School Council

Nellie McClung School Council Executive – 2020/21:

Succession planning is an important focus for both School Council and the PAC. There will be several open executive positions for the 2020-2021 school year and we are eager and excited to explore interest in these roles with potential new members. This is an excellent opportunity to lend your time, talents and energy to the school and make a difference!

Should you be interested in exploring this great opportunity please contact us at and we would be happy to answer any questions you may have. A list of current council members is listed below.

Our School Council Members

• Chair – Eva Munroe Burns

• Vice Chair – Catherine Loades

• Treasurer – Amanda Edwards

• Secretary – Ibitissem Zekra

• Fundraising Coordinator – Kristen Dublonko and Laura McIntyre

• Casino Coordinator – Ruksana Samji

• Communication Liaison – Caley Wolf

• Volunteer Coordinator – Wendy Moffat

• CBE Key Communicator – Joanne Reynolds

• Member at Large (2) – Onalee Orchard and Andrea Gesner.

Read more about these positions here


Every CBE school community is required to establish a school council. Working in collaboration with the principal and school community, school councils can help foster a supportive learning environment and create valuable opportunities for students to reach their full potential.

School councils perform an important advisory role at schools. They help ensure the parent and community perspective is represented in school decision-making. In addition, school councils share information about the school with the community.
The actions of the school council must reflect the expectations and beliefs of the school community. School council functions include:

  • helping to ensure students have the opportunity to meet the standards of education established by Alberta Education
  • assisting in ensuring that the fiscal management of the school meets requirements
  • advising the principal and the Board of Trustees on school matters
  • performing any duty or function delegated by the Board of Trustees
  • sharing ideas and information with other school councils and provincial organizations
  • communicating information to the school community and other school councils
  • setting policies or creating by-laws that relate to the operations of school council, including budget, fundraising, meeting procedures and more

School Council vs PAC – What’s the Difference (PDF)

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Fill Our Buckets Campaign: Choral Risers

FILL OUR BUCKETS CAMPAIGN CONTINUES!Let’s get these buckets full for our great community and teachers.

The school has identified that they are in need of Choral Risers for school performances. These cost $5900 and your donation will have an impact on ensuring our students have wonderful perfomances!

Donations can be made through cheque or e-transfer to treasurernellie@gmail.comE-TRANSFERS ARE THE PREFERABLE WAY.

All donations over $20 will receive a tax receipt for the year the donation was made. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS IF YOU WOULD LIKE A TAX RECEIPT.

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