Calgary Board of Education

 
School Council

School Council's role is:

  • to engage parents in the education of their children and provide community learning and conversation.
  • to help ensure parent and community perspective is represented in school decisions making.
  • to create events and support school initiatives to improve the student learning and community experience at Westgate.

The Ecole Westgate Parents' Society's primary role is:

  • to raise funds to support teachers, student enrichment and experiences at Westgate.

Meetings & Agendas

WESTGATE SCHOOL COUNCIL MEETING
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 6:30 pm

If parents want to e-mail Westgate School Council directly, the e-mail address is:
westgateschoolcouncil@gmail.com

2017-18 Meeting Dates

  • Thursday, September 28, 2017 (Annual General Meeting)
  • Thursday, October 26, 2017
  • Thursday, November 23, 2017
  • Tuesday, January 23, 2018
  • Thursday, February 22, 2018
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Agendas


September
School Council
Parents Society
School Council AGM
Parents' Society AGM
Proposed Society Bylaws
Executive Positions

October
School Council
Parents Society

November
School Council
Parents Society
January
February
April

May

 

Minutes 2017 - 18

September
School Council
Parents Society
School Council AGM (Draft)
Parents Society AGM (Draft)
Committee Reports
October
School Council (Draft)
Parents Society (Draft)
November January
February April June  

2016 - 17

September
AGM (Draft)
October
Admin Report
Science & Technology Committee
Committees
Food Statement
November
School Council
Parents Society
January
School Council

Parents Society
February
School Counci
Parents Society
April
School Council
Parents Society
June
School Council
Parents Society
 

2015 - 16

September / AGM
Admin Report
October
Admin Report
Provincial Funding Comparison
November
January
March
April (Draft)
May
 

2014 - 15

September
October
November
January
February
April
May
 

 

On September 28, 2017 the Westgate School Council/Society held the Annual General Meeting to elect a new executive.  The new executive is as follows:

2017- 2018 School Council Executive

Chair - Sheri Bolitho
Vice Chair - Carol Ann Powell
Secretary - Megan Cole Reinkens
Key Communicator - Kelly Van Weber

2017- 2018 Westgate Parent Society Executive

President - Sheri Bolitho
Vice-President - Carol Ann Powell
Secretary - Megan Cole Reinkens
Treasurer - Jenn MacCallum
Directors - Darci-Jane McAulay & Karin Van Vliet


Westgate School Council Committee Positions

Our School Council and Parents' Society function in a committee structure, allowing more parents to have meaningful roles in the school community that suit their schedule and skill set. The work is entrusted to appointed groups responsible to take on special work or tasks under the direction of council. There are three categories of committees: Student Enrichment, Special Event and Fundraising.

The Westgate School Council and Parents' Society Committees are as follows:

  • Science and Technology
  • Special Lunch
  • Penny Carnival
  • Farewell
  • Grants and Special Applications
  • Langauge and Culture
  • School Spirit
  • Casino 
  • Fundraising
  • Grounds / Environmental
  • Traffic Safety

If you are interested in being a volunteer on one of the above committees or you wish to become involved with
School Council or the Parents' Society Executive, please come to a meeting or send us an email.

Resources

Alberta School Councils' Assocation - School Council Resource Guide
Calgary Board of Education - School Council Handbook