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Hello and welcome to the Cohen Middle School Student Council page! 

Take a look to your left and be sure to check out our upcoming events (calendar) and resources that you may find useful.  Here is to a GREAT ELECTION and a FABULOUS YEAR! 

 

 

Getting Ready for the Election...
 
What is student council?
 
Student council is a representative body composed of students, chosen by their classmates, to organize social and extracurricular activities and to participate in the government of a schoolThe memebers of student council are responsible for representing their peers. 


What is the role of the student council PRESIDENT?
  • Lead all meetings
  • Give assistance, guidance, and praise
  • Act as a facilitator during discussion
  • Maintain frequent contact with faculty and administration
  • Work with advisor on all planning
  • Participate in student council sponsored activities/events

What is the role of the student council VICE PRESIDENT?
  • Work closely with President
  • Assume President’s duties when needed
  • Work with President and Treasurer in preparing calendar and budget
  • Assist the President in preparing meeting agendas
 
What is the role of the student council TREASURER?
  • Oversee council expenses
  • Maintain an accurate and detailed financial record
  • Authorize payment/deposits
  • Work with President and Vice President in preparing calendar and budget
 
What is the role of the student council SECRETARY?
  • Keep an account of minutes at every meeting
  • Keep an accurate account of attendance at every meeting
  • Help maintain student council files
  • Maintain contact information for people who work with the council
  • Responsible for “Thank You" cards

What is the role of student council HOMEROOM REPRESENTATIVES?
  • Keep student body informed of events, fundraisers, and service projects
  • Assist in schoolwide initiatives
  • Represent peers through communication with the vice president, president, and advisor.