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Student Council

INTERESTED IN STUDENT COUNCIL NEXT YEAR 2023-2024? 

CAMPAIGN PERIOD:  POSTERS NEED STUDENT COUNCIL ADVISOR APPROVAL

9/13 - 9/20 Sign up for various positions by getting the slips during advisory.   Fill out the slip.  You will need two teacher signatures for approval to sign up. 

SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY!!  Being on the Student Council is a great way to decide on what you want your middle school year to be.  It’s a way to make the year fun, exciting and purposeful. Those on the student council will meet at least once or twice a month and work occasionally before and after school.  Student council members decide, plan, organize and execute events, pep rallies, assemblies, gatherings and even dances or whatever the council deems important. Grades must be in good standing (no failing grades in previous year), have a proven track record of excellence, integrity and compassion for others.

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Descriptions of each position are on the common area doors or below:

President: Responsible for creating agenda, plan and run meetings, delegate tasks such as assign members to run snack shack or make poster boards etc.   Make sure members complete assigned tasks. Be a role model for others and support all members and events from start to finish.

Vice President: Responsible for assisting the president (i.e. running meetings in their absence, making sure people are completing assigned tasks, etc.)

Secretary: Responsible for taking notes at all meetings and emailing those notes to all council members and Assistant Head of School and Student Council Advisor.

Treasurer: Responsible for budgeting and managing money (i.e. collect and count money when selling tickets for an activity, give money to accountant for deposit every Thursday.

6th, 7th, 8th Grade - 2 Classroom representatives for each grade: They help plan, organize, run and execute events such as assemblies, dances, and other activities.  Announce activities during advisory.

9/21 - 9/26:  CAMPAIGN PERIOD:  During this time frame you are soliciting to get people to vote for you.  Talk with your peers why they should vote for you.  Make posters or flyers.   Posters will need teacher approval to post.

9/27 - Student speeches will be given from 8-9 a.m.:  Convince students why they should vote for you.  Why are you running for your position, what do you want this year to look like and what will you do if you are on student council?  How will you represent your middle school class?

9/27 - Voting: Once speeches are finished, students will immediately cast their votes on a ballot and place their ballots in a box.  Ballots will be handed out to vote.  No one talks during elections and voting.  Once done, immediately in the box.  

9/29- Announcement of Results

Questions please ask Student Council Advisor - Nicole Vedelli at nvedelli@sevenpeaksschool.org