​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 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​.​

Information about the impact of COVID-19 on School Councils is available on the CBE website​.​​



School Council

Our Mission

To contribute to the development of children who are Responsible, Well Educated, Compassionate, have a Sense of Community, a Love of Learning, and are Supportive, Kind and Inclusive.


Meeting Dates/Schedule

Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, our meetings will be held virtually until further notice.  The link will be distributed via email a few days before the meeting.

Meetings are held one Wednesday per month at  6:30 PM. All parents/guardians are members of the school council and are encouraged to attend the meetings and become involved in their child’s school community. We welcome your participation!

Our School Council Members

Chair:  Jessie Froese
Vice Chair:  Jillian Szkultecki
Treasurer:  
Eddy Cooper 
Secretary:  
Janis Alexander 
Key Communications:
  Jamie Rishaug
Riverbend Community Representative:  Olga Maciejewski

Mahogany Community Representative:  Andrea Smith

Sherwood School Representative: Glenda Montgomery

Contact School Council

Facebook: www.facebook.com/RiverbendRacoons
Email: RB.SchoolCouncil@gmail.com

Website: www.riverbendraccoons.ca 

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