Oxbow’s Student Council meets every Wednesday during second lunch/
second callback. Elected student government representatives and any
other interested students (who can become “ad hoc” members after
attending six consecutive meetings) run the Oxbow social calendar and
other student-emanated events.
The presidents or co-presidents are elected by the student body in May,
and begin their term in June, reaching into the next school year. The
secretary and treasurer are then elected from student council
representatives and ad hoc members in September.
Oxbow’s Student Council traditionally runs the Welcome Back Dance in
September; Homecoming Events for the Homecoming Dance in
September or October, depending on the athletic calendar; supports
Trick or Treat Street at the Grafton County Home in North Haverhill,
N.H.; runs the Halloween March; coordinates Holiday Caroling at
Grafton County Home, the Atkinson Home, and the Margaret Pratt
Center; runs the Winter Carnival Games and Winter Carnival semi-
formal dance; participates in the March of Dimes walk; encourages
Green Up Day participation, and many other events that arise during the
In the last year, Student Council has also used its advocacy role to lobby
for increased wireless access for students at school; lengthened passing
times between classes; considered alterations to the school dress code;
proposed redecorating rest room facilities, and examined student parking
Student Council co-presidents for 2019/2020 are Abagail Carson and
Hayden Palmer. Kailey Drake is the secretary/treasurer.