Welcome to the website of the Hanover High School Council! The Council was founded in 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 10:15-11:00 on Wednesdays.

2015-2016 ELECTIONS
Congratulations to our new members!


Hal Bourne

Mae Butler

Lilly Cadow

Felix Herron

Isaac Jacobs

Aisling Kelly

Henry Lang

Matt Prince

Andrea Sedlacek

Georgia Sparks

Connor Stafford

Marco van Gemeren

Class of 2016

Sarah Bibeau

Hana Dai

Sofia La Porta

Daniel Osofsky

Cece Rooney

Alternate (Tie): 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

No Alternate

Class of 2019

Dillon Bradley

Will Laycock

Elizabeth Napier

Simon Roach

Alternate: Adam Blackburn


Maureen Doyle

Stacey Smith




Alternate: TBD

2014-2015 Council Leadership

Kelsey Smith ('15) - Moderator
Max Greenwald ('15) - Assistant Moderator
Tobias Reynolds ('15) - Treasurer
Ben Chaimberg ('15) - Secretary
Ethan Gorman ('15) - Public Relations Person

  • Agenda 5/13/15 & Minutes 5/6/15

    Agenda 5/13/15

    1. Approval of Minutes

    2. Reports

    3. Approval of Executive

    4. Officer Elections

    5. Notes & New Business

    “It's time to say goodbye,

    but I think goodbyes are sad and I'd much rather say hello.

    Hello to a new adventure.”

    — Ernie Harwell

    Council Minutes 5/6/15

    1. Approval of Minutes

    2. Reports

      • (Mod): Committee chairs should start writing letters for next year.

      • (DSB): Next meeting is May 26, currently the Condom Motion is not on the agenda.

      • (OEC): Elections ran smoothly; special thanks to the Math department!

      • (RJ): Began work on animated informative video, and first case in process.

      • (COI): Presentation on solutions to chronic honors student absenteeism including individualized courses.

    3. Henry Money Allocation

    4. Co-Curricular Budget (15-16) Motion

    5. CC Funds Transfer Motion

    6. Athletics Over Break Motion

      • Motion to adopt a policy to limit athletic practices and games (optional and non-optional) during school vacations.  Any scheduled practices or games would take place for no more than half the total days of the break (including weekends) and must be consecutive days.

      • This will set a good standard for the school and the state.

    Meeting adjourns.

    Posted May 21, 2015, 10:02 PM by HHS Council
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To register a concern, please refer to the following motion passed by Council on 05/06/2015:

Maintained by Max Greenwald, Assistant Moderator, and Ben Chaimberg, Secretary.
Please contact us with any questions or comments.