Freshman Elections

Interested in running for a Freshman Class officer position?  Here is how!!

Qualifications and Responsibilities of the Officers:
President

  1. Must have an overall weighted 3.0 GPA upon their election.

  2. Must maintain a 3.0 weighted GPA for each quarter of their term.

  3. Shall be the head of Freshman Board.

  4. Shall preside over all meetings of the Freshman Board.

  5. Shall oversee activities that pertain to the involvement of Freshman Board.

  6. Shall have voting privileges when there is a tie in board meetings and shall have a vote only in the case of a tie.

  7. Shall always have a vote in the Executive Board.

  8. Shall attend all Student Council meetings or send a designee.

  9. Shall have authority to call special mandatory meetings.
     

Vice President

  1. Must have an overall weighted 3.0 GPA upon their election.

  2. Must maintain a 3.0 weighted GPA for each quarter of their term.

  3. Shall take over president's responsibilities and duties of the president in case of temporary absence.

  4. Shall have one vote on the Freshman Board.

  5. Shall fulfill duties as assigned by the president.

 

Secretary

  1. Must have an overall weighted 2.5 GPA upon their election.

  2. Must maintain a 2.5 weighted GPA for each quarter of their term.

  3. Shall keep accurate record of all minutes at meetings.

  4. Shall have one vote on the Freshman Board.
     

Treasurer

  1. Must have an overall weighted 2.5 GPA upon their election.

  2. Must maintain a 2.5 weighted GPA for each quarter of their term.

  3. Shall keep accurate record of all money spent or raised by the Freshman Board.

  4. Shall have on vote on the Freshman Board.

  5. Shall oversee all final arrangements of all fundraisers concerning the Freshman Board.

  6. Shall work in cooperation with the school bookkeeper and keep Freshman Board's finances.


Historian
1. Responsible for being the primary social media presence for the Freshman Board.
2. Responsible for documenting, through photos, all events sponsored by the Freshman Board and Freshman class.
3.
Responsible for updating the archive box for the freshman class.



Required Meetings:
You must attend an information meeting to run for any Freshman Board position.  If you fail to attend one of these meetings, you will be removed from the ballot.  You only have to attend ONE of these meetings.
 

  • September 8th at 2:20 PM in Mrs. Quinn's room (5-347)

 

  • September 9th at 2:20 PM in Mrs. Quinn's room (5-347)




     

Important Dates:
Sept. 8th Information Meeting in room 5-347 at 2:20 PM
Sept. 9th Information Meeting in room 5-347 at 2:20 PM
Sept. 13th All Paperwork is Due to Mrs. Quinn
Sept. 14th Campaign signs can go up
Sept. 16th ELECTION DAY!
Sept. 17th Runoff Elections, Only if Needed
**No election results will be announced until ALL campaign signs and materials are taken down and disposed of properly**

Campaign Rules:

All candidates are expected to adhere to any and all regulations concerning the campaigning process or they risk elimination from the election process.
 

  1. There is to be no implied or expressed libel or slander of fellow candidates in any form, including on social media (yours or your supporters’ accounts).

  2. There is to be no tampering with campaign materials of fellow candidates. This includes defacing, removal, obscuring from view, or anything that the president or Student Council sponsor deems tampering.

  3. Signs may be hung as soon as campus opens the first morning of the campaigning period. The space that is available includes:  aluminum railings, picnic tables, unpainted surfaces, and bulletin boards outside of classrooms (with the teacher’s permission). String or zipties may be used to hang posters.

  4. The following are prohibited:  tape on painted surfaces, anything on windows or glass, anything in a classroom, and unsolicited handbills.

  5. Candidates are responsible for cleaning up any litter on campus that results from their campaign. Handing out flyers requires a clean up by candidates. All staples must be removed. All string and zipties must be cut off railings and disposed of properly. All signs and materials must be removed before results can be announced after the runoff elections on Friday.

  6. Excessive funds are not to be used in campaigns. The only promotional gifts that are acceptable are stickers or labels. Campaign t-shirts may be worn only by the candidates themselves.

  7. There is to be no campaigning in the classrooms, including verbal campaigning. Nothing is to be posted inside the classrooms. Teachers are not to be solicited.

  8. Candidates are not to miss class without written consent of their teachers for campaigning purposes.

  9. Candidates are held responsible for the actions of their supporters and family members. Please make sure these rules are known to anyone who may attempt to engage in illegitimate activity on your behalf.

  10. Incumbents are not to make use of official influence in campaigning. Officers are not to discuss reelection during meetings and are not to make use of any school materials that are not available to others.

  11. Candidates are expected to engage themselves in fair and honorable conduct in any situation which may arise. Please use discretion.

  12. Any questionable actions or conflicts should be reported to the sponsor or a board member immediately. Failure to report an incident is to your disadvantage. Attempts at revenge will not be tolerated in any form.



If you have any additional questions, please see Mrs. Quinn in room 5-347

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Important Documents for Download.

Permission Form

Campaign Rules