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Sugar Cube Ice Castles

Sugar cube ice castles are a great winter activity! Students always want to build ice castles outside, and there is never enough snow - or else it is way too cold. We solve that problem by having a sugar cube ice castle contest. The contest is advertised for a week before a long weekend during the winter. Sometimes it has been part of our Snow Week events; other times it has just been a wintertime contest. Teams sign up to participate and can consist of 1 to 6 people. Teams pay a… Read More »

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Feed the Troops

On December 15, fourteen members of Student Council volunteered to assist with honoring our local military organization, the 702nd Army Engineer Company, by serving them a holiday dinner. Before the actual dinner, members entertained military children with different arts and crafts.  The children ages range from three to sixteen. Members helped the younger kids color pictures which would be sent to those men and women deployed overseas.  Kids with help from student… Read More »

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Food Drive

Support of our local food pantry is a constant service our Student Council undertakes. In November, the Student Council ran its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive for the 14 consecutive year. Food was collected in November for families in need with an emphasis on providing a Thanksgiving meal for them, complete with the turkey, stuffing and all the trimmings. Boxes for fifty families were filled and delivered to the Sparta Food Pantry. To kick off the Food Drive we held an all-school assembly and… Read More »

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Memphis High School
Memphis, MI

Dangers of Drixting. That's 'driving and texting,' which was the subject of a live demonstration sponsored by the Memphis High School NHS chapter. A donated wrecked car and a visit by the Fire Department to a mock accident scene helped chapter members emphasize the dangers of drixting to their peers.

Lindenhurst Middle School
Lindenhurst, NY

Creative Cards that Care. NJHS chapter members from Lindenhurst Middle School recently made cards and collected supplies to share with patients at a local hospital. Chapter members designed unique cards and delivered them to patients in early January, a time when the number of visitors typically declines.

Three Rivers High School
Three Rivers, TX

NHS members at Three Rivers High School recently raised money for two women fighting breast cancer. Chapter members designed and sold pink t-shirts displaying their school mascot. Local businesses even bought shirts for their employees in support of the project. In the end, they raised more than $4,000, and earned honors from the local school board.

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NASC National Conference
Orlando, FL, June 27 - June 29

Student leaders and advisers from NASC will be gathering for a national conference that provides essential leadership training and celebrates leadership, civic engagement, service, and the voice of student leaders. Visit NASCConference.org for more information.

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National Principals Month
Washington, DC, October 1 - October 31

October is National Principals Month, and NASSP honors the hard work and dedication of America’s principals all month long. National Principals Month is your opportunity to say “thank you” to principals everywhere and to share with the community all the great things that principals do.

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Leadership and Development (LEAD) Conference
Albuquerque, NM, November 14 - November 16

LEAD conferences are designed for high school and middle level students and advisers and feature a full schedule of general sessions and workshops. CEUs are available for all participating advisers. Visit www.leadconferences.org for more information.

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