WHS Student Council
What is Student Council?
Student Council is a representative structure for students only, through which they can become involved in the affairs of the school, working in partnership with school management, staff and parents for the benefit of the school and its students.
Leadership — Supporting the development of student and adviser leadership skills and knowledge
Service — Helping build a climate of caring and tolerance through volunteerism and service to others
Student Voice — Promoting student council as the voice of the student body and giving every student an opportunity to be heard
Engagement — Encouraging students to become involved in school and community leadership and decision making
Our vision statement is that we promote and provide leadership development opportunities to prepare and empower student leaders to serve their schools and communities.
Empowered students are vehicles for positive change in their school and community.
Student leaders have the responsibility to be positive role models.
Student councils play a vital role in preserving knowledge of and practice in the democratic process.
Leadership training programs are essential to allow developing leaders to achieve their full potential.
Involvement in state and national programs enhances the local school's leadership development program.
Student council programs are stronger when all students are encouraged to participate.
Every middle level and high school should have a student council.