• 2020-21 BLT Minutes

    Posted by Julie Roberts on 9/29/2020

    Seymour Smith BLT Minutes

    April 12, 2021

    *Meetings - In Person or Virtual?  
                     Virtual for this year
    *Seymour Shirts - Continue or Not?  
                     Continue, Ask PTA for funding
    *Handwriting Books - Books or Online, Printable? 
                     Something Printed is Good, Book not necessary from all grade levels
    *Pathways After Graduation - Sort out details
                      will share folder 
                      Videos should be uploaded around May 17th (3rd week of May)
                      Pathways After Graduation Day - June 4th
                      Teachers can decorate door with their college/ will print college signs
                      Spirit Week that week!!
    *EXPO - What are teachers thinking? How will it look?
    *Field Day - How can we make this work?

    March 8, 2021

    *Career Day- showcase
                             The Future is Bright
                             Pathways After Graduation
                             Teachers interview people
                             Google Folder
                             May (after state testing)

    *Literacy Week- 3/15 through 3/19
                             Sign Up
                             Treasure Hunt info coming

    *Honor Roll- hold off for now




    February 8, 20201

    • Shirts:
    *Shirts are in!
    *Will make a nomination form.
    *Hand out the week before Bomber Blue Fridays!
    • Career Day: 
    *Maybe the presenters could record a video to send to us?
    *Let's pick a date and start...
    • Honor Roll: 
    *If we don't use honor roll, we need another way to recognize academics... 
    *Need more input, maybe discuss at faculty meeting.
    *Maybe a DLT discussion, too?


    January 11, 2021

    • Shirt update - monthly/HR
    • Budget meetings took place
    • Specials Schedule review
    • Honor Roll discussion


    December 14, 2020

    • SEL Update - Committee Mtg Update
    • Right Reason Benchmark Tests - Complete before break, Start to Analyze Data in January
    • Planning for 20-21 in January - thinking about budget, schedules, etc.
    • Seymour Logo - New? Something to pull together, Julie will share ideas
    • Incentive Shirts for Students - New Logo? Order with PTA Next Month?


    November 14, 2020

    • BLT Goal: Admin will send out F & P Chart with instructions. Please fill in INSTRUCTIONAL level for Fall and Spring.


    • Weekly Shout Outs!: Last one on Friday. We will move to ROARS Awards, 1 per class in Winter and Spring. Since we are unable to assemble, we will present in class with announcements over the PA.  


    • Parent/Teacher Conferences:Mid November-Mid December at mutual convenience. 


    October 19, 2020


    • Reviewed BLT Goal from 2019-2020 school year.
    • New Goal for 2020-2021: 80% of students will make 2 levels of growth in Fountas & Pinnell Running Record Assessments from Winter 2020 to Spring 2021.



    September 21, 2020


    • Open House
    • Discussed timing and attendance.
    • Possible need for another if/when there is a change to hybrid. 


    • Building Goal Review
    • 2019-2020: 80% of students will increase 2 levels from September to June in F & P Running Records.
    • We will use September to February.
    • Analyze data at the next meeting.


    • 2020-2021 Building Goal
    • TBC next meeting.


    • Communication
    • Various communication tools are used during Remote, discussion followed to streamline thorugh support staff and specials with email communication being the main source. 
    • Concise communication/emails.


    • Parent/Teacher Conferences
    • Hold off until December due to possible changes with hybrid, etc.


    • Weekly Shout Outs
    • Continue as motivation for students.
    • Shout Out Board

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