Astral Drive Junior High

School Advisory Council 2020-2021

What is a School Advisory Council (SAC)? SAC's bring together school stakeholders and individuals from local school communities who share an interest in promoting student success.  They provide parents/guardians, school staff, community members and when appropriate, students, with a voice to influence decisions that have an impact on student learning and well-being.  As advisory bodies, SAC's bring partners together to provide principals and regional centers of education (RCE's) with advice that reflects the best interests of students from the point of view of the school community.SAC's receive their authority from the Education Act (2018)
What are some of the Duties and Responsibilities of a School Advisory Council (SAC)?

The duties and responsibilites of a SAC include:

  • Participating in the creation of the SAC Agreement and by-laws
  • Collaborating to improve student achievement and well-being
  • Providing feedback on school practices and initiatives
  • Providing feeback on provincial policies
  • Oversite for SAC grant spending decisions
School Advisory Council Agreement  
HRCE SAC Documents & Communications HRCE SAC INFORMATION
How do I contact my School Advisory Council (SAC)? hrce-sac-adj@gnspes.ca
Members of our School Advisory Council (SAC) 2020-2021

Chair:  Chris Turner

Secretary: Jacqui MacKenzie

Parent: Tanya Jacobs

Parent:  Carolyn Sullivan

Staff Member:  Lisa Vaughan, Principal

Staff Member:  Chris MacLellan, Vice Principal

Staff Member:  Kelly Eaglestone, Admin Assistant

Staff Member:  Shannon Kennedy, Teacher

Staff Member:  Mike Carew, Teacher

Staff Member:  Rachel Pushie, Teacher

Student Rep:  Emily Turner - Grade 8

Student Rep:  Emma Toope - Grade 9

Meeting Dates & Times 2020-2021 (Virtual) @ 6:00pm

October 7, 2020

November 3, 2020

December 1, 2020

February 2, 2021

March 2, 2021

May 4, 2021

June 1, 2021