Student Council is a great way for students to take on important roles within the school.
This group promotes student involvement and academic achievement. Student council positions are open to fourth and fifth-grade students. Students may run for the offices of president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer. Students are given two weeks to campaign. On the final campaign day, candidates present speeches to the fourth and fifth-grade population, who are then able to vote for which candidates they feel are best suited to each position. Students campaigning learn the values of public speaking, being a role model, and school pride.
Students who are not elected to a position have the opportunity to join one of several committees overseen by the student council. The publicity committee helps make posters for school-sponsored events and go to classrooms to make special announcements. The fundraising committee helps with student council fundraising projects. Pizza night, for example, is a student council sponsored fundraiser. The birthday committee makes cards for staff birthdays. The special events committee performs tasks as needed for different events that come to our school.