Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions (John C. Maxwell).
SPCHS Constitution and Bylaws: Click here to view
The purpose of the St. Patrick Catholic High School Student Council is to promote school pride, to improve student/faculty relationships, to assist with the direction of student activities, to support the faith development of the school community, and to provide service learning opportunities. StuCo is responsible for many projects throughout the year such as the Toga Dance, Homecoming Week, Angel Tree, and Showcase of the Arts.
Student Council Adviser: Mrs. Buckley
Representative and Class Officer Qualifications and Elections: All candidates must have attended St. Patrick Catholic High School for at least one semester prior to elections, must have and maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average, may not have any severe discipline infractions during the previous semester, and must be registered for the upcoming school year. Class officers are elected first, and student council representative elections follow. Class officers and StuCo representatives are all part of the SPCHS Student Council. Every student who is registered for the upcoming school year may vote in the elections.
StuCo Executive Board Officer Elections: After student council elections occur, the student council will elect the Executive Board offices of president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, parliamentarian, historian, and junior vice president.
Meetings: Student council meetings are held every other Thursday morning at 7:30 a.m. in room 200. Meetings are mandatory, and students should review the attendance policy within the constitution regarding absences allotted. Executive Board meetings are always scheduled two days prior to every general meeting. Class officers must meet at least quarterly and hold at least one class meeting per semester.
Removal from Office: Discipline and dismissal procedures are outlined in the constitution. Once removed from student council, a student is not permitted to seek re-election the upcoming school year.