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Student Council

Purpose of Student Council

The purpose of the student council is to introduce elementary school students to the workings of government and parliamentary procedure. The purpose of student council is also to provide leadership to the student body by providing various opportunities for students’ social, academic, and physical growth.

Goals of Student Council

  • Act as an intermediate representative between the student body and the administration
  • Promote the general welfare of the students through encouraging the development of student clubs, and other school events (school spirit, fundraisers,  presentations, etc.)
  • Provide leadership
  • Be self-supporting
  • Develop a budget and allocating funds for various student  body activities
  • Enhance positive school climate
  • Serve as ambassadors for the school

 

Elections and Positions
Elections for the 2017­-2018 Student Council Officer elections will be held in the beginning of September.

The Student Council positions are:

  • Two Student Council Presidents (fall and spring semester) ­ fifth graders only
  • Two Student Council Vice Presidents (fall and spring semester) ­ fifth graders only
  • Secretary, Treasurer, and Parliamentarian ­ fourth or fifth graders. Classroom Representatives for Student Council


Each second through fifth grade classroom elects two students to serve on the council. The officers will be working together with classroom representatives to learn leadership and decision­ making skills and the importance of effective communication. Once again, Playa del Rey Elementary is proud to have our students taking an active role in providing service to our school and community.

K-Kids

Kkids.pngK­-Kids is a nationally recognized community service organization that meets once a month on our school campus. Students work with Circle K, UCLA student members, and the local Kiwanis Rotary club to learn about and take action to support local community needs. Past projects have included: monthly food drives, decorating cookies for women’s shelters, sending cards and letters to service men and women via Operation Gratitude, making fun activity kits for children at Mattel Children’s Hospital, facilitating the Culver City Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony, and hosting the annual Culver City Easter Egg Hunt. For more information visit: http://kiwaniskids.org

 

2018-­2019 Student leaders

  • Medha Paidimarri: President
  • Emerson Nygaard: Co-Vice President
  • Zain Husein: Co-Vice President
  • Max Giordano - Secretary
-Kids Club Officers Roles and Responsibilities
 
The K-Kids President, Vice President & Secretary sit on the K-Kids Club Board.
 
President
-Sets and monitors the goals of the club
-Runs club meetings
-Delegates tasks as necessary
-Takes the lead in helping the club develop projects
 
Vice President
-Serves the president, other club officers, committees and the general membership
-Learns and helps with the duties of the president in order to fill in or take over as necessary
 
Secretary
-Takes minutes at meetings
-Keeps records
-Maintains all important files for the club
-Collects reports from the committees’ chairperson

 

If you would like to sign your child up please fill out the permission slip which can be obtained in the school office. If you’d like to volunteer, please email conovermomrocks@yahoo.com

 

Our next K-Kids Meeting is scheduled to take place Thursday, May 10 from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m., in the pergola.

 

May service project is My Friends Place Encouragement Notes
K-Kids will write notes of encouragement that will be delivered to program participants along with our school's
May/June toiletries donations.
 

Orchestra

Playa del Rey Elementary offers an orchestra program for students in grades 3-5.   The students can choose from various woodwind and brass instruments which are loaned to the student from LAUSD.

Girl Scouts

Several Girl Scout students claim Playa del Rey elementary school as their home. Girl Scouts teaches girls several skills and principles, including: sisterhood, leadership, entrepreneurship, independence, life skills, outdoor survival, and community service. There is one troop that currently meets at the school, while a few other troops meet at local churches and lodges. These girls have supported and lead several service projects at the school and in our local community, including: campus clean ups on Big Sunday, multiple school garden improvement days, singing holiday carols to the elderly, and multiple efforts to help our local homeless population. We hope that you will consider supporting our Girl Scouts throughout the year as they host a variety of service projects and fundraisers.

Active troops represented at PDR:

  • Troop 395 ­ Culver City
  • Troop 5325 ­ Marina del Rey
  • Troop 10195 ­ La Brea Heights
  • Troop 17105 ­ Westchester ­­ RECRUITING NOW for 5th grade girls ­­ email mrsanim8or@aol.com.


If you’d like to learn more about starting your own Girl Scout troop, please visit www.girlscoutsla.org for more information.

Boy Scouts

Several Cub Scouts claim Playa del Rey Elementary School as their home.  Cub Scouts is a precursor to Boy Scouts for boys in grades 1-5.  Our current boy scouts are in troops that meet at local churches and lodges. These boys have supported and led several service projects at the school and in our local community, including: campus clean ups on Big Sunday, facilitating spaghetti dinners to support local organizations, and placing flags on veteran grave sites on Memorial Day.  We hope that you will consider supporting our Boy Scouts throughout the year as they host a variety of service projects and fundraisers.

Our Cub Scouts are currently members in Pack 79 out of Marina Del Rey.

For more information on Boy Scouts, visit: https://beascout.scouting.org