​Please visit our COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date information. Our plan is subject to change throughout the school year as more information becomes available.​

One way parents/guardians can make a meaningful difference for students is by participating on our school’s parent society. Under the School Act, a parent society is a formal group of parents, incorporated under the Societies Act for the purpose of raising funds for the school. A society is a separate legal entity from the school council. The school principal is not part of this group. More information can be found in our CBE Administrative Regulation 5001 – School Councils and School/Parent Societies.​​

Parent Society

Our Parent Society Members

Chair: Sabrina AndersonSecretary: Vacant 

Vice Chair: Erin Gates 
Treasurer: Keith Park 
Casino Coordinator: Sabrina Anderson  Volunteer Coordinator: Ashley Mashinter

Meeting Dates/Minutes

Buchanan Parent Society meetings are planned for every second month on the third Tuesday.  This year we will be hosting them virtually with the link to the meeting room emailed out by the principal in the week ahead notification. 

Dates for the 2020-2021 school year are listed below. 

  • September 22
  • November 17
  • January 19
  • April 20
  • June 15

You can find the minutes from each meeting in the resources file at the top right of this screen. Please note that minutes from each meeting are in Draft form until the following meeting when they can be approved. 


Additional Resources

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