It's easy to become part of the WHS Student Council as a Homeroom Representative! At the beginning of the school year, every homeroom will vote for their homeroom representative.
I am a homeroom representative. What am I supposed to do?
Your role is to relay information between your assigned WHS Student Council Senator and your homeroom. Your are also expected to help run StuCo events and attend monthly meetings.
Senators & Executive Board
What is the difference between a senator and a homeroom representative?
A WHS Student Council senator is the next step up from a homeroom representative and are elected though a school-wide vote.
If you're interested in running for one of the four (4) senator positions in your grade, a nomination form will be posted to Schoology at the end of each year.
If you are elected, you will be required to join the StuCo homeroom.
What is the role of a senator?
The job of a Student Council senator is to send your assigned homeroom representatives updates regarding the latest events, spirit weeks, and other student council activities. Senators will also aid in the planning and execution of StuCo events.
Can I run for Student Council senator and apply for officer positions in other clubs?
It depends. If you are a Student Council Senator, you must join the StuCo homeroom. Clubs such as FBLA, TV Lab, Trojan Times, Class Committee, Key Club, and NHS also have this requirement. If you are applying for a position in one of those clubs, you are not able to run for a senator position.
How do I become part of the Executive Board (President, VP, treasurer, or secretary)?
In order to become part of the Executive Board, you must be a WHS Student Council senator for at least one school year.
How many credits do I need to get club credit?
A total of 10 credits must be earned during the school year to receive club credit. Check your credit here.
How do I earn credit?
Credits can be earned by attending meetings, donating items, or signing up to help with StuCo events. Sign-up sheets will be posted on Schoology and this site.
When and where do student council meetings take place?
Meetings usually take place once a month before (7:05 am) and after school (2:40 pm).
Meetings dates and locations will be posted to Schoology and will be shared with you by your assigned StuCo senator.