Parent Council

Saint John Paul II – Catholic School Community Council

April 26, 2018 - 6:30 – 7:30 pm





May Boucher, Andrea Brand, Nicole Mortelliti, Angela McGregor, Melanie DeSimone, Amy Haigh, Hope Pottage, Anita Curran, Laura Bava


Gathering Prayer


  1. Mabel’s Labels Update
    • Laura will be following up with Mabel’s labels to find out how much money we have made from the fundraiser so far.Once we have hit $50 then Mabel’s Labels will send us a cheque.


  2. MacMillans Update
    • We have made approximately $2700 from this fundraiser


  3. SchoolDay Update
    • The SchoolDay site is up and running.All pizza, sub, and milk orders can be found on it, as well as the Grade 4 Tiffin field trip.We are trying to ensure that the entire school community signs up for it


  4. Year End BBQ – 30th Anniversary Celebration
  • Food truck confirmations:
    • Smokes Poutinery – Fries & Poutine
    • Dominos Pizza – Our cost is $7 per pizza; we will be selling for $1.50 slice or $10 per pizza
    • Cordinos Meats – Hamburgers & Hotdogs


  • Food trucks – unconfirmed
    • Tim Hortons
    • Beaver Tails
    • Ice Cream Truck/Gelato Truck


  • Confirmed vendors include White Cedar Dental – (Cotton Candy), Scholars Choice – (Glitter Tattoos), Lewis Karate, Library, LA Fitness (Free 7 day passes), Police/OPP, Ambulance, Fire Truck
  • Kool FM to possibly come to event – Hope will follow up with this
  • Mrs. Morrison will set up Photo booth to create a 30th Anniversary album with our school community.
  • Activities throughout the BBQ may include: Face painting, tattoos, colouring table, possible electronic basketball game, fish pond, egg/spoon race, bean bag toss, ring toss
  • Parent volunteers have been out looking for donations for our annual raffle.


Next Parent Council Meeting: Thursday May 17


Upcoming Events

May 7-11               Catholic Education Week

May 7                      Jump Rope For Heart Kick-off

May 8                      Firefighters presentation to Grade 1 students in library at 9:30am

May 8                      Helmuts on Kids presentation Grade 1-6, 11am-12pm

May 10                   Talent Show, Grade 4-8, 1:15pm and 6:30pm

May 11                   Delivery of MacMillan’s orders

May 15                   Immunizations – Grade 7

May 15                   Kindergarten Information Evening at 6:00pm

May 16                   Yearbook Orders Due

May 17                   Parent Council Meeting at 6:30pm

May 18                   Jump Rope For Heart

May 21                                     Victoria Day

May 22-24            Grade 8 Year End Trip to Blue Mountain

May 28-30            Grade 3 and 6 EQAO

June 1                     PA Day

June 5                     Grade 8 trip to Georgian College, 9am-12pm

June 6                     Humanity Bus Presentation

June 6-7                 Provincial Election in Gym

June 12                                    Grade 8 Airbands

June 14                                    Year End BBQ, 5pm-7pm

June 18                                    Year End Recognition Assembly, 1:15pm

June 19                                    Year End Mass, 1:15pm

June 22                                    Grade 8 Graduation, 6:30pm

June 25                                    Term 2 Reports sent home

June 26                                    Year End Play Day

June 28                                    Last Day of Classes for Students

June 29                                    PA Day