1. Minutes Approved from January 2018 CAC meeting


CAC mtg time 315-415


PTA update –

march for peace march 7th


1-  dance party + sno cones

2- cash + popcorn

3- extra recess and popsicles

  • proposal for panther logo change for branding purposes, invite ideas to engage kids in ‘panther’ mascot identity
  • school spirit discussion – song, motto, mascot
  • what does a panther represent? values we represent


AISD = District of Innovation

  • Professional development days, flexibility with how integrate into calendar and school day
  • Proposed days for 2018-2019 = 10/5 1/3 1/4 2/15 (extend holiday weekends from 3 to 4 days, and two additional winter break days)
  • If add 3 days, no change to day start/end times, if 4+ days need to add minutes to day at beginning/end or both


AISD Budget

  • District wants input from CAC in spending choices
  • Evaluate academic return on investment
  • $30 million shortfall for 18-19 year
  • Aim to keep budget flat for 18-19
  • Bond money does not go toward maintenance and operations but toward new developments proposed in bond
  • for 18-19 40% of taxes for AISD are recaptured for state redistribution
  • 19-20 yr 50% will be recaptured
  • AISD recapture pays 25% of all state collections
  • Budget prioritization survey



  • need it for exact #s for staff allocation
  • Online registration can be done in computer lab
  • Online registration + proof of address + intent to enroll


Citizen Communication

  • Peter as community liaison wants to be in loop but can’t be in Living Tree – Zen no longer source of info available to non-active families
  • Date TBD – 4th & 5th grade middle school prep meeting for families and district reps to get mentally ready for transition to compartmentalized day and campus move