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: Nancy Penkala, Sherri Derouchie

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.

CSPA and PIC present Boot Camp II, an opportunity for school council members and any interested parents to come together and learn.  
Guest speaker, Jacqui Strachan from People for Education. With over 20 years experience working on and with school councils, Jacqui has a wealth of knowledge to share.  Plan to attend in person or listen in from home via the webinar.

St. Patrick's High School, 2525 Alta Vista Drive
Monday, February 12, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 PM

What are the opportunities for your child after grade 12?  It's never too early to get informed.
University and College are both great options.  College has CHANGED; now offering Certificate programs, Degree programs, and Collaborative Degrees in partnership with various universities.
Come take a NEW LOOK at the opportunities! We'll share strategies to make it more affordable and engaging.

4 dates and locations:
  • Thurs. March 22 at St. Paul High School, 2675 Draper Ave, 7 - 8 PM
  • Thurs. April 12 at Frank Ryan Intermediate School, 128 Chesterton Dr., 7 - 8 PM
  • Mon. April 16 at All Saints High School, 5115 Kanata Ave, 6 - 7 PM
  • Thurs. April 26 at St. Matthew High School, 6550 Bilberry Dr, Orléans, 7 - 8 PM

School Council Meetings

All meetings are held in the Learning Commons (school library) Tuesdays at 6:30 pm. All parents and guardians are 

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

Minutes from the 2017-2018 School Year:

The Ottawa Catholic School Board warmly invites community families and friends to a Circle of Learning. Come learn about the Indigenous programs and supports being offered in our schools.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 
6:00 - 8:30 PM
Immaculata High School - 140 Main Street

We invite you to join us for a Feast from 6:00 - 6:30 PM (Three Sisters Soup, Bannock, Dessert Squares, etc)

Presentation: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
FREE babysitting for preregistered children.

OCSB has partnered with COPA to bring valuable resources into our schools that will support safe and inclusive learning environments. Learn more about COPA and the "A Circle of Caring" project and how it can support parents and families.

COPA presenters: Deb St. Amant, Elder-in-Residence, Queen's University & Mohini Athia, COPA educator.
Meet OCSB Indigenous Education team members.

Families will be provided with free takeaway materials.

Cathy Philpott
Past Chair, CSPA