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Values, Vision, Voice

The “Big Four” 

The main officers of the Student Council of Preston High School

 

President

  • Should be a senior of Preston High School
  • Presides over all weekly meetings of the Student Council
  • Must be present at all Student Council functions
  • Serves as a representative of Preston’s Student Council and student body
  • Must check the Student Council mailbox and voice mail daily and respond accordingly
  • Prepares agenda for weekly Student Council meetings
  • Presides over all other functions of the Student Government

Vice-President

  • Should be a senior of Preston High School
  • Must attend every weekly Student Council meeting
  • Takes the place of the president when she is absent or disabled
  • Is responsible for daily PA announcements including faculty and student birthdays
  • Must ensure the timeliness of class bells
  • Is chairperson of all matters regarding lockers and locks
  • Must work in conjunction with the treasurer to ensure the recognition of faculty birthdays

Secretary

  • Should be a senior of Preston High School
  • Must attend and record minutes of every weekly meeting of the Student Council
  • Is in charge of all clerical matters connected with the Student Council
  • Must keep an accurate record of attendance at all Student Council meetings and address those students whose attendance record is inconsistent
  • Is responsible for distributing Student Council minutes and Daily Bulletins to each homeroom via homeroom pouches

Treasurer

  • Should be a senior of Preston High School
  • Must attend every weekly Student Council meeting
  • Is responsible for all the funds connected with the Student Council
  • Must make herself available in the balloon store by at least 7:30AM
  • Must collaborate with the vice president to ensure the recognition of faculty birthdays
  • Makes all purchases for Student Council functions

Class Leadership

The officers of each grade level

 

President

  • One sophomore, junior, and senior member of the Student Council
  • Attends every weekly Student Council meeting
  • Leads her respective class in participation in all school activities
  • Is general chairwoman of all activities for her class and works with grade-level mentors to plan these activities

Treasurer

  • Assists class president in planning and running all class events
  • Attends every weekly Student Council meeting
  • Keeps an account of all money spent by the class
  • NOTA BENE: In the event that a class president is unable to fulfill her duties for any reason, the following succession pattern will occur. A replacement candidate will be nominated by members of the grade’s Executive Board and approved by the Dean of Students and the Big 9.

Homeroom Representatives

The individual homerooms' officers

 

Vice President

  • Must attend general Student Council meetings on the first Monday of the month.
  • Reads Daily Bulletin in her homeroom after morning announcements
  • Informs students of upcoming occasions (ie: dress-down days)
  • Works closely with homeroom mentor and homeroom secretary

Secretary

  • Must attend general Student Council meetings in vice president’s absence
  • Records the collection of dress-down money
  • Works closely with homeroom mentor and homeroom vice-president
  • Must ensure homeroom mentor’s verification of attendance

 

Executive Board

The officers of the Executive Board of Student Council

 

President

  • Should be a senior of Preston High School
  • Must attend every weekly Student Council meeting
  • Publishes announcements on electronic board
  • Oversees the implementation of events between Student Council and class Executive Boards

Vice President for Financial Affairs

  • Should be a senior of Preston High School
  • Must attend every weekly Student Council meeting
  • Must receive and count dress-down dollars from the whole school and report debtors to appropriate administrator
  • Works with extra-curricular moderator to keep an account of money for individual clubs
  • Works with financial officers

Vice President for Clerical Affairs

  • Should be a senior of Preston High School
  • Must attend every weekly Student Council meeting
  • Ensures the collection of homeroom pouches by members of the Junior Executive Board, none of whom is a junior ambassador

Vice President of the Bookstore

  • Should be a senior of Preston High School
  • Must attend every weekly Student Council meeting
  • Works closely with book store manager
  • Supervises work-study students in the bookstore

Class Executive Board Officers (Junior, Sophomore, and Freshman President and VP)

  • Must attend every weekly Student Council meeting
  • Serves as a link between her class’s Executive Board and the general Student Council
  • Oversees all meetings and actions of their class’ Executive Board.

General Members

  • Representatives of Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Classes
  • Must attend every weekly Student Council meeting
  • Responsible for aiding in and implementing grade-level events
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