School Council 


Any questions or communications to the OTHS School Council should be directed to the Council via e-mail at othsschoolcouncil@gmail.com. School Council thanks you. 

School Council 

Purpose of the School Council

School Council's are mandated under the Education Act.  Like other school councils, the Oakville Trafalgar School Council advises the principal and, where appropriate, the school board on issues affecting the education programs and the operation of the school. The Council’s role, in collaboration with the principal, staff and community, is to provide input and advice with regard to school goals and to enhance learning opportunities, through various activities, for the benefit of all students in the school.

The membership reflects both the school and the community and includes parents and guardians of students, the principal, a teacher, a student representative (secondary school councils), a non-teaching school staff member as well as members from the community at large. Parents and guardians make up the majority of council members.

For more information, please visit the HDSB School Council website.

School Council Constitution


Joining School Council

The election of members for School Council is held at the Annual General Meeting each year in September.  We encourage parents of students presently enrolled at OTHS, and especially those who are new to the school, to attend the meeting and consider joining Council. We are a friendly group of people working towards the common goal of ensuring that OTHS provides the best educational opportunity for our children.

School Council Awards

School Council awards a number of awards to outstanding students at the Commencement Ceremony each year. In recent years there have been four awards for $500 each. 

The recipients of these awards are chosen by the school awards committee. To receive the award a student must demonstrate support for various learning opportunities through artistic, technical or athletic endeavours. The candidates will not be candidates for other awards and must be performing at their best.

The criteria for these awards are purposely left broad to allow the award committee the flexibility to recognize deserving students that would not otherwise be recognized. Furthermore, limited criteria prevents the need to exclude any particular student(s). 

Principal Profile

A Principal Profile is completed and reviewed on an annual basis in consultation with the School Council and Principal.  It allows the school community to reflect on the school’s goals, vision and/or mission as well as the leadership characteristics in a Principal believed to be required to achieve these goals.  This document is used by the Board when making principal transfers and placements.


2023-2024 school Council 

2023-2024

School Council Executive


Co-Chairs

Scott Miller

Douglas Renton


Treasurer

Shahan Farooq


Secretary

Juhu Kamra

Stacie Kamin


Parent/Guardian Members

Saud Juman,  Rakhi Lad,  Alison Hodd,

 Pardeep Punia, Dinorah McCash, 

Erin Griffen,  Nancy Wong,  Lina Ye, 

Rishi Bandhu 


Staff Representatives

Mairi McAuley


Principal

Christy Peterson


Vice Principals

Ronda Rumig

Sharon Lauzon


Trustee

Tanya Rocha



School Council Information Night with Election 

September 28th, 2023


All meetings begin at 

7:00 p.m. in the OTHS Library


Meeting Dates for 

2023-2024 School Year


September 28th, 2023 - Agenda

October 26, 2023 - Agenda

November 30, 2023 - Agenda

February 22, 2024 - Agenda

May 9, 2024














Meeting Minutes from 

2022-2023 School Year


Survey Results from 2022-2023 School Year

June 1, 2023


Meeting Minutes from 

2023-2024 School Year


September 28, 2023

October 26, 2023



Ontario Regulation 612/00 - SCHOOL COUNCILS AND PARENT INVOLVEMENT COMMITTEES 

https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/000612


Ontario Ministry of Education: School Council - A Guide for Members

https://files.ontario.ca/pdf-2/edu-school-councils-guide-members-en-2022-03-07.pdf


Halton District School Board - School Councils

https://www.hdsb.ca/our-board/Pages/Get%20Involved/School-Councils.aspx