STATED SCHOOL COUNCIL MEETING, UNION GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
October 28, 2020 @ 7:30 a.m. held at Union Grove High School, 120 East Lake Road, McDonough, Georgia 30252
PRESENT: Kristie Collier, Kristen Garner, Misti Marral, Ryan Meeks, Traci Pourron, Holly Veal
ABSENT: Jennifer Dunn
INSPIRATION: Dr. Meeks is inspired by our teachers who are have adapted to a new way of teaching and are working diligently to ensure the success of our students.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: no quorum at time of vote
*Cheryl Reddick, UGHS School Counselor
*The Union Grove High School Counseling Department works to provide a comprehensive, progressive counseling program focused on the academic, career, and personal/social development of all our students to ensure that all students are college/career ready and equipped to become productive citizens in the 21st century.
*Three Goals of the Counseling Office
*Goal 1: During the 2020-21 school year, UGHS counselors will help maintain the 96% graduation rate by regularly conferencing with off track students to develop and implement a plan to get them back on track by May 2021 for seniors and by July 2021 for 9th – 11th graders.
*Goal 2: During the 2020-21 school year, UGHS counselors will attend 90% of IEP meetings to provide best course
recommendations and contribute to placement and goals recommendations to improve the percentage of co--taught students scoring Proficient on EOCs from 28% to 34% and of small-group students scoring Developing on EOCs from 19.32% to 22%.
*Goal 3: During the 2020-21 school year, UGHS counselors will increase communication about scholarship opportunities to increase the total scholarship amount by 1% from $4, 335, 000 to $4, 378, 350.
REPORT OF PRINCIPAL:
*ACT – 22.4 average. This score is above the district, state and national levels
*Homecoming – no dance or pep rally, but will have a parade
Meeting Adjourned at 8:01 a.m.
Next Meeting: November 18, 2020
Submitted by: Debbie Von Lanken