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SGC Overview

The purpose of the School Governance Council is to provide parents, school staff, and community members with a leadership role in the management of the school. The School Governance Council is a governing body that is representative of the community and the school, but operates under the control and management of the Board of Education. The Council is responsible for making decisions regarding the strategic direction of the school including:

  • Approve the school strategic plan and updates
  • Approve the annual budget and annual resource allocations
  • Manage the Request for Flexibility process
  • Participate in hiring the principal (in the case of a vacancy)
  • Provide annual feedback on principal performance.

SGC Handbook

Meeting Dates

Meet @ 3:50 in Media Center

2023-24 Meeting Dates: 

  • August 9, 2023
  • September 13, 2023     
  • October 4, 2023 
  • November 8, 2023
  • January 3, 2024  
  • February 7, 2024    
  • March 6, 2024  
  • May 8, 2024  


SCG Committees

Budget and Finance Committee

Deborah Blount (Chair)

Erin Gladstein 

Julianna Mackes

Anbarasan Vincent

Feng Yang  


Outreach and Communication Committee

Jessica Ames (Chair)

Alem Bayyan

Paul Belongie

Gabriella Cason

Jonathan Ng

Aerin Upadhyay


Principal Selection Committee

Paul Belongie (Chair)

Deborah Blount

Anbarasan Vincent

Feng Yang