Welcome to Student Council

Advisors: Becky McDevitt / Jen Makowski

Goals/Objectives: A student service organization run by students. Activities include Back-to-School Night; dances; Volleyball-a-thon; Student of the Month; school television announcements; teacher appreciation week; school spirit activities; charity fund-raisers; school breakfasts; class elections; birthday grams; student concerns and Homecoming

MRHS Student Council Constitution: This organization shall function under the power granted by the Principal of MRHS, and all Student Council matters subject to his/her review and approval. The MRHS Student Council shall follow guidelines established by the National Association of Student Councils and the New Jersey Association of Student councils. The purpose of this organization shall be to work to understand attitudes, beliefs, and aspirations of the students and develop the ability to present student perspectives in appropriate ways.

Elections: each class will have representatives to serve on Student Council for a term of one year. The make-up of the class representations shall be dependent on a points tabulation of a minimum of 70% of last year’s available activities points. The executive officers will be elected by the student body for a term of one year from June 1 to May 31. Students of MRHS who wish to be considered for election for any position must submit a petition with the signatures of one hundred (100) student and five (5) teachers to the Student Council, and be an active member of Student Council (70% of points.)

Meetings: Student Council will meet monthly. The meetings will be held on the third Wednesday of every month during school hours with the permission of the school Principal. Student Council meetings will be held on alternate months on the third Wednesday of every month in the evening hours with the permission of the school Principal. This meeting would be mandatory for all class and Student Council officers, and open to the general public. An agenda will be distributed to the Student Council members at the meeting.

Attendance: Each member is required to participate in a sufficient number of voluntary and mandatory activities so as to amass 70% of all available points.

 

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