Duties of the School Site Council
The School Site Council of Palos Verdes High School shall carry out the following duties:
Section A: Composition
The school site council shall be composed of members elected by their peers, as follows:
Classroom Teachers- one representing each department (including SPED, ASB, PVFA)
Parents (including PTSA and Booster Club)
Students (one each grade)
Section B: Term of Office
School site council members shall be elected for 2 year terms. At the first regular meeting of the school site council, each member’s current term of office shall be recorded in the minutes of the meeting.
Section C: Voting Rights
Each member is entitled to one vote and may cast that vote on any matter submitted to a vote of the school site council.
Section D: Termination of Membership
The school site council may, by an affirmative vote of two-thirds of all its members, suspend or expel a member for the following reasons:
Any elected member may terminate his or her membership by submitting a written letter of resignation to the school site council chairperson.
Section E: Vacancy
In the event of a vacancy, the remaining term may be filled by appointment of the school principal.
Section F: Extension
The School Site Council may extend one parent member to a third year if deemed necessary.
Section A: Officers
The officers of the school site council shall be a chairperson and recording secretary.
The chairperson shall:
The recording secretary shall:
Section B: Removal of Officers
Officers may be removed from office by two-thirds vote of all members
Section C: Vacancy
A vacancy in any office shall be filled at the earliest opportunity by a special election of the school site council, for the remaining portion of the term of office.
Meetings of the School Site Council
Section A: Meetings
The school site council shall meet periodically during the school year with a minimum of 3 meetings per year. Special meetings of the school site council may be called by the chairperson.
Section B: Place of Meetings
The school site council shall hold its regular meetings at a facility provided by the school. Alternate meeting places may be determined by the chairperson or by majority vote of the school site council.
Section C: Notice of Meetings
Written public notice shall be given of all meetings at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Changes in the established date, time or location shall be given special notice. All meetings shall be publicized in the PV High website.
All required notices shall be delivered to school site council and committee members no less than 72 hours, and no more than 7 days in advance of the meeting, personally or by e-mail.
Section D: Quorum
A minimum of one half of the duly serving members must be present for a quorum.
Section E: Meetings Open to the Public
All meetings of the school site council and of committees established by the school site council shall be open to the public. Notice of such meetings shall be provided in accordance with Section C of this article.
An amendment of these bylaws may be made at any regular meeting of the school site council by a vote of two-thirds of the members present.