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School Council - 2023-2024 340
School Council - 2023-2024

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.

Fossil Hill's School Council       

Why does the School Council exist?

·         Help improve student learning and school effectiveness

·         Enhance communication among parents and/or guardians, administrators, teachers
and children in the school community

·         Engage the community and the school with fun events

·         Fundraising: ALL funds go back into the school to buy books, classroom supplies, technology, support trips etc. SD-school council handbook 2023-2024.pdfSD-school council handbook 2023-2024.pdf


Who are the School Council?

·         School council is made up of any/all interested parents/guardians, the school administration, teachers and students.

Fossil Hill Public school constitution 2023.pdfFossil Hill Public school constitution 2023.pdf


How can the council help?

·         We help families see that your children’s education is important to everyone.

·         We are an open discussion group who listens to various sides of important issues.

·         We keep the dialogue open, judge nobody.PP-school fundraising-676.pdfPP-school fundraising-676.pdf

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Why should I get involved?

·         School council meetings offer a chance to see the education system from the inside.

·         It’s a place for your voice to be heard.

·         It doesn’t require a lot of time to make a significant impact.

·         It's another way to show your children you are involved in their learning.


How do I contact School Council for general information?

Principal - Gisella Avsec -  or  (905) 653-8055 

Vice Principal – Angue Sterling -  or  (905) 653-8055

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School Council Meetings?

We have a mandate to meet four times a year, but to make this work better, once a month is proposed.  We meet one Tuesday evening each month.  We are looking to provide babysitting.

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