Catholic School Council

Our Monsignor Paul Dwyer 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 in the school Library/Principal's Conference Room from 6:30 p.m. to approximately 7:30 p.m.  All parents are welcome to attend the monthly Council meetings and bring agenda items forward for discussion. The meeting dates will be announced at a later date.

Council Executive 

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

Executive MemberName


Shawn O'Hare


Lesley McAvoy 


Yella Risorto 

Teaching Representative

Tina St. Pierre

Parish / Non-Teaching Representative

Kelly Stephen, Chaplain /

Christine Pineau, Senior Administrative Assistant

Parent Representative

Dave Lockie

Parent Representative

Sarah McAvoy 

Parent Representative

Nancy Pereira
Parent Representative Jaime Raposo
Parent Representative / Secretary Nicole Zara


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:

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