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Junior Council

Top Left: Max Yellin (Representative) Matthew Ricciardi (Representative) Stephen Soravilla (Vice President) Kevin Conrad (President) Samuel Canty (Representative)

Bottom Left: Colleen Coyle (Representative) Matthew Beyer (Treasurer) Jillian Eberson (Representative) Michael Smolen (Representative) Devin Flinn (Secretary) Sofia Urbaniak (Representative)

 

Tuesday November 12th, 2017

Absent: Matt B

Late: Sofia and Max

  • T-shirts
  • Prom
    • Picked DJ
  • Fundraisers
    • Extended to the end of the week
    • Landyard
  • Restaurant Night
    • Mooyah
    • Possible wing night in the future
  • Bake Sale
    • 19th – Prom Committee
    • 22nd – Council

 

Tuesday November 5th, 2017

Absent: Sofia (doctor’s appointment)

Late: Max, Matt B, Sam

    • Fundraising Ideas
      • Landyard
      • More female apparel
    • Prom
      • Prom Committee meeting thursday
      • Pick DJ
    • Clothes Deadline Extended
      • Making deadline next week
    • Restaurant Nights
      • Wing night
      • Crecco’s

 

  • Mooyah

 

Tuesday November 21st, 2017

Absent: Jillie

  • Valley Cup
    • Events
    • Banner
  • Pizza Sale
    • 11:45 start
    • Sold outside gym
  • Clothes
  • Prom

 

Tuesday November 14th, 2017

Absent:

pLate: Kevin and Matt R and Sam

  • Cupcakes —> Tomorrow
    • Lunch to organize
    • After school
  • Trivia Night —–> tomorrow
    • Max playlist
    • 6:30
  • T-shirts —–> Dec 4th
  • School Store
    • Monday: Kevin, Sam, Matt R.
    • Tuesday: Mugno, Ryan M, Cara, Justin
    • Wednesday: Matt B, Stephen, Brenna
    • Thursday: Sofia, Jillie, Devin
    • Friday: Mike, Colleen, Max
  • Prom
  • Theme Days:
    • Monday (11/20) – Pajama Day
    • Tuesday (11/21) – Tie Dye Tuesday
    • Wednesday (11/22) – Class Colors
  • Activities for Wednesday (11/22)
    • Tug of war = 6 players (3 guys; 3 girls)
      • Sophomores vs. Seniors
      • Freshmen vs. Juniors
      • Championship round
    • Relay (all four grades and a faculty team) (30) = Winner take all
      • Chicken Leg (one student)
      • Tights on head and knock over pins (one student)
      • Dizzy bat and hit the ball (two students = one boy, one girl)
      • Throw football through hula hoop AND complete the pass **council member holds hula hoop (two students  = one boy, one girl)
      • Half court shot (one student)
    • Ultimate Frisbee Tournament = 5 players
      • 2:00 to 3:00 minute games (depending on time)
      • Sophomore vs. Senior
      • Freshman vs. Junior
      • Championship
      • Tie breaker = overtime for 1:00 sudden death
      • Still tied = cam jam

 

Tuesday November 7th, 2017

Absent: Devin & Brenna

Late: Kevin, Michael

  • School Store
    • Monday: Kevin, Sam, Matt R.
    • Tuesday: Mugno, Ryan M, Cara, Justin
    • Wednesday: Matt B, Stephen, Brenna
    • Thursday: Sofia, Jillie, Devin
    • Friday: Mike, Colleen, Max
  • Big Council Meeting (11/16)
    • Lecture, 7:30 am
  • Cupcakes
    • Mediocre
  • Trivia Night (11/15):
    • 7pm start
    • 6:30 set up
      • Cut rounds down to save time
  • Clothes
    • Come back from Teacher’s Convention

 

Tuesday October 31st, 2017

Absent:

Late: Mike, Coll, Kevin and Sam

 

  • Volleyball Improvements
  • Clothing Sale
    • After Mr.Cupcakes
  • Prom Committee
    • Football player issue
  • Trivia Night

 

Tuesday October 24, 2017

Absent:

Late: Max and Sofia

    • Volleyball – Monday 10/30
      • Old gym
      • Set up at 5:30
      • Nets from a coach (Senor Lewis)
      • Volleyballs
      • Best group costume and who ever wins
      • Ken’s gift card (15 on each)
    • November 9th Senior’s last day at School Store

 

  • Need butter & cream cheese **

 

  • Bake Sale – Tuesday 10/31
    • Fruit by the foot
    • Frosted Cookies
    • Cosmic brownies
    • Everyone buys/bakes
    • Matt Kevin and Sam  
      • Google doc for what people are bringing
  • Clothes – Tuesday 10/24
    • Sale for 2 weeks
      • Preferably after Mr. Cupcakes/before Thanksgiving
  • Trivia Night (Brenna)
  • Drop box for cupcake order forms (Matt B & Stephen)

