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

Meeting Dates/Schedule

All parents are invited to attend our School Council meetings for the 2022-23 school year:

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2022 - 6:00-7:00 pm (Annual General Meeting)
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2023 - 6:00-7:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - 6:00-7:00 pm

Our School Council Members

Chair: Kara Watson

Vice-Chair: Winnie Chan

Treasurer: Kim Ainsworth

Secretary: Marissa Gillespie

Key Communications: Mayensie González Bonilla

Volunteer Coordinator: Andrea Manning

Contact the School Council


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