Catholic School Council

The St. John XXIII Catholic School Council is an advisory group made up of parents and staff. The council is a vital part of our school community. The purpose of a Catholic School Council, through the active participation of parents, is to improve pupil achievement and to enhance the accountability of the education process to parents.

Our Catholic School Council provides advice and support to the principal, and where appropriate, to senior administrative staff and the Board of Trustees on education matters. The advice should reflect the views of the school community.

Meeting Dates

Our Catholic School Council meetings take place once a month in the school library. All parents are welcome to attend the monthly Council meetings and bring agenda items forward for discussion. The meeting dates for the current school year are:

  • September 30, 2020 - 6:30 pm
  • October 14, 2020 - 6:30 pm - Minutes
  • November 11, 2020 - 6:30  pm
  • December - TBD
  • January - TBD
  • February - TBD
  • March - TBD
  • April - TBD
  • May - TBD
  • June - TBD

Council Executive 

Elections for the Parent Council Executive take place at the first meeting of the school year. We are proud to announce this year's Executive team.

Executive Member


Parish Priest

Father Bob O'Brien


Lucia Goodwin 


Catherine Faria


Tara Lepine


Linda Clarke


Dana Cayer

Teaching Representative

Jill Cyr

Non-Teaching Representative

Hawley Croucher 

Parent Representative

Kathy McGhee

Parent Representative

Jennifer Falzon

Parent Representative

Heather Anderson

Parent Representative

Agnes Reed

Community Representative

Alycia Brown (YMCA Director)

Get involved

All parents are encouraged to attend Catholic School Council meetings. If you're not able to attend, you can still stay up-to-date on current school issues and events by subscribing to the following webpages on our school's website:

You can also follow us on Twitter:

  • [insert school's twitter handle here]
  • Durham Catholic District School Board: @DurhamCatholic
  • Durham Catholic Parent Involvement Committee: @DCPIC

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