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Catholic School Council

School Council Pizza Orders

Sign up for the last pizza round begins on Monday the 18th of April and closes on 22nd.

Payments can be made through Cash Online. No late payments can be made.

It begins on 3rd of May and will run every Tuesday until 28th of June.

School Council Pizza Orders Update

Good afternoon Good Shepherd Parents/Guardians,

Please review Parent Council Pizza update.


Pizza Night Fundraiser

Hello Good Shepherd Families!

Parent Council is proud to share our latest fundraiser! This will be a weekly opportunity for families to enjoy pizza at a discounted price while also supporting our school.

As always, please feel free to email gsparentcouncil@gmail.com if you have any questions.

School Council Pizza Orders

The second round of Pizza registration will open on Thursday March 3rd evening and close Thursday March 10th. This round will run until the end of April.

March 22 - Tues

March 29 - Tues

April 5 - Tues

April 12 - Tues

April 19 - Tues

April 26 - Tues


Good Shepherd Student Council

School Council Pizza Orders

Pizza Orders

School Council Pizza Order Wednesday, February 2nd - Monday, February 7th

ORDERS DUE Monday, February 7th, 2022. LATE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCOMMODATED. SchoolCash Online only.

Good Shepherd Catholic School Council is pleased to offer pizza lunches every Tuesday. We thank our good friends and partners at Pizza Pizza, offering $2.50 for a slice of Cheese pizza and $2.75 for a slice of Pepperoni

Please note: Should your child not be at school on a day lunch has been ordered, no refund will be provided.

Thank you for your support and participation!


Good Shepherd Student Council

Marvel Trivia Night

Parent Council is hosting a very exciting virtual Marvel trivia evening!

When: Thursday January 20th

Time: 6:00-8:00

Cost: $3.00 per family

The Kahoot link will be sent out to all participating families in the afternoon of the 20th.

All payments can be made with School Cash Online.

Any questions can be directed to gsparentcouncil@gmail.com


Jingle Jam Photos


Candy Cane Train

Red and Green Day - Wednesday, December 8th

Wear red and green on Wednesday, December 8th, as part of our Jingle Jam Week activities.

Jingle Jam 2021 Silent Auction

It's with great pleasure (and with HUGE thanks to our donors and organizers, particularly Erin Johnson and Beth Jaz) that we're sending out the link to the Good Shepherd School Council Jingle Jam 2021 silent auction.


https://www.32auctions.com/JingleJam2021


The auction will begin at 9 am tomorrow, Dec.6th, and bidding will continue until Friday, Dec.10th at 7 pm. Bid early and often, and feel free to set up your 32auctions login information when you get this message so you'll be ready to go. Also - please share this link with friends and family members who might be interested in supporting our school through bidding on the amazing items offered.


All auction winners will be contacted by email after the auction closes to arrange payment--by credit card or echeque--through a School Cash Online portal we've already set up.


Jingle Jam Week - Schedule of Activities

Here is the link for all the information

Jingle Jam Baskets

Good afternoon Good Shepherd Families,

Online donations for the Jingle Jam fundraiser classroom baskets will be closing tonight at 11:59 pm. Don't miss your chance to donate money! Please note that donation item can still be sent in with your child until Wednesday the 1st of December.

**Stay tuned for more information on the exiting Jingle Jam events which will take place all week long during the week of Dec. 6-10th.**

https://ocsb.schoolcashonline.com/Fee/Details/57784/74/False/True

Thank you from your Good Shepherd Parent Council.


Disney Trivia Night

Good afternoon Good Shepherd Families,

Join Good Shepherd’s Parent Council for our first Family Trivia Night!

We’ll be celebrating all things Disney, with a Kahoot style trivia game. Compete with others in our GS community and enjoy a night of Disney Magic. Funds go towards Parent Council- Sponsored incentives and programs, including Luv 2 Groove, Scientists in the School and more. The Kahoot link will be sent out the day of the event.


Please feel free to email gsparentcouncil@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Disney Trivia Night



Fundraising - Mabel's Labels and FundScrip

Info about Mabel's Labels:


This year we are excited to share that we have teamed up with Mabel's Labels to provide our families with a fun and easy way to stay organized and support the parent council all year long!

Simply click "Support a Fundraiser" and enter Good Shepherd Parent Council and a percentage of your purchase will go towards the Parent Council and the programming we do for our students!


FundScrip Fundraiser:


Our Parent Council has teamed up with a second year-round fundraiser to provide our families with an innovative way to support the Parent Council’s programming for our students – by purchasing gift cards for your everyday purchases (i.e. groceries, gifts, gas, household items.) Visit www.fundscrip.com and enter the Good Shepherd code 7LU8XK, and a percentage of your gift card purchases will go towards the Parent Council and the programming we do for our students.


School Council Pizza Orders

School Council Pizza Order Tuesday 23 November - Tuesday 25th January

ORDER DUE. Friday 12th of November 2021 LATE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCOMMODATED. SchoolCash Online only.

Good Shepherd Catholic School Council is pleased to offer pizza lunches every Tuesday. We thank our good friends and partners at Pizza Pizza, offering $2.50 for a slice of Cheese pizza and $2.75 for a slice of Pepperoni

Please note: Should your child not be at school on a day lunch has been ordered, no refund will be provided.

Thank you for your support and participation!

Good Shepherd Student Council

The School Council is comprised of the school Principal, and members representing:

  • Parents/guardians

  • Teaching Staff

  • Community Representatives

School Council meetings take place on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 pm via Google Meets.

If you would like to attend any School Council meetings, please contact Katie Moyle or Sarah MacDonald-McLean, Co-chairs, at gsparentcouncil@gmail.com to be added to the invitation list.

All parents/guardians are welcome to attend and join - we value your input.

2020 - 2021 School Council members:

Chairs: Sarah MacDonald-McLean & Katie Moyle

Secretary: Jaclyn Hamilton

Treasurer: Jennie Thompson

Community Representative:

Parish Rep: Beth Jaz

Virtual Academy Rep:

Catholic School Parent Association:

Active School Travel Initiative Representative: Jenn Henderson

Health and Safety Representative: Jenn Henderson

Teacher Representative: Nick Kawka

Principal: Maureen MacKillop-DiMillo

Members at Large: Erika Coghill, Erin Johnson, Rania Skliar, Catherine Quinn, Carissa Morris, Jennifer Allin, Jen Read, Dianna Chepita, Emily Reuvers


School Council members provide input and advice to the Principal on topics such as:

  • local calendar of events and activities

  • school code of student behavior

  • school curriculum and program goals

  • selection of the Principal through the identification of a profile-type for the school

  • school budget priorities

  • school-community communication strategy ie methods of reporting to parents and the community

  • extra-curricular activities in the school

The School Council needs your voice, your input, your contribution to make the school better for all students, including yours!

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2021 - 2022

September

October

November

December

January

February

March

April

May

June

Board-wide Parent Organizations

Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) is a volunteer group representing all Ottawa Catholic School Board parents. They are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through their website, Twitter feed, and email newsletters, they we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario, as well as tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join CSPA's e-mail list, follow CSPA on Twitter, or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC)

The OCSB’s Special Education and Advisory Committee (SEAC) makes recommendations to the Board in respect of any matter affecting the establishment, development, and delivery of special education programs and services for exceptional pupils.

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.