Here’s the Application Link.  Complete the form by 3 pm on Monday, May 12 if you’d like to run for Grade 9 Council.  Review the details below before applying…

Grade 9 Council Elections for SY 2014 – 2015

Election Dates 2014

May 7th:  Election Documents shared through Google Docs via Grade 8 blog

May 12th:  Election Application Forms submitted online by 3pm

May 16th:  Permission to run emailed to all approved candidates by 5.00pm

May 21st:  Speeches during grade level assembly; voting at the end of the assembly

May 22nd:  Winners announced during morning announcements

Campaign Details

Intent:

  • To provide students with the opportunity to run and be elected for a leadership role and represent their school.

  • To organize a body of capable students who have the responsibilities of representing their school or class in a variety of situations.

  • To promote fair and equal opportunities for all candidates.

Interview Process:  If the total number of candidates running for Class Council exceeds 15 candidates then a faculty committee will determine which candidates will be able to run.

Speeches:  Candidates are expected to give a 1-minute speech, which will take place during the grade level assembly on Wednesday, May 21st. The time limit will be strictly enforced to ensure there is time for all candidates.

Campaign Ads:  Campaign advertising is not allowed for Grade 9 elections.

Policy of Limitations:  Please be aware of the policy of limitations, which is outlined in the Student Handbook. If elected to office, you may be asked to give up a leadership position in a different club to accommodate the policy.