NSSSA Minutes from:
Sou’West RC Meeting
Time of Commencement: 1:16 p.m.
Time of Adjournment: 3:02 p.m.
Duration: 1hr 46mins
Attendance & Regrets:
Present Voting Members: Amy Oickle, Amanda Addington, Hannah Goucher, Abe Chidiac, Amber Jelfs, Meredith Baine, Maria Cano, Kate Whynot, Rebecca Cambell, Tatum Arcon, Makayla Whalley
Present Non-Voting Members: Ian Kent, Eve Keilidh Sabine, Peter Woo
Regrets: Bailey Mosher, Megan Slaunier, Andrew Davis, Kaitlyn Wentzell, Thomas Owen, Carly Kinsman
-Both were very busy so weren’t able to get together and collaborate on ideas since the last meeting.
-Looking into games.
-Wants Jr Manual for examples (Eve has one and will pass it on).
-Need AWESOME skillbuilders- evaluations are very helpful.
-Have donation letter. Need to change a few things (not 400 delegates)
-Dividing donation letters. So we cover the whole region.
-Received itinerary example for delegate manual.
-Talk to local businesses in Shelburne for ‘swag’, money, any kind of contribution or donation.
–Follow up with businesses that were past sponsors.
-Radio letter complete. Needs to be sent to Amy and Tatum ASAP.
-This week Meredith is going to tweet and post about forms to spread the word.
-Both have been really busy.
-Making fuzzies, knows where to get more yarn if needed.
-Idea for Pokémon cards as welcoming game? “Gotta catch ’em all”
-Proposed minute to win it challenges while fuzzying
-Would like to have a large visible itinerary at Jr Conference so everyone can see it.
Head School Rep:
-Received contact info for all Sr and Jr High Schools in Sou’West!
-Gained contact with Vice Principals, Principals, Guidance Counselors, Sent information to all 28 Jr high schools. Heard back from 5 schools (positively, so far).
– Needs to contact Matt Morash @ Forest Heights ASAP.
-Neither were present
-Meeting with Amy on Wednesday about grocery list and meeting updates.
-Ask Liam Haliburton for apples – connections.
-Goal to have all things be biodegradable!
-All forms are done and are ready to be passed out at all schools as soon as possible, they will be up on the website later this week.
-All forms MUST go to Kate & Maria.
-Skillbuilder Forms, delegate forms, money/cheques send to KATE and MARIA.
-Created a poll on the Facebook group for cabinet Spirit Wear.
-Design has been finalized and orders will soon be made.
-NO talent show for Jr Conference, but yes for regional conference.
-Chose theme for EPIC: “Mission STS-51-L” Named after an actual Space Shuttle.
-Print off rocket ship and groups have to find the pieces. Games not decided but will talk more this week.
-No cheers that call out students. Jr’s may be too shy, don’t want to make them feel uncomfortable.
-Regional conference will be February 11th-12th 2017 at Digby School.
-Jr Conference is November 12th 2016 from 1PM – 7PM at Shelburne School.
-All cabinet members must fill out the conference form for the next meeting. The info MUST be in the database!
-Pass out as many forms as possible around your own school – we want to bring up the attendance numbers.
-Who do we want for motivational speakers? Stella Bowles? LaHave project? Jacob Lingley? Must be decided as a cabinet ASAP.
-Have workshop options for those who don’t enjoy ‘just listening’.
-Bubble Soccer from Forest Heights: free? Possibly for EPIC?
-Take the time to invest in nice conference t-shirts, something worth wearing and comfortable.