Student Council

The Student Council is a representative structure through which students in a second level school can become involved in the affairs of the school, working in partnership with school management, staff and parents for the benefit of the school and its students. In Crana College the Student Council is comprised of a group of students, democratically selected from each year group on an annual basis to represent the student body within the Crana College Organisational Structure.
Facilitated by Mr McArt Student Council Liasion Teacher, the Student Council hold regular monthly meetings allowing students the opportunity to discuss and resolve with managment, issues which have been brought to their attention by members of the student body.

Crana College Student Council Constitution

Role of the Student Council
The role of the Student Council is to represent students’ views to management, to be consulted on new policies, to work with management to improve the school atmosphere, conditions and facilities and to generate good relations between students, staff and management.

Work of the Student Council
The Student Council may undertake a programme of activities that will support students, parents and staff in consultation with the Principal, staff and Parents’ Association

Structure of Student Council
Two students from each year group will be elected to represent their year.  One student will be elected from LCA and one from Ty.  Two extra students will be elected from the senior classes to act as reserves when other members are absent.

Elections
Elections will take place in September each year. Each representative will be elected in a secret ballot.

Term of Office
The term of office is for one academic year.

Student Council Officers
The Student Council may appoint a Chairperson, Secretary and PRO or may decide to rotate the positions.

Meetings

The Student Council will meet every 3-4 weeks, avoiding same time same day as far as possible. Extra meetings can be called by the Principal, Liaison Teacher or by two or more members of the Council.

Communications
The secretary will record the Minutes and the Liaison Teacher will be responsible for communications to staff and management. The PRO will communicate with students via the Student Council Notice Boards.

Student Council 2016- 2017

1st yr Renee Garwe Ryan Downey

2nd yr Amy McCay Ryan McGrath

3rd yr Lauren Cooley Liam watson

5th yr Mia Gibson Darragh Harkin

TY Niamh Bradley

LCA Aine Clarke

6th yr Chloe Hargan Francis Doherty