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Braid-a-Rug

Student Council wanted to do a project to help the homeless shelters in our area.  They decided on this project to help the shelters project a feeling of home.  Student Council members collected used, clean, colored t-shirts from every source possible--family, friends, faculty, and administration.  The t-shirts were prepared as follows:  sleeves, neck ribbing, and hems were cut off; then, the t-shirts were cut into 1-inch strips.  After the strips were cut, they were… Read More »

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Leadership Day

Every March Pinkerton Student Council hosts a Leadership Training day for incoming eighth grade students. We aim to reach out to the soon-to-be high schoolers who have proven to be leaders in their middle schools, and show potential for leadership on a larger scale. Since Pinkerton Academy has seven different middle schools sending student to our high school, we think it is important that new students become aquainted with the school and some of the traits our school has to offer. We… Read More »

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Chalk4Peace

Chalk for Peace was an event that enabled students to promote peace by expressing their feelings inside a giant peace sign, that was located in the court yard. The peace sign was visible to all the students in our school. Students paid 3 dollars for the event and were provided chalk, music, food, and drinks. We had food donated from local restaurants like, Panera Bread, Starbucks, and Publix. The funds raised will be used to send students to leadership conferences. Read More »

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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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Chapters in the Spotlight

Epic Charter Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Operation Gratitude. Using guidance from the national Operation Gratitude website, NHS members from Epic Charter School in Oklahoma City, OK, took a day to write nearly 60 letters to military personnel serving overseas.

Milton Area School District
Milton, PA

Community Welcome Buckets. The chapter at Milton Area High School, in Milton, PA, helped welcome new residents to their community by distributing buckets with welcome gifts. The project aimed to ensure support for schools from the whole community. They were also featured in the local paper!

Benson High School
Portland, OR

Friends of Tree Planting. Chapter members from Benson High School in Portland, OR, joined with a local community group to plant trees and beautify their community.

Brookfield Central High School
Brookfield, WI

Pen Pals to the Rescue. Read about Brookfield Central High School’s pen pal program featuring NHS members in Brookfield, WI, who linked up with English language learners at local elementary schools.

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