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SCHOOL COUNCIL

A well-informed and effective school council strengthens community confidence in the school and helps to build and secure the school’s reputation.

School Council

 

The School Council plays an important role in contributing to good school governance by assisting the Principal and staff in the organisation and development of the school.

A well-informed and effective school council strengthens community confidence in the school and helps to build and secure the school’s reputation.

The school council is responsible for offering advice on the school’s educational programs and administration and expenditure of school funds as determined in the annual budget.

The Council of this school comprises 9 members elected by parents of the school and 5 members of staff. The Principal is a member by right of office. Elections for school council are held in February each year and Council Meetings are held monthly and these dates are published on this page.

Sub-Committees

 

The School Council extends the opportunity for wider participation by parents through various formal sub committees which report back into School Council.  Parents are encouraged to join any committee which interests them.

School Events and FUNdraising Team

Responsible for management and coordination of the calendar of events to promote a sense of community and to raise funds for the school. This team then invites and
facilitates the involvement of the school community to contribute to the planned
events. Steph in Admin supports this team with communication.

Finance

Responsible for overseeing the expenditure of the school to meet identified needs and priorities. Meet monthly prior to school Council meetings

Facilities

Responsible for contractual engagement of TeamKids for Out of School Hours Care and Ashley Eats for canteen. Manages any requests for facilities hire and oversees the maintenance and upkeep of these facilities.

Buildings & Grounds

Oversees maintenance and improvement of school buildings and grounds. Organises Working Bees to complete specific projects and upkeep in conjunction with Craig Black – Maintenance and grounds

Education

Provides feedback and input into the review and development of DET required school
policies

The following are scheduled dates for 2023 school council meetings

 

Wednesdays 5.30pm -7pm

Subcommittees 7pm - 8pm

Term 1 

  • Feb 28th

  • March 20th AGM and 2nd meeting

 

Term 2

  • May 8th

  • June 5th

 

Term 3

  • August 7th

  • Sept 4th

Term 4

  • October 30th

  • November 27th

If you would like anything raised please contact Keren Barro (Principal) or Clinton Fullgrabe President to discuss having it included on the agenda.

President

CLINTON FULLGRABE

 

Email:  clinton.fullgrabe@darebin.vic.gov.au

Phone: 0425 818 590

Vice President

TROY ELLIS

Treasurer

CHRISTOPHER WYHTE

Parent Members:

Monica Dinh

Stacey Mooney

Angela Dixon

Sarah Wilson

Mairian Gee

Community Member:

Rhonda Burkhalter

Department of Education members:

Emily King

Jake Francis

Jenny Negrin

Executive Officer

Keren Barro - Principal


Minutes Secretary

Kylie Sayer - Business Manager

Sub-Committees

Finance
Convener: Chris Whyte

Business Manager: Kylie Sayer

School council members:


Facilities
Convener: Clinton Fullgrabe

School council members:


Buildings and Grounds
Convener: Troy Ellis

School council members:

 

Education
Convener: Emily King

School council members:


School Events and FUNdraising team
Convener:

School council members:

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