NASC is now National Student Council—still the same respected organization, with a new name, fresh look, and enhanced programming to appeal to you and your student leaders. Whether you are a new or veteran adviser, we know that you’ll find NatStuCo helps propel your council to the next level. Visit our new website to learn more.
PROJECTS OF EXCELLENCE
There are more than 6,200 project ideas available at your fingertips! Log on now to the National Student Project Database on the NatStuCo website for ideas from other schools and to submit your own successful projects.
American School of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Fiesta Catracha is an annual student-based ceremony to celebrate the month of independence. This ceremony includes a feast of Honduran food to allow each grade and the student council to raise funds for future projects.
Frank Seale Middle School, Midlothian, TX
The counseling department partnered with the FSMS StuCo to participate in Mix It Up Day, an international campaign designed to encourage students to meet new people and start conversations with timid classmates.
Is your council planning to help with Hurricane Harvey relief? FEMA recommends the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster website as a source of legitimate organizations that provide relief and victim aid during and after federal disasters.
NASSP is accepting applications for student council adviser seats on the Student Leadership Advisory Committee. The two-year positions include one high school and one middle level NatStuCo adviser with the middle level adviser selecting one of his/her student leaders to serve.
Principals Month Video Contest Deadline Approaching
September 29 is the deadline to enter the National Principals Month video contest. Students can use their video talents to tell us why their principal is awesome and what their principal means to them, the school, and the community.
The United States Senate Youth Program, an intensive weeklong educational experience, is seeking outstanding students interested in public service careers. High school juniors and seniors serving as a student, state, or community elected official are eligible.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, your student council may decide to do a special fundraiser to assist in relief efforts. Before diving into the planning, take time to review our best practices for fundraising and selecting charities of choice by visiting Plan Projects and Activities, found in the Adviser Resource Center on NatStuCo.org.
The NatStuCo Update column in your September issue of Advise provides a nice overview of the programs and services from National Student Council rolling out over this 2017–18 academic year. Watch your mailbox for your copy or read it online.
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What’s In Store?
New products are being created with the new NatStuCo name and logo. Once the online store reopens, you should know we now accept e-checks for web orders.
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