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School Council

Education is a partnership involving parents, students, teachers, principals, community and school boards.

School councils provide advice on school matters and help to strengthen the important relationship between schools, parents/guardians and their communities.

All members of the school community are welcome to attend council meetings. Parents/guardians and community members are key to a successful school council. Getting involved gives you the opportunity to be part of a team working to ensure a high quality of education. School councils are supported in their work through various resources available online or through the school administrator. 

This is just one way families can get involved to support students and schools. Learn about other things you can do to engage with your child’s learning at home and at school.​

School Council Chair:  Loren Thorburn

To contact School Council please email alexander.mackenzie.hs@sc.yrdsb.ca. 
 


 PARENT SURVEY

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Thank you for taking the time to respond to the parent survey that we conducted recently. We are planning to email out the summary of the findings shortly. In the survey, a number of you indicated that you would like to make a donation to the school. This can be done through School Cash Online at your convenience. Should you have any questions about how to do this, please feel free to contact the school.  

Thank you.

Otilia Olteanu

Principal

Alexander Mackenzie H.S.​​


On behalf of School Council, I would like to thank all of the families who took the time to respond to the recent School Council Parent Survey. We were very pleased to see the results and were even more excited to see all of the ways in which our parent community would like to help out to enhance the learning experience for the students of Alexander Mackenzie High School.

In terms of fundraising, parents who were interested in helping out favoured events combined with a school activity and/or direct monetary donations.

In response to the preferred method, we are offering a 
Silent Auction on the week of November 26 - November 30.  Prizes will be displayed in a showcase by the main office for the week and will be on display in the library during the second in the Parent Series talks on Tuesday, November 27. Please note that if you are planning on attending the talk on financing post secondary education offered by the Guidance Department and School Council, we ask that you RSVP at alexander.mackenzie.hs@sc.yrdsb.ca.

If you would like to make a direct monetary donation to the school, please login to 
School Cash Online and select "Make a Donation" and then select "Alexander Mackenzie High School".

Please don't hesitate to ask questions or give suggestions to School Council through our email: 
alexander.mackenzie.hs@sc.yrdsb.ca.


Dear Parents/Guardians,

This Tuesday, November 27 will mark the second event in the Guidance Parent Series.  Ms. Lana Fisher, Head of Guidance, along with experts in the field (invited by AMHS School Council) will answer questions regarding financing post-secondary education.  The talk will take place in the newly renovated Alexander Mackenzie High School Library beginning at 7:15 p.m. and is open to parents and students interested in understanding the costs of post-secondary education.

Please RSVP to alexander.mackenzie.hs@sc.yrdsb.ca.

AMHS School Council is also pleased to announce that a Silent Auction to raise funds for Alexander Mackenzie High School will take place next week.  Prizes will be on display in the showcase in the school foyer beginning Monday.  Bids will be accepted at the talk on Tuesday evening and all week long in the main office.  Bidding will close at noon on Friday, November 30.

Thank you,

Loren Thorburn

Chair of AMHS School Council​​​​​​

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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