Last month, the Howard Home and School Council Donation Policy Survey was circulated. 118 families responded and the vote result was a 93.2% YES vote.
So, this year we will ask the new Howard Student Council (students from grades 4, 5, and 6) to choose a charity/cause to support with 50% of the funds from the upcoming February Dance-A-Thon. Based on previous numbers, this will result in a donation of approximately $2400 to a worthy cause.
Guidance to students will be provided to students by Mr Wulf, the Student Council staff sponsor and the Howard School Council Equity Committee. I will pitch in as well. However, the final recommendation (for approval by the principal) will be theirs alone.
In January, the student representatives will inform the School Council of their choice. Stay tuned! — Kathy Narraway