the beginning of the school year, students in
every classroom in each grade nominate a class
representative. These representatives act as the
go-between person for their class members and
the student council. These representatives meet
with their grade level sponsors several times
throughout the school year. They also serve in
different capacities, such as guides for new students
and during the tours for third graders.
of the representatives then run for the Schoolwide
Student Council, where each candidate gives a
brief speech indicating how he or she would best
represent their grade level. These candidates
may place posters in the hall the week before
the speeches and may pass out buttons/stickers.
saying "Vote for Me", etc.. Once the
speeches have been made, every student is given
a ballot on which to select two candicates. The
ballots are tallied, and the two students are
each grade level with the highest number of votes
become the six members of the Student Council.
Student Council meets with administration throughout
the year to discuss matters of concern and interest.
They also become the representatives of LHMS at
any functions outside the school where they might