​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 is Known as the Captain John Palliser Parents Association.

Connect with CJP's Parent Association

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Did you know CJP's Parent Association has a Facebook page? Click here to join!

Policy & Practices Manual Update

As mentioned in previous newsletters, the Captain John Palliser Parents Association has been working on a Policy & Practices Manual. To date, the Parents Association has voted to formally adopt eleven policies, Policy Making, Privacy and Security of Personal Information, Official Mailing Address, Meeting Location, New Member Orientation, Communication – Internal, Communication – External, Record Keeping, Use of Social Media, Member Code of Conduct, and Financial Management. If you are interested in reviewing these documents, please send an email to cjpparentassociation@gmail.com.

Meeting Dates/Schedule

All meetings take place immediately following the school council meetings. 

  • Tuesday September 29, 2020
    • Consent agendas and agendas are available in the sidebar on the right hand side of this page.
    • All families are welcome to attend Parent Association meetings. You are a member if your child attends this school. We value your attendance at the meeting and encourage your involvement. Without parent involvement, volunteering, and input we are not able to offer the amazing programs and initiatives at our school such as the upcoming Mobile Escapes Residency.
    • All CJP families also have an opportunity to be part of the School Council Leadership Team. There are a number of key positions open for election in October. These positions will all require about 5 hours of your time each month. This might be a small amount of time for you, it is a huge and impactful role for the school.  Please consider getting involved!   
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - AGM 
    • Consent agendas and agendas are available in the sidebar on the right hand side of this page.
    • All families are welcome to attend Parent Association meetings. You are a member if your child attends this school. We value your attendance at the meeting and encourage your involvement. Without parent involvement, volunteering, and input we are not able to offer the amazing programs and initiatives at our school such as the upcoming Mobile Escapes Residency.
    • All CJP families also have an opportunity to be part of the School Council Leadership Team. There are a number of key positions open for election in October. These positions will all require about 5 hours of your time each month. This might be a small amount of time for you, it is a huge and impactful role for the school.  Please consider getting involved!   
    •  SC PA 6:45pm Wednesday October 28 
    • Use of this service must also be in accordance with AR 1061 - Responsible Care and Security of Information and AR 1062 - Responsible Use of Electronic Information
  • November 2020 - TBD
  • January 2021 - TBD
  • February 2021 - TBD
  • April 2021 - TBD
  • May 2021 - TBD
    • Elections

Our Members

Membership in the Parents Association requires a simple step of completing a Membership form. Completing a Membership form is a requirement of the Societies Act. If you choose to complete a Membership Form, all personal information is protected from unauthorized access and destroyed safely once you are no longer a member. Feel free to complete a printed copy of the form and send it to school with your child.

Executive

Chair: Christine J.
Vice Chair: Amy G.
Secretary: Melisa B.
Treasurer: Sara B. 
Casino Directors: Kourtney R.
Director at Large: VACANT
Director at Large: VACANT

Committee Roles

Fundraising Coordinator: Amy G.
Family Dance Co- Coordinators: VACANT
Stampede Breakfast Co-Coordinators: VACANT
Book Fair Coordinator: Kevin S.
Magazine Coordinator: VACANT
Fun Lunch Coordinator: Karen M.
Mabel’s Labels Coordinator: VACANT
SPUD Organic Foods Fundraiser Coordinator: VACANT
CJP Spirit Gear Coordinator: VACANT

Contact the Parent Society

Email: cjpparentassociation@gmail.com

Additional Resources

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