Preamble

Whale Branch Middle Student Government

Preamble

We the people of Whale Branch Middle, in order to form a more perfect union, to care for one another, hereby establish this student government to improve our student life. Through this student government, our Senators and Representatives will have an effective means to express their concerns through formal and informal channels.

To improve student life, this body must just not merely exist, but must not ever forget the individuals it represents and the community those individuals constitute. This government must seek to surpass what students and faculty expect, demand, and require of the body that represents them. By surpassing, this government sets the standard, and raises the bar for future representative bodies at WBMS.

 

Article 1 The WBMS President

Section 1

 

The WBMS will be elected each year from the entire student body of Whale Branch Middle School.

 

Section 2

 

Qualifications: The WBMS President must be respectful to all fellow Orcas at all times. The President should always practice the 16 Habits of Mind. The President should also remain in good academic standing in all of their classes. Impeachment of the President will occur in cases of referral.

 

Article 1   WBMS Senate

Section 1

 

The Senate will consist of members of the seventh and eighth grade at Whale Branch Middle School. Each homeroom will have one representative to serve in the WBMS Senate. Elections will be held in each homeroom to determine that representative.

 

Section 2

 

Qualifications: WBMS Senators must be respectful to all fellow Orcas at all times. Senators should always practice the 16 Habits of Mind. Senators should also remain in good academic standing in all of their classes.

 

Article 2   WBMS House of Representatives

 

Section 1

 

The House of Representatives will consist of two members of the fifth grade, and three members of the sixth grade. Elections must be held in each grade level to determine these representatives.

 

Section 2

 

Qualifications: WBMS Representatives must be respectful to all fellow Orcas at all times. Senators should always practice the 16 Habits of Mind. Senators should also remain in good academic standing in all of their classes.