student council


: a group of students who are elected by other students to represent them in school government and to help plan activities for the students

Examples of student council in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vicki has been an active member of student council, BPA, swim team and soccer at North Harrison. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, 26 Apr. 2024 Preston was a National Honor student, student council member, and three-sport athlete. Corin Cesaric, Peoplemag, 4 Apr. 2024 The school’s student council condemned antisemitism, two weeks after endorsing a controversial pro-Palestine statement. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Nov. 2023 But Garcetti abandoned plans for the program after a student council victory, the first of a series of elections that vaulted him from the L.A. City Council to Getty House. Courtney Subramanian, Los Angeles Times, 6 Nov. 2023 Facebook Twitter Show more sharing options UC San Diego’s student council condemned antisemitism Wednesday night, under strong urging from Jewish students who said the board has been ignoring their existence and safety amid the hot rhetoric arising from the Israel-Hamas war. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Nov. 2023 At the time, Gunn was the president of the student council at the private school, which was located in between the two universities. Rebecca Griesbach |, al, 11 Sep. 2023 Credit for organizing the event goes to student council advisers Laura Calaiacovo, Marcie Komer and Justin Brantner, along with MHS teacher Mike O’Brien. Sam Boyer, cleveland, 18 Aug. 2023 The leadership class, consisting of the members of student council, voted to sponsor an assembly that students could attend voluntarily. Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times, 16 Aug. 2023

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“Student council.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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student council

: a group elected from a body of students to serve as representatives in student government
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