RHS SGC Wraps up a Productive Summer

Council Officers, Caitlin Yannizzi, Adam Royle, Noelle Atkins, Ryan Sugrue, and Haley Macray pose with the RHS SGC Camp Committee Wars Champs.

Council Officers (front row), Caitlin Yannizzi, Adam Royle, Noelle Atkins, Ryan Sugrue, and Haley Macray pose with the RHS SGC Camp Committee Wars Champs and Committee Chair Shawn Ward. Ward is shown holding the “Chewy” award, designed by Council Advisor Joanne White.

Haley Macray, Veritas Staff

Rockland High School’s Student Government Council started the school year a bit early with their annual RHS SGC Camp held August 10, 11, and 12. This year the camp took on a luau theme and Council members were encouraged to follow Hawaiian culture and the saying “aloha” by spreading love and respect towards others.

Students from all grades came to the camp and participated in leadership workshops, team building activities, and other fun games. The Council allowed their more competitive side to be shown during the yearly Committee Wars. The Council is divided into four teams, each assigned a different color, which compete in classic games such as Leap Frog, relay races, an ice cream eating challenge, and of course a lip sync contest. Although all four committees gave their all, the Student Services Committee with Committee Chair Shawn Ward (pictured above) came out on top winning Committee Wars and the prestigious “Chewy” award.

RHS SGC alumna Aleksa Cieri, Class of 2012, led the council in a workshop regarding the different types of leadership and how to use them effectively.

Class Presidents and Committee Chairs met with Council members to begin plans for upcoming events such as the Breast Cancer Walk, Mr. Rockland, Project Pumpkin, Spirit Week, and Prom. More news about these events will be posted in the near future.

Missed out on the chance to attend camp? Have no fear! The first SGC meeting will be held tonight at 7 in the high school cafeteria. All are welcome!


Posted on September 2, 2015, in Clubs / Activities, Features. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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