Sponsor: Rachel Schurman
Student Council is a student organization dedicated to represent their student body through...
Setting a positive course for others to follow
Developing and expanding leadership knowledge and skills in their members and other students
Exploring and practicing democratic principles, active citizenship, and providing opportunities for others to do so
Striving to build an environment of caring through volunteerism
Creating opportunities for members to serve within the school and community
Incorporating elements of service learning into their service activities to support improving students' academic strengths
Acting as the voice of their student body and serving as the link between the students and the school
Giving every member of the student body a chance to express his/her ideas, concerns, or opinions
Sharing ideas, concerns, and solutions through positive communications
Sponsoring activities, projects, and events that are fully accessible and inclusive to all students
Working to make every student feel welcome and a part of school life
Fostering a safe and inviting culture for all students
By implementing the following summits...
Summit 1: Voice
Students answer the question, "What's on your mind?" and generate a list of issues and concerns that are important to them.
Summit 2: Recommendations
Students answer the question, "What should we do?" and make recommendations for action.
Summit 3: Response
Students answer the question, "What is your response to the plan?" and provide feedback to improve the plan.
Summit 4: Implementation
Students answer the question, "How can we make our plan a reality?" and volunteer to be involved in carrying it out.
(This information was taken from the NASC/NASSP, RSVP School Implementation Guide, 2007)