The Smoke Signal

Senior Council

Senior Student Council 2018- 2019


ALS Donation:  $372 from Mr Cupcakes


Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018

Attendance: Matt Mugno late


Upcoming Events:

  • Selling Ice Pops after school on Thurs. Sept. 6th
  • Back to school night: Thursday Sept. 13
    • Candy Sale
  • Meeting with Reese on Wed. Sept. 12


School Store

  • Monday: Smolen, Matt Mugno, Beyer
  • Tuesday: Cara and ?
  • Wednesday: Kevin, Sam, Ryan
  • Thursday: Colleen, Brenna, Amanda
  • Friday: Dani, Sofia, Jillian


*this is our year to concentrate on ALS


Prom Things to discuss with Reese

  • Centerpieces: put money into centerpieces
    • Jill getting an estimate for Reese
    • Rent centerpiece


Friday Sept. 7, 2018

Exec meeting about sportsmanship

  • Want representation at all sporting events
  • Stop questionable chants. Keep it positive
  • No backpacks
  • How to start the home games: make a tunnel out of students in grade order and have the players run through
  • Game theme ideas: orange out and Mrs. Latteri can speak


Wednesday Sept. 12, 2018

Attendance: Everyone present

  • Back to school night, Thursday September 13
    • Be there at 5:30
    • Selling Candy Grams
  • Handing out candy gram, Friday period 5
  • September 26th during PP
    • Need to help out with cap and gown measurements
    • taking the grade picture
  • Senior Trip (booked)


Thursday Sept. 12, 2018

Exec meeting

  • Valley Cup: Friday September 28th
    • Need to get involved with the theme days and activities
  • Sportsmanship
    • Try to make it to every game
  • Back to school night
    • Decked out in green
    • Be there at 5:30


Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018

Attendance: Jillian, Amanda, Kevin, Sam C, Mike, Matt Mugno

Absent: Brenna, Dani, Matt Beyer, Ryan McBride, Sofia


  • Pascack Period:
    • 2 class photos
      • Go outside and take class photo
      • take one more picture inside
    • Cap and gown
      • Council members are recording the measurements
  • School Store:
    • Need to show up on time
    • Need to find coverage if you are going to be absent or late
    • Put food from the school store on a cart and walk throughout the halls to sell
    • Sell! Sell! Sell!
  • Fundraisers
    • Mr. Cupcakes


  • Respect Week Oct. 1-5
    • During the last 15 mins of lunch we will be walking around with garbage cans and making sure students throw their trash out
    • Assigned days
      • MONDAY: Kevin, Matt Mugno
      • TUESDAY: Sam, Mike, Ryan, Matt Beyer, Dani
      • THURSDAY: Amanda, Jillian, Colleen, Sofia, Brenna


  • Selling ALS t shirts


*always have a fundraiser in the works and officers fill their responsibilities!


Tuesday Oct. 2, 2018

Attendance: all present

Absent: Amanda



  • Mr. Cupcakes
    • forms due Thursday 4th
  • Karaoke night?
  • T-shirts?
  • Pumpkin decorating contest?
    • Need to find out pumpkin prices


Donating to Zack Latteri foundation

  • Donating $250


Senior Shirts


Tuesday Oct. 2, 2018

Attendance: Dani, Sofia, Jill, Kevin, Mike, Matt M, Matt B, Ryan

Late: Colleen

Absent: Amanda



  • Pick Up Cupcakes
  • Banner for Valley Cup and Decorations
  • Centerpieces for prom
  • T-shirts
  • ALS?
  • PV?



Next Meeting:  Everyone bring theme and color ideas


Thursday Oct. 18, 2018

Big Council Meeting

Attendance: Dani, Sofia, Kevin, Mike, Matt M, Matt B, Ryan, Amanda, Colleen

Absent: Jill


Valley Cup

Next Valley Cup: November 21

November 19,20,21- Theme days


  • Liked the new games and ideas
  • More organized relay race
  • Kahoot tournament/trivia during valley


  • Ideas for Theme Days:
      • Pajama Day?
      • Decades day?
      • Meme day?


Homecoming BBQ- October 27


  • Need volunteers



Home for Our Troops- November 5, 6, 7

  • Exec Council Members will collect donations during 2nd


Class Cause Weeks:

  • Suggested spreading out the weeks


Community Outreach Programs:

  • Read to elementary school children
  • Expanding it to Rivervale


Feedback on Closed Gradebook:

  • Not liked by some students and teachers
  • Some people completely forgot about it


8th Grade Orientation is on November 13


Tuesday Oct. 23, 2018

Big Council Meeting

Attendance: Dani, Sofia, Mike, Matt M, Matt B, Amanda, Colleen, Jill, Brenna, Sam C

Absent: Kevin, Ryan



  • Prom colors/themes


    • Natural colors/wood, rustic colors
    • Pale yellow + grey/white



  • Banner for Valley Cup
  • T-shirt Update


    • ALS shirt first
      • Get them out ASAP
    • Senior Shirt
      • Simple
  • School Store until after teacher’s convention


Tuesday Oct. 30, 2018

Attendance: Jillian, Colleen, Amanda, Matt B, Dani, Mike, Matt M, Sofia, Ryan, Brenna

Late: Kevin, Sam C



  • Banner for Valley Cup


      • Working it during lunch end of this week and next week


  • ALS shirt


    • Sending out form


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