905-934-8501 349 Niagara Street, St. Catharines, ON L2M 4V9

Laura Secord School Council

Laura Secord Secondary School receives guidance, recommendations and support from the parent community via the School Council. The School Council, comprised of parent/guardian volunteers, community members, and students, meets regularly with the Administration to ensure school policies are reasonable and consistent with community expectations. They also support school functions such as the musicals, semi-formals, and graduation as chaperones or extra hands, take part in “Parents Reaching Out” events, as well as raise funds to award scholarships each year to deserving students at graduation.

School Council meetings for this year are currently planned to be conducted using Microsoft Teams. are held on the second Monday of each month (with some exceptions) at 7:00 pm in the schools Library Learning Commons. 

Click Here for further information on parent involvement on the Laura Secord School Council
Click Here for a nomination form for School Council membership 

2020-2021 Executive:

Co-Chair:    Joe Cheevers                              [email protected] 
Co-Chair:   Sandy Cowan                                 [email protected]
Treasurer:   Jean Kozela                                          [email protected]
Secretary:   Lisa Schmauder                                   [email protected]
*EVC Chair:   Jennifer Johnson                           [email protected]
*EVC is the Event Volunteer Committee. Parents who wish to volunteer to help at school events but cannot be a member of the School Council may be part of the EVC. Please contact the EVC Chair for more information.

Amanda Fretz, Ashley Warkentin, Helen Mancini, Jan van’t Reit, Joy Janzen, Katherine Dodd, Mayumi Munoz, Tara Christiansen-Watson, Traci Gemmell; Staff Members: Ms. H. Tritchew (P), Ms. T. Thompson (VP), Mr. Bell 

(click on the date to download the agenda for upcoming meetings or minutes from previous meetings)

 September 21, 2020       February 22, 2021         
 October 5, 2020  April 12, 2021
 November 16,2020  May 10, 2021
 January 11, 2020  June 14, 2020

Please check the website for changes to these dates. If you wish to become a member of the School Council please contact the school. 


DSBN – School Councils: https://www.dsbn.org/pic/schoolcouncil.html
Guide for School Councils: www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/genearl/elemsec/council/guide.html
Click Here to read our updated 2020 School Council By-Laws