Bobcaygeon Public School – School Council (Parent Council)
All Parents of Bobcaygeon Public School Students are welcome to join the BPS Parent Council.
By joining the Parent Council, you can help support our flourishing BPS community, and help our children reach their full potential. Becoming a member of the BPS Parent Council is a wonderful way to share your treasure chest full of knowledge, talent and experience to make a positive contribution to our children’s school community. Parent council supports school initiatives by raising funds for such things as outdoor equipment, classroom electronics, library books, school uniforms & much more!
It is also an open forum for Parents to discuss ideas, initiatives, concerns and stay informed about what’s happening at BPS (events, teachers, curriculum, EQAO & More).
Virtual Monthly Parent Council Meetings: take place at the BPS Library on the last Tuesday of the Month at 6:30PM (approx. 1.5 hrs)
2020-21 Parent Council Members:
Chair: Jessica Jowitt
Co-Chairs: Maria Bowls, Antonietta Paiz, Abbie Ball
Treasurer: Chrissy Scarborough
Secretary: Allison Crowe
Principal: Tischa Hetherington
Teacher Rep: Kelly Swartman
BPS Secretary: Tracey Bradley
BPS Accounting: Brandy Thaxter
Parent Reps attend meetings, can vote on topics/meeting items and can volunteer for sub-committees and other responsibilities as they feel comfortable.
To subscribe to our Parent Council emails, or to inquire about volunteer opportunities please email:
Trillium Lakelands School District “School Council Procedures”
1.1. Trillium Lakelands District School Board recognizes the importance of a strong partnership between the school board members and parents of students and community members in our school district.
1.2. By active participation through the local School Council, parents, community members, and staff will have opportunities to improve student learning by increasing student achievement, well-being and accountability of the education system in a positive learning environment.
3.4 The School Council – the local body which will support and advise the Board and the school in efforts to encourage enhanced parent involvement in children’s education in consultation, where necessary with the TLDSB District School Council / Parent Involvement Committee as well as funds provided by the Ministry of Education. Funding allocations allow School Councils to support local efforts to communicate with and engage parents.
To View the Trillium Lakelands School District “School Council Procedures”