Tuesday October 17, 2017

Late: Matt B

  • 8th Grade Orientation:
    • Devin, Kevin and Matt Beyer
  • Homecoming
    • Saturday
    • Dunk Tank Hillsdale Day next year
  • Clothing (Jillie)
  • Mr. Cupcakes
    • Hand out order forms
  • Volleyball
    • Dell
    • Saraj
    • Google Form Monday
  • Bake Sale- Halloween (Brenna)
    • Tuesday
    • Everyone bring something
    • Coordinate bringing foods
  • School Store (stephen)
  • Trivia Night (stephen)
  • Mike
  • Brenna
  • Stephen
  • Jillie
  • Coll
  • Sofia
  • Kevin
  • Sam
  • Devin
  • $241.60 earned from Blue Moon

Tuesday October 10, 2017

Late: Mike

Absent: None

  • Volleyball Game
    • Saraj (confirmed)
    • Del (confirmed)
    • Lombardo
  • Football Game
    • Case of water each
    • Sell tickets (Devin)
    • Q1 Matt B, Matt R, Sam
    • Q2 Devin, Mike, Sofia
    • Q3 Jillie, Kevin, Brenna
    • Q4 Kevin, Sam
  • Clothing
  • Mr. Cupcakes
    • Hand out flyers next week

Tuesday October 3, 2017

Late: Max

Absent:Sofia (sick, excused) and Sam

  • Volleyball Game Refs
    • Saraj (yes)
    • Del (Yes)
    • Lombardo
  • Clothing
    • Sweatshirt
    • Muscle t-shirt
    • t-shirt
  • Blue Moon
    • October 4
    • Flyers
  • Clothing
  • Dunk Tank
    • For homecoming
  • Mr. Cupcakes
    • Make a dollar a cupcake
  • Football Game
    • Next Friday 10/13
    • Everyone bring case of water to next meeting
      • Mike
      • Matt B
      • Devin
      • Matt R
      • Kevin
      • Sam
      • Sofia
      • Brenna
      • Jillian
    • Poster for pizza

Tuesday September 26th, 2017

All are present

  • Dress Up Days
    • Wednesday: Sports Jersey Day (Prof/College)
    • Thursday: Workout day
    • Friday: PV (green)  
  • Valley Cup
    • Streamers and new poster
  • Events (Devin)
    • Indoor soccer ( 2 boys 2 girls)
      • Goalie: Alex Sullivan
      • Girls: Amanda McGlone & Ari Quevedo
      • Boys: Nico Prospero & Christian Dimitri
    • Relay (6 people)
      • Pop balloons and get item or people from crowd -Ari and John
      • Donut on a string – Stephen
      • Obstacle course with scooters – Jack Earls, one girl
      • Find pickle in a cream pie – Max Yellin
    • Music Trivia
      • Cassidy Smith and Angelina Fischkelta  
  • Volleyball Game: monday 30th
    • 4 refs: Saraj
    • Council Leader:
  • Football:
    • 10/13 – 6pm
    • Water
    • Gatorade
    • 2 Fruit by the Foot
    • Swedish Fish
    • Starburst
    • Skittles
    • Index Cards w/ prices
    • Everyone at half time/end
    • Pizza posters

Tuesday September 19, 2017

Late: Sam

Absent: Devin (Driver’s test)

  • Ice Cream Truck Posters
    • Jillie & Sofia
    • Putting up posters for the front and the senior exits by sandwich line
  • Football Game Water Sale
    • $720
    • Bring a case of water to the game (Bring it in tomorrow → Wednesday or bring it to the game)
    • Need more help…
    • Get ice from Javier, groundskeeper
  • Cupcakes after two day weekend (Sept 21-24 ← that break)
  • Clothing
    • Muscle tees, long sleeves, crewneck sweatshirt, sweatbands, shorts/sweatpants, t-shirts
      • Jillie & Sofia → Designs
  • Dunk Tank
    • Colleen & Kevin will control this “event”
  • Volleyball
    • Monday, October 30th
      • Judilla?
      • Del?
      • Lombardo?
    • Halloween themed refreshments
  • Halloween Bake Sale → Tuesday
  • Blue Moon
    • Max has contacted
    • October 4th
    • Flyers are being sent to his house

Tuesday September 7, 2017

Late: Matt

Advisor to due list:

Candy grams for back to school night

Water sales for football

 

  • Thursday: Back to school night (5:30) and council meeting (7:20)
  • 2019 Upcoming Events
    • Bulletin board for back to school night (Brenna and Coll)
      • Sell candy grams at back to school night (Kevin and Sam)
    • Ice Cream (9/20)
      • Posters (Jillie and Sofia)  😉
    • Volleyball (October 30th)
      • Refs (adult)
    • Valley Designs
    • Sell water at football games
      • Poster for saturday
      • Smolen cooler
      • 120 in mathias trunk
      • Matt and Matt
  • Prom committee
    • Thursday during lunch

