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    Student Council

     
    Student Council plays a vital role in the Miramonte community. The Council creates a link between  students, faculty, and administration. Student Council allows students to have a say in Miramonte activities. It helps create an environment in which every voice is heard.
     

    Miramonte High School Student Council 2016-17

    ASB

    President

    Vice President

    Secretary

    Treasurer





    Class Officers

    Senior Class

    President

    Vice President

    Secretary

    Treasurer



     


    Junior Class

    President

    Vice President

    Secretary

    Treasurer


                           
                           


    Sophomore Class

    President

    Vice President

    Secretary

    Treasurer


                            

                           


    Freshman Class

    President

    Vice President

    Secretary

    Treasurer


    Commissioners

         Rally Leaders

         Spirit Days
         Publicity/Decorations
         Dance
         Student/Staff Appreciation 

         Sports Commissioner

         Snack Shack 

         Tech

         Communications

         Royalty

         Jefferson Award Program 

         ASB Fundraising 


                           






                           





     
    Associated Student Body Officers Job Descriptions:
     
    ASB Officers (4 elected)
    • Lead the class during weekly ASB meetings
    • Select Yearly Goals
    • Oversee the organization of ALL Homecoming events including selection of homecoming court.
    • Select Homecoming theme and Community Event
    • Work with Leadership teacher to implement class grading plan
    • Responsible for overseeing assigned committees
    • Generate ideas and programs to improve the school
    • Oversee lunchtime activities
    • Works with Leadership teacher to organize and motivate student leaders
    • Attend weekly meeting with the ASB advisor
    • Organize fundraising for ASB and Leadership class
    • Organizes “Recognition Weeks” for the various academic teams, athletic teams,departments, and Miramonte staffers
    • Organize all social functions for Leadership class
    • Attend Mats Day to assist as needed – organize volunteer time slots
    • Ensure that representatives from each class attend monthly Coordinating Council meetings
    • Work with leadership class, Parent’s Club and administration to provide positive school publicity
    • Plan activities that encourage involvement of all groups on campus
    • Organize class for Back to School and Open House nights
    • Meet with Executive Council each month
    • Attend Monthly Parents Club meetings to give student input.
    • Oversee ASB Commissioners
    • Design and order ASB class shirts (spirit wear)
    Individually, their specific duties are:
     

    ASB President (elected)

    • Presides over ASB and Leadership class activities, including Homecoming
    • Prepares weekly ASB meetings
    • Prepares and presides over monthly Student Council meetings (House of Reps)
    • Presides over monthly Executive Council meetings
    • Attend monthly Parents Club meetings and report on ASB events and ASB Executive Council concerns.
    • Communicates all school related issues/concerns to the student body via BlackBoard newsletter.
    • Assists with selection of appointed positions
    • Represents student body in school and community meetings and activities as needed
    • Ensure that representatives from attend monthly Coordinating Council, Diversity and School Board meetings
    • Presents a welcome speech at Back to School night
    • Oversees Rally & Spirit, Dance and Major Activities Commissioners and Senior Officers
    • Oversees Homecoming daily activities
    • Works with fellow ASB officers to organize all social functions for the Leadership class

    ASB Vice President (elected)

    • Conducts elections: freshmen selections, student body and the following year’s class officers
    • Assumes leadership in the absence of the president
    • Attends meetings in absence of the president
    • Assists with selection of appointed positions
    • Assist with assemblies (usually one per semester)
    • Works with fellow ASB officers to organize all social functions for the Leadership class and Sets up yearbook and professional picture for class
    • Oversees Sports, Club and Social Awareness Commissioners and Junior Officers
    • Keep track of class logs and gives regular updates to the leadership teacher
    • Oversees half time events

    ASB Secretary (elected)

    • Writes, duplicates and distributes minutes for weekly ASB meetings and monthly Student Council meetings
    • Prepares Student Council meeting agendas
    • Ensures Communication Commissioner updates master calendar and bulletins
    • Creates ASB Awards and a way to select recipients (Matador Merit of Excellence)
    • Keeps leadership attendance and hour of power. Regular updates to teacher.
    • Oversees Homecoming community events
    • Assists with selection of appointed positions
    • Maintains the leadership email account for correspondence
    • Maintains Student mail boxes
    • Keep all forms stocked in the trays.
    • Create supply orders for class materials (colored paper, ink cartridges, etc.) and gives to ASB Treasurer for ordering
    • Thanks all businesses sponsors and volunteers (donations, Snack Shack for class)
    • Works with fellow ASB officers to organize all social functions for the Leadership class
    • Oversees Publicity and Communications Commissioners and Sophomore Officers
    • Notify class of events via Blackboard including where, when and what to wear

