WHAT IS STUDENT COUNCIL?Student Council is the student governmental organization that acts as a representative for the 600 plus students at New Hartford High School. Its purpose is to collaborate with teachers and administrators to improve student life and provide students with valuable learning experiences. Student Council gives students a voice in determining school issues and ideas for solutions. We strive to unite the student body, get students involved, and to foster a positive climate throughout the school.The goal of Student Council is to promote a sense of community within the school, act as a voice for students with the administration, provide community service, and raise funds for charitable causes and school improvements. The New Hartford High School Student Council gives students a chance to make decisions about our school and to experience the democratic decision- making process.Leadership is a key component of a successful Student Council. Participation in the Council encourages responsibility, citizenship and leadership.