Student Representation on District Committees

In addition to student government offices, students may serve on district or school committees as representatives of the student body.  These positions are typically appointed by the Administration.

 

 

2016-17 Student Representatives to District Councils Selected

Congratulations to the following students selected

to represent the student body on these important councils:

Principal's Advisory Council Hayden Hadley, Anna Rosenfeld, Caroline Donahue, Kaitlyn Meslin, Camille Tulloss, Anisha Agarwal, Will McNamara, Stella Alphas, Melissa Barbosa, Margot Berman, Theo Delgizzi, Garrett Lualdi, Alexandra Laufer,  Brooke Rosenfeld, James Sidhom, Sarah Yi 
School Council
 Stephen Alphas, Ayeh Attar, Arianne Dhar, Maddison Epperson, Danielle Feinstein, Georgia Harper, Glennie LeBaron, Ana Nixdorf, Elizabeth Rosenfeld, James Summers
Weston Health Advisory Council Manny Eagle, Ariel Silverman, Julia Kendall, Samuel Rodgers

 

 

 

 

School Committee District One-year term

The Weston School Committee is a legislative body comprised of five members elected for three-year terms at the Town Election in May, whose primary responsibility is to oversee the annual school budget; develop school system policies; hire and review the performance of the school system Superintendent; advocate for the school system with citizens and Town Government.  One student may be elected from among Student Advisory Council represenatives to serve as a non-voting member of the School Committee, which meets Monday evenings at 7:30pm at Case House.  

School Council Weston High School Two-year term*
Weston High School is required by law to form a School Council to advise the Principal on the budget, school disciplinary policies and other matters as arise. Council members are elected each fall to represent students, faculty, parents and the community. Each year, the School Council provides to the School Committee a School Improvement Plan. The School Council meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday , 3-4 pm.  
 
Students are a voting member of the Student Council and must attend all meetings. Student representatives represent the views of the student body to the School Council; provide minutes from all School Council meetings for the Student Council and Inform the Student Council and Student Issues Committee of important issues facing the School Council.
Principal's Advisory Council Weston High School Two-year term*
The Principal’s Advisory Council (PAC) includes faculty, staff and students.  The PAC meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday, 3-4pm.  Students are a voting member of the Student Council and must attend all meetings. Student Representatives must attend all Principal’s Advisory Council meetings and give input on conflicts and issues involving the student body, faculty, and school administration;  provide minutes from all PAC meetings for the Student Council; and the Student Council of important issues facing the PAC.
Weston Health Advisory Council Weston High School Two-year term* Mission:  Regulations for School Wellness Advisory Councils were developed to ensure that all Massachusetts school districts have a group of staff and concerned community representatives to recommend, review, and facilitate implementation of district policies addressing a wide range of health concerns. The Weston Health Advisory Council (WHAC) meets four times annually and is charged with developing and implementing an annual action plan that addresses student health data and policy/program information reviewed by the council. The plan must include attention to nutrition, physical activity and obesity. The committee is comprised of Physical/Wellness Educators, School Nurses, Food Services Personnel, Community Services Officer, School Psychologist, Guidance Counselors, students, parents and administrators. We welcome your participation!

 

Selection Process for Principal’s Advisory Council, School Council, and Weston Health Advisory Council

Each spring open positions for Principal’s Advisory Council (PAC), School Council, and Weston Health Advisory Council (WHAC) will be filled; students may participate in this process by following the guidelines presented below:
Students will self-nominate by contacting the Director of Student Activities to indicate on which committee they wish to serve, nomination will remain open for one week.  Once nominations are closed, a list of candidates will be shared with faculty to solicit feedback on the following:
1. Student academic performance
2. Student character
3. Student behavior**
**Any student whose behavior and or character are contrary to the school’s mission may be declared ineligible.
Students will then schedule an interview with the High School Principal and the Director of Student Activities.
Final selection will be at the discretion of the Principal.
 
 

 
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