Student Council is sponsoring “Mead’s Got Talent” as a fundraiser for The Water Project, a nonprofit organization providing clean water to drought-stricken African countries. All proceeds from this event will help them reach their goal of $5000.
In this era of credit cards, PayPal, online shopping, and sophisticated marketing, many parents feel challenged to instill a sense of financial responsibility in their teens.
However, it was not parents, teachers, administrators or school board members – but last year’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) which was the driving force behind the district’s new Financial Literacy requirement.
“I have always thought it was something that should be implemented.