Saint Jeanne De Lestonnac School

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Student Council

The purpose of this organization is to promote Christian ideals under the auspices of a Catholic educational instruction, to promote good citizenship, to encourage a high standard of scholarship, to promote/foster school spirit, to demonstrate the practical application of democracy, and to advance the welfare of the school and its members in every possible manner.


Student Council Responsibilities

COMMISSIONER GENERAL / PRESIDENT

QUALIFICATIONS: He/she shall:

1.     be a member of the eighth-grade class during the term of office for the current school year,

2.     receive a conduct grade no lower than 83%, and

3.     maintain an overall academic grade average of 75% with no failing grade in any subject.

DUTIES: He/she shall:

1.     serve as the official representative of the students of Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School,

2.     act as an ex-officio member of all student organizations, clubs, and committees,

3.     be the presiding officer of the Board of Commissioners,

4.     have the general responsibility of all activities pertaining to the students, and

5.     exercise the power, with the approval of the Student Council Moderators, to appoint representatives and committees as he/she deems necessary.

VICE-COMMISSIONER GENERAL / VICE PRESIDENT

QUALIFICATIONS: He/she shall:

1.     be a member of the eighth-grade class during the term of office for the current school year,

2.      receive a conduct grade no lower than 83%, and

3.     maintain an overall academic grade average of 75% with no failing grade in any subject.

DUTIES: He/she shall:

1.     serve as the official representative of the students of Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School,

2.     act as an ex-officio member of all student organizations, clubs, and committees,

3.     be the presiding officer of the Board of Commissioners,

4.     have the general responsibility of all activities pertaining to the students, and

5.     exercise the power, with the approval of the Student council Moderators, to appoint representatives and committees as he/she deems necessary.

BOY COMMISSIONER OF “A” TEAM ATHLETICS

GIRL COMMISSIONER OF “A” TEAM ATHLETICS

QUALIFICATIONS: He/she shall:

1.     be a member of the seventh or eighth-grade class during the term of office for the current school year,

2.     receive a conduct grade no lower than 83%, and

3.     maintain an overall academic grade average of 75% with no failing grade in any subject.

 DUTIES: He/she shall:

1.     assist the Athletic Director and/or Student Council Moderators in the organization of intramural athletic activities,

2.     be in charge of welcoming all visiting teams and game officials,

3.     give schedules and all important information related to athletic events to the Commissioner of Public Relations for the purpose of publicity,

4.     keep accurate records of the general results of all games for the various teams, and

5.     report periodically to the students regarding the scores of all athletic events in a way that promotes the pride and spirit of the school.

BOY COMMISSIONER OF “B” TEAM ATHLETICS

GIRL COMMISSIONER OF “B” TEAM ATHLETICS

QUALIFICATIONS: He/she shall:

1.     be a member of the fifth, or sixth-grade class during the term of office for the current school year,

2.     receive a conduct grade no lower than 83%, and

3.     maintain an overall academic grade average of 75% with no failing grade in any subject.

DUTIES: He/she shall:

1.     assist the Athletic Director and/or Student Council Moderators in the organization of intramural athletic activities,

2.     be in charge of welcoming all visiting teams and game officials,

3.     give schedules and all important information related to athletic events to the Commissioner of Public Relations for the purpose of publicity,

4.     keep accurate records of the general results of all games for the various teams, and

5.     report periodically to the students regarding the scores of all athletic events in a way that promotes the pride and spirit of the school. 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR EACH OF THE FOLLOWING COMMISSIONERS

He/she shall:

1.     be a member of the sixth or seventh-grade class during the term of office for the current school year,

2.     receive a conduct grade no lower than 83%, and

3.     maintain an overall academic grade average of 75% with no failing grade in any subject.

COMMISSIONER OF ECOLOGY

DUTIES: He/she shall:

1.     be in charge of developing and implementing programs that promote an awareness and appreciation for active participation in local, national, and global ecological issues, and

2.     be directly in charge of the Clean Campus Program.

COMMISSIONER OF ELECTIONS

DUTIES: He/she shall:

1.     serve as the chairperson of the Election Committee, and

2.     assist the moderators in organizing and supervising all aspects of the election process. 

COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE 

DUTIES: He/she shall:

1.     supervise the collection and disbursement of all Students Council Funds under the direction of the moderators, and

2.     maintain accurate records for all deposits and withdrawals.

COMMISSIONER OF RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS

DUTIES: He/she shall:

1.     be responsible for leading the student body in prayer at the beginning of all formal assemblies, and

2.     assist the Religious Coordinator in the preparation of all religious affairs pertaining to the students.

COMMISSIONER OF STUDENT AFFAIRS

DUTIES: He/she shall:

be responsible for developing projects that respond to the expressed needs of students at the various grade levels, and

maintain accurate records of all functions sponsored by the Student Council.

COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC RELATIONS 

DUTIES: He/she shall:

     1.  be responsible for publicizing all special projects, activities, and events that are sponsored by the Student Council, and

     2.  welcome all official guests to the school and assist them in their visit as deemed necessary by the principal or moderators.

COMMISSIONER OF SCHOOL SPIRIT

DUTIES: He/she shall:

1.  organize special rallies and other student activities that promote pride in the school while fostering a genuine spirit of Christian community.