I like this idea for the beginning of the school year, especially for Freshman. " When you close your eyes and think of what you want for college life, what do you see?" encourage people to be honest and open about expectations so you can help the group live up to them.
Valentine’s Bulletin Board － Make hearts displaying students’ photos and beneath it have other students write positive comments about that student. 25 Creative Bulletin Board Ideas for Kids, http://hative.com/creative-bulletin-board-ideas-for-kids/,