“There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you are interested in doing something, you do it only when it is convenient. When you are committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.”
– Ken Blanchard
Students are responsible for planning events and fostering school spirit, much of what student council is about is looking within and learning leadership skills. The council is designed to develop personal leadership skills and an understanding of group dynamics. It seeks to foster in students a better understanding of themselves and their capacity for leadership; to create an understanding of the importance of leadership in a democratic society; and to prepare students to assume leadership roles in the school and community.
In addition, the student council is responsible for supporting school activities and events such as athletics, performing arts, and other clubs’ activities. The council in collaboration with leadership and the Student Government Association also plans many school wide activities throughout the year including: Spirit Weeks, Pep Assemblies, Homecoming Week, Community Service and work closely with the administration to address student concerns.
As appointed student body leaders, each member of Student Council is to set an appropriate example for others at all times (both in and out of the classroom). You will be required to promote school spirit and pride, attend all Student Council activities and meetings, cooperate with others, be positive, and be willing to go the extra mile. Students will be placed on probation for the following reasons: Unweighted, cumulative grade point average below 2.5, violation of the district participation agreement, or inappropriate use of social media.
Student Council is a fun, energetic and active organization; and we are very excited that you want to be a part of it.