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Our mission is to inspire teens from all backgrounds to become active members of their community and make a difference. Our goal is to show teens new perspectives on their role in the community and youth-related issues through research, peer discussions, and community interactions.

Click HERE to apply now. Deadline to apply is Sept. 18, 2019.

Application Requirements:

  • Ages 13-18 years old and/or grades 8-12 during the 2019-2020 school year
  • Open to students residing in the City of Denton and/or in the DISD
  • Must be able to attend meetings from October 2019 to May 2020; second and fourth Tuesday of each month, excluding DISD holidays
Benefits of Teen Council:
  • Represent your community
  • Obtain insight on how community issues and concerns are addressed
  • Gain opportunities and experience leading different projects
  • Leave a footprint for others to follow
Application and Parental Consent:
  • Application can be submitted online or via hardcopy
  • Includes and requires consent via an annual participation waiver
  • Includes parent consent for occasional event transportation, as needed
  • Include marketing/outreach photo and social media release
Annual Schedule and Expectations
  • Second and Fourth Tuesday of each month
  • Executive meeting, 5:30-6 p.m. and regular meeting, 6-7 p.m.
  • Meeting dates: TBA
  • Tentative dates for community service, fundraising, and event opportunities will be discussed in the first the month
Teen Council Structure:
  • Teen Council will be led by Jennifer Eusse, Rec Supervisor
  • Teen Council will be comprised of middle School and high school teens
  • Teen Council will include an opportunity for members to volunteer to serve in an executive role, including but not limited to president, vice-president, secretary, photo journalists, social media editors and contributors