617.635.8149 (Beethoven) 617.635.8157 (Ohrenberger)

Beethoven Ohrenberger School Parent Council Board
2019-2020

Mette Arnmark

Co-President

mette.spc@gmail.com

Holly Jordan

Co-President

hjspcbo@gmail.com

Michelle Gruosi

VP, Fundraising

doherty_michelle@hotmail.com

Deborah Tyson

VP, Communication

deborahtyson@gmail.com

Cathy Ware

VP, Events

cathygware@gmail.com

Joseph Tierney

Co-Treasurer

bospctreasurer@gmail.com

Shadin Thomas

Co-Treasurer

bospctreasurer@gmail.com

Jayda Krause

Secretary

jaydak00@gmail.com

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Parent Council Norms

The Beethoven-Ohrenberger Parent Council is open to all parents of the schools and we encourage everyone to attend.

In order to have a welcoming and open community, we ask all attendees to:

  • Assume best intentions
  • Be respectful
  • Allow for all voices to be heard

We welcome differing opinions and want everyone to feel that the meeting space is a positive environment in which we can build a strong community and further enrich and support our schools.

We also strive to respect your time commitment by starting and ending meetings on time and by adhering to the agenda.

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Parent Council Minutes

View the Parent Council Minutes from our September and October Meetings.

Parent Council Subcommittees

Communication
Family Engagement
Website and Social Media
Marketing

Events
Student Enrichment

Fundraising
Parents Rock
Fun Run
General Fundraising Activities

If you would like to join any of these committees, please contact Holly Jordan at hjspcbo@gmail.com or Mette Arnmark at mette.spc@gmail.com

 

Family Engagement Committee

 

  • Purpose of the Family Engagement Committee
    The committee was created to increase and improve family engagement at the Beethoven/Ohrenberger schools.

    Responsibilities of the Family Engagement Committee

    • Build a sense of community where families are supported and included. Hear, respect, and represent the voices of all families.
    • Co-create a supportive environment and structure within schools where families can share concerns, praise and idea
    • Collaboration between parents/families and teachers/administrators in order to increase and sustain two-way communication.
    • Identify and/or create tools and resources that will help families/parents of the schools to stay informed and engaged.
    • Increase the numbers of families that attend school-based activities, fundraisers, and meetings (SPC, SSC, etc.)
    • Create transparency and regularly inform Parent Council meeting attendees of actions taken by the Family Engagement Committee.

    Activities

    Monthly meeting during 6:30-7:30 pm time-slot once a month. Exact day determined through Doodle poll. Meeting will be held when majority is available. Principals at both schools are also invited to attend Family Engagement Committee meetings.

    Proposed Members

    The Family Engagement Committee is made up Beethoven-Ohrenberger parent volunteers of children enrolled in the schools, and is a subcommittee of the Beethoven-Ohrenberger School Parent Council.

    New members are always welcome. 

    Current members include:

    Mette Arnmark
    Erin Hannon-Foley
    Rachael Harris
    Jen Kropveld-Boucher
    Joe Tierney