2017-18 School Council Executive

Chair – Rebecca Banman

Secretary – Angie Glencross

Treasurer – Laurie Hunter


School Council Agenda

September 25, 2017

  1. Introductions
  2. Role of School Council
  3. Elections and/or Volunteers
  4. Construction Update
  5. What’s happening at the Q this year?
  6. Goals, Direction and Meetings for 2016-17
  7. Concerns/Questions/Other Business


October 25, 2017

  1. 1. Welcome and Introductions
    2. From the Office
    3. Update on construction
    4. Is there a Nutrition for Learning Program at the Q?
    5. Fundraising ideas
    – can money be raised for a grade 8 end-of-year trip to take place in the Region within school hours?
    -can money be raised for a grade 8 end-of-year trip to a Blue Jays baseball game?
    -are there any requests from teachers
    -is this an idea that would be welcomed: Ask parents now, at the beginning of the year : “Would you be willing to donate funds to the school? Over the course of the year we are planning a few trips and speakers for the entire student body to participate it”.
    6. Did anyone attend the WRAPSC meeting and have info to share?
    Next meeting, November 7, 7pm – 9pm
    WhereForest Heights Collegiate Institute, 255 Fischer-Hallman Rd, Kitchener, ON N2M 4X8, Canada 

    DescriptionForest Heights Collegiate Institute – Library

    7. Is there any SCIS updates or news to be shared?
    8.  Next meeting:
    Do we want to change the date?
    Nov 29, 7 pm

November 28, 2017

  1. Welcome
  1. School update from principal (s)
  1. Music concert on Dec 14

-Music council is supplying cookies free of charge to audience

-May we ask Mr. Regimbal if School Council can supply cookies for a charge as a fundraiser

-We do want a table/poster to promote attendance at parent council

  1. Safe, Caring, and Inclusive Schools
  2. Fundraising
  3. Parent Involvement Grant
  1. Any questions/comments/ideas?
  2. Next meeting is…


January 23, 2018

  1. Welcome
  2. Our vision : to make sure every child has what they need to succeed at school. We want to take into account the needs of all the students
  3. News from the office


       -PIC and WRAPSC Parent Event – April 8, 2017 –  Empowering Students with Parent Engagement

       –CASL – has this affected our school/home communications?

       -School-Day – What is the best use for our school?

       -Google Groups – do we want to set up a Google group for our council?

       -the email list doesn’t get deleted

       -it is CASL compliant

5.  Co-chair : parent of a Gr 7 student who is willing to be chair of next year’s council

6.  Other business

  1. Is there a project we would like to take on from the list of suggested fundraising needs given to us by the teachers?
  2. How many meetings would we like to have before June?


School Council Minutes

September 2017

October 2017

November 2017