STUCO

SLUH STUCO (Student Council) is composed of students of all four grade levels who have been elected by their fellow classmates to serve as a unifying force through which the entire student body can be represented to the administration.

Calendar

Members

EXECUTIVE:

  • Thomas Leeker - Executive President
  • Pete Henessey - Executive Vice President
  • Dan Pitts - School Spirit
  • Nick Wilmsmeyer - Technology
  • Nicholas Lally - Pastoral Representative
  • Nick Gima - Intramurals
  • PJ Cox - Secretary/Treasurer
  • Sam Harmon - Publicity

SENIORS:

  • Matt Smith - Class President
  • Luke Gassett - Class VP

JUNIORS:

  • Jack McGrail - Class President
  • Jack Callahan - Class VP

SOPHOMORES:

  • DJ Sansone - Class President
  • Paul Gillam - Class VP

Constitution

  1. Preamble
    1. The Student Council of St. Louis University High School is composed of representatives of all grade levels. Its purposes are to:
      1. Serve as a unifying force in support of all school events
      2. Foster in the students a sense of the ideals of SLUH and to inspire the highest type of school spirit
      3. Provide a means of creating a better fellowship and understanding between faculty, administration and students and among students themselves
      4. Foster a growth of spirituality with the student body
      5. Provide a forum for the student body to voice concern
      6. Set an example by representing good moral and responsible behavior
  2. Articles of Constitution
    1. The following are the specific goals of the Student Council:
      1. To promote school spirit
      2. To be a social organization
      3. To develop leadership skills
      4. To be a liaison between HR Reps, student-run clubs, the student body, and administration
  3. Membership
    1. The Student Council consists of homeroom reps, two class officers, and an executive board.
      1. There are two homeroom representatives
      2. There are two officers for each class: president and vice-president
      3. There are eight seniors holding the positions of executive officers, including: Student Body President, Vice-President, and Secretary/Treasurer, Publicity/Communications, Spirit, Intramurals, Pastoral, and Technology.
  4. Duties/Responsibilities of Members
    1. Class Officers
      1. General Duties
        1. Work with executive senior officers to coordinate student activities such as mixers, barbeques, and Mission Week.
        2. Attend weekly STUCO meetings, visit homerooms and class moderators during homeroom on Mon/Wed (if not in prayer service) and attends STUCO homeroom on Friday.
        3. Attend lunch meetings and weekend meetings when called by moderator or executive officer.
        4. Attend Trout Lodge leadership retreat in August.
        5. In addition to the responsibilities listed above, class officers have the following duties specific to their office. (ex. President or Vice President)
      2. President
        1. Class board leader and therefore responsible for organizing class activities with the help of the class moderator.
        2. Organizes and runs weekly executive board and periodic homeroom rep meetings; STUCO rep. and therefore involved in organizing STUCO activities and acts as a liaison between STUCO and homeroom reps
        3. Organizes committees to work on both class and STUCO activities.
        4. Works with the STUCO Intramural officer to coordinate intramural activities; consults with the class vice president and homeroom reps on dances, intramurals, and other social activities.
        5. Consults with class pastoral team on retreats, masses, and other activities; evaluate other officers on task completion, enthusiasm, quality of work, and dependability.
      3. Vice President
        1. Involved in organizing class activities with the help class President, homeroom reps, and class moderators. Involved in the weekly executive board and periodic homeroom rep meetings.
        2. STUCO rep. and therefore involved in organizing STUCO activities and acts as a liaison between STUCO and homeroom reps on social activities; involved in forming committees for class social activities.
        3. Responsible for organizing class dance, (Junior and Senior VPs are involved in organizing STUCO dances as well); responsible for informing the class about intramural and other social activities.
        4. Needs to work with the homeroom reps to rally support for these activities; evaluate other officers on task completion, enthusiasm, quality of work, and dependability.
    2. Executive Officers
      1. General Duties
        1. Work with class officers and STUCO moderator to coordinate student activities such as mixers, barbeques, and Mission Week.
        2. Attend weekly STUCO meetings and executive homeroom meetings on Mon/Wed, and attend STUCO homeroom on Friday. Attend Trout Lodge leadership retreat in August.
        3. Expected to be present at and help coordinate all major events. Attend lunch meetings and weekend meetings when called by moderator or other executive officers.
        4. Executive officers must possess the qualities of an excellent leader, including: organizational skills, proactive, ability to take initiative, punctual, committed, dependable, and an ability to hold yourself and others accountable.
      2. President
        1. Write agenda for weekly meetings; run weekly meetings; write speeches for Father-Son banquet, Mom Prom, Day before graduation, Jr. Ring, School assemblies.
        2. Delegate responsibilities of other STUCO members; lead HR rep meetings; maintain deadlines; part of SAC
        3. Run Mission Week, mixers, dances, barbeques and other major events; lead forum meetings; attend Trout Lodge.
      3. Vice President
        1. Fulfills president’s role when president cannot; assists president in major events;
        2. In charge of elections; part of SAC; in charge of STUCO bulletin board; attend Trout Lodge
      4. Secretary/Treasurer
        1. Keep minutes at weekly meetings; take attendance at meetings; maintain an archival record of meeting minutes for the year.
        2. Order t-shirts; handle money; work with business office; attend Trout Lodge
      5. Spirit
        1. Organize pep rallies; meet with athletic director regularly; attend as many sporting events as possible; organize blue crew 3 days in advance; organizes running of the bills.
        2. Help coordinate freshman fun day with freshman class moderator; organize Spirit Week; support other non-athletic events; attend Trout Lodge.
      6. Publicity/Communications
        1. In charge of organizing dances and mixers; make flyers, trailers, announcements; organize belly brigades; write STUCO letters for Prep News;
        2. Keep the STUCO social media up to date; communicate with class officers weekly regarding officer homeroom visits; attend Trout Lodge
      7. Intramural
        1. Works with class officers to coordinate intramural activities; meets with Mr. Zarrick over the summer to schedule intramurals; meets with Mr. Zarrick weekly to update intramural schedule as needed; attend every intramural event (communicate with STUCO moderator and Mr. Zarrick if there is a conflict); use announcements as needed for intramural events; attend Trout Lodge
      8. Pastoral
        1. Work with Pastoral Director to help organize masses, retreats, and other pastoral activities; read final prayer at the end of each day; attend Trout Lodge
      9. Technology (maybe)
        1. Manage the STUCO website(sluh.org/stuco); create moderator-approved playlists for student dances; create Snapchat filters for school events; assist Publicity/Communications with the creation of trailers; attend Trout Lodge
    3. Homeroom Representatives
      1. Help with dances and mixers; coordinate intramurals with Intramural officer and class officers.
      2. Work with your class reps and class moderators to coordinate events; raise school spirit in the homeroom; help with Christmas Drive; help Mission Week and Spirit Week.
      3. Hold door open for Belly Brigades; attend forum meetings; play active role by bringing suggestions and voicing student concerns/wishes; help with Cashbah travel raffle; support their classmates at sporting, theater, and other school events.

Revised 7/28/16


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