The objectives of the Student Council are to instill American ideals and promote democratic principles in the students of the school; to promote student participation in school activities; to act as a clearing house for student problems; to promote a spirit of cooperation among the students; and to promote the highest ideals in scholarship, athletics, and extracurricular activities in the school. Meeting times are during Advisory.
Six representatives from each class are elected in the spring of the previous year of service. Freshman representatives are elected in the fall. To become a candidate for election, each student must submit an application to the Student Council advisors within a designated time period. Representatives must have a cumulative 2.8 grade point average, and officers must have a cumulative 3.0 grade point average. Ninth grade students' GPAs are based on their eighth grade final GPA. He or she must have no disciplinary referrals or suspensions during the year prior to service.
2020-2021 Officer Elections
Ruston High School student council officer elections will take place virtually for the 2020-2021 school year. We will wait until school starts to elect class representatives. The document below has all of the information students need including a timeline and links to the application form, which contains the requirements.