Student Council offers students in grades 4-8 the opportunity to further develop their leadership, teamwork and problem solving skills. St. John the Evangelist Student Council places an emphasis on student government as an experience in democracy. Student Council provides an opportunity to apply classroom lessons to real life and teaches the essential skills of critical thinking and responsible decision-making. Student Council participation also encourages social awareness and motivates community service.
Students in grades 4 through 8 may serve on Student Council. Elected officers and representatives participate in monthly meetings held the first Monday of each month. They also have opportunities to attend various workshops.
The Student Council is committed to:
- Encouraging students to set goals and work constructively toward achieving them;
- Building self-esteem and self-confidence;
- Motivating students to believe in themselves, their God, and others; and
- Inspiring students to serve others through community service activities.