|Morgan County 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, and petition the school principal and/or the Board.
The Board will recognize the student council as the official voice of the student body for students in grades 6-12 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;|
|D.||offering another avenue toward the realization of the goals of this County.|
The Board, through its school principals, shall appoint a qualified member of the faculty to serve as advisor to student government activities.