Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Academy

School Site Council Meeting

Wednesday, September 27, 2017




  1. Welcome

Meeting started: 3:46 pm


Facilitator and Notetaker: Pecolia Manigo (consultant)


Attendance: Tiffany Davis, Jae Moses, Alba Lopez, Bettie Hodges, Juliet Simpson, Felicia Younger, Jennifer Puckett, David Finnane, Louis Edney, Marin County Counselor, CosbyMazariegos


  1. Review of Purpose of SSC

Discussed the role of SSC

Reviewed the history of SSC

Reviewed the composition requirements by law


  1. Update on Staff Elections

Classified Elected: Trellis Condra

Certificated Elected: Mary Thompson, Louis Edney, Julie Fredericks


  1. Parent/Community Member Elections

Elections held in the first meeting of the SSC

Parents nominated prior to SSC meeting: Tiffany Davis, Jae Moses, Sanjay Kumar

Parents voting: Tiffany Davis, Jae Moses, CosbyMazariegos

Parents Elected: Tiffany Davis, Jae Moses, and CosbyMazariegos

Alternates Elected: Sanjay Kumar and Alba Lopez

Community Members Elected: Bettie Hodges and Juliet Simpson


  1. Review, Edit, and Approve Bylaws

Amendments to Bylaws:

Terms of Office: changes to 2 years- Approved by unanimous votes

Standing Committee of ELAC established- Approved unanimous votes

Officers of the SSC added in bylaws- Approved unanimous votes

Conduct of Meetings: changes to Robert's Rules- Approved unanimous votes

Bylaws- adopted by unanimous votes

Pecolia will update bylaws with new language and send to SSC


  1. Review Roles of Officers and Conduct Election of Officers

Discussed roles of Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, and Secretary

Nominated and elected the following SSC members to serve as Officers:

Chairperson: Tiffany Davis

Vice Chairperson: Mary Thompson

Secretary: Jae Moses


  1. Establishment and Approval of 2017-2018 SSC Meeting Dates

The 1st Wednesday of every month shall be the regular meeting of the SSC from 3:30-5pm

Approved: unanimous votes

Dates for Academic year 2017-18:

November 1, December 6, February 7, March 7, April 4 and May 2


  1. Public Comment

Announcements made regarding community meetings


  1. Close

Adjourned at 5:04 pm



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Music Lessons

9 AM-1 PM

(Ages 7 & Up)



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Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Parents/Family Members are invited!

Every Tuesday Morning at 8:45 a.m.

Parents share and discuss topics of interest.

Past discussions included; leadership skills, community resource Q&A, and school event planning at BMLK.

Join your BMLK Parent/Guardian community for light snacks, coffee & conversation! 

January 17th

Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast


7:45am - 8:15am - Have a fantastic, organic breakfast from our Community Partner
Conscious Kitchen. Join the students and fellow volunteers, partners, and community
supporters of Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Academy for a healthy, delicious community meal in the multi-purpose room.

8:15am - 8:30am - Hear about the amazing work being done by our community partners and

8:30am - 8:45am - Listen to our students tell you themselves how you have had an impact!

January 23rd

If you have a student in the 8th grade, now is the time to register for High School! For residents of Marin City and Sausalito, Tamalpais High School is your school of residence. Not sure where you will be sending your high school student for the 2018-2019 academic year? No problem. Your options and so much more will be discussed at:

Tamalpais High School Registration Night

(Drop-in registration for families from 6:30 - 8:30 P.M.) 

Click here for more details 

January 24th



Room 103 (Mr. Edney's Room)

ALL Parents/Guardians/Family Members are encouraged to attend.

January 24th

Presentation: How are English Learners Doing @ Bayside MLK?

Discussion: How can Bayside MLK meet the needs of ELL students? How can we support parents and families to be real supports for their students as they learn English?

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Dinner starts @5:30pm

Meeting starts @6:00pm

Please contact your Parent Liaison to reserve childcare. 

January 25th

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Place: BMLK Jr. Academy Library, Room 101

TK/Kindergarten Registration and Information Night

Meet the Principal, Transitional Kindergarten and Traditional Kindergarten Teachers!

Visit our classrooms and learn more about our programs!

January 30th & February 13th

Attention BMLK Jr. Academy 7th & 8th grade students and parents!

You are invited to attend:

Tam High School Presents: Parent Champion Series

Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Place: Room 2020, at Tamalpais High School

(Childcare and snacks will be provided. Parents/Guardians will be entered to win 2 tickets to see the Golden State Warriors in action!)




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School volunteers offer a tremendous resource and support base for the school community while showing kids the importance of participating in the larger community. Please follow the appropriate link to indicate ways in which you wish to volunteer during the upcoming school year:

Community Members Sign Up Form

Parent/Family Members Sign Up Form


Valued BMLK Community member volunteers please follow this link to apply: Application