Student Board Member

South Whidbey Student Representative to the School Board

Application Linked Here

2020-2021 Position Announcement

Student representative will:

  • Follow guidelines for submitting application to school board
  • Serve during Junior or Senior year of high school
  • Serve from  September to June, but welcome at all meetings
  • Attend  two official meetings per month (workshop/board)
  • Function as  liaison between all schools and board
  • Provide  own transportation to/from meetings
  • Have opportunity to chair one board meeting during tenure
  • Receive an honors designation on transcript for U.S. History
  • Assist board members at high school graduation (Junior rep)

Benefits:

  • Looks good on college resume
  • U.S. History honors designation
  • Potential artifact for senior project
  • Opportunity to engage with students at other schools
  • Assist in presenting diplomas at HS graduation (Junior)
  • Opportunity to chair an official school board meeting
  • Practice public speaking

Timeline:

    • Oct 14 - information goes out to all sophomores/juniors
    • Dec 14  - Student information “packet” due to Mr. Patton (jpatton@sw.wednet.edu)
    • Dec 16 - interviews with school board
    • Dec 16 - finalist announced  
    • Jan 27 - regular meeting- Student representative seated
    • June 9 - final required board meeting 
    • June 12-  assists board in presenting diplomas at graduation

Student information “packet” to include:

  • Resume
  • Copy of H.S. Transcript  (signed by school official)
  • 2 reference letters 
  • Transportation requirement
  • Job requirements

 

                       

 

 

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