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School Council Corner September

We were happy to see parents come out to our School Council meeting last week. Much information was presented about school initiatives by our Principal and teacher representatives. Parents were able to ask questions and hear how they could contribute to our school and their child's education.  

School Council elections were held and we are pleased to announce that our executive for the 2017-2018 year is:

Co-Chair:     Ellen Crackower and Edna Benaquen
Treasurer:    Alice Ko
Secretary:    Brandi Sherman and Mark Burton

We also had parents sign up for several committees to help on different projects throughout the year. We always need more help to make things happen smoothly. If you are interested in helping with one of these committees, or have any other ideas to support the school, please send Ellen a quick email at

Committees included: 
  • Community Outreach
  • Parent Outreach
  • Fundraising
  • Spirit Wear
  • Hot Lunches 
  • Grants
FAMILY AUTUMN BALL: As you know our first Community Outreach event is the Family Autumn Ball this Wednesday, October 25th at 6-8.  We hope you can all join us and participate in this fun annual event to support our school and community.  Entrance fee is $2 at the door unless you've pre-ordered a dinner package. DJ music, dancing and glow in the dark fun will be had by all!

Ideas for fundraising this year include our Lunchbox Hot Lunch options as well as Pizza and Milk programs for which we hope you've registered. We will also be selling our wonderful Westminster Cookbooks at school events so please consider purchasing one soon. All events and school products are your way to support our school and raise funds to enhance experiences for our children. 

An engaged and active parent community through the work of our School Council is what makes Westminster a strong community school. Please help in whatever way you can.  

Thank you!
Your School Council 

Next Meeting: November 1st, 2017


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