Student Council Elections 2009/2010

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					          This is for Monday’s Roadrunner Newsletter
                              Student Council Information

 Florosa Elementary is looking for outstanding students and good citizens to represent our
school as elected Student Council Officers.

Fifth Grade may run for the following offices: President, Vice President, and Treasurer.

Fourth Grade may run for the following offices: Secretary and Historian.

        As an elected Student Council Representative, students are expected to (1) set a
good example (2) work well with adults and peers (3) maintain A’s and B’s and receive
satisfactory in conduct (4) attend all Student Council meetings 2nd & 4th Wednesday of
each month and (5) actively support all Student Council sponsored activities.

         All interested candidates must submit a brief essay stating the office you are
running for and why you would be a good candidate. Be sure to include any skills,
talents, hobbies, or academic achievements that would help you do the job well. Essays
shall be handwritten neatly or typed and submitted to Mrs. Johnson in room #615, no
later than Wednesday, December 9. Parent permission slips and teacher recommendation
forms must be attached to your essay.

                       Elections will be held on Wednesday, December 16.

           Student Council Sponsors: Ms. Johnson, Ms. Koch, and Ms. L. Walker

  Updated letter for current Student Council Representatives
Dear Parents of Student Council Representatives,

       First, we would like to thank you for your patience as we Mrs. Johnson, Mrs.
Koch, and Mrs. Walker transition into the role of Student Council Sponsors for
2009/2010 school year. There are a few changes that we would to share with you as
Student Council gets underway. Meetings will be held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of
each month in the library at 8:15AM.

        Student Council will have an informal meeting on next Wednesday, December 9
at 8:15AM in the library to discuss upcoming elections. Thank you for allowing your
child to participate in Student Council.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Koch, and Mrs. Walker

Student Council ~promoting school spirit, community service, and providing leadership opportunities for students.
                  Florosa Elementary Student Council
                            General list of responsibilities:

PRESIDENT

  1. Develops the agenda for and presides over the Student Council meetings
  2. Represents the council at various school functions as requested

VICE PRESIDENT

  1. Serves in the absence of the President
  2. Leads the pledge to the flag during meetings

SECRETARY

  1. Keep accurate minutes of the meetings
  2. Reports at each meeting the minutes from the previous meeting
  3. Keeps attendance of all representatives

TREASURER

  1. Keeps a written record of money earned and spent by student council
  2. Reports financial information at meetings

HISTORIAN

  1. Acts in the absence of the Secretary
  2. Keeps newspaper clippings and council photos in an organized notebook

SERGEANT-AT-ARMS

  1. Arranges furniture and equipment for meetings and events
  2. Take roll call at each meeting
  3. Keeps the meeting running in a timely manner

PARLIAMENTARIAN

  1. Keeps the peace at meetings
  2. Enforces the rules at meetings (ex: voting, motions)




 Student Council Sponsors will provide guidance and training for all elected officers.
             Student Council Election Timeline

 Wednesday, December 9: Essays, parent permission forms,
  and teacher recommendation forms turned in to Ms. Johnson
  in room #615.

 Thursday, December 10-Sunday, December 13: Students
  prepare 30-45 second speech and campaign posters.

 Monday, December 14: Candidates hang posters 0840-0900
  (Do not put posters over other signs, on windows or doors).
  Candidate meeting 1:30-2:00pm in the library.

 Tuesday, December 15: Meet the candidates 0840-0900 main
  hallway (No candy or buttons may be given out to secure
  votes). Students will record speeches in the library, time yet
  to be determined.

 Wednesday, December 16: Election Day-speeches will be
  played throughout the day. Students in grades second
  through fifth will vote. Campaign posters must be removed
  by 3pm.

 Thursday, December 17: Student Council Officers will be
  announced during the morning news show.
                    Student Council Parent Permission Form

I,                                                   , give permission for my child,
       (please print parent’s first and last name)

                                                     , to run for the Florosa Elementary
        (please print child’s first and last name)

Student Council Office of                                                          .



Signature                                                           Date

Phone Number _____________________ Email ________________________________




                    Student Council Parent Permission Form

I,                                                   , give permission for my child,
       (please print first and last name)

                                                     , to run for the Florosa Elementary
        (please print first and last name)

Student Council Office of                                                          .



Signature                                                           Date

Phone Number _____________________ Email ________________________________
                Student Council Teacher Recommendation Form
__________________________is running for ___________________ of Student Council.
      (Student Name)

____ The student maintains above “C” average grades in class.
Initials

____ The student maintains satisfactory behavior in class.
Initials                                                             .
                 The student demonstrates the following traits or qualities:
____Leadership ____ Motivated ____ Self-Confidence ____Genuine Warmth of Personality

____Sense of Humor ____Concern for others ____Dependable ____Honest ____Ability to get along

Comments: ___________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

____________________________________                                     ______________
      (Teacher Signature)                                                     (Date)


               Student Council Teacher Recommendation Form
__________________________is running for ___________________ of Student Council.
      (Student Name)

____ The student maintains above “C” average grades in class.
Initials
____ The student maintains satisfactory behavior in class.
Initials                                                             .
                 The student demonstrates the following traits or qualities:
____Leadership ____ Motivated ____ Self-Confidence ____Genuine Warmth of Personality

____Sense of Humor ____Concern for others ____Dependable ____Honest ____Ability to get along

Comments: ___________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

____________________________________                                     ______________
      (Teacher Signature)                                                     (Date)

				
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