UPDATED STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICER ELECTIONS
New Applications and Teacher Recommendations will be accepted through May 6th
Voting will take place Friday, May 3rd
- 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
3/29 Hand out Forms during Cav Time
4/2 Candidate Meeting (must meet with Ms. Matheson in D104 either before or after school)
4/8 – 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
Step 1: Due by 4/5
- Online Application
- 3 Essay Questions
- 4 Teacher Recommendations
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
30% Essay Questions
40% Popular Vote (school)
Student Council Officers:
25% Chapter Involvement/Points
25% Essay Questions
50% Popular Vote (Student Council)
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.