• School Governance Council Election Announcement

    SGC Announcement

    It's SGC elections season again! SGC Elections are a way for parents and teachers who are elected onto the council to have a role in the vision and direction of the school. To declare or learn more about this process, please click here.

    It all starts with elections!

    • Candidate Declaration Window:  February 3 - February 26                                         
    • Get to Know the Candidates: March 1 - March 15 
    • Voting Window:  March 17 - March 24

SGC Overview

  • The purpose of the School Governance Council is to provide parents, school staff, and community members with a leadership role in the management of the school. The School Governance Council is a governing body that is representative of the community and the school, but operates under the control and management of the Board of Education. The Council is responsible for making decisions regarding the strategic direction of the school including:

    • Approve the school strategic plan and updates
    • Approve the annual budget and annual resource allocations
    • Manage the Request for Flexibility process
    • Participate in hiring the principal (in the case of a vacancy)
    • Provide annual feedback on principal performance.

SGC Officers & Committees




    Erin Shurbutt - Chair

    Helen Loiacono - Vice Chair

    Rachael Lee - Parliamentarian


    Budget and Finance Committee

    James Holle - Chair

    Nikol Boyd

    Erin Shurbutt

    Mike Thomas 

    Helen Loiacono


    Outreach and Communications Committee

    Emilie Long - Chair

    Reginia Bowie

    Meghan Cherfoli

    Christina Thompson


Council Members

  • Ms. Nikol Boyd

  • Ms. Erin Shurbutt

  • Ms. Rachael Lee

  • Ms. Regina Bowie

  • Ms. Emilie Long

  • Mr. James Holle

  • Mr. Mike Thomas

  • Ms. Christine Thompson

  • Ms. Helen Loiacono

  • Ms. Megan Cherfoli

Meeting Dates

  • July 30, 2020

    • No Committe Meeting
    • SGC @ 12pm [Virtual Meeting]

    August 19, 2020

    • No Committe Meeting
    • SGC @ 4pm [Virtual Meeting]

    September 24, 2020

    • Outreach Committee Meeting (September 23rd at 4pm)
    • SGC @ 4pm [Virtual Meeting]

    October 29, 2020

    • Outreach Meeting (October 28th at 4pm)
    • SGC @ 4pm [Virtual Meeting]

    December 3, 2020

    • SGC @ 4pm [Virtual Meeting]


    January 21, 2021

    • Outreach Meeting (January 20th at 4pm - Virtual)
    • SGC @ 4pm [Virtual Meeting]

    February 18, 2021

    • Budget & Finance Committee 
    • SGC @ 4pm [Virtual Meeting]

    March 18, 2021

    • SGC @ 4pm [Virtual Meeting]


    April 22, 2021

    • SGC @ 4pm [Virtual Meeting]


    May 13, 2021

    • SGC @ 4pm [Virtual Meeting]


Meeting Location

  • All SGC Meetings are held virtually via TEAMS. Links to the meeting are within each agenda.