Welcome to the Northern Secondary School Council website! The role of School Council is to give parents a voice in the functioning of the school. Parents can play many diverse roles in a school:
Overall, while our kids are going through the natural and desirable process of gaining independence, we can support them by strengthening their school and signaling our enduring commitment to education.
We hope you’ll explore this site to learn more about what we do and to find out the best way for you to get involved. Please get in touch with any questions, concerns, or suggestions. You can reach us through email.
What You Need to Know About ADHD
Tuesday March 2, 2021 at 7:00pm
GAC invites parents and students to a presentation by Heidi Bernhardt, founder of CADDAC, the Center for ADHD Awareness, Canada. Her presentation will look at myths, facts, assessment, treatment, risks, challenges, and supports for kids with ADHD.
Email email@example.com to obtain the meeting link, which will be sent on the afternoon of March 2.
WHAT DID I MISS?
Supporting the Mental Health and Well-Being of Our Teens During the Pandemic
TDSB Psycho-educational Consultant, Dayna Morris, and Social Worker, Aimee Gomez, talked about factors and stressors affecting teens, signs that your teen may be struggling with their mental health, ways to support their mental health and well-being, and what to do if you are feeling concerned. In addition to the Presentation Slides you can find a wealth of resources from this presentation on our Wellness page.
Stronger than Hate
This broadcast on Feb 25, 2021 included Northern students Nkele Martin and Bianca Chisholm and was a huge hit with students, educators and parents - attendance was well over 10,000! If you missed it stay tuned for a link to a recorded version coming soon!
Learn more about this ongoing Q and A series with Principal Adam Marshall. The latest Principal's Update is from the January 26, 2021 School Council meeting.
WHAT ELSE IS ON?
See all important upcoming events & meetings at Northern and in the education community.