School Food Summit February 15th!

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Join national experts, parents, students and community members to identify ways to serve more fresh, locally grown food in school meals, and begin to make it happen.

School Food Summit: Celebrating Our Children, Food and Future
Cafeteria, Community and Classroom
February 15th, 2013
1:30-9pm
Rondout Valley High School
122 Kyserike Road, Stone Ridge, NY 12484

Also, GW Elementary School parent and PTO member Rebecca Martin, who our group selected to represent us at the DWPC (District Wide Parent Council), will be chairing the parent district wide healthy food committee being created by the DWPC. This will be a great opportunity for parents district wide to work  to help shape more healthy food items in our cafeteria and more.

What is the DWPC (District Wide Parent Council)?

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Have you ever heard of the DWPC (District Wide Parent Council) in Kingston?

Made up of one parent representative from every school in the district, the 13 member council meets on Crown Street each month and is generally attended by members of the Board of Education and often Superintendent Dr. Paul Padalino.  The meetings are open to all and give a unique opportunity for parents, staff, teachers and students to exchange and share ideas and views in a professional and open setting.

MISSION STATEMENT:

  • To provide an opportunity for the parents of the district to share ideas and mutual concerns.
  • To provide ongoing communication among the parents of the Kingston City School District, Central Administration, and the Board of Education, and further, to provide support for parents as effective communicators with clarification of proper channels when needed. Continue reading What is the DWPC (District Wide Parent Council)?