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    Welcome to the Site Council

    Participating in Site Council, the governing body of our school, is a terrific way to get involved, meet great people, and make a difference in our school community. Officers serve for a term of one year beginning in June. If you are interested in holding an office, please contact the Site Council chair or communications@thorntoncreek.org by June 1.

    Everybody is encouraged to participate!

    Meetings

    2nd Tuesday of each month
    6:30 to 8:30 pm
    Please check calendar to confirm!

    Site Council meetings are open meetings. Childcare can be provided if arrangements are made at least one day before the Site Council meeting. To make arrangements, contact the Site Council chair: chair@thorntoncreek.org.

    Meeting agenda for next meeting

    Click here for the agenda for the next site council meeting (although it could possibly be for a past meeting, if we haven't had time to update it yet.

    Check the month on the top of the page to be sure).

    Meeting minutes

    For minutes from past years, visit our Site Council meeting minutes archive page.

    School year 2019-20

    September 2019
    October 2019
    November 2019
    December 2019
    January 2020
    February 2020

    Governance

    Site Council was created to protect the integrity of Thornton Creek’s program philosophy and goals, by setting policy and establishing standards, guidelines, and procedures.

    It is also an advisory group to the 501(c)3 organization named Thornton Creek Parent Group.

    Site Council’s goals include:

    • Fostering communication and cooperation between the administration,
      teachers, staff, and parents on matters of common interest;

    • Establishing and maintaining relationships with other community groups
      and the Seattle Public Schools (the school district); and

    • Providing public meetings and forums to gather community input, explain
      policy, and educate and involve community members.

    For more information, please see the following documents, which are in the process of being updated as of April 2019:

    Site Council Contacts (2020-21)

    Chair
    Jessica Williams-Nguyen
    chair@thorntoncreek.org

    Vice chair
    Elizabeth Duffell
    vicechair@thorntoncreek.org

    Secretary
    Vacant
    secretary@thorntoncreek.org

    Co-treasurers
    Jacob Clark Blickenstaff
    Vacant

    Communications Co-chairs
    Chelsea Lin
    Jenny Pinto
    communications@thorntoncreek.org
    WEBSITE
    – Beth Anderson
    website@thorntoncreek.org
    NEWSLETTER
    – Molly Shumway
    – Elizabeth Fletcher
    – Emily Mitchell
    - Karen Wirkala
    newsletterteam@thorntoncreek.org

    Curriculum Chair
    Jesica Avellone
    curriculum@thorntoncreek.org

    District relations Chair
    Susan Callari
    districtrel@thorntoncreek.org

    Enrichment Co-chairs
    Lisa Berman
    Megan Tremain

    Equity, diversity, & inclusivity (EDI)
    Vacant
    edi@thorntoncreek.org

    Facilities Co-chairs
    Jana Dilley 
    Zoe Kappelman
    facilities@thorntoncreek.org

    Fundraising Co-chairs
    Jennifer Schlobohm
    Kathleen Phan
    fundraising@thorntoncreek.org

    Hospitality Chair
    Karen Wirkala
    hospitality@thorntoncreek.org

    Ombudsperson
    Sarah McVay

    Recruitment and hiring
    Anna Marshall
    hcom@thorntoncreek.org

    Safety Co-chairs
    Courtney Bell
    Erica Seddig Carter
    safety@thorntoncreek.org 

    Special education Co-chairs
    Julie Shin
    Beck Weinhold
    special-education@thorntoncreek.org

    Volunteering
    Chair
    Stacey Seifert 
    Committee Members
    Bridget Osborn
    Melinda Roberts
    volunteer@thorntoncreek.org

    Yearbook coordinator
    Vacant
    yearbook@thorntoncreek.org