On Friday, May 19, Mathison Deering (Junior) and Christopher Roderka (Sophomore) took part in a meeting with Robert G. Hasson, Jr., the Maine Commission of Education, in effort to start a Student Advisory Council for the Maine Department of Education. Eventually, this committee will include high school and college students from all across Maine. As DRHS representatives, Mathieson and Christopher were two of nine students present at Friday’s meetings.  The other students attend Deering High School, South Portland High School, Portland High School, Casco Bay High School, Hall-Dale High School, and Lewiston High School. Two teachers and and two Administrators were also in attendance. They were English teacher, Lisa Quatrale of DRHS; French teacher, Paula Gerencer of Lewiston High School; Principal, Mark Pinkham, of Hall- Dale High School; and Principal, Derek Pierce of Casco Bay High School.