Service

State Service Project

In February 2023, Project: Connection was approved as the NMASC Community Service focus through state conference 2026. School councils are encouraged to research and come up with their own project(s) that focus on making connections with self, school, and community.

Project: Connection

Suggestions for Making Connections

(the projects listed below are just suggestions/ideas; your council is not limited to what is listed and many of the categories overlap)

Connect with Yourself

Project Ideas for Self-Reflection through:

  • Journaling
  • Vision Board
  • Goal Setting
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness – Yoga, read spiritual or well-being books/articles
  • Self-Care
  • Affirmations
  • Spirituality
Connect with Your School
  • Encourage participation – be creative
  • Talk to who you don’t know
  • Reach out
  • Establish a lunch tutoring group

Social Well-Being Activities:

  • Gun violence/gun control
  • Bullying
  • Homelessness
  • Human/sex trafficking

Project Ideas in your school community:

  • School activities/athletic fairs; encourage every student to be involved in at least one school activity
  • Awareness drives
  • Build connections and communication through a monthly meeting to gain input from the student body on a variety of concerns or topics.
  • Talk about it. Be a supportive friend.  Listen to people and never judge.
  • Share your story
  • Spread kindness in words and action
Connect with Your Community

Project Ideas in your Community:

  • Connect with First Responders – Medical Personnel
  • Nursing Homes/Elder Care
  • Elected Officials
  • Environmental
  • Homeless Population
  • Senior “Silver” Citizens

2024 NMASC Project of the Year Entries

The following projects were submitted at the 2024 NMASC State Conference. Click/tap a category title to see the submissions.

Citizenship

Middle School

  • No middle school submissions for this category

High School

Community Service

Middle School

High School

Environmental Awareness

Middle School

High School

Fundraising

Middle School

High School

Health & Safety

Middle School

High School

Membership Motivation

Middle School

High School

School Service

Middle School

High School

School Spirit

Middle School

High School

Staff Relations

Middle School

  • Hermosa Middle School: Hermosa Middle School Staff Relations :: Flyer | Presentation

High School

State Project: Project Connection

Middle School

  • Camino Real Middle School: The Weight of the Badge :: Flyer | Presentation
  • Dexter Middle School: Spread Kindness :: Flyer | Presentation
  • John Adams Middle School: Increasing Awareness and Understanding of Different Identities for A More Connected School Community :: Flyer | Presentation
  • New Mexico International School: NMIS Making Connections! :: Flyer | Presentation
  • Vista Middle School: Cars, Crafts, Community, Connection. :: Flyer | Presentation

High School

2023 NMASC Project of the Year Entries

The following projects were submitted at the 2023 NMASC State Conference. Click/tap a category title to see the submissions.

Citizenship

Middle School

  • Harrison Middle School: "Inaugural NM Middle School Mock Trial" Flyer | Presentation
  • James Monroe Middle School: "Rockstar Student of the Month(s)" :: Flyer | Presentation

High School

Community Service

Middle School

High School

Environmental Awareness

Middle School

High School

Fundraising

Middle School

High School

Health & Safety

Middle School

  • (no entries)

High School

Membership Motivation

Middle School

High School

School Service

Middle School

High School

School Spirit

Middle School

High School

Staff Relations

Middle School

High School

  • Del Norte High School: "Staff Appreciation Luau" :: Flyer | Presentation
  • Eldorado High School: "Staff Buddies" :: Flyer | Presentation
  • Lovington High School: "Soaring with Staff: Waffle Day" :: Presentation
  • Mayfield High School: "Staff Appreciation at Mayfield" :: Flyer | Presentation
  • Pojoaque High School: "Teacher Appreciation" :: Flyer | Presentation
  • Valencia High School: "Giving the Gift of Appreciation" :: Flyer | Presentation
State Project: Be Well

Middle School

High School

2022 Project of the Year Entries

The following projects were submitted at the 2022 NMASC State Conference. Click/tap a category title to see the submissions.

Citizenship

Middle School

High School

Community Service

Middle School

High School

Environmental Awareness

Middle School

High School

Fundraising

Middle School

High School

Health & Safety

Middle School

High School

Membership Motivation

Middle School

No middle school submissions in this category

High School

School Service

Middle School

High School

Spirit

Middle School

High School

Staff Relations

Middle School

High School

State Project: Be Well

Middle School

High School

2021 Project of the Year Entries

The following projects were submitted at the 2021 NMASC State Conference. Click/tap a category title to see the submissions.

Citizenship

No Citizenship project entries this year.

Community Service
Environmental Awareness
Fundraising
Health & Safety
Membership Motivation
School Service
Spirit
Staff Relations
State Project: Be Well