• 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

    August 27, 2021

    8:15 am

    Five Forks MS

    November 12, 2021

    8:15 am

    Five Forks MS

    January 21, 2022

    8:15 am

    Five Forks MS

    March 18, 2022

    8:15 am

    Five Forks MS

  • School Council Officers

    Chair: 
    Joanne Walters

    Co-Chair:
    Brendalyn Burrell           

    Secretary:
    Cindy Bloodworth

  • Council Members

    Name

    Title

    Term

    Christine Douthart

    Principal

    -

    Julianne Purnell

    Teacher

    1

    Laura Ross

    Counselor, Teacher

    1

    Kim Wooten

    Parent

    2

    Monica Green

    Parent

    2

    Becky Owens

    Parent

    2

    Teneva Williams

    Parent

    2

    Carra Greer

    Parent

    2

    Brendalyn Burrell

    Parent

    1

    Oyabade Oyerinde

    Parent

    1

    Jim Sharp

    Parent

    1

    Candace Ovalles

    Parent

    2

    Joane Walters

    Parent

    1