Riffenburgh Elementary School

1320 East Stuart Street Fort Collins CO 80525
Principal: Melanie Mierzwa
Phone:(970) 488-7935 Fax:(970) 488-7937 Attendance: (970) 488-7936

Student Council

 Student Council

Students from the 4th and 5th grade classes comprise our Student Council here at Riffenburgh Elementary. The 4th grade classes elect two students per class to represent their class.  Student Council is open to all 5th grade students who would like to participate in everything we do in our school and in our community. A few activities we have done, are doing, or will do this year include but are not limited to:

• Cans Around the Oval: student body collects non-perishable foods for families to be distributed by the Larimer County Food Bank
• Candy grams: Money raised from this bi-yearly fundraiser goes to a foundation or foundations student council members chosose.
• Share the Warmth: Hats, gloves, scarves, mittens, etc. are collected on a tree and given to help families in need
• School Store: school items such as pens, pencils, erasers, etc. are sold to the student body during lunch times
• Skate parties: money raised from these events are given to the school for various purchases
• Spirit days: different dress up days for students and staff to participate in
• Various fundraisers/activities for victims of disasters in our own community (High Park, Flood of 2013, etc.)
• 1 of 2 organizations chosen to be a Joy Ambassador for the 2013 Holiday Season