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School Council

School councils play a vital role in the education system in Ontario. They provide a forum through which parents and other members of school communities can contribute to improving student achievement and school performance.

In 2000-2001, the Ontario government took significant steps to ensure that parents, through their school councils, would have greater influence in their children's education. New regulations were created that confirm the advisory role of school councils and clearly state that their purpose is to improve student achievement and enhance the accountability of the education system to parents.

School councils are now able to make recommendations to their principals and school boards on any matter. Principals and school boards, in turn, must consult with school councils on a variety of matters that affect student learning. They must also consider recommendations made by school councils and report back to the councils on how they plan to act on their advice.

For further information, please contact the school principal.

Please join the School Council at the next School Council Meeting on Wednesday February 5th, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. at JMCC School. 

List of School Council Parent Members for the 2019-2020 School Year

 
Position School Council Name      
Chair Antonella DiMenna      
Co-Chair Liz Smith      
Member Julie Khoury      
Member Krisztina Muscat        
Member Helen Nguyen      
Member Corey Walsh       
Member Lena Walsh      
EA Representative Nadine Tetley & Carrie Zerbin       
Teacher Representative Kristy Targachoff, Jen Wirag & Amanda Laforet      
School Principal Dr. Brenda Roberts-Santarossa      
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