October 7 2008 Parent Council Meeting

posted Oct 28, 2008, 2:34 AM by John Lewis   [ updated Oct 28, 2008, 2:35 AM by Lisa Medders ]
Parent Council Members,

Thank you for our productive meeting Tuesday, October 7th.  We are in the process of developing an Update to share with you following the meeting.  However, since there were several attachments and informational fliers we discussed, I am sending them to you now in order for you to share with your school parents. 


1.  Budget Update provided by Dr. Moran, October 6, 2008

2.  Students Make A Difference Day flyer, October 25, 2008

3.  Students Make A Difference Day list of school contacts

4.  Power Point of joint meeting between BOS & School Board regarding compensation issues in next year's budget

5.  Big Brothers Big Sisters informational flyer

6.  Big Brothers Big Sisters registration

7.  Summary of Math Engineering Science Academy (MESA) at Albemarle High School

Upcoming Events

Piedmont Housing Alliance is sponsoring several workshops (no flyers attached) for FREE, but registration is required by calling 434-817-2436:

  • Thursday, October 16th, 6:30-8pm, Credit IQ & Predatory Lending Workshop (learn how to read a credit report, understand credit scores, scoring, how to improve your credit & tips on how to avoid predatory lenders
  • Monday, October 20th, 6:30-8pm - Youth Financial Literacy Workshop (ages 12-17) covering basics of handling money and finances, credit, budgeting
  • Monday, October 27th, 6:30-8pm - Money Matters Workshop (adults) covering basic budgeting, credit issues and the importance of saving
  • All workshops held at Piedmont Housing Alliance, and participants will receive a certificate of completion.
  • Information:  Shelley Murphy, Piedmont Housing Alliance, Director of Program Services, Regional Home Ownership Center, 111 Monticello Avenue, Suite 104, Charlottesville , VA 22902; telephone 434-817-2436 ext. 104http://www.piedmonthousingalliance.org

The School Board's Teletown Hall Meeting is scheduled Wednesday, October 29th at 7:00pm.

Please let me know if I may provide additional information at this time.  The Parent Council Update of our October 7th meeting will be emailed to you as soon as possible.

"Mary Huffard" Kegley Scott
President, ACPS Parent Council