​​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. Parent societies are 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

The Emily Follensbee School Children's Society 

Our Parent Society is known as the Emily Follensbee School (EFS) Children's Society. We are very fortunate to have an active support base in our school and we want to encourage Parents/Guardians to attend monthly meetings. Because we are a smaller school community, having your participation is extremely important as it helps make the school year a successful one!

Meeting Schedule

School Council meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month and will start at 6:45 pm unless otherwise posted. Due to current COVID-19 precautions, we will be hosting convenient, virtual/online meetings. 

September:  Thursday, September 23, 2021
October:  Thursday, October 21, 2021
November:
  Thursday, November 18, 2021
December:
  No Meeting
January:
  Thursday, January 20, 2022
February:
  Thursday, February 24, 2022
March:
  Thursday, March 17, 2022
April:
  Thursday, April 21, 2022
May:
  Thursday, May 19, 2022
June:  Thursday, June 16, 2022 - Annual General Meeting (AGM)

See our Calendar page for dates and times.

Our Members

We are always interested in welcoming new members to EFS Children's Society to help build our school community! There is always an open invitation to Parents/Guardians to attend our monthly meetings so that you have an opportunity to lend your voice and ideas.

Co-President:  Roberto Vlatkovic
Co-President:  Melissa Muise
Treasurer:  Kevin Hamm
Secretary:  Nina Nagy & Cheryl Claridge
Casino Coordinator: Kendra Myhre  

Members at Large: John Graham & Melissa Mowat

Additional Resources

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