Local School Council

The Lake View Local School Council members and staff have put children first and worked for the benefit of students and their communities since 1989.

Local School Councils were created pursuant to the School Reform Act of 1989 and are elected every two years. The Lake View Local School Council provides parents, teachers, concerned citizens and students of the Lake View Community the opportunity to share in the process of school improvement. The Lake View LSC is composed of six (6) parents, two (2) community representatives, two (2) teachers, one (1) student representative, one (1) staff representative and the principal. Foremost among the Lake View LSC’s powers and duties are the

  1. Approval of the Continuous Improvement Work Plan
  2. Approval of the Budget, and
  3. Evaluation of the Principal.






Notice is hereby given that the LSC has scheduled a meeting to begin on May 13, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be held via Zoom. Requests for Public Comment can be submitted at https://bit.ly/LSCPublicComment. The meeting is online at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85193274134 , and by phone at 1-312-626-6799, Meeting ID 851 9327 4134.


The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  • Call to order and roll call 
  • Approve agenda
  • Public participation (limit to two minutes per person with prior sign-up required)
  • Discuss and approve budget 
  • Approve school fees
  • Approve budget transfers and adjustments
  • Approve expenditures
  • Announcement of next regular meeting (April 20 at 6 p.m.)
  • Adjourn

Meeting Schedule

2020 - 2021 School Year

August 13 at 5:00 pm

August 21 at 2:00 pm

September 17 at 6:00 pm

October 15 at 6:00 pm

November 12 at 6:00 pm

November 19 at 6:00 pm

December 17 at 6:00 pm

January 21 at 6:00 pm

January 28 at 6:00 pm

February 18 at 6:00 pm

March 18 at 6:00 pm

April 15 at 6:00 pm

May 20 at 6:00 pm

June 17 at 6:00 pm


2020 - 2021

Click Names for Personal Statement

Member Role
Flo Powdermaker Chairperson and Parent Representative
Paul J. Karafiol Principal 
Daniel Bender Secretary and Teacher Representative
Anna Proni
Teacher Representative
Robert Palmer Non-Teaching Representative
Esme Borrero
Parent Representative
Parent Representative
Larry Jacobs
Parent Representative 
Joe Juarbe
Parent Representative
Stacey Paradis
Parent Representative
Vice Chair and Community Representative 
Mary Lubben Budget Chair and Community Representative
Silvia Gramajo Student Representative

LSC Historical Documents

SY20 Principal Report
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