Parents

Presentations & Information

Catholic School Council

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

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

Meetings are virtual for the 2020-21 school year.

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

2020 - 2021 School Council members:

Chair

Colleen Mullin

Secretary

Audrey McNeill

Treasurer

Louise McIntyre

Communications

Patricia Allen

CSPA Rep

Martin Stein

Parent Reps

Michaela McLean, Sonia Argatoff

Parish Rep

Kathy Koss

Staff Rep

Stephanie Goodwin, Michelle Frost

Student Reps

Members of the Student Council Executive

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: 2020 - 2021

In keeping with the recommendations regarding in-person gatherings from Ottawa Public Health, this year’s School Council will begin remotely.

The details on how to connect to upcoming meetings will be included in the weekly newsletter prior to the meetings. All parents and guardians are welcome to attend.

Click here to view the minutes from the December 8 meeting.

Click here to view the agenda from the February 9 meeting.


For information about what happens at school council meetings, please read

A Parent's Guide to Holy Trinity School Council




School Council Announcements

Next School Council Meeting - Tuesday, February 9 at 7 p.m.

School Council Meeting - New Members Welcome

We will have our third school council meeting on Tuesday, February 9 at 7:00 pm.


Meeting link: will be shared closer to the date of the meeting.

Please use the provided link to attend the meeting. You will be asked to join and be admitted in by the organizer.

Flipgive Fundraiser

Holy Trinity School Council has registered with Flipgive! This is a great opportunity to support our school while you are finishing up your holiday shopping, or finding those New Year deals! By using Flipgive, you will help us achieve our funding goal of $1000 towards two $500 bursaries for graduating students.
To participate, you can join the Holy Trinity School Council Flipgive team and shop at participating stores online. For every purchase made a percentage is earned by the Holy Trinity School Council's Flipgive team.
To join our team, download the Flipgive app or visit http://www.flipgive.com/join to sign up. You will be asked to enter your unique team name which is HT School Council and code N5ZMKH. You are now ready to shop!
Thank you for your support, and we hope you enjoy using Flipgive for the Holy Trinity School Council.

Gift Card Fundraiser

Gift Card Fundraiser

Get some holiday shopping done and help raise funds for our school.

  • Purchase gift cards from leading retailers, restaurants and services at face value.

  • Give the cards as gifts or use them yourself for groceries, gas, home & garden, restaurants, online shopping and more.

  • Holy Trinity School Council earns a percentage from each purchase.

  • Proceeds help provide graduate bursaries and other student benefits.

  • Electronic and reloadable cards are also available.

  • Cards are mailed directly to you for a small fee (or free for qualifying orders and electronic cards).

Visit www.fundscrip.com/support-a-group/4ZT3YN and start shopping!

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.