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Student Council Elections
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Friday, October 26, 2012
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NBMS STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICER ELECTIONS

The NBMS Student Council campaign will run for one week; Monday, October 29, 2012 through Friday, November 2, 2012.

Eligibility Requirements:  You are NOT able to run unless you meet the following...

1.     You are in 7th or 8th grade.

2.     All of your grades are a C or higher.

3.     You've had NO Behavior issues.  No ASD, ISS, or OSS this school year.

4.     You demonstrate good character traits.

5.     You show great leadership abilities.

6.     You are committed to attending future Student Council activities.

7.     Your Proof of Eligibility  handout must be turned in to Mrs. Bender no later than Monday, October 29, 2012 at 8:00am (prior to hanging posters).

Officer Positions & Job Responsibilities:

President-

  • Responsible for meeting with the Advisor and secretary to prepare agendas prior to each student council meeting. 
  • Presides at meetings
  • Organizes and attends Student Council activities
  • May be called on to give announcements to the student body

Vice President-

  • Acts in the absence of the President
  • Takes attendance at each Student Council meeting
  • Assists with organizing and attends Student Council activities
  • May be called on to give announcements to the student body

Secretary-

  • Keeps accurate minutes of Student Council meetings
  • Meets with the Advisor and President prior to each meeting to plan an agenda
  • Keeps a master calendar of and attends Student Council activities
  • Assists with organizing and attends Student Council activities
  • Writes thank you notes and letters

Treasurer-

  • Keeps tract expenditures and sales
  • Attends Student Council meetings prepared to give money updates to the Council
  • Assists with organizing and attends Student Council activities
  • Prepares money for deposit.

Campaign RULES:  If you do NOT follow the rules you will be disqualified.

1.     Posters may be hung beginning Monday, October 29, 2012 (NOT BEFORE)

2.     Posters must be taken down by 3:30 on Friday, November 2, 2012.

3.     7th grade Campaign speeches will be recorded on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 .

4.     8th grade Campaign speeches will be recorded on Wednesday, October 31, 2012.

5.     Campaign Speeches will be shown to the recorded on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.

6.     Campaign Speeches MUST be written and approved by Mrs. Bender prior to your video date.  They are to be NO longer than 3 minutes.  You will have only 2 attempts at recording your speech. (Practice at home prior to your video date) You are NOT allowed to make any negative comments about other candidates. 

7.     You must have a video release on file (signed by your parent).

8.     NO BRIBES!!! No candy, pencils, treat, etc. may be passed out.

9.     Voting will take place during morning homeroom on Friday, November 2, 2012.

 

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