Wednesday September 6, 2017

Absent: Stephen                                    

  • Without Junior Trip: $5,464.32
  • Dave and Buster: $2,700
  • Ice Skating: $500
  • With Deposit: $2,264.32
  • Still have additional cost for prom
  • Junior trip cost 14,004.00
    • 150 kids = 93 per person
    • Around 200 kids = 75 per person
    • Bowling – $1,175
    • Skating – $1,950
    • Dave and Busters – $6,379
    • Buses – $4,500
  • Mr. Cupcakes Fundraiser → End of September
    • We earn a dollar per cupcake
    • Buy for 2, sell for 3
    • Should do in fall
    • Email order form to parents and hand out to kids and teachers
  • Bake Sale:
    • Pizza sale for half day this year
    • Halloween themed
    • Wait until end of year to consider it
  • Ice Cream Truck: → Next Tuesday (20th)
    • We get 40% of profits
  • Car Wash:
  • PV Clothing: (Jillie) → Designs done in a week
    • Long Sleeve ALS
    • Get others to draw designs too
    • PV Shirt
  • Restaurant Night: (Max) → Get a date by next week
    • Start with Blue Moon
  • Small Fundraising
    • JellyBean count
    • Penny Jar in Homeroom
  • Prom Committee: (Jillie and Sofia)
    • Have a meeting next week
    • Email
  • Time Capsule
  • Krispy Kreme
  • Key chain/Lanyard
  • PV Athletic Calendar (Coll & Brenna)
    • With Dates of events
  • Dunk Tank at Homecoming (October 21)
    • Kevin
  • Volleyball around Halloween (Monday, the 30th)
    • Make players dress up
  • School Store: November
    • Monday—Kevin, Sam, Matt R.
    • Tuesday— Volunteers
    • Wednesday— Matt B, Stephen, Brenna
    • Thursday— Sofia, Jillian, Devin
    • Friday— Mike, Colleen, Max

June 13th, 2017

All are present

Class Trip:

    • Mike, Devin and Brenna forgot to go to room and tally class on junior class trip
    • Kevin went to wrong room: period 7

 

  • Brenna and Sofia are Class Trip Advisors

 

 

June 9th, 2017

  • Brenna made script for Junior class trip
  • Go through history class on monday
  • Period 1:
    • Jasper = Devin
    • Saraj = Brenna
  • Period 2:
    • Co = Brenna
  • Period 3:
    • Rose = Kevin
    • Saraj = Max
    • Mathias= Sofia/Matt
      • Palisades Mall: 2
      • Chelsea Piers: 23
  • Period 4:
    • Rose= Sofia
      • Palisades Mall: 16
      • Chelsea Piers: 0
    • Mathias= Jill
      • Palisades Mall: 15
      • Chelsea Piers: 0
  • Period 5:
    • Mathias= Smolen
  • Period 6:
    • Mathias= Sam
  • Period 7:
    • Jasper= Coll
    • Rose= Kevin
    • Mathias= Jillie
      • Palisades Mall: 1
      • Chelsea Piers: 6

 

June 8, 2017

Late: Matt, Mike, Jillie, Max, Sofia

Absent: Sam

 

  • Welcome new executive and class councils
  • President’s vision for next year
  • 9th grade orientation
    • August 29, 2017
  • Homecoming
    • October 21, 2017

June 5, 2017

 

All are present

Late: Mike and Max

 

  • ALS walk was yesterday
    • Went very well
    • All members of council, Andrea Lewis, Kara Butler, Ryan Novakowski, Dani Maron, Sofia Urbaniak
  • Read applications and elected representatives today
  • Elected Sofia, Jillie, Coll

 

June 2, 2017

 

All are present

Max: Late

 

Class Cause:

    • Goal: $2,500
    • Educational component
    • PSA video
    • Decorations (class cause week)

 

  • Increase participation in ALS Walk

 

    • Busing
    • Gift card

 

School Store:

  • 2nd marking period (November-December)
  • Create work schedule
  • Find 2 subs for Tuesday (During meetings)
  • Go to Costco to purchase supplies
  • Inventory (Stephen)

 

Monday:

Tuesday: Cara?

Wednesday:

Thursday:

Friday:

 

Valley Cup:

    • Decorate Stands
    • Find and explain events to class
    • If you can’t fill the spots-a council member must do it

 

  • Increase enthusiasm

 

 

Prom:

  • Finalize menu
  • Buy centerpieces
  • Pay security and find chaperones (Teachers)
  • Find and pay photographers (Cj caviera)
  • Figure out bid price
    • $65 pp
    • Service charge (22%)
    • Tip for staff at Flor. Gard.
    • Decorations
    • DJ
    • Security
  • Set up/clean up

 

Junior Trip:

  • Plan and execute
  • Breakfast before?
  • Chelsea piers trip?
  • Figure out cost
    • Busing
    • eating
  • Gather ideas from history classes
    • Write script for explanation

 

Clothing:

  • Find company
  • Decide styles
  • Create designs
  • Order form
  • Organize forms by size
  • Pick up order, organize and hand out to students
  • PV Sale
  • ALS Sale
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