• 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 25, 2020

    8:15 am

    PLC Room-FFMS

    December 4, 2020

    8:15 am

    PLC Room-FFMS

    February 5, 2021

    8:15 am

    PLC Room-FFMS

    April 16, 2021

    8:15 am

    PLC Room-FFMS

  • School Council Officers

    Chair: 
    Natasha Noble

    Co-Chair:
    Ritish Patel           

    Secretary:
    Sonya Wright

  • Council Members

    Name

    Title

    Relationship to School

    Term

    Christine Douthart

    Principal

    Principal (Mandatory)

    2020-

    Emma Towey

    Teacher

    Certified Teacher (Mandatory)

    2019-2021

    Julianne Purnell

    Teacher

    Certified Teacher (Mandatory)

    2020-2022

    Nathalie Nobel

    Chair

    Parent (Mandatory)

    2020-2022

    Ritish Patel

    Co-Chair

    Parent (Mandatory)

    2019-2021

    Aubrey Robinson

     

    Parent / Business Person (Mandatory)

    2020-2021

    Tremaine Jordan

     

    Parent / Business Person (Mandatory)

    2020-2022

    Sonya Wright

    Secretary

    Parent

    2020-2022

    Alexandria Bradley

     

    Parent

    2020-2021

    Cynthia Woods

     

    Parent

    2020-2022

    Tina Staples

     

    Parent

    2020-2022

    Rachel Warnsley

     

    Parent

    2020-2022

    Melissa Watson

     

    Parent

    2020-2022

    Caren Robinson

     

    Parent

    2020-2022

    Lorraine McDowell

     

    Parent

    2020-2021