Franklin Academy

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Franklin Academy

BUILDING BETTER PEOPLE, EVERY DAY

Boynton Beach Campus - Student Council

Intro

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote the general welfare of Franklin Academy, develop attitudes and practices of good citizenship, take an active role in the improvement plans for the school, foster positive student/faculty relationships, provide a forum for student expression, assist with assemblies and school programs, promote positive attitudes of scholarship through example, provide activities that build school pride in students and faculty members, and initiate and execute activities for betterment of the community.

Franklin Academy’s Student Council is a group of elementary (4th/5th) and middle school students that have either been elected or appointed in the Fall. Every member serves on a committee, such as; Citizenship Development, Community/Environmental Service, Faculty and Staff Relations, Membership Motivation, Public Relations, School Service, and School Spirit. Members enjoy planning various activities/events and turn in their favorites/most successful projects to compete at a district and state level against other middle/high schools. Once a month middle school members get to attend county/district meetings to collaborate with other middle/high school Student Councils. They have formal Robert’s Rule of Order meetings, teambuilding, and guest speakers with the main message dealing with an aspect of leadership.

Here are some awards we won at the district/state level:

1st Place Fundraising: Skate Night

1st Place School Spirit: Trunk or Treat

2nd place Environmental Concerns: Beach Clean-up

2nd place School Service: Spread the Word to End the Word week

2nd place State Project: Busch Wildlife collection drive

3rd place Membership Motivation: Banquet

Overall we are a GOLD medallion Student Council!