Our School Council


Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School ,

School Council


The members for 2017-2018

Chairperson: Joanne Laskoski, jmlasko22@gmail.com

Parish Representative: Nora Caputo

CSPA Representative: Roxeanne Marberl 

Secretary: Roxeanne Marberl

Treasurer: Laurie Brown

Community Representative:Jodi Ellen Chamberlin Caroccetto

Teacher Representative: Karen Kyle

Member-at-large: Sherri Derouchie

Member-at-large: Nancy Penkala

Council Meeting Dates for 2017-2018 (6 in total), all take place on Tuesday evenings.

All meetings are held in the Learning Commons (library) at 7:00pm on the second level of the school . 

All parents and guardians are welcome.

Mrs. Joanne Laskoski, Chairperson

School Council News


Lester B. Pearson Catholic High School Parent Council

The School Council is made up of a group of parents, a teacher representative, a parish representative, 2 student representatives and the Principal. Their goal is to enrich the school experience of all students, make LBP a welcoming and supportive place for our children to learn and grow as well as to provide advice to the Principal and the School Board of matters affecting the children’s learning.

All meetings are held in the Learning Commons (school library) at 7:00pm. All parents and guardians are welcome.

Thank you
Mrs. Joanne Laskoski


OCSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC)


The Ottawa Catholic School Board Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is a provincially mandated committee made up of parents, a trustee, a principal and the Director of Education. The purpose of PIC is to support, encourage and enhance parent engagement at the school board level in order to improve student achievement and well-being. The parent members of the OCSB PIC are appointed by CSPA.

Learn more about OCSB's PIC on the PIC page of the Board website.



The Catholic School Parents’ Association (CSPA)
 is a volunteer group representing the parents in our school board. We are a resource for school councils and the parent community for information on local and provincial education issues. Through our website, Twitter, and email newsletters we provide updates on education in Ottawa & Ontario; plus we share great tips, resources and information to help parents support their children in school. All parents are welcome and encouraged to join our e-mail list, follow us on Twitter or attend CSPA monthly meetings.

Visit the CSPA website to learn more about CSPA and the work we do to support parents and their children in our schools.


This highly interactive workshop will have you working on your own and in groups to understand your emotional triggers and your child’s and find better calming techniques and solutions to create more harmonious relationships in your home.

Speaker: Joanne Boyd


Tuesday, October 3, 2017

7:00-9:00 PM

St. Mother Teresa High School

440 Longfields Drive, Barrhaven


Cathy Philpott
Co-Chair, CSPA 


School Council Meetings


All meetings are held in the Learning Commons (school library) Mondays at 7:00pm. All parents and guardians are 
welcome.

Upcoming meeting dates:

First meeting:  September 19, 2017 


For more information, please contact Joanne Laskoski at jmlasko22@gmail.com.


Minutes from the 2017-2018 School Year:

Thank you to all parents who participated this past school year.



SEAC, CSPA and PIC invite parents and guardians to this evening presentation:


The A,B,C,'s of ADHD: What Parents Need to Know


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurobiological disorder that affects 7% of children and 5% of adults. It can cause a wide variety of impairments in academic, family, and social functioning. It is estimated that 25% of children with ADHD have a learning disability. The goal of this workshop is to provide an overview of ADHD, its causes and symptoms, how it impacts on children's lives and treatment options.


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

7:00-9:00 PM

Immaculata High School

140 Main Street

Register: bit.ly/CSPA_ADHD17


Cathy Philpott
Co-Chair, CSPA