Student Council

Student Council Application for 6th, 7th & 8th Grade


Dear Student,

The West Middle School Student Council is looking for energetic, creative and responsible people who want to develop their skills as leaders. In order to participate in Student Council you will have to keep in good standing with both your academic and behavioral responsibilities. Additionally, you will have to be committed to regular attendance at Student Council meetings (probably at Lunch) and be active in council sponsored events.  Guidelines will be given out if you are chosen for Student Council

Please carefully consider these things before applying. Your application is due to Mrs. Agemak, or Mr. Miller by the end of the day Friday, September 30th. Your application will be reviewed and then selection of the chosen candidates for each grade level will be announced. Thank you for applying.

Student Name __________________________________________________  Grade ________________ Focus Teacher ______________________________ Parent’s Name______________________________ Parent’s phone # ______________________ Parent Email _____________________________________

 I understand and support my child’s decision to apply for a Middle School Student Council position.

Parent signature ________________________________________________________

Please answer the following questions in complete sentences.

 1. Have you ever served in any leadership positions (church, school, scouts, etc.)? List and explain some examples.

2. What qualities do you think are necessary to be a good leader?

3. Please list and explain some qualities or talents you bring to our student council?

4. If you were to plan a new middle school activity, what would you plan and how would you execute the event?

Student Council Reference Form, as a candidate for student council, you need to provide us with a reference as to your character, behavior, and abilities.

7th and 8th Graders need two teachers’ references you must have a 3.0 or above and have no suspensions in the past school year.  6th graders need one reference. You should choose a previous teacher who is familiar with you and can briefly share with us why you would be an excellent candidate for our Middle School Student Council at West School.


Name of person giving the reference _______________________________

How do you know the applicant? ___________________________________

Thank you for taking the time to fill out this student council application recommendation form. We are looking for your honest opinion in the following areas regarding the above named student. This step is crucial to help select among numerous highly qualified candidates. Please score your current/previous student in the following areas (0= strongly disagree; 5= strongly agree) Circle the appropriate number.

Does the student work well in group settings? 0 1 2 3 4 5

Does the student follow detailed instructions? 0 1 2 3 4 5

Does the student maintain a high level of academics? 0 1 2 3 4 5

Does the student exhibit exemplary character traits in all situations observed? 0 1 2 3 4 5

 Does the student possess the ability to positively lead their peers? 0 1 2 3 4 5

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