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Student Council

A Student Council is a group of elected and volunteer students working together with an adult advisor within the framework of a constitution or bylaws to provide a means for student expression and assistance in school affairs and activities, give opportunities for student experience in leadership and encourage student / faculty / community relations.

Through projects and activities, student councils work to: 

  • PROMOTE CITIZENSHIP

  • PROMOTE SCHOLARSHIP

  • PROMOTE LEADERSHIP

  • PROMOTE HUMAN RELATIONS

  • PROMOTE CULTURAL VALUES

A student council is a group of student leaders who work with an adult advisor to collaborate with others to impact their school community, which impacts their city or town, which impacts our state, which impacts our country, which changes the world.

PROMOTE CITIZENSHIP

  • By supporting and further developing democracy as a way of life 

  • By involving students in meaningful, purpose-oriented activities

  • By helping each student develop a sincere regard for law and order appropriate to this democratic society 

  • By leading each individual in developing a sense of personal responsibility and earned self-respect 

  • By example through teaching the processes and procedures of a democracy 

  • By encouraging desirable attitudes and the continuous upward development of valued patterns of good citizenship 

  • By providing a forum for student opinions, interests and desires so these may be understood by the entire student body, faculty, administration and community 

  • By honestly reflecting and interpreting the student viewpoint

PROMOTE SCHOLARSHIP

  • By contributing to the total educational growth of all students in the school 

  • By encouraging the highest standards of scholarship and positive student involvement in learning and thinking 

  • By providing experience in genuine problem-solving procedures 

  • By providing training and experiences in the skills and techniques of good citizenship and leadership to prepare articulate citizens and leaders for a progressing society

PROMOTE LEADERSHIP

  • By providing young people with the power and right to speak and, especially, the power, right and privilege of being heard by those in authority

  • By avoiding the commercial or cultural exploitation of students

  • By providing coordination of school-sponsored student activities with constant evaluation in terms of the selected purposes

  • By promoting opportunities for leadership among student body members

  • By utilizing the ideas and support of students in solving relevant school problems

PROMOTE HUMAN RELATIONS

  • By helping create harmonious relationships among faculty, administration, student body and the community

  • By providing organized services to the school in the interest of the general welfare

  • By communicating purposes, activities and the other positive elements of school life through mass media to the entire community

  • By helping young people further realize the genius and dignity of each individual

PROMOTE CULTURAL VALUES

  • By sparking school loyalty, pride, patriotism and individual student development

  • By providing real experiences in group development and human understandings

  • By helping students earn and protect individual rights and responsibilities

  • By selecting projects and activities which seek to achieve purposes that are significant in the life of the school community

  • By giving young people deeper reasons for attending school and the stimulus for developing commitments to worthy goals

  • By helping each student reach maximum educational growth and development

L Jordan

Laurie

Jordan

Middle School Sponsor

L Wicker

Lynn

Wicker

High School Sponsor

HS Student Council Meetings Mondays Room 39 During Lunch

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