November Meeting

Our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday November 20th, 7:00-9:00pm AE Cross school library (3445 37 St SW).  Please stay tuned for details on meeting content.

September Meeting Follow Up - The Personalization of Learning and Iris

Please see the attached document for a summary of our September meeting.  It covers a brief description of the CBE presentation, much of which encouraged dialogue between CAPSC members and the CBE administration.  Should you have specific questions related to the meeting content, please forward them to us at info@capsc.ca, or to Karen Drummond at the CBE kldrummond@cbe.ab.ca.

October Meeting Follow Up - ASCA meeting, co-hosted with the CBE

Several members of the CAPSC executive were in attendance for the October 16th CBE co-hosted meeting with ASCA (Alberta School Councils' Association).  CAPSC executive member Karen Lloyd offers these comments from the meeting.  To read up on the meeting content, please click here and make sure to check out these great tools provided by ASCA

ASCA presenter Marilyn Welsch touched on a lot of information that could be of great value to your school council.  As a school council in the CBE system, your council has an automatic membership to ASCA, so make sure to take advantage of the resources they offer.  For specifics on the ASCA research behind the importance of parent involvement in student council, please find the attached document.

CBE Council of School Councils (COSC)

The first COSC meeting of the school year is scheduled for November 27th.  For details on the meeting please click here.

VoilĂ  Learning - Free Online Homework Help in French

 If your child is studying french and is in need of programming and support, please feel free to check out the attached information from VoilĂ  Learning.

Helping Boys Learn

Dr. Edmond Dixon will be returning to Calgary Nov. 27 to 29 to make several presentations on helping boys learn.  For information on the workshops or to schedule a one hour presentation for your council, please see www.helpingboyslearn.com