Catholic School Council

Pizza Days are Returning to Good Shepherd

Dear Good Shepherd Families,

The School Council is thrilled to bring back weekly Pizza Days! We are pleased to be able to offer our Pizza Day program to all students every Tuesday for lunch. Our pizza supplier this year will be Pizza Pizza. Pizza orders will be for 6-8 week intervals throughout the year. If you miss this window, you will have to wait for the next round. Parents and guardians must purchase pizza in advance through School Cash Online. If you have not set up your account yet, or if you need support in using it, please contact
Pizza prices for the 2023-2024 school year are:
- Cheese: $2.50 per slice
- Pepperoni: $2.75 per slice
The first round of Pizza Day Orders will run from:

Tuesday, October 3 to Tuesday, October 31 (5 weeks)

School Cash Online will be open from Monday, September 18 to Monday, September 25,please ensure you place your child’s pizza order by Monday, September 25 when the window for this round will close. If you have any issues with School Cash Online, please contact
Unfortunately, we will not be able to accommodate late orders.
Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to continuing our pizza lunch program!

Good Shepherd Catholic School Parent Council

Constitution and By-Laws

Here is the link.

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

School Council meetings take place on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm via Google Meets. 

If you would like to attend any School Council meetings, please contact to be added to the invitation list.

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

2023 - 2024 School Council members:

Chair:  Jaclyn Hamilton

Vice-Chair: Dianna Chepita

Secretary: Dianna Chepita

Treasurer:  Jennie Mae Thompson

Community Representative:  Erin Johnson

Parish Rep:  Beth Jaz

Catholic School Parent Association: -open-

Teacher Representative:  Elissa Pharand

Support Staff Representative: -open-

Principal: Maureen MacKillop-DiMillo

Members at Large:  

Jennifer Henderson

Stephanie Mansfield

Emily Reuvers

Jennifer Purdy

Rania Tabri

Pamela Wilkinson

Ashley Williams

Laura Dudas

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

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

Meeting Dates & Minutes: 2023 - 2024

Meeting dates:

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Wednesday, June 19, 2024


June 7th, 2023 Minutes                                            

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.