Agenda
    A. Kiyomi Kowalski – Candidate for LVUSD School Board
    Meeting adjourned 7:05PM
    Julee Gould motioned, Tami Hathaway 2 nd .

    Upcoming Events:
    9/12 General PFC Meeting 7pm Staff Lounge/Staff Collaboration Minimum Day
    9/14 6 th Grade Beach Day Field Trip
    9/15 6 th Grade Beach Day Field Trip
    9/18 6 th Grade Beach Day Field Trip
    9/19 Fall Recess - No School
    9/26 Staff Collaboration Minimum Day

    10/1 Kick off for STEP IT UP
    10/2,10/3, 10/5,10/10, 10/12 STEP IT UP Turn in Days
    10/8 – Staff Development Day/No School
    10/10 General PFC Meeting 8:30 a.m./Teachers Lounge and Walk To School Day


    A.C. Stelle PFC Executive Meeting

    8/20/18—9:00 a.m.

    I. Call to Order, Approval of June Minutes Hannah Kukurudz
    +Approval of Minutes for the end of the school year (Hold for September)

    II. President Welcome and Report Julee Gould
    + Welcome new and returning members to the Board
    - Birthdays, Board contact info, calendar
    - Board participated in a team building activity
    + Welcome to our new Principal and VP
    + ACS updates
    + Discussed goals for the year and PFC Updates
    - Working on having Sail shade installed by the first day of school
    - Ideas to have more parents participate in general meetings
    - Discussion for a new event to be researched for Jan. (possible movie event) Julie Shpall made a motion and Julie Tesser second. Board voted and approved

    IV. Treasurer’s Report Karen Clifton
    +Update (Invoices that have been signed)
    Waiting to close the books from last year because invoices from the DO have still not been received

    V. Committee Reports
    A. Donor Drive Dana Bergman/Tami Hathaway
    +Update (25% of donated through MSA)
    + Announcement will be made again Wednesday 8/22 and email will be sent over the weekend

    B. Step It Up/Magazine Drive Vilma Yacoob
    +Kick-off 10/1
    + Insurance update – all insurance needed for the event is almost in. Review of flyers should be happening next week

    C. Directory Jayne Polan
    +Register on MySchoolAnywhere (77% have registered)

    D. Newsletter/FACEBOOK/Update Jason Sperling
    - Email sent to Department chairs for articles which are due 8/28 for first newsletter to be sent 9/2

    E. Advertising /Update Lisa Opolion
    - Lisa is still working on getting advertisers

    F. Volunteers Stacey Kolinsky/Marla Leitner
    - Sign ups are going great!

    G. Registration/Welcome 6th Grader Picnic
    - Thank you to our chairs. Registration was the best one yet!!!
    - 6th Grade picnic was attended by 150 students and was a huge success!

    VI. New Business/Items Not on the Agenda

    Meeting was adjourned at 9:30am