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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.
 

List of School Council Parent Members for the 2021-2022 School Year

 
Position School Council Name
Chair Lena Walsh
Co-Chair Corey Walsh
Recording Secretary/Treasurer Brenda Roberts-Santarossa
Parent Members Raymond Calla
  Antonella DiMenna
  Michael DiMenna
  Julie Khoury
  Dan Fox
EA Representatives Courtney Moreau & Madison Babula
Teacher Representatives Kristy Targachoff, Jennifer Wirag, & Erin McLeod
School Principal Dr. Brenda Roberts-Santarossa
Educational Consultant Amanda Laforet-McGowan
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