The Carlington Summit

October 2nd, 2000

by Pat Hayward.

There was a wonderful turnout for the first school council meeting of the year with 42 people in attendance. A great start for the new school year!

Jayne Ditz-Mathewson chaired the meeting.

A brief introduction was given by Mr Finnerty, the Principal who talked about:

Vice Principal Ms Hollet talked about:

Pete Parent has been voted in as the new Treasurer.

The school council still owes OCDSB (Ottawa Carleton District School Board) $3089.46 for the play structure, we hope to raise the rest of the money from corporate sponsors.

Annette Parent, Fundraiser talked about:

Carolyn Quinn, Kim Varas and May AbouSeido volunteered to become members-at-large on the executive of the school council.

Carolyn Quinn has approached OCDSB about the possibility of starting a recorder class during lunch recess or after school, if we have enough interested children they will send a teacher. Parents will be surveyed.

Elections for school trustees are on November 13th, we hope to have the candidates for our zone at the next meeting:

Next school council meeting November 6th at 7:00p.m. in the library. Anyone interested in education in our community is welcome to attend.