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SGA Information

SGA Duties and Requirements- Role of the Student Government Association:

  • To create in partnership with the principal, staff and students, a better school life for the students of our school.
  • To provide students with opportunities of leadership and to develop in all students a sense of responsibility.
  • To encourage the students in the school to become more aware of how the school is run and to constructively identify and express their needs.
  • To contribute to overall school development by being involved in school policy development and to be a resource in working in partnership with the management of the school.
  • To act as liaison where appropriate between the students and the teaching staff and management The council will consist of one democratically elected President from the 8th grade, Vice-President from the 7th grade, Secretary from the 8th grade, Treasurer from the 7th grade and representatives from all grades' homerooms. 

Specific roles and responsibilities for each position:

  • President- The President will run the meetings, adhere to the agenda and direct all comments through the council. The President will ensure that all council members have the chance to express their views. Vice President- act in the absence of the President or Secretary, and support President Secretary- record the notes from each meeting in a designated meeting book Treasurer- manage Student Council funds and report on financial affairs to each meeting Homeroom representatives- advertise Student Council activities, issue statements regarding upcoming events/fund-raisers/issues for the principal to make during morning or afternoon announcements, relay communication between the student body and the sitting SGA members.
  • SGA Requirements:
  • Attend in school and after school meetings.
  • Maintain good grades and clean behavior
  • Fulfill all specified duties of each position
  • Follow all rules and expectations of Whitesburg School and classrooms
  • Be a positive example and represent Whitesburg Middle and Huntsville City Schools.