Principal’s Advisory Council
The general responsibilities of the Principal’s Advisory Council (PAC) are as follows:
- Help develop faculty meeting agenda
- Review & address the recommendations of the NEASC Report
- Assist in the development of short-and long-term goals in support of the School’s Improvement Plan
- Assist in finding solutions to management challenges
- Respond to student and faculty school-wide concerns
- Act as key communicators for each department, students, and the Student Council
The PAc meets in the GEC before school one Thursday a month at 8am to advise the principal on school matters.
Below are the dates for this school year:
- October 13
- November 13
- December 15
- February 9
- March 9
- April 13
- May 11
Principal Advisory Council Members
Paul Peri, Chair
The student members of the Principal’s Advisory Council serve for rotating two-year terms, attending all Student Council meetings as a voting member. They attend all PAC meetings and give input on conflicts and issues involving the student body, faculty, and school administration; provide minutes from all PAC meetings for the Student Council; and inform the Student Council of important issues facing the PAC.
WHS School Council
The School Council comprises parents, students, faculty and administration
who meet monthly to advise the school principal, assisting with:
– Identification of the educational needs of the students entering the school
– Review of the annual budget
– Formulation of a school improvement plan and/or educational goals
The Council may also raise issues of concern that may arise from year to year.
Meetings are held in the Principal’s Conference Room Fridays 7:40am -8:40am.
School Council Members
Paul Peri, Principal and Co-Chair
Members: Cynthia Brisky, Danielle Cooper, Gretchen Gugliotta, Alida Hanson, Onika Jenkins, Mai Luo, Sean Smith, William Zhang, Jennifer Knight, Julia Ding and Amanda White
Caitlyn Bradley, 2023, Keila Jalinous, 2024, Madison Jenkins, William Zhang, 2025, Shania Smith, 25,
Weston Health Advisory Council
Mission: Regulations for School Wellness Advisory Councils were developed to ensure that all Massachusetts school districts have a group of staff and concerned community representatives to recommend, review, and facilitate implementation of district policies addressing a wide range of health concerns. The Weston Health Advisory Council (WHAC) meets four times annually and is charged with developing and implementing an annual action plan that addresses student health data and policy/program information reviewed by the council. The plan must include attention to nutrition, physical activity and obesity. The committee is comprised of Physical/Wellness Educators, School Nurses, Food Services Personnel, Community Services Officer, School Psychologist, Guidance Counselors, students, parents and administrators. We welcome your participation!
Members: Gabriela Friel, 2025, Erin Racklin 2022, Gracyn Summersgill, 2025, Whitney Summersgill, 2025, Kai Townshend, 2025