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Catholic School Council Executive 2017-18

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School Council 2016-2017
At our September 18th meeting, the following were acclaimed to the St. Francis Xavier Catholic School Council.
Chair: Rosina Piro
Secretary: Denyse Karanjia
Councillors: John Brown, Romina Catacchio, Santina Ciccone, Anna DiFabio, Hope Goodfellow, Suzanne Lu, Rosa Villella, Francesca Wanner
Community Rep: Shanaj Bejun
Parish Rep: Anna DiFabio
Teaching Reps: Sam Musa,
Non-Teaching Rep:



CSC Minutes February 2016

CSC Minutes November 2015

CSC Minutes September 2015

CSC Minutes - June 2015

CSC Minutes April 20, 2015

CSC Minutes February 23rd

CSC Minutes January 2015

Catholic School Council Minutes - Sept - Nov 2014

Catholic School Council 2016-17

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School Council 2016-2017
At our September 19th meeting, the following were elected and appointed to the St. Francis Xavier Catholic School Council.
Chair: Rosina Piro
Secretary: Denyse Karanjia
Treasurer: Suzzanne Lu

Councillors: Romina Catacchio, Santina Ciccone, Kim Colanardi, Nikolina Didak, Anna DiFabio, Rosa Villella, Francesca Wanner
Community Rep: Shanaj Bejun
Parish Rep: Anna DiFabio
Teaching Reps: Sam Musa, Kirsti Gatto
Non-Teaching Rep: Sandra Savelli



Catholic School Council Goals

GOAL # 1
To continue to develop an awareness and knowledge of the Ontario Curriculum and support the school staff in developing the curriculum with support materials.
Strategies:
1. To provide funds for the purchase of books for the school library.
2. To continue to support EQAO .
3. To support all teachers and classes in purchasing learning materials in all areas of the curriculum
4. To help purchase computers and laptops for all classes.
5. To ensure there will be council members participating in the School Success Team.
6. To provide funds to purchase school agendas for grades 1-8.
7. To help purchase white boards for rooms 26,27,28,29,30 & 31.

GOAL # 2
To assist the school staff in developing Catholicity
Strategies:
1. To promote awareness and support of social justice issues and charities locally, nationally and globally by donating at least 10% of our revenue to these groups.
2. To recognize and support sacramental events - i.e. First Communion, Confirmation and the retreat for Confirmandi .
3. To support an annual retreat in which the School Staff and Catholic School Council are invited and encouraged to attend - i.e. JEPAG, Annual Parent Conference and St. Francis Xavier school retreat .
4. To assist any special needs in own school by helping fundraising.
5. To support liturgical events (Advent Celebration, May Crowning and Pancake Tuesday).
6. Support restorative justice and progressive discipline.
7. To support evidence of Catholicity in the school.
8. To support the school and goals of the Eco-Team.

GOAL # 3
To assist the school staff in facilitating and promoting a safe and healthy school environment.
Strategies:
1. To continue to be involved with the CSC Health and Safety Committee to address and identify safety issues.
2. To follow the new ministry nutritional policy and support health action committee.

GOAL # 4
To enhance the school and class environment.
Strategies:
1. To assist the environment committee in maintaining the Peace Garden and the grounds around the school .
2. To assist in funds for School Trips/Play Days.
3. To assist with Graduation.
4. To support School Spirit, School teams and events.

GOAL # 5
To creatively fundraise in order that finances may be available to meet our goals and provide needed material and resources for our students and school faculty.
Strategies:
1. Meet the Staff BBQ.
2. A Major School Fundraiser.
3. Christmas Craft sale.
4. Special Nutritional lunches and events.
5. Seasonal events.

GOAL # 6
To enhance parents involvement in school events and improve communication.
Strategies:
1. To provide ongoing communication with parent regarding school council initiatives.
2. Local media and advertising for upcoming events.
3. To encourage and request parent volunteers to help with school events and fundraisers.