Valley View Student Council minutes
January 15, 2013
Valley View Student Council — Minutes of January
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
Mrs. Barker, Mrs. Hittle, Mr. Pflueger
Guest Members: Michael Youngwirth and Teresa Rae
The January 10 meeting began at 11:45 a.m. in
the annex. Katie took role; all members were
present. A motion was made to approve the
minutes of December 6, 2012, it was seconded and
they were approved.
Cameron gave a financial report: The Student
Council had $475.91. $216.32 was spent on new
pencils. The Santa-Gram money was added in; the
balance is $312.04. After selling the pencils
and with the income from popcorn sales and
Lucky-Grams (on St Patrick’s Day) we anticipate
earning over $600 this year.
The Student Council then discussed how to use
It was unanimously decided to purchase a door
mat for the front entrance. The Student Council
will hold a contest to design this door mat. The
mat will be 3 ft. x 6ft. There is a flyer
showing samples from other schools near the
Please draw your idea on a piece of paper and
place it in the suggestion box. Make sure your
name is written on the paper. The cost of the
mat is $400.
Under Spirit Day discussion:
January 31st will be Sports Day. This will be
the first day of popcorn sales. Bags will be
sold at lunch for 50 cents each. Usually popcorn
will be sold on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the
February 14th St. Valentine’s Day will also be
Red, White and Blue Day to honor Presidents Day.
We will be out of school on President’s Day Feb.
Teresa Rae has offered to help the Student
Council prepare and promote activities. One of
her jobs will be to publish a Student Newspaper.
To begin with, we need a name for the paper.
Please enter your ideas for this in the Student
Council Suggestion Box.
We will be looking for articles, funnies and
word games to place in the paper. The paper will
be printed once a month. Articles will be
written by the class representatives or guest
authors for each grade level. All entries are
The meeting ended with poster-making to
advertise the Canned Food Drive.
Some members may attend the School Board meeting
at VVES on January 15 as part of an
administrative update. Parents will be called.
Grace and Cameron will meet and greet visiting
author Kenn Nesbitt on January 16.
A school sign is still to be developed by Adam
Ineck and the high school students. This will be
placed in front of the school in the not too
All donated can food items will be collected on
Thursday, January 17 and loaded on the bus. This
project was done to support the community MLK
Jr. “Fill the Bus” program.
Next Meeting of the Student Council will be held
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