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Purpose Statement 224
Purpose Statement
To support improved student learning and develop an increased sense of shared accountability for public education.  We aim to achieve this by: 
  • Advising the Principal/Vice-Principal (and Superintendents and Trustees as needed).  While all schools follow the same basic policies and practices, parents on School Council can give advice to administrators as to how they can best be applied at our school given our knowledge of the community and our children.
  • Participating in the development and implementation of the School Plan for Continuous Improvement.
  • Communication to other parents regarding the activities of Red Maple.
  • Fundraising to enhance the school life of our students. 
All parents or guardians of students registered at Red Maple are eligible to attend School Council meetings.  All staff members are also welcome.  You can attend all meetings or just the occasional meeting. Parents interested in School Council Executive positions will be provided with nomination forms at the first meeting.
General Operating Guidelines

  • There will be no limit on the size of the Council membership;
  • ​All parents are invited to attend Council meetings and speak to issues, but voting will be restricted to active Council members;
  • ​Nomination forms for Executive positions will be distributed at the September meeting;
  • The Council Executive may consist of a Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Fundraising Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, and Community Representative.
Roles and Responsibilities of School Council Members
  • Regularly attend and participate in Council meetings;
  • Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues;
  • ​Act as a link between the School Council and the community;
  • Help to achieve the goals as determined by Council members;
  • Encourage the participation of all parents and of other people within the school community;
  • Participate on sub-committees, if applicable, and assist with tasks of the School Council as appropriate.
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