February School Council Agenda – Thurs. Feb. 11 at 6:30pm

Posted February 10, 2021

1000x700 FebruaryPlease join us for the February School Council meeting on Thursday the 11th at 6:30 pm.  The link for the meeting is here:  https://meet.google.com/irt-vvbv-kzq

KG School Council Agenda

Supporting Education through Community, Communication and Innovation

February 11th, 2021

6:30 -6:40                        10     Introductions                                                                                                                        

6:40- 6:42                        2        Approval of the December Meeting Minutes & February Agenda 

6:42 -7:02                        10      EDI committee update                                 

7:03 -7:23                        20      Principal’s Update                                                                    

7:23- 7:28                        5        Treasures update                                                                                    

7:28- 7:33                        5        Updates from Council

Grade 8 graduation     – there is a group that has started discussion. Anyone who wishes to participate is welcome. Please Reach out to Sarah Bolton Blair to get more information.   [email protected]

Fundraising for TV Project – information is being pulled together to circulate shortly

Looking for a co treasurer to step in next year for Jennifer Donaghue – please reach out if interested in learning more.

7:33-7:36                      3       updates from Board                                                                                                                                              

  • UGDSB February 2021 Newsletter



  • UGDSB introduces Period Equity


7:38- 8:00                              Parking Lot if needed

Dates to Remember

  • March 9th – School Council Meeting
  • March 23rd – First of three training workshops

A supportive approach to anti-oppression and community resilience ~with Kevin Sutton

***details below

The EDI committee (Elevation, Disruption, Implementation) of King George School Council with support from GNSC are thrilled to invite King George Parents and Guardians to a series of training workshops:

A supportive approach to anti-oppression and community resilience ~with Kevin Sutton

Things that will be covered in the series:

  • Scratching the surface of systemic oppression
  • Approaching the work: human-rights-oriented, consent-based, and trauma-informed
  • Asking what does it mean to be a supportive community member/professional?
  • Unpacking our bias, assumptions, and resistance to difference
  • Making mistakes, being accountable, and recovering relationships
  • Building emotional resilience skills and managing behaviour change
  • Establishing a practice of being a supportive community member/professionalAll King George Parents/Guardians welcome to these dates (but cannot come to the 2nd or 3rd Training if they have missed the previous ones, as we will be building on the work of the previous workshop)

    March 23 6:30pm-9:30pm
    April 27 6:30pm-9:30pm
    May 25 6:30pm-9:30pm

Kevin Sutton is a writer, spoken word performance artist, workshop facilitator, communications professional, and community organizer. They are a co-founder of Black Lives Matter Guelph and host The Great Pause on CFRU 93.3. Their work with at-risk youth has led them to diversity, equity, and inclusion work helping organizations nurture supportive professional environments where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. They are the GNSC Community Resilience Facilitator with the GNSC.

The February theme for the  Umbrella Project is Healthy Lifestyles.

Click the link to discover a few ideas for your family to try, which will reinforce the work we will be doing at school this month.


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