• UPDATED STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICER ELECTIONS

    New Applications and Teacher Recommendations will be accepted through May 6th

    Voting will take place Friday, May 3rd



    OFFICER EXPECTATIONS:

    • Attend weekly Officer meetings (Mon PM)
    • Attend ALL CavTime StuCo Club Meetings
    • Enroll in Student Council class (if available)
    • Participate in monthly Teacher Appreciation and Student Pancake Breakfasts
    • Be a current Student Council member in good standing (includes paid dues)
    • No school suspensions and/or DAEP placements for current school year

    ELECTION TIMELINE:

    3/29                 Hand out Forms during Cav Time

    4/2                   Candidate Meeting (must meet with Ms. Matheson in D104 either before or after school)

    4/5                   All Forms Due (including teacher recommendations)
                            Click here for Candidate Application
                            Click here for Teacher Recommendation

    4/8 – 4/18        Class Officer Candidate Campaign

    4/15 – 4/18      Class Officer Candidate Interviews w/ StuCo Advisors and Senior Officers

    4/23                 Class Officer Candidate Debates During Lunch

    4/23                 Class Officer Election Day (entire school votes)

    4/26                 Student Council Officer Speech/Presentation during CavTime

    4/26                 Student Council Officer Election during CavTime

     

     

    CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

    Step 1:  Due by 4/5

    Step 2:  Week of 4/15 - 4/18

    • Panel Interview (for Class Officer Candidates only)

     

    CLASS OFFICER CAMPAIGN CONSIDERATIONS:

    • All promotional material MUST be approved in advance
      • Posters must be stamped by Butler or they will be taken down
    • Only pre-packaged food (no baked goods) may be handed out
    • No negative campaigning
    • You may participate in a "Debate" during lunch in the cafeteria on 4/23
    • Voting will be online via a Google Form on 4/23
      • Students can vote for candidates in their grade only

     

    SELECTION PROCESS:

    Class Officers:

                30%     Essay Questions

                30%     Interview

                40%     Popular Vote (school)

     

    Student Council Officers:

                25%     Chapter Involvement/Points

                25%     Essay Questions

                50%     Popular Vote (Student Council)

     

     

    OFFICER POSITIONS:

    PRESIDENT: Develop the agenda for all Council and officer meetings; preside over all Council meetings; act as a representative of the Council and LTHS on all public occasions; coordinate the selection and functioning of committee chairpersons; work with the principal; plan the Council calendar of events; supervise the functioning of the elected student council officers; perform other duties assigned by the principal or the advisor. May speak at graduation.

    VICE PRESIDENT: Assume the responsibilities of the president in his/her absence or inability; coordinate the work of all committee chairpersons; prepare TASC Outstanding Student Council report; file the Student Council Constitution and By-Laws with TASC and the LTHS Administration; perform other duties assigned by the principal or the advisor.

    SECRETARY: Keep accurate record of attendance in general and officer meetings, membership, and contact information; Collect new member forms; record the Council meeting minutes; supervise ballot tabulation and election processes; perform other duties assigned by the principal or the advisor.

    PARLIAMENTARIAN: Call meetings to order; organize all Council elections; keep active record of member point totals; work with sponsor to enact probationary measures; perform other duties assigned by the principal or the advisor.

    HISTORIAN: Gather materials in preparation for and complete the Council Scrapbook and other photographic evidence of activity; coordinate the design of a Council t-shirt; take pictures of all activities; perform other duties assigned by the principal or the advisor.

    TREASURER: Collect dues from members; keep an accurate ledger of the financial records of all Council income and expenditures; provide the Council with accurate financial reports at Council meetings; perform other duties assigned by the principal or the advisor.

    HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS: Relate all events to the student body including communications with school, local and national newspapers; coordinate communication with other schools and their respective Councils for spirit exchanges; update social media; perform other duties assigned by the principal or the advisor.

    CLASS PRESIDENT: Represent YOUR GRADE at LTHS by attending Student Council meetings and events; maintain correspondence and communication with class; promote activities involving the class, whether planned by the Council or not; perform other duties assigned by the principal or the advisor. Plan high school reunion.  May speak at graduation.

    CLASS VICE PRESIDENT: Represent YOUR GRADE at LTHS by attending Council meetings and events; assist Class President in work; assume the responsibilities of the Class President in his/her absence or inability; assist Class President with correspondence and communication with class; promote activities involving the class, whether planned by the Council or not; perform other duties assigned by the principal or the advisor.

    STUDENT COUNCIL AMBASSADOR: Participate in Officer meetings.  Assist in planning and development of Council programs.  Represent LTHS by attending school and Student Council events.