Agenda 4/22/15 & Minutes 4/8/15

Post date: Apr 9, 2015 11:44:10 PM

Agenda 4/22/15

    1. Approval of Minutes
    2. Reports
    3. Bylaw Notification: Move PR to Student Life
    4. Principal Motion Response Bylaw Revision
    5. Forum Motion
    6. Notes & New Business

“It is better debate a question without settling it

than to settle a question without debating it.”

Joseph Joubert

Council Minutes 4/8/15

    1. Approval of Minutes
    2. Reports
      • (Mod): Tom Hanlon Cup nominations.
      • (A-Mod): Reminder that missing Council for academic reasons does not count as an excused absence. Teachers should not be scheduling anything during the Council meeting period.
      • (Sec): Sophomore alternate can vote.
      • (DSB): Board will vote on AIP revisions on 4/22.
      • (SA): Club budgets will be finalized a week 4/10.
      • (OEC): Planned election announcement.
      • (Curric): Continued work on course concern.
      • (Admin): Worked on Principal Motion Response Bylaw Revision.
      • (SL): Reworked Political Poster Motion.
      • (RJ): Discussed response to DSB presentation.
      • (Condom): Met with Mr. Campbell and nurse to discuss implementation.
    3. Microfinance Funds Allocation
    4. Political Poster Motion
      • Motion to prohibit the display of political posters by the school.
      • https://docs.google.com/a/hanovernorwichschools.org/document/d/1nj57eGoOufLdP12CUaoXO5J-IJq0DE4BDsjXoWrA8Pc/preview for full motion details and supporting material.
      • Motion to amend the motion to read: “prohibit the display of political campaign materials in any non-personal location in the school, except those specifically designated for that purpose. This does not include any political campaign materials used for educational purposes.”
      • This clarifies the wording and allows for a space that is exclusively used for expressing everyone’s views to be installed in the future.
      • Motion to amend the amendment to append: “or for Council elections.”
      • Need to make sure that we don’t contradict our bylaws.
      • Amendment to the amendment passes.
      • Amendment passes.
      • We need so make sure that political discussion is free and open.
      • This serves everyone’s needs and can solve a future issue.
      • Since this was brought to Council, it is an issue and needs to be addressed.
      • Motion passes.

Meeting adjourns.