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The 2016-2017 Student Council Elections at AGE


Consistently promoting leadership among the students, Academy of Greatness and Excellence held its annual Student Council Elections. Students in grades 1 through 8 attentively listened to the candidates as they presented their visions for the 2016-2017 AGE Student Council.

The 2015-2016 Student Council Elections at AGE








Two Days before Election Day

AGE Election Day



AGE Student Council 2015 - 2016


A Voice for Students


The Student Council is a representative body for all students at Academy of Greatness and Excellence, an accredited Islamic School. It provides students with the opportunity to work with the school administration, staff and parents. It is a very important link in relaying important information from council meetings to the rest of the school.



Student Council Responsibilities:


  • Working with Staff and Parents

  • Communicating with all of the students in the school

  • Involving as many students in activities

  • Planning and managing activities for the year

  • Raising funds for activities




Officers of the Student Council:


President -


  • Chief spokesperson and officer of the Student Council

  • Call meetings

  • Chairs meetings in a fair manner, ensuring that all have an equal say

  • Has the casting vote of votes are divided equally

  • Liaison between Council and School Administration

  • Ensures council is run effectively and efficiently

  • Prepares the Agenda for each meeting



Vice President -


  • Takes over the responsibilities of the President when she/he is not available

  • Assists the President in the organization of the Council



Secretary -


  • Prepares the agenda for each meeting with the President

  • Circulates the agenda to all members of the council in advance of the meeting or at the start of a meeting

  • Takes meeting minutes/ notes and writes them for distribution

  • Distributes or reads out minutes from previous meeting and signs them with President



Treasurer -


  • Manages any funds raised by the Student Council

  • Keeps Financial records in order and reports to the Student Council on the current financial status

  • Makes a brief financial report

  • Provides the Council with a complete financial report at the end of the school year.



Public Relations/ Communications Officers-


  • Keep the school informed about the activities of the Council by making announcements during


  • Keep Notice Board updated

  • Help produce the Student Council newsletter/ or the section on the school newsletter

  • Takes photos of Student Council activities for reports and newsletter




Student Council Notice Board:


A Student Council Bulletin Board should be in a prominent place where students and parents can see it. It should have the following:


  • Members' names, photos and classes

  • Date of next meeting

  • Minutes from last meeting

  • Ideas of the Student Council

  • Student Council achievements and ongoing activities

  • Photographs of activities

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