School councils are an excellent way for parents to get involved in their child`s education. Our school is in the process of electing a school council, which is an important forum for involving all members of the school community in issues that affect the education of students. The school council is made up of an elected committee of parents, staff and student representatives, appointed community members, the principal, and a general membership which includes all parent of children attending the school. The school council advises the principal on a variety of issues and activities relating to student achievement, curriculum goals and priorities, school budget priorities, school safety, renovation plans, after school activities, and criteria for selection of new principals.
School Council meeting dates - December 7, 2021, February 7, 2022, 12 April, 2022, 14 June, 2022 (6:00 - 7:30 pm)
Sheppard P.S Council Meeting Agenda
- Parent Survey for Workshops Topics
- Big Brother Big Sisters After School Program
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Minutes From School Council
- Land Acknowledgement
- Questions and Answers
- School Council Positions Co Chairs, Secretary, Treasurer
- Model Schools Updates-Community Support Worker
- Principal and School Updates
October 26, 2021 (6PM)
Ms. Kerimova, Ms. Huggins, Ms. McKay
Introductions were made. Ms. Huggins will not be returning to Sheppard as our CSW as she will be starting a new position. Ms. Kerimova did a presentation on what Parent council is and what is involved. We will vote on new Parent council Chair/Co-chair, secretary and treasurer. Ms. Kerimova gave an update on school happenings. She and her SIP team are currently working on the School Improvement Plan. SIP is based on Equity, Mental Health and student achievement. Ms. Kerimova let parents know that students are still adjusting to in person learning. Some students are taking a little longer to adjust than others and the school social worker has been helping students by presenting workshops on personal space and self-control. Ms. Huggins presented information to parents on TDSB Hub. A website where parents can go and get lots of great information on parent council, Mental health and many other things. A request was put forward for a new parent council chair. Ms. Zuena El-Abry is the new parent council chair. We are still looking for a co-chair, secretary and treasurer. Fundraising suggestions were made by Colleen Huggins and Leony Cato Terra Cotta cookies and Kernels popcorn as they are prepackaged. Parking lot safety was brought up by a parent. Cars are blocking the bus lanes. Parents need to park and drop off their child. It will be addressed in the Monthly newsletter. Next Parent council meetings are scheduled for: December 7, February 8 , April 12, June 14 Meeting was adjourned at 7:30pm
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