The Smoke Signal

Freshman Council

Freshmen Council 2021-2022

President: Robert Wasserman

Vice President: Justin Yu

Secretary: Ellie Buchanan

Treasurer: Evan Starr

Representatives: Trevor Kirkby, Joey Dargan, Alessandra Sanelli, Faith Choi, Philip Seto, Liam Gaynor, Keira Caleca, and Anthony Luciano

Minutes:

2021-2022 School Year=

12/8 Meeting

Duration of Meeting= 7:46-7:59

Attendance= 

  • Robbie
  • Ellie
  • Evan
  • Justin
  • Trevor
  • Faith
  • Liam
  • Keira
  • Anthony

Missing: Ally, Philip, Joey (Ally and Philip let me know ahead of time)

Tasks/Upcoming Events=

1.) Trivia Night is on Tuesday

  • Have water, drinks, food, and snacks to sell:

-Water= $1

– Gatorade= $2

– Candy= $2

– Chips= $1

  • Make announcement during lunch on Friday, Monday, and Tuesday about trivia night
  • Need to send an email to the whole school
  • Prizes: 

– Top Prize= $25 gift card?

– 2nd Prize= Candy?

– 3rd Place Prize= purple bandana? 

2.) T-Shirts

  • Requested T-shirt order from the guy
  • Purple tie-dye, PV logo on the front, new Panthers logo on the back with class of 2025
  • Sell for about $25
  • Need to open the online store ASAP
  • Need to be first to market with new Panther logo

– Black sweatshirt

– Crewneck

3.) CASA Shirts

  • Can reach out to them after winter break

4.) Bake Sale

  • After winter break (January or February)

11/30 Meeting

Duration of Meeting= 7:43-7:58

Attendance= 

  • Robbie
  • Ellie
  • Evan
  • Justin
  • Trevor
  • Joey
  • Ally
  • Faith
  • Philip
  • Liam
  • Keira
  • Anthony

Reflection on Valley Cup:

  • Good job in Valley Cup
  • We won the relay
  • Need more spirit at the actual event and the dress up days during the week

Tasks=

1.) Class T-shirts

  • Class T-shirt design is good
  • Store will try to be open by the end of the week, if not by the holidays
  • Online store open for 2 weeks

2.) Design green hoodie or T-shirt with the same design as our T-shirts to sell to the entire school

  • Be the first grade to design merch with new Panthers logo

3.) Trivia night is December 14 at 6pm

  • Post on instagram to spread the word
  • DelSanto is running it 
  • Made posters and need to hang them up to spread the word
  • 5 people per team, $20 per team
  • Can sell things during the event 

– Sell water for $2

  • Top 3 teams get prizes from sponsors

– Treasurer needs to find sponsors for prizes, would get tax form or $15 gift card from the place

  • *Need to figure out how sell tickets and where people are signing up for trivia night*
  • *Need to figure out how to collect money*

4.) Ideas for fundraisers in the future

  • Food night (Chipotle or Domani fundraiser)
  • Bake sale (put in for that ahead of time)

– How often

– What day of the week

– Who’s baking the food

– Who’s selling 

11/16 Meeting

Duration of Meeting= 7:43am-7:57am

Attendance= 

  • Robbie
  • Ellie
  • Evan
  • Justin
  • Trevor
  • Joey
  • Ally
  • Faith
  • Philip
  • Liam
  • Keira
  • Anthony

Tasks=

1.) Need to design shirts, open store, and sell shirts by December break

  • Open store for 2 weeks
  • Use SteveGuy for T-shirt orders
  • Combine PV Logo and CASA Logo

*Need to reach out to CASA to make sure we can use their logo* 

2.) Need to start first fundraiser

  • Trivia night
  • Chipotle fundraiser
  • Sell chocolate bars or candy
  • Sell roses

*Once a month have a fundraiser*

3.) Valley Cup

      –     Dress up days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

      –     Need to figure out who will dress up for most spirited 

      –     Send out email to sign up for Valley Cup events

      –     Need backups for all events

12/22 Meeting

Duration of Meeting= 7:45-8:01

Attendance= 

  • Robbie
  • Ellie
  • Evan
  • Justin
  • Liam
  • Anthony
  • Philip
  • Ally

Missing: Faith (she is sick and let me know ahead of time), Keira, Trevor, Joey

Tasks/Upcoming Events=

1.) T-Shirt Update

  • The guy Steve wants a different file type
  • Need to send logo as a PDF
  • The company is swamped around the holidays so the order is delayed
  • Goal: to have the store open when we get back from break or the second week in January

2.) Food Fundraiser

  • First one should be Domani
  • Need to research out to Domani to find a date
  • Could hold multiple in one week

3.) Bake Sale

  • Hold one after school when we get back from break
  • Dates: 6, 13, 20 (every Thursday in January)
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