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 Education 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. They are 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​.​

School Council

Parent Presentation | Apr. 26, 2021

On April 26 Nicole MacLean, our School Occupational Therapist, provided a presentation on Social Thinking Competencies.  These competencies are being taught to our students to help them regulate, communicate and problem solve more effectively.  Below are summaries of her presentation.

For information on our school council, see our Blog page.

Meeting Dates/Schedule

All meetings are 6:00-8:00

  • Feb 17, 2021
  • April 13, 2021
  • May 17, 2021
  • June 17, 2021

Our School Council Members

Chair: Jessica Moran
Vice-Chair:  Kelly van Sluys
Treasurer: Kristi & Brian McKinnon
Zeyad Al-Ssalmani
Key Communicator:
 Maria Ivanovic
Volunteer Coordinator: Lauren Savoie
Student Council Liaison: Holly Moir
Parent Engagement: Sally Marshall
School Engagement - Silvy Tsolakis
Social Committee: vacant

Fun Lunch Committee:  Leah Craig, Carla Nelson

Contact the School Council


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