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Mary Hopkins

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All parents are welcome and encouraged to attend meetings of the council which will be held in the classroom across from the office. We usually meet on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in the school library. Parents and teachers are invited to join us at our monthly meetings.  We hope to see many of you attend, volunteer and participate.

Our next meeting is planned for March 26 at 6:30 pm Our School Council Co-Chairs this year are Nicole Christie and Sumaira Waqar.  You can email our chairs at maryhopkinsSC@hwdsb.on.ca


Minutes will be posted once approved by Council.

September 2019 SC_PAC Minutes

November 2019 School Council Minutes


Mary Hopkins School Council works with the principal, teachers, and staff

  • to enhance and enrich the lives of our children and make our school a great place to learn.
  • keep parents informed and involved in our school community
  • work with the school to prioritize how school-generated funds are budgeted and distributed.
  • Some of our subcommittees (such as PAC) help to fund-raise, find parent volunteers for school programs and activities.

PAC is a subcommittee of the council and follows the Council constitution.

Want to submit an agenda item?

Agenda items are to be submitted at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Email one of our chairs!

Copies of the agenda will be sent out to the council prior to the meeting date.

Mary Hopkins Constitution


The council is elected at the beginning of each school year and the positions are held for one year. The council currently consists of approximately 9 parents, the principal, teacher and community representative. We are currently exploring including a non-teaching staff member, plus additional members of the community. If you know someone who might be interested please contact our school council chair.

Updated on Monday, March 09, 2020.
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