"Positive and active parent engagement"
The Parents Association functions as a special committee appointed in terms of the Durban Girls’ College constitution, with a mission statement as follows:
The Parents Association Committee supports the Durban Girls’ College mission and strategic direction, to build community through positive and active parent engagement, ongoing and effective communication, and strong partnerships.
Objectives of the PA:
- To provide an avenue of communication between parents, the Executive Head, and the Board
- Inform parents on DGC matters
- Harness talents of parents for the general benefit and welfare of DGC
- Provide volunteer services to the school
- To use the fundraising events to cultivate, build and enhance the school spirit, family, and community of DGC
|Debby Guye||HS||Treasurer & Environmental|
|SP||Secretary & Uniform Shop|
|Trisha Parshotam||SP||My School|
|Lauren Wellbeloved||SP||Events & Marketing|
|Fathima Essack||SP||My School|
|Nathalee Venter||JP||Marketing & Events|
|Hallima Joosab||JP||Health & Wellness|
|Lauren Tweedie||HS||College House|
|Nicky Olivier||JP/SP||Rites of Passage|
Our committee operates with standing sub-committees that support current initiatives, being:
- Parent Liaison
- College House Liaison
- Environmental Awareness
- Rites of Passage Gifting
Throughout the year we coordinate events with the assistance of the Class Liaison Parents:
- Family Picnic
- Outdoor Movie Night
- Dads and Daughters Dinner
- Annual Teachers Appreciation Tea
- Matric Parents Farewell Cocktail Party, to name a few.
The Parent Association has sponsored speakers and events and made purchases for the school to enhance the school experience and environment.
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