Flag Salute – led by parliamentarian Esther Mejia
Call to order
SSC Vice-Chairperson, Teresa Villegas called to order the regular meeting at 5:10 PM in the school library.
SSC quorum was confirmed by the school site secretary
SSC members in attendance
Parents- Pat Gomez, Esther Mejia, Teresa Navarro, and Sarita Mota (ELAC)
Students- Nathan Zaragoza, Kristal Perez, Amber Hernandez and Jaelene Rodriguez
Classified Staff- none
Certificated Staff- Raul Elias, Freddy Larrache, Martin Martinez and Mary Chapman
Administration- Sam Genis
      Visitors in attendance- Marla Cruz             
      Sent regrets-  Alfred Renteria
Approval of minutes from last meeting
School site council members individually read the September 7th meeting minutes. Teresa Villegas motioned/ Esther Mejia seconded approval of the meeting minutes with corrections.
Information/Discussion Items

*Nathaniel: Since our last meeting, we have had many different events at El Rancho relating to school, sports, and clubs. School events that we had were:
-back to school night, which allowed parents to meet with their child’s teachers to learn what is expected of their child.
-college night in the gym where El Rancho hosted over 25 potential colleges for our fellow peers.
- club fair during lunch which clubs of El Rancho signed up for to make themselves known and encourage students to join them
- homecoming nominations to decide our 2011 homecoming  queen and princesses
- weekly pep commission to advertise upcoming events
- and blue crew which has become a huge success at our Friday night football games with our new mascots
*Kristal: Since last month we’ve also had a great outcome with sports at El Rancho. Including:
-a football game vs. Northview which we won
-a  football game vs. BG which we won
- a football game vs, montebello which we won
-and a fundraiser for the boys basketball team which was held in the main gym for all students and the citizens of Pico Rivera to come out and watch the Power 106 all-stars VS ERHS teachers and staff with a special performance during half time with celebrity guests Cali Swag District and Audio Push.
*Sidney: Here at El Rancho we have many upcoming events including:
- football games against Fontana on Friday at Fontana
-our first league home game against Santa Fe
- meeting with the U.S secretary of education on the 11th.
- homecoming week, October 24, 2011- October 28, 2011 with our annual Night Pep Rally Thursday October 27, 20011 at 7:00 pm in the main gym which all of you are encouraged to attend
*Jaylenne: All of the events that we have at El Rancho are something that we enjoy putting our time and effort into to make it run smoothly and make our school a better place

Separate Action items

  Public Comment

Agenda Forecast

Pat Gomez motioned/ Esther Mejia seconded the meeting adjournment.
Vice Chairperson Teresa Villegas adjourned the meeting at 6:17pm.
Minutes respectfully submitted by:  Mary Chapman/SSC Secretary