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Student Council General Membership

Student Council Officer Positions and Roles

President:

Lead all meetings
Give assistance, guidance, and praise.

Act as a facilitator during discussion.

Maintain frequent contact with faculty and administration.

Work with advisor on all planning.

Participate in student council sponsored activities/events.

Vice-President

Work closely with President.
Assume President’s duties when needed. 
Work with President and Treasurer in preparing calendar and budget.

Assist the President in preparing meeting agendas.

Treasurer

Oversee council expenses and revenues
Maintain an accurate and detailed financial record

Give monetary advice to the council.

Authorize payment/deposits.

Work with President and Vice President in preparing calendar and budget.

Public Relations Director

Keep student body informed of events, fund raisers, and service projects. 
Obtain approval for events.

Responsible for communication between schools.

Help maintain student council website.

Recording Secretary

Keep an account of minutes at every meeting.
Keep an accurate account of attendance at every meeting.

Help maintain student council files.

Maintain contact information for people who work with the council.

Responsible for “Thank You” cards.

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National Junior Honor Society

CRITERION FOR NJHS MEMBERSHIP

Scholarship:
The scholarship requirement identified is based on a student’s cumulative grade point average. The phrase “cumulative grade point average” refers to the total academic performance as demonstrated by the grades received by the student. The minimum grade point average allowable is a 3.0 or “B+” average. Leadership: A student exercises leadership when he or she:

• Is resourceful in proposing new solutions, applying principles, and making suggestions.

• Is resourceful in proposing new solutions, applying principles, and making suggestions.

• Demonstrates initiative in promoting school activities.

• Exercises positive influence on peers in upholding school ideals and spirit.

• Contributes ideas that improve the civic life of the school.

• Is able to delegate responsibilities.

• Demonstrates academic initiative.

• Successfully holds school offices or positions of responsibility; conducts business effectively and efficiently; demonstrates reliability and dependability

• Is a leader in the classroom, at work, or in other school or community activities

• Is dependable in any responsibility accepted

Service: A student who serves:

• Volunteers and provides dependable and well-organized assistance, and is willing to make sacrifices to offer assistance.

• Volunteers and provides dependable and well-organized assistance, and is willing to make sacrifices to offer assistance.

• Works well with others and is willing to take on difficult or inconspicuous responsibilities.

• Enthusiastically renders any requested service to the school.

• Is willing to represent the class or school in interclass and interscholastic competition.

• Does committee and staff work without complaint.

• Participates in some activity outside of school, for example, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Ministries, Volunteer services for the elderly, poor, or disadvantaged

• Mentors in the community or students at other schools.

• Shows courtesy by assisting visitors, teachers, and students.

Character: A student of character

• Consistently exemplifies positive and desirable qualities of behavior (cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, stability, etc.)

• Consistently exemplifies positive and desirable qualities of behavior (cheerfulness, friendliness, poise, stability, etc.)

• Cooperates by complying with school policies and regulations and codes of student conduct.

• Takes criticism willingly and accepts recommendations graciously.

• Demonstrates the highest standards of honesty, academic integrity, and reliability

• Regularly exhibits courtesy, concern and respect for others

• Complies with instructions and rules, and displays personal responsibility.

Citizenship: The student who demonstrates citizenship:

• Understands the importance of civic engagement.

• Understands the importance of civic engagement.

• Has a higher regard for freedom and justice; respects the US form of Government; and respects the law for all citizens at the local, state, and federal levels.

• Demonstrates mature participation and responsibility through involvement with such activities as scouting, community organizations, or school clubs.

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