- Leadership will be planning activities, such as Trash For Pencils.
- Leadership includes a couple representatives from each homeroom, as well as any interested students!
- Students who plan on running for Student Body Office need to be a part of the BMS Leadership group.
STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTIONS RULES
OFFICES: RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES
Student Council gives students leadership experiences. The Student Council is composed of an Executive Council and one elected classroom representatives from each homeroom. All students are encouraged to participate in the Student Council to develop leadership qualities.
The Executive Council is elected in a school-wide election, which is held early in the fall. Officers include President, Vice President, Secretary, Publicity Director, Activities Director, and Matador Spirit Director.
Some responsibilities of the council include:
* Planning theme days, Fun Fridays, dances, and other sponsored events.
* Conducting meetings using the democratic process and Robert’s Rules of Order.
* Creating bulletin boards for office and cafeteria.
Duties for Elected Officers
Calls the meeting to order
Keeps meeting to its order of business
Handles discussions in an orderly way
Does not enter into discussion
States each motion before it is discussed and before it is voted upon.
Puts motions to vote and announces outcomes.
May vote when his or her vote would change the outcome, or in any case when voting is by ballot
Become familiar with parliamentary law to inform the council on proper procedure
May appoint committees when authorized to do so
May suggest motions but not make them
Assumes the role of President if the President is absent
Heads special commissions
Writes ideas on the board and tallies votes
Posts agendas/minutes to website
Makes posters to advertise events, including home games, concerts, lunch activities and dances.
Plans and carries out activities as directed by the President
Responsible for Fun Friday activities and supplies
Matador Spirit Director:
Plans and carries out Spirit events such as once-a-month dress-up days