One of the most important ways parents/guardians and community members can make a meaningful difference for students is by participating on the school council. Under the School Act, a school council is a collective association designed to advise the principal and the CBE Board of Trustees on matters related to the school. School councils have legislated advisory and decision-making authority.

A School Council provides parents, staff and community the opportunity and the means to advise the Principal and the Board of Education on directions and initiatives which lead to improved learning opportunities for students. It gives you the opportunity to meet and collaborate with our amazing teachers, principal and parents. WE discuss what’s going on in the school, and share our ideas on how to improve overall learning. It’s a great way to be involved and connected.

The Council must operate in a manner that is non-judgmental, is based on open discussion, and uses consensus and collaboration to strive for common understandings and agreements. Sunalta School Council needs parents with ideas and motivation to keep our school an excellent learning environment. School Council is different from Parent Societies & Associations, whose main function is to raise funds for the school. You can find more details in the CBE School Council Handbook.

Meeting Dates 

If you have a child attending Sunalta School you are apart of the School Council. You have a voice and a vote on important matters that affect our children and the school.

Members and the school community participate in School Council meetings, generally 2 hours once per month alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 6:30 PM in our school’s library. Child minding is available.

2019
September – Tuesday 24
October – Wednesday 23
November – Tuesday 19
December - No meeting

2020
January – Tuesday 21
February – Wednesday 19
March – Tuesday 10 AGM
April – Tuesday 21
May – Wednesday 13
June - No meeting

Programs We Support

The School Council / Parent Society offers special programs at Sunalta by providing funding, leadership and resources in collaboration with the school.

These programs include:

  1. Residencies - Storytelling, Robotics, One Woman Circus  
  2. Tennis, Swimming, In-Line Skating
  3. Classroom supplies, Agendas, Library books
  4. Music and Phys-ed equipment 
  5. Technology - smart boards, computers, software, tablets
  6. Curriculum Enhancements as recommended by the Sunalta staff

Volunteers Needed and Welcome!

There are many ways to get involved! You could volunteer in your child’s classroom, act as a chaperone on school field trips, help at Casinos, volunteer as a marker for Think-a-Thon or the Science Fair, shelve books in our library and, of
course, participate in School Council meetings! See our Volunteer page for volunteer opportunities.

The education of our children is a shared responsibility involving the schools families and members of the community. Parents and guardians have the right, as well as the responsibility, to participate in their children’s education and can
contribute to their children’s development in many ways. Your time is invaluable and very much appreciated.

Our School Council Members

Chair: Renee Maygard   sunaltachair@gmail.com
Vice-Chair: Stacey Boruk
Secretary: vacant

Fun Lunch: Angie Davis sunaltafunlunch@gmail.com
Casino: Nancy Jarmin sunaltacasino@gmail.com
Social Coordinator: Paola Rodriguez,  Stacey Milligan sunaltasocialcoordinator@gmail.com
Library Coordinator: Carmen Alger sunaltalibrary@gmail.com
Charity Coordinator: Cindy Urednicek sunaltacharity@gmail.com
Volunteer Coordinator: Dana Riley sunaltavolunteercoordinator@gmail.com
Extracurricular Coordinator: Justine Wade sunaltaextra@gmail.com
Fundraising: Kristen Halpen, Elham Merhi  sunaltathinkathon@gmail.com
Communications: Georgie Scott

School Council

One of the most important ways parents/guardians and community members can make a meaningful difference for students is by participating on the school council. Under the School Act, a school council is a collective association designed to advise the principal and the CBE Board of Trustees on matters related to the school. School councils have legislated advisory and decision-making authority.

A School Council provides parents, staff and community the opportunity and the means to advise the Principal and the Board of Education on directions and initiatives which lead to improved learning opportunities for students. It gives you the opportunity to meet and collaborate with our amazing teachers, principal and parents. WE discuss what’s going on in the school, and share our ideas on how to improve overall learning. It’s a great way to be involved and connected.

The Council must operate in a manner that is non-judgmental, is based on open discussion, and uses consensus and collaboration to strive for common understandings and agreements. Sunalta School Council needs parents with ideas and motivation to keep our school an excellent learning environment. School Council is different from Parent Societies & Associations, whose main function is to raise funds for the school. You can find more details in the CBE School Council Handbook.

Meeting Dates 

If you have a child attending Sunalta School you are apart of the School Council. You have a voice and a vote on important matters that affect our children and the school.

Members and the school community participate in School Council meetings, generally 2 hours once per month alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 6:30 PM in our school’s library. Child minding is available.

2019
September – Tuesday 24
October – Wednesday 23
November – Tuesday 19
December - No meeting

2020
January – Tuesday 21
February – Wednesday 19
March – Tuesday 10 AGM
April – Tuesday 21
May – Wednesday 13
June - No meeting

Programs We Support

The School Council / Parent Society offers special programs at Sunalta by providing funding, leadership and resources in collaboration with the school.

These programs include:

  1. Residencies - Storytelling, Robotics, One Woman Circus  
  2. Tennis, Swimming, In-Line Skating
  3. Classroom supplies, Agendas, Library books
  4. Music and Phys-ed equipment 
  5. Technology - smart boards, computers, software, tablets
  6. Curriculum Enhancements as recommended by the Sunalta staff

Volunteers Needed and Welcome!

There are many ways to get involved! You could volunteer in your child’s classroom, act as a chaperone on school field trips, help at Casinos, volunteer as a marker for Think-a-Thon or the Science Fair, shelve books in our library and, of
course, participate in School Council meetings! See our Volunteer page for volunteer opportunities.

The education of our children is a shared responsibility involving the schools families and members of the community. Parents and guardians have the right, as well as the responsibility, to participate in their children’s education and can
contribute to their children’s development in many ways. Your time is invaluable and very much appreciated.

Our School Council Members

Chair: Renee Maygard   sunaltachair@gmail.com
Vice-Chair: Stacey Boruk
Secretary: vacant

Fun Lunch: Angie Davis sunaltafunlunch@gmail.com
Casino: Nancy Jarmin sunaltacasino@gmail.com
Social Coordinator: Paola Rodriguez,  Stacey Milligan sunaltasocialcoordinator@gmail.com
Library Coordinator: Carmen Alger sunaltalibrary@gmail.com
Charity Coordinator: Cindy Urednicek sunaltacharity@gmail.com
Volunteer Coordinator: Dana Riley sunaltavolunteercoordinator@gmail.com
Extracurricular Coordinator: Justine Wade sunaltaextra@gmail.com
Fundraising: Kristen Halpen, Elham Merhi  sunaltathinkathon@gmail.com
Communications: Georgie Scott

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