Caroling for Cans School: North Gwinnett High School Idea: Imagine opening your front door to twenty high school students performing the jolliest Christmas carols for you and your family, and with only one motive: to collect cans for those in need in the community. Approximately sixty students filled the streets of local neighborhoods with the lyrics of winter songs for canned food that would be donated to the North Gwinnett Co-op, which would provide food for the hungry in our community. Once the families listened to the carols, they were delighted to contribute to our goal. In fact, they would go above and beyond to provide us with other foods, and providing monetary donations. During the season of giving, the North Gwinnett Student Council raised over seven hundred canned foods for our community. Club Leadership Day School: Grayson High School Idea: Our council decided to share leadership lessons that we had learned through other conferences with the clubs at our school. We started by sending out notifications to all of the clubs, organizations, and sports teams in our school. We invited them to send up to five delegates to our “Club Leadership Day” held on a Saturday from 10pm to 4pm. The six hours of leadership fun encompassed not only leading others and building self-confidence, but also creativity and imaginative thinking. The day began with icebreakers, games, and dancing, which brought people out of their comfort zones. After waking up the crowd, the students were taught and entertained by a GHS alumni, who delivered a message based on our theme Go MAD: Make a Difference. Next, the students attended workshops. In addition to learning and games, the students participated in a Mix-It-Up style lunch with each member of an organization sitting with different groups all while learning a sundry of GASC chants and the cup game. The day finished with club meeting time, Fun Day evaluations, and a closing ceremony. One Take Productions School: Lambert High School Idea: One Take Video Productions, a group of vigorously working Compass members, meets multiple times a week in order to brainstorm and film informational and humorous videos, which are shown to the entire freshman class and sometimes the entire student body. Each month, a topic is selected and ideas of how to teach and communicate ways for the freshmen to implement the lesson in their lives are brainstormed. After constructing a detailed outline, prop list, filming schedule, and contacting a videographer and editor, the videos are constructed. In each of the videos, props, greenscreens, various filming locations, teachers, and Compass actors are utilized in order to create amazing videos in hopes that the freshmen will learn practical and helpful lessons. After ample work, these videos are shown and teachers provide lessons to the students on how to apply the video content to their lives in order for each student to thrive. Some of the many lessons that have been taught are parodies based on commonly understood principles. For example, the October video was about how to pick a career pathway and find the force within you so we decided to base it on Star Wars to effectively communicate the lesson. Additionally, the December video that was viewed two weeks before midterms was a parody of the 12 days of Christmas in order to make the video more relatable. Valentine Goody Bags School: Lanier County High School Idea: Our council prepared goody bags for our faculty and staff, including our lunch ladies and janitors. Reaching out to them and showing them just how grateful your council is for them. Students can bring in bags, candy, or pencils to help fill these bags. Our faculty and staff really love when clubs show them thankfulness for what they do.