    ASB Treasurer (elected)

    • Works with the school bookkeeper and advisor to develop student body budget
    • Organizes and approves all ASB related purchases and purchase orders
    • Works with bookkeeper to monitor and communicate the school’s budget status to Student Council
    • Oversees Homecoming court
    • Oversee student volunteers for ASB Snack Shack, including parents
    • Assists with selection of appointed positions
    • Responsible for ASB and Leadership class fundraising
    • Monthly meeting with leadership teacher to review accounts.
    • Works with fellow ASB officers to organize all social functions for the Leadership class
    • Order and account for all t-shirts ordered – class shirts etc.
    • Responsible for placing all classroom materials and supplies orders based upon budgets
    • Oversees Technology and Freshmen Officers

    Commissioner Job Descriptions

    Rally and Spirit (2 elected)

    • Responsible for all aspects of rallies, including draft scripts, final scripts, props
    • Find appropriate MCs (final script due 3 weeks before each rally)
    • Work with Activities Commissioners and other members of the Leadership class to brainstorm ideas for rallies
    • Organize rally run-throughs before each rally
    • Oversee Homecoming lunchtime activities – plan and execute
    • MC during Homecoming activities
    • Lunchtime events (one per month)
    • Spirit Days (one per month)
    • Give monthly calendar of events to ASB Secretary
    • Meet with the ASB team at least once per month to discuss activities, etc.
    • Regularly submit activity proposals to advisor and administration (three weeks prior to events)
    • Plan and implement weekly Mats Check including maintains of gift card stock.
    • Communicate regularly with cafeteria manager to get approval for all lunchtime activities
    • Reports to ASB President

    Dance and Major Activity Commissioner (2 ea. Appointed)

    • Oversees Homecoming with ASB – Dance and Community Event
    • Oversees major fundraiser in the spring ex: Mr. MHS
    • Organizes all dances, coordinates with DJ
    • Orders dance supplies/decorations after consulting with ASB Treasurer
    • Establishes school group to assist with plans and execute events
    • Keep spirit inventory current and up to date (streamers, helium tank, balloons (submit orders to ASB Treasurer)
    • Reports to ASB President

    Sports Commissioner (2 ea. Appointed)

    • Create publicity for all sports games
    • Liaison with all sports captains
    • Coordinate Homecoming half time – Cheer, band, coach, royalty committee
    • Organize staff vs. students games (Block M Basketball, softball, etc.)
    • Create quarterly lunchtime tournaments – video games, dodgeball, ultimate Frisbee,
    • Design and sell t-shirts for leadership activities (t-shirts ordered by ASB Treasurer)
    • Organize half court shoot-outs, half time shows for football and basketball
    • Organize rules, practices, coaches, adult supervision, referees, permission slips and captains for Powder Puff in the fall
    • Communicate regularly with Athletic Director to update athletic calendar.
    • Organize practice for annual softball game
    • Encourage participation from all parts of campus
    • Reports to ASB Vice President

    Clubs/Community Service Commissioner (1 ea. Appointed)

    • Liaison with all clubs – create contact list with emails of each president
    • Coordinate all fundraisers with ASB calendar
    • Leads a club orientation meeting in the fall: fundraising, responsibilities, things the president of a new club must do, etc.
    • Organize club packets, approvals
    • Organizes Club Day in September
    • heads holiday drives and plans other community service on campus
    • Fosters communication and cooperation between clubs
    • Help publicize club events with posters, fliers and on Blackboard (email)
    • Reports to ASB Vice President

    Communications Commissioner (1 ea. Appointed)

    • Attend school board meetings
    • Attend coordinating council meetings
    • Communicates with House of Reps about meetings
    • Create and send out ASB News & Events newsletter
    • Update Blackboard with events (announcements mailed to students)
    • Blackboard Communications specialist to help maintain all communication
    • Monthly calendar of all MHS events
    • Monthly calendar with school events for all teachers (rallies, assemblies, etc.)
    • Awards and recipients
    • Student Council Meetings and post minutes
    • Updates the school Marquee
    • Prepare album with pictures and records of the year’s events
    • Plans class bonding activities, post success parties, field trips, secret buddies
    • Reports to ASB Secretary

    Social Awareness Commissioner (1 ea. Appointed)

    • Is an active member of social outreach clubs
    • Work with groups to organize Diversity, Environmental, Language and Clean Campus events
    • Organize monthly staff appreciation with class – teacher buddies, etc.
    • Plan ride-your-bike-to-school days and energy conservation days
    • Ensure all publicity campaigns are socially aware and positive for students
    • Communicate teacher concerns regarding ASB events
    • Attend district diversity meetings and report back minutes back to ASB Secretary for posting to Blackboard.
    • Run the annual art contest for the Diversity calendar.
    • Oversee the charity drives in December
    • Work with Club Commissioner and REACH to organize community service fair in spring
    • Work with ASB officers to plan community service for leadership class
    • Works with Freshman Officers to get them oriented to how ASB functions
    • Reports to ASB Vice President

