Local School Council
  • Who Serves on a School Council?

    School councils are comprised of a minimum of seven council members:

    • The principal 
    • At least two certificated teachers elected by the teachers 
    • A number of parents elected by the parents, so that parents make up a majority of the council. At least 2 parents must be businesspersons 
    • Other members as specified in the council's bylaws 

    Councilmember’s serve a term of two years, or for a term specified in the council's bylaws.

    What are the Roles and Responsibilities of Council Members?

    All members of the School Council must:

    • Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues,
    • Regularly participate in council meetings,
    • Participate in information and training programs,
    • Act as a link between the school council and the community,
    • Encourage the participation of parents and others within the school community, and
    • Work to improve student achievement and performance. 

    What is the Role of the Local Board of Education with School Councils?

    The local board of education shall:
     

    • Provide all information not specifically made confidential by law 
    • Assign an employee of the school system to attend council meetings when requested 
    • Receive and consider all recommendations, including the annual report, of the school council 
    • The local board of education shall respond to recommendations of the council within 60 days after being notified in writing of the recommendation.
  • Meeting Dates, Times, & Locations

    Date

    Time

    Location

    September 6, 2019

    8:00 am

    PLC Room-FFMS

    September 30, 2019

    8:00 am

    BHS (Cluster Meeting)

    November 6, 2019

    8:00 am

    PLC Room-FFMS

    January 11, 2020

    8:00 am

    PLC Room-FFMS

  • School Council Officers

    Chair: 
    Ritesh Patel

    Co-Chair:
    Oyebade Oyerinde           

    Secretary:
    Aubrey Robinson

  • Council Members

    Name: Christine Douthart, Principal
    Relationship to School: Principal (Mandatory)
    Term: 19-20

    Name: Laura Ross, Counselor
    Relationship to School: Certified Teacher (Mandatory)
    Term: 19-20

    Name: Emma Towey, Certified Teacher (TOTY)
    Relationship to School: Certified Teacher (Mandatory)
    Term:  19-20

    Name: Lisa Inlow
    Relationship to School: Parent (Mandatory)
    Term:19-20

    Name: Shantelle Grace
    Relationship to School: Parent (Mandatory)
    Term: 19-20

    Name & Title: Ritesh Patel- Business Owner/ Rajbhog Distributors
    Relationship to School: Parent/ Business Person (Mandatory)
    Term: 19/20

    Name & Title: Cherish De la Cruz- Business Owner / De la Cruz Law
    Relationship to School: Parent/ Business Person (Mandatory)
    Term: 19/20

    Name & Title: Ron Weber- Business Owner/ Dogwood Pizza
    Relationship to School: Community Member
    Term: 19/20

    Name: Aubrey Johnson
    Relationship to School: Parent
    Term: 19/20

    Name: Oyebade Overinde
    Relationship to School: Parent
    Term: 19/20

    Name: Shondrena Hurley
    Relationship to School: Parent
    Term: 19/20