AMP Meeting

We had a great Association of Marlboro Parents meeting last Thursday. Highlights include:

Review Goals for the Year

  • December meeting: Create Mission Statement and Core Values; February Dance planning?
    March/April meeting: Reboot Continuous Improvement Plan (current one available at About Us on or here.)
  • Ongoing: Advocacy: an additional goal for AMP (Lissa offering research and her interest/skills to involve the school community in issues, re: school standards, etc., initiatives of interest to AMP that may be moving in Montpelier).
  • Ongoing: Subcommittees for events/projects/scholarships/initiatives.

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AMP (Associaiton of Marlboro Parents) Agenda

Here is the agenda for next weeks meeting on Thursday, November 9th, from 7:00 – 8:15. I hope you can make it!

7:00 – 7:25 – Nuts/Bolts:

  1. Do we want to send out an availability survey again? And open up Saturday mornings?
  2.  Review Goals for the year:
    Creating a mission statement and core values.
    Reviewing and providing input into Marlboro’s Continuous Improvement Plan.
    Organizing and planning student scholarships, events, and projects.
    Supporting Social Justice initiatives
    Supporting members’ passions.

7:25 – 7:45 – Planning School Events

7:45 – 8:15 – Conversation with Suzanne Whitehouse: Building Social Justice Capacity at MES

Association of Marlboro Parents (AMP)

Formally known as Parents and Friends, AMP met last night to begin a conversation about the direction the group would like to take. Some ideas that were discussed included:

  • Organizing informational workshops/films/discussions on supporting children’s mental and social health
  • Providing school related events such as dances and fundraising.
  • Promoting social justice initiatives throughout the school.
    If you are interested in any of these directions or would like to offer other ideas, please join us for our next meeting, November 9th at 7:00.

Forming​ ​a​ ​NEW​ ​Parents​ ​and​ ​Friends​ ​Group!

Please​ ​come​ ​and​ ​join​ ​us!​ ​​ ​We​ ​would​ ​like​ ​to​ ​rewire​ ​ourselves​ ​a​ ​little​ ​and​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​for​ ​energetic members​ ​who​ ​can​ ​commit​ ​for​ ​one​ ​school​ ​year.​ ​​ ​This​ ​is​ ​a​ ​great​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​become​ ​involved​ ​in​ ​our community​ ​and​ ​make​ ​a​ ​positive​ ​impact​ ​on​ ​our​ ​wonderful​ ​school.​ ​​ ​Meetings​ ​will​ ​be​ ​held​ ​monthly​ ​and​ ​at a​ ​time​ ​that​ ​(hopefully)​ ​fits​ ​everyone’s​ ​schedule.

Some​ ​of​ ​the​ ​goals​ ​for​ ​this​ ​group​ ​​could​​ ​include:

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