Marion McVeety Community Council (MMCC)

The MMCC is made up of parents/guardians of Marion McVeety Elementary School (McVeety) students, local community members, the McVeety principal, and some McVeety staff members. The purpose of the MMCC is to act as a representative for parents and the school community and to be a liason to bring the advice of parents/guardians and the community to the attention of the school administration and the Regina Board of Education. MMCC also encourages parent and community engagement in the learning and well-being of students.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF MMCC MEMBERS

  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the educational program at McVeety and in the community;
  • Discussing education-related and school specific issues for current year and into the future;
  • Advocate for safety, nutrition and improved learning resources;
  • Coordinate with McVeety administration and Regina Board of Education on school-related issues;
  • Governance of financial matters including budget management and funding allocation;
  • Communicate between MMCC and McVeety families via the monthly newsletter and the McVeety website (http://marionmcveety.rbe.sk.ca/);

MMCC ACTIVITIES

  • Development and execution of fund raising initiatives (magazine orders, etc.) to secure items/programs to enrich our students school experience (ie: school gym equipment, technical supports for literacy and numeracy, etc.)
  • Coordination of family-friendly events such as movie nights, fall costume dance, winter carnival, etc.;
  • Coordination of special events such as the Welcome Back Barbeque, Spring Picnic, etc.;

Getting involved with the MMCC is a great way to stay informed about what is happening at the school. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet and get to know some of the administrators, teachers, and other parents in our school community. It also provides you with the opportunity to directly impact your child’s school by providing input and opinion on relevant matters.

MMCC Meetings are held monthly during the school year (September through June, excluding December,) in the school library at 6:30pm. The meetings generally run 1-2 hours. If you wish to learn more about the MMCC, or would like to get involved, please feel free to contact the MMCC at marionmcveetycommunitycouncil@gmail.com