Parents

Forms & Correspondence

Catholic School Council

The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. A half hour before the meeting, the Google Meet link will be shared, by email, with all families.

All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.

Contact us: council.stfrancis@gmail.com

Find us on Facebook.

2020 - 2021 School Council members:


Chair: Natasha Stanzel


Co-Chair: Sharon Salter


Treasurer: Laura Lamoureux


Secretary: Sharon Salter


Members at Large:

Cheryl Butler, Alex Habbouche, Heinz Dietel, Ashley Ratnam,

Jen Simpson, Veronica Gavin, Johanna Graham, Lindsay Hughes-Jones, Margaret Viera, Lisa Konowalchuk, Anna Porelle, Colleen Cannon, Christine Roussin, Kelly Scott,

Czarinne Inocenio


Teacher Rep: Samantha Harrington


Non-Teacher Rep: Amy Cleveland


Principal: Lina Bélanger


School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:

  • local calendar of events and activities

  • school code of student behavior

  • school curriculum and program goals

  • selection of the Principal through the identification of a profile-type for the school

  • school budget priorities

  • school-community communication strategy ie methods of reporting to parents and the community

  • extra-curricular activities in the school

The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2021 - 2022




Minutes:

April 2022

February 2022

December 2021

November 2021

October Minutes

September Minutes

June 2021


Agenda:

May 2022

April 2022

February 2022

December 2022

November 2021

October 2021

September 2021


Plantable Fundraiser



Future Meetings 7PM:

June 13th

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.