Superintendent's Student Advisory Council

  • The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council provides input on ways to improve communication with students and obtain input on school system initiatives. Members are secondary school students who reflect the diversity of the Hickman Mills student population. Meetings are held monthly with the superintendent.

    Click here for the 2018-2019 application (PDF) - Due September 14, 2018 (by 4:45 pm.) 



    What is the structure of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council?

    The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council is composed of secondary school students, grades 7-12, who serve on the advisory council for a maximum of two years.


    What is the process for students interested in serving on the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council?

    If you are interested in serving on the advisory council, you will need to submit an application. The deadline to submit an application for the 2018-2019 council is Friday, September 14, 2018.

    Applications are available to download via the website. You may also request a copy via e-mail to or by calling (816) 316-7001.


    How are members chosen to serve?

    To ensure broad representation, applications for potential members will be evaluated on a variety of factors, including grade level and areas of interest.


    When will the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council meetings be held?

    The meetings will be held monthly during the school year in the Administration Building, located at 5401 E. 103rd St. Meetings usually begin at 4:00 pm.

    • Thursday, October 11, 2018
    • Thursday, November 8, 2018
    • Thursday, December 13, 2018
    • Thursday, January 10, 2019
    • Thursday, February 14, 2019
    • Thursday, March 14, 2019
    • Thursday, April 11, 2019
    • Thursday, May 9, 2019

    What will be expected of the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council?
    Advisory members will be expected to:

    • Attend all scheduled meetings.
    • Prepare for each meeting as needed.
    • Work in a collaborative manner with each other and with school system staff as needed.
    • Express views and opinions openly, constructively, and respectfully.


    Although the superintendent will develop an agenda for each meeting, students may submit discussion items for consideration to Donna Peyton, executive administrative assistant to the Superintendent.