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 School 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

Simons Valley School Council

All parents and guardians are invited to attend the monthly meetings of our school council. The Simons School Council is comprised of both parents and staff representatives. Our goal is to work together to create a positive learning environment for our children. Through the council, we can strengthen communication between home and school. We discuss and plan for our school’s future. We also support special events. 

Meeting Dates/Schedule

The School Council meets nine times a year. Meeting times are 7:00 PM.  All parents and guardians of students are invited to attend.

  • September 12, 2019
  • October 10, 2019
  • November 14, 2019
  • December 5, 2019 (off-site)
  • January 9, 2020
  • February 6, 2020
  • March 12, 2020
  • April 9, 2020
  • May 14, 2020
  • June 11, 2020

See our Calendar page for meeting dates and times.

Our School Council Members

Chair (General): Maegan O’Brien
Vice Chair (General): Angie King
Chair (Fundraising): Angie King
Vice Chair (Fundraising): Angela Shaw
Treasurer: Shannon Tompkins
Secretary: Christina Carmichael 
Fundraising Coordinators: Tami Kezama, Crystal Boone, Amandip Badyal
Volunteer Coordinators: Angela Shaw
Casino Coordinator: Jennifer Miller
Jr High Liaisons: Jennifer Schroeder, Wendy Farrance
Key Communicator: Kirsten Ledergerber

Contact the School Council

Facebook: Simons Valley School Council

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