Parent School Council
Meeting Dates: 6:30pm in the library
Thursday, November 23
Thursday, December 21
Thursday, January 18
Thursday, February 15
Thursday, March 15
Thursday, April 19
Thursday, May 24
**Bylaws available in Brentwood School office**
"The mission of the Brentwood Elementary School Council is to foster communications with all Educational Stakeholders, including communications between Principal, staff, parents/guardians, students, School Board, Alberta Learning, other provincial organizations, and the community at large. It is to inform parents/guardians and students about appropriate means of accessing school decision makers and to provide support for school activities."
"We see Brentwood School as a vibrant and welcoming community where every child is actively engaged in effective learning and in developing the citizenship skills he or she will require to become a positive contributing member of society."
Role of Parent Council
- Support the school in its work with students
- Represent the views of parents
- Encourage links between the school, parents, students, and the wider community
- Sponsor events that enhance the lives of students at our school
- Help develop pride in the school and community
- Consult other School Councils and Organizations
- Encourage a positive atmosphere where individual contributions are encouraged and valued
What to Expect:
- Monthly Meetings (1-1.5 hours)
**All parents of children attending Brentwood Elementary School are automatically members of BESC, are invited to each meeting, and receive voting privileges.
- Updates from School Administration
- Updates from the School Board
- Volunteer opportunities throughout the year
- Hot Lunch
- Classroom Activities
- Special Projects/Committees
- Parent Council Executive
If you would like more information about joining Parent Council, please contact the office, visit the school website, or e-mail email@example.com
BESC & BEHSA Information
Brentwood Elementary School Council
"The mission of the Brentwood Elementary School Council is to foster communications with all Educational Stakeholders, including communications between Principal, Staff, Parents/Guardians, Students, School Board, Alberta Learning, other Provincial Organizations, and the Community at Large. It is to inform Parents/Guardians and Students about appropriate means of accessing school decision makers and to provide support for school activities."
Role: By attending monthly meetings, parents can support the school in its work with students, receive valuable information, and represent the view of parents.
Contact Us: If you would like more information about joining BEHSA and/or BESC, please visit the school website, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you soon!
Brentwood Elementary Home & School Association
Role: To enhance the educational, social, cultural, and recreational benefits for the students and/or school community at Brentwood Elementary School.
How: With the help of parents and community partners, BEHSA raises funds to help facilitate events at the school benefitting all students. Volunteers also contribute to a vibrant school community.
Why: Being a partner in your child's education helps them to develop pride in their school and community, allows you to meet other parents, and be a part of the school community.
Examples: Monthly Hot Lunch Program, Brentwood In Motion, Special Projects, Milk & Cookies Day
Minutes from Meetings
School Council meetings are generally scheduled for the third Thursday of each month starting at 6:30 pm. (Note: There is no meeting in December or June.) All parents are automatically members of the Council and have full voting privileges.