State Projects (Report Form Areas)
TASC recognizes outstanding student councils in mulitple categories each year based on published criteria and a point system. Senior high school and middle level plaques will be mailed in May. Each district president is responsible for ensuring that district school report forms are verified and the results are reported to the TASC office.
Oustanding Student Council
TASC recognizes schools that have an overall outstanding student council. This report form serves as a model for what a well-rounded student council in Texas should be doing to be effeftive. The form requires documentation of student council organization and structure, specific project areas and participation in TASC programs.
Outstanding Energy & Environment Program
The purpose of this program is to encourage student councils to participate in/conduct projects that promote environmental and energy awareness and protection.
Outstanding Drugs, Alcohol, Safety, Heath (DASH) Program
This program encourages student councils to: 1) participate in projects which promote safety awareness in the area of traffic safety, home safety, school safety, etc., 2) participate in projects to prevent drug, tobacco and alcohol abuse, and 3) to conduct health awareness campaigns with information and education regarding health issues that impact adolescents.
Outstanding Pride & Patriotism Program
The purpose of this program is to encourage student councils to participate in/conduct projects projects that promote pride and patriotism. National pride and patriotism, state pride and patriotism, local (school and community) pride and individual pride are the focal points of this program.
Outstanding Community Service Program
This program encourages student councils to record and document community service activities conducted by the stundet council. Cash donations, service hours and donated goods are to be recorded in three areas of service: local community, state and national projects and global programs.
Student councils that receive the Outstanding Student Council Award AND are recognized in the specific areas of Energy & Environment, DASH, and Pride & Patriotism are named Sweepstakes Student Councils. The Community Service report form is now required to be named a sweepstakes council. (Board adopted policy July 2012)
Click here to access/download the forms. Your school must be a current member of TASC to particpate in the school recognition program. For that reason, these forms are pasword protected.
FAQ's regarding Project Report Forms
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