Inspiring Hearts and Minds

School Council

MISSION

The council is a liaison between parents, teachers, administration, community and School Board to encourage communication, involvement and cooperation with the goal of maximizing individual student learning and enhancing school life.

GOAL #1: MAINTAIN EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION

Between Council and Parents

  • Inform parents of current school activities, events and issues through the Website, school bulletin board, newsletters, and other specialty mail outs
  • Plan and promote school initiatives through the use of volunteers
  • Promote an environment of respect within the school community for all our program
  • Promote awareness and participation in school and community initiatives that enhance whole child education
  • Provide a link to parent resources (books, articles, websites) through the bulletin board, website, speakers and presentations.

Between Council and School Administration/Teachers

  • Solicit regular feedback regarding Council activities/priorities from teachers and administration
  • Advocate for additional resources for students in need

Between Council and Local Boards

  • Open lines of communication with School Superintendent/Board of Trustees as well as other school boards

GOAL #2: SUPPORT EDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT

Through the Support of Supplemental Learning Resources

  • Provide financial support for the development of the library’s resources
  • Provide financial support for the purchase of classroom-based learning resources

Through Student Enrichment Programming

  • Maintain citizenship awareness by bringing in relevant speakers
  • Support school-based healthy living & eating initiatives
  • Foster awareness in the school community of council's annual initiatives

Through fundraising activities that support the goals of Council and ERS (Elizabeth Rummel School Foundation)

  • Identify fundraising activities/priorities that align with ERS objectives around students’ citizenship and advance the goal of maximizing academic, social, physical, emotional and creative learning
  • Ensure fundraising activities are transparent, thoughtful, and aligned with ERS values and Division operating guidelines.

CONTACT US


General Contact

School Council 2020 - 2021

Council Chair:                                      Alice Conniff   

Vice Chair-Social media:                    Julia Aura

Secretary:                                            Rachel Lippitt

Treasurer:                                            Joanna Burrell                        

Volunteer Coordinator:                      Trevor Rogers

Fundraiser Coordinator:                     Reinira Lankhuijzen

Grants:                                                 Erin Cipollone

Parent Council News 2020

Parent Council Meeting Minutes March 11, 2021

Parent Council Meeting Minutes April 14, 2021