The Council is comprised of students from every grade who have been elected by their peers. Each class has one student representative and 8th grade students serve in the offices of president, vice president, treasurer, and secretary.
2016-17 News: We've gotten off to a fast start! Student Council coordinated a "Go Pink Day" benefiting cancer research at the Bon Secours Cancer Center in Richmond. the school raised $538.00. The last two weeks of October, we collected 35 pumpkins during morning and afternoon carpool that we donated to Catholic Charities. We also raised $430 for Fisher's House during our annual "Red, White, and Blue" Veteran's Day tribute.
Thanksgiving Food Drive.
.....The school collected about 1,000 food items to help feed 100 families in Fairfax County.
On Tuesday, Dec. 6, OLGC took part in the diocese annual "We Care Day", to raise money for Catholic Charities. We contributed $337 that will help others around the area.
Friday, Dec. 16, Student Council is sponsoring a drive to benefit the St. Vincent De Paul Society here at OLGC. Wear your favorite ugly Christmas sweater (a red or green sweater over your uniform will do). It was "festive" fun and we raised almost $300 that will help a worthy cause right here in our parish community.
Office of Migration and Refugee Services Drive
: We once again teamed up with the OMRS (part of Catholic Charities) and collected household items for families settling into our country. We collected bath towels, household cleaning supplies and laundry detergent.
International Day Project:
This year we will be supporting the St. Mary's Girls Secondary School in Africa. The school opened in the Fall of 2016 and is in real need of tuition assistance for students who want to attend. Stay tuned for various fundraisers to help this great cause!