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Events and Fundraising

Events and Fundraising

As the SCC is made up of parents just like you, we have a vested interest in other areas that affect our school community that extend beyond financial shortfalls.

Issues such as school safety, EQAO results, programming, busing, and school population are all concerns that impact us all and are regularly addressed.

The SCC's focus for the 2018-19 school year is...

What Your Fundraising Dollars Suppport

Your SCC is committed to supporting a number of ongoing initiatives. In recent years, the SCC has directed their attention to specific areas of the school where Board budgets fall short. Recent activities funded by your SCC include: 

  • Subsidizing the costs of student agendas
  • Scientists In the School
  • Author visits
  • Rainbows Celebration
  • Grade 8 graduation ceremony
  • Subsidizing the Racing Against Drugs event
  • Instruments for the music program
  • Providing a stipend to each teacher for classroom supplies
  • SMART Board in the school library
  • Purchasing of equipment for the DPA (daily physical activity) program
  • Purchasing robotics kits for the Science program
  • Sponsoring cultural presentations for the primary, junior and intermediate divisions
  • Purchasing classroom dictionaries and books for the library
  • Providing St. John's Ambulance training for lunch monitors
  • Subsidizing the costs of school trips
  • Purchasing stage equipment for the gym
  • Purchasing school uniforms for sporting events
  • Purchasing supplies for our gardens

Where Our Dollars Have Come From

  • Fresh from The Farm
  • QSP
  • Pizza Days
  • Dance a Thon
  • Fun Fair