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

Bowcroft School is fortunate to have a small, but dedicated group who makes up our school council. School councils are mandated by the provincial government. They are "collective associations of parents, teachers, students and community representatives of the entire school community who seek to work together to promote the well-being and effectiveness of the entire school community and thereby to enhance student learning. A school council is a means to facilitate co-operation among all the concerned participants in the local school." Confirmation dates and times for specific meetings can be made through contacting the school. We are always looking for new ideas and input and welcome anyone to attend the meetings.

Meeting Dates/Schedule

School council meetings occur on the first Monday of each month, beginning at 7 pm.

See our Calendar page for dates.

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