Arlington student advisors selected

Student advisors selected for Arlington School Board and Advisory Council for Education
Student AdvisorsArlington High School students have been selected as student advisors to the school board and Advisory Council for Education (ACE). Kyle Schroeder was selected as Student Advisor to the Board. Madison Griffith and Morrigan Havely were selected as Student Advisors to ACE. The purpose of ACE is to provide a systematic, representative public involvement in educational decisions under consideration by the school board. The students interviewed for the positions on May 11.

• Kyle Schroeder:
As a student advisor, Kyle hopes to gain leadership experience and an understanding of the “inner workings” of the district. Kyle holds a 3.679 GPA and enjoys participating on the Arlington High School Knowledge Bowl and in Ultimate Frisbee. He is taking advantage of College in the High School opportunities and expects to graduate close to having his associate’s degree. Kyle plans to go on to a four-year university and pursue a degree in electrical engineering or law.

• Madison Griffith:
Madison believes her membership on ACE will provide an opportunity to make a difference and to advocate on behalf of the students. Madison hopes to gain knowledge and experience that will help her following graduation. She maintains a 4.0 GPA and will be participating in Running Start this fall. She has been involved in recreational soccer, as well as JV soccer and track at Arlington High School. Madison considers herself to be well rounded and motivated. She anticipates graduating from high school with an AA in chemistry and going on to attend a university in pursuit of a degree in forensic science.

• Morrigan Havely: Morrigan is excited at the idea of connecting with ACE and believes serving on ACE will provide a quality experience to advocate on behalf of the students at Arlington High School. Morrigan maintains a 4.0 GPA and is the President of the Writers’ Club at Arlington High School. Morrigan is also involved in the AHS Drama Club, and outside of school, in Kung Fu, Balintawak, tap dancing, cello and jazz dancing. Through the Running Start program, Morrigan expects to graduate from high school with an associate’s degree, and eventually go on to achieve a doctorate in physics and become an astrophysicist.

All of the student advisors will be invited to be introduced at the June 14 Zoom Board meeting. Kyle will be sworn in at a board meeting in August and Madison and Morrigan will begin their service on ACE in September.

Students from Arlington High School and Weston High School are eligible to apply for the student advisor positions during their sophomore year. They must be in good academic standing and have the approval of a parent, a teacher/advisor/counselor and their principal. If selected, the student serves a two-year term during their junior and senior years.