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School Community Council

What is the School Community Council?

Hilo High School’s SCC shares decision-making among the principal, teachers, staff, parents, students and community members to improve student achievement. The SCC is a major part of the overall, decision-making structure at our school and consists of a group of people who are elected by their peers to represent the members of the school community. The primary role of the SCC is to review, evaluate and monitor the Academic and Financial Plan and to ensure that the needs of all students are addressed.

What is the role and responsibility of the School Community Council?

  • Focus on student achievement
  • Review and recommend approval of the SID Academic and Financial Plan
  • Provide opportunities for discussions on school improvement
  • Participate in the selection and evaluation process of the principal
  • Request waivers to Board of Education policy
  • Develop and revise school policies

What can you do to get involved?

  • Participate in school community meetings where information about your child and our school will be shared
  • Attend SCC meetings
  • Bring issues or concerns to the SCC
  • Keep informed of SCC decisions, agenda, and meeting minutes
  • Volunteer to serve on your school’s SCC
  • Nominate or recruit SCC candidates
Want to contact members of the SCC? Contact the SCC board via Email: [email protected]

Monthly Agenda and Minutes

Public Comments

SCC Members and Guests may fill out the public comments sheet and email it completed to [email protected].