Student council or Student body is a curricular or extracurricular activity for students within elementary and secondary schools around the world. Present in most public and private K-12 school systems across the United States, Canada and Australia these bodies are alternatively entitled student council, student government, Associated Student Body, Student Activity Council, Student Council Association or S.C.A. Student councils often serve to engage students in learning about democracy and leadership, as originally espoused by John Dewey in Democracy and Education (1917).
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... Club, and ranked fifth in the school's popularity poll just falling short of getting into the Student Council ... She claims that she despises the current Student Council because they always laze around, doing nothing ... She constantly targets Ken for her attacks toward the Student Council for being a two-timing individual, though her sister Elise states that its because ...
... The college considers the student council to be a very important asset as it gives students the opportunity to have their say in which they think the quality of college life can ... The student Council is a governing body who are representatives of the students and on their behalf put forward any suggestions of improvement that any students ... The college is currently focusing on building up a council team in partnership with Loreto College in Manchester and always encourages its students to be involved ...
... The school has a Student Council consisting of two representatives from each house group ... Each year group council has ten representatives, two of which are elected to represent their year group ... Meetings are held weekly by each year group council the majority of suggestions come to council from the students ...
... In Canada, the student council is used for helping the school with special events and planning other events ...
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