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.