Kent City Community Schools
Bylaws & Policies
 

5820 - STUDENT GOVERNMENT

The Board of Education acknowledges the importance of offering students the opportunity to participate in self-government within the establishment of the schools.

Students shall have the right to organize, conduct meetings, elect officers and representatives.

The Board will recognize the Student Council as the official voice of the student body for students in grades seven (7) through twelve (12) and for the purpose of:

 A.giving students practical experience in organizing, planning, and affecting outcomes;

 B.developing student leadership;

 C.providing a learning experience in democratic decision making.

The Building Principal shall appoint a qualified member of the faculty to serve as advisor to student government activities.

The Student Council shall be fully responsible for the planning and organization of the activities of its own government, student social events, fund raising projects, and activities and projects suggested by students except that all such activities must first be approved by Building Principal.