NHHS Student Council presidential candidates Clare Roth and Lauren Bergner, along with vice-presidential candidate Maddie Fleer, delivered their election speeches on Wednesday April 22nd. These speeches were given to explain why each candidate would be best fit for the sometimes-trying job of leading student Council.
This year’s T-shirt week, organized by the Student Council, was held March 23rd through March 27th at NHHS. This event was another chance for each class to earn spirit points for the pizza and ice cream party at the end of the year. Each day had a different t-shirt theme, and students were to come dressed accordingly.
Have you ever heard of a Polar Plunge? Most people have; however, some haven’t. A Polar Plunge is an opportunity for anyone willing to brave the cold and jump in a body of water, usually to support a charity. On March 7th, a plunge was held at Fugitive Beach in Rolla to benefit local Special Olympics athletes. Participants supported the cause by plunging into the most frigid waters that Missouri has to offer. Each participant had to be 10 years of age or older and must have raised a minimum of $75 by the day of the plunge to participate.
On February 4th, 2015, the New Haven High Student Council held a dodgeball tournament between teams of students and teachers. The teams of students had to be in the same grade and had to include either two girls and three guys or three girls and two guys. The teams also had to come up with a team name, and teams were encouraged to wear a costume that fit with their team name. Then, teams would face off in a double-elimination tournament.
Spirit Week was held the week of February 2nd at New Haven High School. Each day had a different theme that allowed students to dress up accordingly and earn spirit points for his or her class. Spirit Week is held by Student Council each year. “It’s fun to see everybody dress up each day with so much enthusiasm and participate in the themed days that we create!” explained Student Council member Emily Lewis.
Maddie Yarborough, formerly known for being StuCo president of New Haven High School, as well as cheer captain for the Shamrocks, graduated in 2014 and moved on to college. Recently, she discussed her transition from high school to college.
Did you wake up early this morning just so you could eat some breakfast before you went to school? Did you possibly eat some toast, cereal, or oatmeal? Well, on November 18, 2014, the leaders at the New Haven High School all had something in common that they ate for breakfast: Pancakes!