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 2019-2020 application (PDF) - Due September 20, 2019 (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 9-12. The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council will discuss topics such as; academic progress, self-image, goal setting, respect, conflict resolution, safe and supportive school environment, college and career readiness, HMC-1 profile of a graduate and a host of other topics pertinent to high school.


    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 2019-2020 council is Monday, September 20, 2019. 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.

    • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 2:30 p.m.
    • Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 1:00pm
    • Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 1:00pm
    • Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 2:30pm
    • Wednesday, February 6, 2020, 2:30pm
    • Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 1:00pm
    • Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 1:00pm
    • Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 1:00pm

    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.