School Council

Meeting Minutes and Agendas: Visit this page for archived meeting minutes and agendas. To add an agenda item for consideration to the next council meeting, please forward at least 10 business days prior to the next meeting date at  (For example, for October 2 meeting, please forward your item for consideration no later than Monday, September 18).

Parent Volunteers:
We are grateful for the support of parent volunteers throughout the school year, who make it easier to provide our children with an incredible school experience.  Thank you so much!  A Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening must be provided to the office.  Each year, an Offence Declaration must be sign by parents wishing to continue to volunteer from year to year.

Our Mission Statement:
Sunningdale's School Council values and nurtures the diverse culture of our school community. In partnership with parents and school staff, we are dedicated to supporting the social, emotional and academic well-being of our students.

Meeting Minutes and Agendas: 
Meeting agendas will be posted a few days prior to the meeting.  To add an agenda item for consideration to the next council meeting, please forward at least 10 business days prior to the next meeting date at

School Council Executive 2017-2018
School Council Constitution contains information about the purpose, objectives, membership and elections.

This year’s voting members are:
Co-Chairs:  Ronald Rameshnauth, Rizwan Tufail
Secretary:  Tara Lopes
Treasurer:  Mari Iromoto
Non-teaching/Community Rep:  Cathy Pezzack, Head Secretary
Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) Representatives:  Anita Ashton, Zena Al-Mudaris
Communications: Louise Gleeson
Volunteer Coordinators:  Rachele Fiore
Fundraising Coordinators:  Meredith Burke, Jennifer Tessman
Members at large:  Alexandra D’Cunha (substitute Secretary), Jennifer Asling (DreamAcreas Coordinator)
Principal: Loui Silvestri (non-voting)
Vice-Principal: Amanda Di Roma (non-voting)
Teacher Representative: Jane Thompson

2017/2018 Council Meetings – 7:00 p.m. in the library
  • Oct. 2, 2017
  • Nov. 6, 2017
  • Dec. 4, 2017
  • Jan. 15, 2018
  • Feb. 5, 2018
  • Mar. 5, 2018 CANCELLED
  • April 9, 2018
  • May 7, 2018
  • June 4, 2018
School council has three main areas of focus:
1) to promote parental involvement in education
2) to advise school administration and the school board on a wide range of issues and 
3) to fundraise for school enhancements. 

In 2016/2017, School Council fundraising supported the following initiatives and resources:
  • Grades 1-3 Home Reading books
  • Reading Assessment kits
  • French personal dictionaries
  • audio picture books
  • reading carts
  • materials to create eco-drums
  • DreamBox online Math resource subscription (Grades 1-6)
  • data projectors
  • Grade 8 Graduation awards and venue subsidy
  • Social Studies resources
  • frames for student artwork
  • Angel Fund to assist families in need
  • whiteboards
  • learning carpets
  • School Talent Show
  • Recess playground equipment
  • ROM travelling eduation kits
  • Bring Back the Salmon Grade 4 initiative
  • DreamAcres Dig-In materials
  • Jump Math resources
  • Carnaval materials
  • recumbent bikes

We had a busy and productive year and School Council would like to thank Sunningdale's students, teachers, administration, the many volunteers who helped throughout the year and Sunningdale families for supporting our fundraising efforts that have made these valuable contributions possible.  Merci beaucoup!

Any Questions or Suggestions?
Your valuable input is always welcome. Please contact Council Chair at: