Any sale or fundraising activity must be approved by the principal two weeks in advance in order to avoid conflict in the school calendar.
All SGA Executives Officers and Homeroom Representatives must be able to attend meetings regularly and work at various SGA functions. Two unexcused absences may result in impeachment.
ARTICLE IV. POWERS
All legislative powers shall rest in the hands of the Student Government.
Every order, vote, or resolution, which requires the concurrence of the Student Government other than those pertaining to proceedings or credibility of election, returns and qualifications of members must be submitted to the President for his/her approval. Before a bill can take effect it must be passed by 2/3's of the Council present.
The SGA shall make changes in laws, rules, and ordinances to be published in the school handbook when it is revised.
The SGA may determine the rules of its proceedings and shall be the judge of election returns, and qualifications of its members.
All candidates running for a Student Government office must be approved by 33% of the school faculty. All elected officers of the Student Government must have a majority vote.
There shall be an advisory board to have the power to rule on irregularities that may develop on elections, qualification of candidates, or other pertinent questions. Members shall be the Executive Officers of the SGA, SGA Sponsor, Principal, and three (3) faculty members appointed by the group from the area of the problem.
ARTICLE V. SOURCE OF POWER
The principal, through the faculty and advisor, delegates all powers vested in the Student Government. The principal shall have to power to veto any order by the SGA.
ARTICLE VI. MEETINGS
The SGA President with the advice of the advisor or principal shall have the authority to call special meetings.
ARTICLE VII. INDIVIDUAL REPRESENTATION
A member of the GHS student body can voice his/her opinions and complaints through one of the SGA members. If however, the SGA fails to bring the complaint or opinion to the attention of the Council, the student may appear before the next meeting to express his/her views.
ARTICLE VIII. ELECTIONS
Class officers will be elected in the fall term at the start of the school year.
Four students from each homeroom are nominated for class officers. A final voting will include the top four nominees from each homeroom and the officers will be as follows:
President- top number of votes
Vice-President- 2nd highest number of votes
Secretary- 3rd highest number of votes
Treasurer- 4th highest number of votes
Class officers, club officers, queens, kings, class favorites, and homecoming court, which are positions obtained by elections, must meet the following qualifications: they must have passed during the last two terms in attendance and summer school, if applicable, at least six new Carnegie units with a minimum composite numerical average of 70/C in those units. Four core curriculum courses must be included in those units passed and averaged (English, math, science, and social studies are core curriculum courses). Students entering the 9th grade must have passed during the last two terms in attendance and summer school, if applicable, at least five new subjects with a minimum composite numerical average of 70/C in those five subjects.
The Glencoe High School Queen and King must come from the senior class.
To hold one of the above offices does not disqualify the holder from any other honor, except that the Homecoming Queen may not be elected Coronation Queen.
All members of the Homecoming Court and the Coronation Court must adhere to the attendance policy of the Etowah County Board of Education and Glencoe High School.
A person cannot be elected as a class favorite in the same grade twice.