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Valley View Student Council minutes

December 10, 2012
Student Council 2012 2013—Minutes of 12/6/2012
In attendance:

President Grace Villelli
V.P. Katie Clairmont
Treasurer Cameron Rae

Avery Pluid; Mrs. Funkhouser
Paisley Schulte; Mrs. Perez
Rikki Cowin; Mrs. Beck
Thomas Mooney-Rivkin; Mrs. Schulte
Amanda Maggi; Mrs. Warren
Ben Tompkins; Mrs. Weymer

Faculty Reps: Mrs. Barker, Mrs. Hittle, Mr. Pflueger

The December 6th meeting began at 11:45 in Mrs. Funkhouser’s classroom. Katie took role; all members were present. After a review of the November Minutes, a change in the spelling of Rikki’s last name was made. Cameron made a motion to approve the minutes. This was seconded by Katie and approved.

The Student Council discussed and approved the follow projects for this school year:

A) School Pride activities
• We will place a Suggestion Box near the office.
• Trash pickup by grade level will be re-established again and promoted through the morning announcements.
• A Talent Show will be held in May.
• Special Days will be selected and decided on at the next meeting: ex. Sports Day, Wacky Hair Day, Hat Day, etc. One activity will be held per month; teacher approval will be solicited.
• A School Newspaper will be created IF a parent or staff member volunteers to take it on as a project.
• We will look into the cost of a VVES door matt for the front door. The Student Council will design and raise money for this project, if possible.

B) Community Service
• As a school project we will adopt the animal shelter. Later in the year we will collect items to donate.
• We will deliver May Flowers and cards to the local nursing homes.
• The Student Council unanimously decided to provide financial support to the renovation of the Rex Theater.

C) Fund Raising
• New pencils will be ordered for the pencil machine.
• Santa-Grams will be available soon during lunch for 50 cents.
• With the help of the PTO, “Popcorn” will be sold at last recess. This will be held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays; the cost 50 cents beginning after the New Year.

New Business:
• We discussed the possibility of holding a “Muffins for Moms” and “Donuts for Dads” Day. We will address this at the next meeting.

Next Meeting January 10, 2013.
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