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10 Gifts to Give this Holiday Season

The last two years, OASC has shared a Student Leader Gift Guide – This year, we’d like to share 10 things to GIVE vs buy this holiday season. Love “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” -William Shakespeare Volunteer at a Pet Shelter and play with the pets “Heart Attack” someone’s locker or(…)

Why you should plan NOW to attend OASC Summer Leadership Camp

Why you should plan NOW to attend OASC Summer Leadership Camp We know winter just started… but aren’t you ready for summer again? There aren’t many things that beat no school and sunshine! Here in the OASC office, we are already planning OASC Summer Leadership Camp 2019. Don’t worry, we’ll share the theme with you(…)

Black Friday Deals for StuCo Leadership Students

It’s almost Thanksgiving which means it’s almost BLACK FRIDAY! We’ve scoured the ads for the best Black Friday deals for leadership students. We can’t wait to share them with you. But before we do, make sure you check out our 10 favorite quotes for a grateful season! Black Friday Deals for Giving Away During the(…)

Quotes for an Attitude of Gratitude

November always means a season of gratitude. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite quotes that help us have an attitude of gratitude. “At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the(…)

2018 Fall Conference Recap

It’s been a week since the end of the 2018 OASC Fall Conference, “Constructing Leaders,” and we still can’t believe what a great weekend we had. In attendance, there were 103 schools bringing, 1332 students, 163 advisers, 12 volunteers, 2 keynote speakers, and 1 therapy dog named Jax! General sessions were lead by the Student(…)

Meet the Candidates 2018

In just two week, OASC member schools will elect its Student Executive Council at Fall Conference 2018 in Seaside, Oregon. The process to apply and be selected to campaign for a spot on the Student Executive Council is ambitious. Not only does it take a strong, involved leader in their own schools and communities, but(…)

You can register to vote!

Register to Vote Did you know, Oregonians can register to vote at 16 years old? You won’t receive an official ballot until you turn 18, but that shouldn’t stop you from registering. The registration deadline for the 2018 Oregon elections is October 16, 2018. The election will be on Tuesday, November 6, and there are(…)

How to Help Someone with Mental Health Issues

It’s always hard to watch someone struggling. It’s even harder to know what to do. Below are some tips to help someone struggling with Mental Illness and Suicidal thoughts. What to DO: Keep in touch, do reach out to them. Text them, call them, drop by for a visit. Let them know you’re thinking of(…)

Senior Traditions

Starting off the final year of high school is an exciting time. Senior traditions can help bring your senior class together and help them bond. It can also help underclassmen look forward and work toward being a senior themselves. Below are a few traditions happening in Oregon High Schools. If you have any senior traditions(…)

Meet your 2018 Student Executive Council

President: Hailey– “We rise by lifting others” that is just about all you need to know about how I live my life. I am constantly looking for more ways to help others and make a greater lasting impact on our world. I am so very grateful to have been elected as your State President because(…)