Student Council Officers 2022-2023

President – Eddie Dougherty
Vice President – Margaret Coffey
Secretary – Grace Lynn
Treasurer – Joe Burzycki
Spiritual Advisor – Liam Weldon


$1 Dress Down Days

September       Spirit Wear – Catholic Charities
October             Black/Purple/Orange – American Red Cross – Hurricane Ian
November        Spirit Wear – Honor Flight
December         Red/Green/Christmas – Toys for Tots
January              Spirit Wear – Ronald McDonald House
February           Red/Pink – Breast Cancer Awareness 
March                 Spirit Wear – Feed My Starving Children
April                     Spring Colors – St. Jude Children’s Hospital
May                      Juvenile Diabetes 


Charities donated to with 2021/2022 collections:

Catholic Charities of Chicago

Misericordia Heart of Mercy


St. Vincent De Paul


Student Council Responsibilities & Duties

The Student Council gives students leadership experience. The Student Council is composed of an Executive Council and Classroom Representative(s) for each homeroom. All Junior High students are encouraged to participate in the Student Council to develop leadership qualities.

The Student Council Officers will be chosen by the current Student Council and Teacher Moderator (Mrs. Dombrowski) through an application and interview process. Officers include President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Spiritual Director. The Teacher Moderator will choose the Classroom Representatives for grades 7th & 8th from student council applicants and classroom Representatives for grades Pre-K through 6th from applicants in the 6th grade.


Some responsibilities of the council include:

  • Attend all student council meetings. If you miss a meeting, you must submit a written excuse. Three missed meetings will result in being released from the Student Council. (Meetings will include at least one monthly meeting during lunch/recess and one monthly after school meeting.)

  • Lead All School Prayer at the end of the day.

  • Help to plan and conduct school prayer services, school service project activities, and sponsored events.

  • Planning dress down theme days and other sponsored events.

  • Assist grades PreK-2 with recess activities on assigned days.

  • Staff and Maintain the School Store


Duties for Elected Officers

President: Calls the meeting to order and keeps meeting to its order of business

Handles discussions in an orderly way

States each motion before it is discussed and before it is voted upon

Puts motions to vote and announces outcomes

May appoint committees when authorized to do so


Vice President:  Assumes the role of President if the President is absent

Writes ideas on the board and tallies votes 

Heads Publicity Committee


Secretary: Creates agendas for meeting

Takes notes at every meeting and write minutes Submits minutes to Teacher Moderator

Reports Sports results and other information over PA System


Treasurer: Collects and counts all money collected

Heads Special Events Committee


Spiritual Director: Starts and ends meeting with prayer

Heads Mass/Prayer service Planning


Duties for Classroom Representatives

  • Represent assigned classroom for Grades Pre-K through 6th at Student Council meetings.

  • Report important information back to the assigned classroom.

  • Assist with end of day prayer, masses and prayer services.

  • Organize and maintain paper recycling for all classrooms.

  • Assist Student Council officers as needed and serve on committees.

  • Gather Sport and other information (such as Good News) for PA announcements