Every Chicago public school has a Local School Council (LSC) which consists of parents, community members, teachers, and the principal of the school. All members of the council are elected and conduct monthly meetings which the public can attend.

Local school councils are the site based management team of each school. Their primary responsibility is to select the school’s principal, renew the principal’s contract, approve the School Improvement Plan (CIWP) and approve the school’s budget for the school year.

We love to see parents and members of the public at LSC meetings. All are welcome. If you have a question or concern and can’t make a meeting though you can also reach out to us via the LSC Suggestion Box.

LSC Minute

Our LSC, like most, is made up of twelve members: six parents, two members of the community, two teachers, one non-teaching staff member, and our principal Mr. Toledo. Here’s the current 2018-20 roster:

Jennifer Alper – T
Ami Thaker – T
Debbie Dean – N
Mahmoud Bambouyanni – C
David Feller (FOIA Officer) – C
Amy Ellison (Chair) – P
Bill Harmon (Vice Chair) – P
Naomi Millan – P (Secretary)
Robert Lee – P
Joel Paulraj – P
Angelica Jacinto – P
Efren Toledo – Principal

T – Teacher
P – Parent
C – Community
N – Non-Teacher Staff

Official LSC Minutes

16Oct 18

Sept. 17, 2018 LSC Minutes

LSC Meeting Minutes O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy  6024 W. Warwick Ave, Chicago IL, 60634 September 17, 2018  Video of the meeting is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMO3fhPrsKc Call to order at  5:36…

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08Oct 18

Student Progress Monitoring

2018-19 Student Grade Distribution Week 10 Quarterly Analysis: There was a significant drop in students earning a "D" or "F" from 105 to 71 as the quarter ended compared to…

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04Oct 18

July 2, 2018 LSC Minutes

O A Thorp Scholastic Academy Monday, July 2, 2018 at 7 a.m. Video of the meeting is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkNjxihbB-8 Attendees: Efren Toledo, Amy Ellison, Mahmoud Bambouyanni, David Feller, William…

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