New Centennial Elections Procedure

Students who are interested in being Student Body Officers or Freshman Class Officers should be aware of the new election procedure.

  1. In April, students will nominate up to 5 students that they would like to represent them as Student Body Officers or Freshman Class Officers. Only 7th graders will be allowed to nominate Student Body Officers, and only 8th graders will be allowed to nominate Freshman Class Officers.
  2. The 20 students with the most student nominations will be presented to Centennial’s faculty and staff members. Faculty and staff will give their input about the top students and will vote on which students would be good class representatives..
  3. The 12 students with the most faculty and staff votes will be invited to apply for office. Students will then rank their preference for the following offices:
    1. This year’s 7th graders:
      1. Student Body President
      2. Student Body Vice President
      3. Student Body Secretary
      4. Student Body Historian
    2. This year’s 8th graders:
      1. Freshman Class President
      2. Freshman Class Vice President
      3. Freshman Class Secretary
  4. Applications will be screened to check for eligibility and completeness.
    1. The following eligibility requirements will apply to 7th graders:
      1. During the 2019-2020 school year, must be enrolled in ten classes at CMS.
      2. Must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and must be passing all classes at the time of application. Further, Student Body Officers must maintain a B or higher in ALL classes during the year while enrolled in Student Leadership Council.
      3. May not be an officer in another school club or organization.
      4. Must attend mandatory dates, including three days in July for Dixie Jr. High Leadership Retreat and a Friday night in January for Centennial’s annual Leadership Retreat.
      5. May only have one lunch detention per term to apply; this must be maintained while serving as a Student Body Officer. In-school or out-of school suspensions may result in probation and/or dismissal from Student Leadership Council.
      6. Be willing to support all school activities, dress-up days, etc.
      7. Have exemplary attendance. Excessive absences may adversely affect your grades while serving.
    2. These eligibility requirements will apply to 8th graders:
      1. During the 2019-2020 school year, must be enrolled as a full-time student at Timpview, and must be able to take the 2nd period Student Government class.
      2. Must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA and must be passing all classes at the time of application.
      3. Must attend mandatory dates, including summer leadership activities.
      4. Have approval of the administration and staff based on suspensions, tardies, and behavior.
      5. Be willing to sign Student Government Behavior Contract and work well together as a representative of Timpview High School.
  5. Students who apply for office will be interviewed, and the interviewers will then appoint one student to each office. Seventh graders will be interviewed by the Centennial Student Leadership Council advisors and the administration; eighth graders will be interviewed by the Timpview Student Body Officers and advisor from Timpview.
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