School Council Members

Every year, our Catholic School Council (CSC) is elected by parents at the first meeting of the school year.  

School Council Elections/ nominations put forward and the following is the 2018/19 School Council:

Co-Chairs – Cathy Lafkas, Jacqui Peter

Treasurer – Lisa Polito

Co-Secretaries - Dana Hunsberger, Monika Pantalone

Community Representative – Jason Neubauer

Voting Members at Large - Martha Kutowy, Elisa Lavecchia, Laura Iliades, Jennifer Nicastro, Rachel Lofaro, Teacher Representative


Council Meeting Information & Minutes

All meetings take place in the Learning Commons on Mondays from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.  All parents are welcome to attend the meetings.

Meeting dates for the St. Augustine School Council 2018-
2019 year:

March Meeting - cancelled
January 21, 2019 Minutes - please note that the interview evening was changed to Feb. 21st (the 19th is no longer the date).

October 22, 2018 - 6:30 pm
November 19, 2018 - 6:30 pm
December 17, 2018 - 6:30 pm (Cancelled)
January 21, 2019 - 6:30 pm
February 25, 2019 - 6:30 pm
April 15, 2019 - 6:30 pm
May 13, 2019 - 6:30 pm
June 17, 2019 - 6:30 pm


Upcoming Events

Gingerbread House Decorating Family Night - Dec. 11, 5:30-7:30 - see flyer for details!

Anxiety in School-Aged Children  - Wed. Oct. 10, 2018
r. Jean Clinton
St. Paul High School:   2675 Draper Avenue
7:00 - 9:00 PM

Both parents and teachers are expressing increased concern about the number of children exhibiting anxiety. This talk will explore what some of the causes may be and some strategies for helping.

Register Now:

OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)

The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA. 

Learn more about OCSB's PIC on the PIC page of the Board website.

The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA) 
is a volunteer group representing the parents in our school board. We are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through our website, Twitter, and email newsletters we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario; plus we share great tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join our e-mail list, follow us on Twitter or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Visit the CSPA website to learn more about CSPA and the work we do to support parents and their children in our schools.

Council  News & Information

The St. Augustine Catholic School Council works in cooperation with the principal and school staff to ensure the best for our students.  

Our Catholic School Council strives to be active and vital in our school community.   Your support in our activities and fundraising always goes directly back to our school community in many ways.

St. Augustine School Council Constitution

Click here to access the St. Augustine School Council Constitution.

Catholic School Council Nominations 2018

St. Augustine Catholic School Council would like to extend a warm welcome to all students and families returning to St. Augustine for another exciting, fun filled year!  On behalf of the entire St. Augustine community, we would also like to extend a special welcome to the students and families who will be starting their journey at St. Augustine  this year.  Our first council meeting and the executive elections 2018 will be held on Monday, September 24, 2018 (6:30 - 8:00 pm) in the Learning Commons.  Anyone who is interested in serving on the School Council should complete the  "self-nomination form" and return it to the school, with your child, addressed to "St. Augustine Catholic School Council".  A hard copy of the nomination form will be sent home with each student.