Greenbroook Elementary School

SPIRIT DAYS 2015-16

11/20: Sports Day

12/18: 80's/90's

1/22: TV/Movie character

2/12: GB-wear

3/25: Historical char.

4/22: Backwards

5/6: Hero

5/27: Tourist

 

2016-2017 Spirit Days TBD
 

2016-17 Fundraisers

T.B.D.

 

About

Mission Statement

We, the Student Council of Greenbrook Elementary School, believe that encouraging school spirit, building students’ self- esteem, and communication are very important concepts to the student council body.

 
To meet these concerns, we shall provide means for:
  1. Responsible and effective student participation in student council events and control of student affairs.
  2. Taking action in the best interests of the student body as well as the community at large through fundraising activities.
  3. Providing an official voice for the expression of student concerns.
  4. Fostering an awareness of the students’ relation to peers, self, and community.

Running for Office 2016-2017

 

Thursday

9/1/16

Mandatory meeting for all students interested in running for student council office in Room 510 at 12:45pm.  Packets with deadline information will be handed out. All students planning on running in the primary election must have signed-in as proof of attendance.

Thursday

9/9/16

Applications due to Mrs. Cummings by 12:30pm. No late applications accepted.  Please note: Applications must have your parent’s and teacher’s signatures.

Monday

9/12/16

Primary campaign begins at 10:30 recess. No stickers or flyers may be given out at all during this time.  Do not hang anything before 10:30 or it will be taken down.  You must bring your own supplies to hang your poster and poster can only be hung in the MPR.  Parents are not allowed to assist in hanging posters; Mrs. Cummings will be there to help. Thanks!

 

 

 Thursday

9/15/16

Campaigning ends at 10:45.  Please remove poster from the MPR.  Primary voting day right after first recess. 

Friday

 9/16/16

Primary election results announced at end of the day

Monday

 9/19/16

Final Campaigning begins at the 10:30 recess.  This will include the elected candidates from the primary election only!  No posters may be out before 10:30 and posters only hung in the MPR.
Thursday 9/22/16 Speeches will be held at 8:45am in the MPR.  Speeches will be given to all 4th and 5th graders. All posters must be removed by 10:45 am today. Voting at 10:45 am. ALL STUDENTS RUNNING MUST BE PRESENT TO GIVE SPEECHES IN PERSON. Thank you.
Friday 9/23/16 Final election results announced at the end of the day.
   
 
Campaign Rules:
  • You must have attended mandatory meeting and signed-in on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.
  • You must have a completed application turned in to Mrs. Cummings by 12:30 pm on Friday, September 9, 2016.
  • You may spend no more than $20.00 on all of your poster supplies.
  • You may have a maximum of one poster, which cannot be any larger than 22 X 28 inches.
  • You may not hand out anything during recess or wear anything with your name or slogan on it for the campaign.
  • Any inappropriate campaign items will be taken away for the duration of the election.
  • Posters are to be hung in the MPR only. You must bring the supplies needed to hang posters. We have found that push pins work best on the MPR wall. Parents are not allowed to assist in hanging of posters. Thanks.
  • Posters may not be hung or passed out until the 10:30 am recess on Monday, September 12, 2016.
  • You will be automatically disqualified if you deface or damage anyone’s poster.
  • Student council members are expected to be respectful and courteous candidates. If you do not behave respectfully, you will be disqualified.
Speeches:
  • Candidates running for office will be giving speeches for the 4th and 5th grade student body at an assembly on Thursday, September 22, 2016 for the final campaign.
  • Speeches may be no longer than two minutes in length, and must be given in person. No videotaped speeches allowed.
  • You may use props, costumes, music, or poems. HOWEVER, NOTHING MAY BE THROWN OUT INTO THE AUDIENCE.
  • No other student can assist you in your speech.
  • Content of your speech must be appropriate for school.
  • Speeches will only be given by students who proceed to the final campaign portion of the election.

About Student Council

Offices Available:

President- 5th Grade Only
Vice President- 4th or 5th Grade
Secretary- 4th or 5th Grade
Treasurer- 4th or 5th Grade
Spirit- 4th or 5th Grade
Publicity- 4th or 5th Grade
 
Meetings will be held at lunch. There may also be times where you will be required to come to school early or stay late. Other meetings could arise from time to time. Please remember this is a true commitment to leadership.

Student Council Officer Job Descriptions

President
Participates in Wednesday Flag Salute
Develops agenda for all meetings with Miss H beforehand
Runs student council meetings
Responsible for school announcements
Participates in all student council activities
 
 
Vice-President
Participates in Wednesday Flag Salute
Responsible for activity outlines and putting them in binder
Fills in when president is absent
Assists president with decisions or announcements
Participates in all student council activities
 
 
Secretary
Participates in Wednesday Flag Salute
Takes legible notes and has keyboarding skills
Takes notes at all meetings and types up meeting minutes
Writes thank you notes
Participates in all student council activities
 
 
Treasurer
Participates in Wednesday Flag Salute
Keeps track of money with a budget
Counts money from fund raisers
Acts as primary cashier at fund raisers
Participates in all student council activities
 
 
Spirit
Participates in Wednesday Flag Salute
Helps promote and count spirit days
Promotes school spirit
Participates in all student council activities
 
 
Publicity
Participates in Wednesday Flag Salute
Makes banners and signs to promote student council activities
Informs office staff about what student council is up to
Promotes student council activities through announcements
Participates in all student council activities