​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. 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

SCHOOL COUNCIL NEWS!


Welcome back to the new and existing families of our school!  After a successful year using the Vihara system we have decided to continue using this fantastic communication tool. The system allows parents/guardians to sign up for our parent council mailing list. By subscribing, you will receive emails directly from council committees regarding meetings, special events planned within the school, including Healthy Hunger lunches and Friday Fun Snacks, any fundraising initiatives, volunteering opportunities, newsletters and other parent council related information. This will be the main way to receive this information going forward.

 

To sign up, please go to: https://schools.vihara.ca/home, choose "Scenic Acres", then subscribe to each grade level that your child/children attend (i.e., if your family has children in both Kindergarten and Grade 4, you will need to sign up for both grades).

 

New this year is our Council Facebook page!  To receive communication through our Facebook group, please search “Scenic Acres School Council & Community” and answer the membership questions to request to be added to the group.  Please note that you must answer all membership questions for your request to be accepted by the administration team.  This Facebook group is administered and managed by the volunteer parents on our Council team and is not affiliated with the administration team at the school.

 

 

MEETING DATES/SCHEDULE:

 

Until further notice, our meetings this year will take place virtually via Microsoft Teams from 6:30-8:00 PM on the following dates.  Please email sascchair@gmail.com to be added to the invite list:

 

Sep. 9th, 2021

Oct 14th, 2021

Nov.18th, 2021

Jan. 13th, 2022

Mar 3rd, 2022

Apr. 14th, 2022

May 26th, 2022 - AGM

 

 OUR SCHOOL COUNCIL MEMBERS:

 

Co-Chair: Jenny Crawford and Candice Pearson

Treasurer: Glenda Knez

Secretary: Alexis Douglas

Communications: Rebecca Morton

Key Communicator: Adrianne McEwen

Fundraising Committee: Ashley Ketch

Volunteer Coordinator: Krista Sutherland

Special Events Committee: Adrianne McEwen, Kendra Hum, Laurie Grenville, and Yvonne McDonald

Pedestrian & Traffic Safety Committee: Vacant

Landscaping: Rita Heidebrecht

Contact the School Council Email: sascchair@gmail.com




Contact the School Council

Email: sascchair@gmail.com

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