    Technology Commissioner (3 ea. appointed)

    • Work with Rally Commissioners in planning and organizing rallies
    • Work with Activities Commissioner to plan and organize lunchtime activities
    • Work with Sports Commissioner to plan and organize tournaments
    • Oversee music library to ensure approved music is legally obtained.
    • Create music mixes upon request.
    • Set up and run audio and video equipment at all rallies, lunch activities, tournaments, movie nights, homecoming events, etc.
    • Play lunch music on weeks that events are not scheduled
    • Video and edit all events for final rally video
    • Attend a mandatory Training Day to learn how to use the sound system
    • Assist Communications Officer with updating and emailing via Blackboard
    • Reports to ASB Treasurer

    Publicity (2 ea. appointed)

    • Creates publicity campaigns and works with Technology and Communication Officers-
    • Provide posters and fliers for clubs, athletics, school activities, and class events
    • Organizes committees in Leadership class to assist with publicity at major events like Homecoming
    • Orders and keeps track of all leadership publicity supplies and inventory: poster supplies,
    • etc. through ASB Treasurer.
    • Monitor posters and fliers on campus – Put up AND Takes down
    • Coordinate bulletin and marquee information for all leadership committees and officers
    • Responsible for maintaining all areas to ensure they are cleaned up and equipment is used correctly
    • Reports to ASB Secretary
    Class Officer Job Descriptions:
     

    Elected Class Officers (4 per grade level = 16)

    Class officers are active members of the leadership class representing the entire student body.  All four officers work as a team, meeting regularly with parent advisors to plan and organize events and activities for the benefit of their class.  Overall responsibilities include:

      Organize and participate in at least 2 community service projects a year
    • Fundraise the following (not including Snack Shack or Class Shirts): $750 – Frosh, $1000 -  Soph, $1000 – Junior, $750 - Senior
    • Planning their class’s portion of homecoming
    • Plan class trips or special events (e.g., for seniors, baccalaureate, graduation, , etc.)
    • Seniors plan quarterly senior class activities
    • Quarterly appreciation for teachers that teach and sections to their grade level
    • Maintain communication with parent and class liaisons
    • Organize participation in class competitions
    • Attend Mats Day, Back to School and Open House to assist as needed
    • Attend monthly Student Council meetings
    • Decorate their section of the gym for rallies
    • One officer must attend each monthly Coordinating Council meeting
    • Obtain student volunteers for Snack Shack
    • Coordinate class shirt design competition, order and distribute at Mats Day
    Their specific duties are:
     

    President

    • Presides over their class meetings with fellow officers and teacher advisors
    • Creates and maintains a class binder with all agendas, minutes, and budgets
    • Is aware of all class budgetary concerns
    • Represents class at school activities
    • Represents class at Student Council meetings
    • Responsible for ensuring that one of the class officers attends each Coordinating Council
    • meeting
    • Delegate responsibility by involving class members in committee work
    • Responsible for Snack Shack Volunteers

    Vice President

    • In the absence of the president, presides over class and class officers meetings
    • Prepares and maintains time line of events, due dates, and responsibilities
    • Represents class at school activities
    • Represents class at Student Council meetings
    • Oversees the class community service projects

    Secretary

    • Takes minutes of class officer meetings and distributes copies to officers
    • Publicizes class meetings (if before school, after school, or during lunch)
    • Keep records of committee members for projects activities and fund raisers
    • Provides information to class members through emails, bulletin announcements, Blackboard, etc.
    • Is responsible for all correspondence including thank you notes
    • Maintains a record of correspondence and saves in class binder
    • Writes and distributes monthly newsletter for the class (via blackboard, email, etc.)

    Treasurer

    • Develops budget with bookkeeper, class officers and advisors
    • Maintains and presents monthly class budget records to officers, teacher advisor, and Leadership teacher
    • Submit a budget
    • Approve all class check requests
    • Monitors expenditures and is responsible for making other officers, parent advisors, Leadership teacher, and bookkeeper are aware of budgetary issues
    • Oversees all fundraisers - $750 – Frosh, $1000 – Soph, $1000 – Junior, $750 - Senior
    • Senior – Holiday Wreaths
    • Junior – Graduation Leis
    • Sophmores – Grams (teddy, etc.)
    • Freshmen – Water sales at graduation

     

     

     

     



Last Modified on July 20, 2016