Forms & Correspondence

Catholic School Council

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

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

School Council Meetings are typically held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month in the school's Learning Commons (Library) at 6:30 pm.

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

We have a Twitter account! Follow us @MacCouncil

2021 - 2022 School Council members:

Chair: Magdalene Creskey

Secretary: Mais Kiryakos

Treasurer: Katie Keita

CSPA Rep: Daphne Toussaint

Members at Large: Kelly Khan, Miguel Cabrita, Jodi Brown/Aaron Carter

Non-Teaching Rep: Leanne Davis

Teacher Rep: Jennifer Martinez

Principal: Bob Garnett

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

Oct 4th, 6:30 pm

Minutes Nov 8th, 6:30pm

Dec 6th, 6:30pm

Jan 10th, 6:30pm

Feb 7th, 6:30pm

Mar 7th, 6:30pm

April 4th, 6:30pm

May 2nd, 6:30pm

June 6th, 6:30pm

Archived minutes from previous years

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.