Sunday, May 6, 2018

Minutes of YAC Strategic Planning 2018-2019

Juniors: Katherine, Sahanya, Ellison, Caroline H.
Sophomores: Saadia, Ahmed
Freshmen: Grace U, Abby K.
Meeting started at 3:35 and ended at 5:10 pm at Harper


1. Tuesday Introduction to service requirement and YAC, Class of 2022, 1:10 at 8th grade Quad
-What is the Requirement?
-Documentation for credit on Casady Website.
-Start THIS SUMMER, highly recommended for hours to be completed before entering the senior year.
-What is YAC?
How can YAC help with service hours, leadership, and relationship building?
-Personal Services Experiences of meaning
YAC officers attending:  Katherine, Sahanaya, Ellie, Saadia, Ahmed

2. Officers for next year
We still do not have a calendar manager  Ahmed will take the task of creating the calendar and keeping it up updated.  He will connect to new apps to have more notifications and more effective communication.  Ahmed also provided this link to start keeping hours electronically  Mrs.Clay will provide the link to pertinent administrators looking into apps for that purpose.  Mr.Bottomly suggested a few years ago

2018-2019  Expected Planning Team (Officers): 
Katherine S (ICS Hope for the Holidays, YWCA Care Bags, Cyclone Mentors)., Sahanya B (Best Buddies, Boys and Girls Club Experiences, Oklahoma Centennial Community Garden)., Ellison G. (Homeless Alliance Perfect Pair Drive, Positive Tomorrows Fleece Blankets)
Saadia (Students Against Hunger-Casady Cans Do: Freshman trainer with Tina, Isabela, Ava, Lauren), Hannah H, Ahmed H
Ali A. Caroline H.
Tina N.
YAC Calendar Manager
Ahmed H.
Project Chairs
Seniors: Katherine (Hope for the Holidays, Cyclone Mentors), Sahanya (Best Buddies), Ellie (Homeless Alliance, Perfect Pair, Evie W. (Cyclone Mentors)
Juniors:  Aaron P (Johnson Elementary Wheelchair Track), Owen C.  (Cyclone Mentors), Ford W. (Cyclone Mentors)
Grade Representatives 
Sophomores: Gabriella K., Grace U, Abby Kays
Freshmen: The following freshmen received an invitation email to attend Strategic Planning: Kyler, Zach, Caroline, Quinn, and Sophia

Tentative Calendar for 2018-2019  Minutes by Caroline and Ellie
-3 ideas connected to working with the elderly.  The below-proposed projects need YAC project chairs if they are to be part of the YAC Calendar next year

1. Adopt a grandparent (Heritage Hall has this experience)

2. Quail Ridge Wednesday Lunch Bunch- One a month lunch with residents of Quail Ridge.  Conversations using a game board.

3. Senior Wellness Center Story Corps Project  Monthly conversations with Parks and Recreation Senior Wellness Centers.  NPR Story Corps "like" recordings of selected topics where teens and senior citizens share inspirational experiences.

Project with Chairs
Best Buddies:  Sahanya B.
Cyclone Mentors at Stanley Hupfeld Academy @Western Village; Owen C., Ford W., Teddy J., Katherine, Evie W.

Mrs. Clay will be in Boston for a few days. If you need her contact her via email or 405-520-1325.