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Sophomore Council

Top Row left to right: Matt Austin (Representatives), Luca Focella (Representative), Sydney Herrmann (Representative), Ava Battinelli (Representative), Izzy Forcellati (Secretary), Drew Petaccia (Treasurer)

Bottom Row left to right: Dara Viganola (Representatives), Sarah Urrea (Representatives), Connor Mckenna (President), Alex Schlessinger (Vice President), Sophie Starr (Representatives), Caitlin Scacchetti (Representatives)

Meeting #14 – Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

7:30 AM

Room 220 

Attendance:  President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Herrmann, Battinelli, Urrea, Austin, Starr, Viganola, Scacchetti  

Absent: Treasurer Petaccia and Representatives: Focella 

Topics:

  • Who is handing out empanadas during PP
  • PSA ideas? Who is putting it together
  • Yofresh fundraiser is happening (Feb. 11th)
  • Rings assembly during PP on March 25th
  • Announcements during our week (give them tasks like “say 3 nice things to one another”) 
  • Pura Vida bracelets again?

Meeting #13 – Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

7:30 AM

Room 220 

Attendance:  President Mckenna, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Herrmann, Battinelli, Urrea, Austin, Starr, Viganola  

Absent: Vice President Schlessinger, Treasurer Petaccia, Representatives: Focella and Scacchetti

Topics:

  • Save the date for prom
  • Promote empanada sale 
  • Extra beanie hats? 
    • People wanted them but didn’t pay or said they didn’t want them 
    • Must be more strict with sales and getting money on deadlines 
  • March 25 PP assembly on rings 

Meeting #12 – Wednesday, December 17th, 2019

7:30 AM

Room 220 

Attendance:  President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Focella, Herrmann, Battinelli, Urrea, Scacchetti, Austin, Starr, Viganola  

Absent: Treasurer Petaccia, rep: Focella, Austin

Topics:

  • Empanada sale after the break (January 22)
  •  Volleyball tournament?

Meeting #11 – Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

lunch

Room 220 

Attendance: President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Treasurer Petaccia, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Herrmann, Battinelli, Urrea, Scacchetti, Starr, Austin, Focella, Viganola  

Topics:

  • Ping pong tournament 
    • Pizza amount? (collecting pizza cait)
    • 4 cases of water  (matt and luca)
    • Assorted chip bags (syd)
    • Ava and izzy for collecting money
    • Sophie at door
    • Ref (cait)
  • Yearbook council photo at ping pong 

Meeting #10 – Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

7:35 AM

Room 220 

Attendance:  President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Treasurer Petaccia, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Focella, Herrmann, Battinelli, Urrea, Scacchetti, Austin, Starr, Viganola  

Topics:

  • Hand out beanie hats
  • Ping pong tournament (Thursday, December 12th)
    • Single $3 and doubles $5
  • Get money from shirts ($45)
  • Prom deposit 

Meeting #9 – Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

7:30 AM

Room 220 

Attendance:  President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Treasurer Petaccia, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Focella, Herrmann, Battinelli, Urrea, Scacchetti, Austin, Starr, Viganola  

Topics:

  • Gingerbread making contest? (december)
  • Ping pong tournament 
  • Send hat emails soon

Meeting #8 – Wednesday, October 8th, 2019

7:35 AM

Room 220 

Attendance:  President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Focella, Herrmann, Battinelli, Urrea, Scacchetti, Austin, Starr  

Absent: Treasurer Petaccia and Rep. Viganola   

Topics:

  • Organize Halloween bags 
  • Figure out whos gonna manage the table 
  • Send email for beanie (and to parents) 
  • Empanada sale before next valley cup?

Meeting #7 – Thursday, October 8th, 2019

Lunch 

Attendance:  President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Focella, Herrmann, Battinelli, Viganola, Urrea, Scacchetti, Austin  

Absent: Treasurer Petaccia and Rep. Starr  

Topics:

  • Shirt order forms 
  • Candy bags 
  • Empanada sale November or December 
  • Donut and apple cider sale?

Meeting #6 – Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Lunch 

Attendance: President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Focella, Herrmann, Starr, Battinelli, Viganola, Urrea, Scacchetti, Austin  

Absent: Treasurer Petaccia (prior engagement) 

Topics:

  • Halloween candy grams – need approval 
  • Hats 
    • Find quality hat – who will organize the hat
    • $10? $15?
  • Shirts $15 – Sarah to bring in the sample on Monday
    • Picture of new shirts to be put on the sign-up sheet and email student council to collect the money
    • Sign up sheets for new shirt designs
    • Send out google form – McKenna will send out a google form
    • Order shirts by October 21st

Meeting #5 – Wednesday, September 25th, 2019

7:30 AM

Room 220

Attendance: President McKenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Secretary Forcellati Representatives: Battinelli, Urrea, Scacchetti, Focella, Herrmann, Viganola, Starr 

Absent: Treasurer Pettacia, Rep. Austin 

Topics:

  • Fundraising
  •  Homecoming selling sweets
    • Get table
    • 11:30-3:30
    • More info on separate doc

Meeting #4 – Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

7:30 AM

Room 220

Attendance: President McKenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Treasurer Pettacia, Secretary Forcellati Representatives: Battinelli, Urrea, Scacchetti, Focella, Herrmann, Viganola

Late: Rep. Starr

Absent: Rep. Austin 

Topics:

  • Mooyah confirmed
  • Empanada sale next week
  • Valley cup posters
  • Design beanies and start selling them before winter sports

Meeting #3 – Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

7:30 AM

Room 220 

Attendance: President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Focella, Herrmann, Starr, Battinelli, Viganola, Urrea, Scacchetti, Austin 

Absent: Treasurer Petaccia

Late: Rep. Urrea

Topics:

  • Mooyah 9/26 (Thursday)
  • 18 trial shirts coming in next week
  • Big council meeting (9/12)
  • Empanada sale next pp

Meeting #2 – Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

7:30 AM

Room 220 

Attendance: President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Treasurer Petaccia, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Focella, Herrmann, Starr, Battinelli, Viganola, Urrea, Scacchetti, Austin  

Topics:

  • Ordering new shirts
  • Mooyah night? Date tbd 9/19?
  • Decorate bulletin board before back to school night
  • PP put together a sketch of bulletin board
  • Start prepping for valley cup
    • New posters
    • Decorations
  • December yankee candle sale? 

Meeting #1 – Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Lunch

Room 220 

Attendance: President Mckenna, Vice President Schlessinger, Treasurer Petaccia, Secretary Forcellati, Representatives: Viganola, Starr, Battinelli, Focella, Scacchetti  

Topics:

  • Went over student council constitution
  •  Chose appointed positions 
    • Elected: Sarah Urrea, Matt Austin, Sydney Hermann  
  •  Pv white Champions crewnecks 
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