Welcome back 2016

WELCOME BACK … and WELCOME to new families … we are eager to begin …

School Council Elections and Meeting

Wednesday September 21 at 6:30 pm
Jockvale Elementary School Library
The 2016/17 Jockvale Elementary School council will be elected at this meeting
Here is a brief description of the positions on the council:
Chair: manage JESC, chair council meetings, liaison between council and school
Co-Chair: assist the chair and substitute when necessary
Secretary: record minutes at meetings and distribute, take attendance
Treasurer: responsible for bank accounts, receive and deposit JESC funds
Communication Chair: update JESC website, use media to inform school
population of upcoming events
Fundraising Chair: establish and coordinate JESC fundraising activities
Volunteer Coordinator: recruit volunteers and maintain database of volunteers
OCASC Delegate: attend Ottawa-Carleton Assembly of School Councils meetings
and represent JESC and vote on JESC’s behalf
There are also 7 positions for parent members at large, who have voting rights
and participate in discussions at meetings
Benefits of joining school council
The role of the school council is to organise events for students and their families and to
raise funds to provide necessities that are no longer in school budgets. Benefits of joining
school council include:
Staying up to date on everything important and new at Jockvale
Having an opportunity to provide input on school and council activities
Feeling connected to the school community and being engaged in your child’s education