Welcome to the website of the Hanover High School Council! The Council was founded during the 1973-74 school year and was endorsed in 1977 by the Dresden School Board. Currently, it is made up of over 40 students, staff and community members. The Council is one of three governmental bodies that make decisions at the high school, along with the Administration and the Judiciary Committee. For more information about Council's operation, please go to the Downloads page to view the latest version of the Council bylaws or click here.

Otherwise, this website is a resource for committee information, member information, important documents and lists of motions that have recently been either passed or failed by Council. Please feel free to explore this website, and if you have any comments, suggestions or the like, please see the Contact page to let us know.

Council currently meets in the combined Murray/Tindall classroom from 10:15am-11:00am on Wednesdays.

2015-2016 Council Leadership

Andrea Sedlacek ('16) - Moderator
Isaac Jacobs ('16) - Assistant Moderator
Mae Butler ('17) - Treasurer
Lilly Cadow ('16) - Secretary
Connor Stafford ('17) - Dresden School Board Representative
Henry Lang ('17) - Public Relations Person

2015-2016 Members


Hal Bourne (Staff)

Mae Butler (2017)

Lilly Cadow (2016)

Felix Herron (2016)

Isaac Jacobs (2016)

Aisling Kelly (2018)

Henry Lang (2017)

Matt Prince (Staff)

Andrea Sedlacek (2016)

Georgia Sparks (2017)

Connor Stafford (2017)

Marco van Gemeren (2016)

Class of 2016

Sarah Bibeau

Hana Dai

Sofia La Porta

Daniel Osofsky

Cece Rooney

Alternates: Nathalie Dragnev and Meredith Ferneau

Class of 2017

Coyote Farrell

Patrick Logan

Henry Mackall

J. Chessie Newbold

Dimitri Somoff

Alternate: Thomas Judd

Class of 2018

Johanna Bandler

Sarah Bozuwa

Jasper Meyer

Isabelle Sangha

Harrison Silbert

Alternate: TBD

Class of 2019

Dillon Bradley

Will Laycock

Elizabeth Napier

Simon Roach

Alternate: Adam Blackburn


Stacey Smith





Alternate: TBD

Council Executive

Maureen Doyle

  • Agenda 6.3.15 & Minutes 5.27.15

    Agenda 6.3.15

    1. Approval of Minutes

    2. Reports

    3. Gift Money Allocation

    4. Skip Bean Award Money Allocation

    5. Staff of the Year Award Money Allocation

    6. J Comm Elections Bylaw Revision

    7. Committee Meetings (Elect Committee Chairs)

    8. Notes and New Business

    “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”

    ~Oscar Wilde

    Council Minutes 5.27.15

    1. Approval of Minutes

    2. Reports

    3. Co-Curricular Budget

    4. Money Allocation

      • I move to allocate $100 for a gift for Mr. Smith.

      • Motion Passes

    5. Committee Introduction

      • Descriptions of individual committees

    6. Athletics Over Break

      • Gives people the opportunity to spend time with family

      • Baseball team has suffered from not having practices and games over April Vacation

      • Has potential negative consequences on academics if athletic events are condensed over times when students have classes

      • Council needs more information from athletic department

      • Motion to refer motion to Admin Committee

        • Motion to amend referral to Student Life Committee

        • Amendment passes

      • Referral passes

    7. J Comm Bylaw Notification

      • Amend Article VII, Letter F, 3 ii to read “Elections will take place in the fall and will be organized by the Organizational Engineering Committee”

      • Strike Article VII, Letter F, 3 iii

      • Motion to place bylaw revision at the beginning of next week’s meeting

      • Motion passes

    8. Discussion about relevance of X-Periods

      • There are many ways in which X-Periods are used

      • Some classes don’t get a single X day in the entire year

      • Good time to get work done during school

    9. Meeting Adjourns

    Posted Jul 30, 2015, 8:15 PM by HHS Council
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