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Connect with parents

Connect with parents

In some schools, student governments meet after class, in which case it is generally necessary to get written parental consent for selected students to participate in meetings which may be out of class time.

Even when parental consent is not needed, it is a great idea to inform parents about the Student Government Lottery. Inform the parents that their daughters/sons have been selected to serve on student government, explain the benefits this experience offers, and clarify the responsibilities and commitments their daughters/sons will be assuming. Most parents are delighted that their daughters/sons have been awarded this unique opportunity, and parental support can help students get the most out of the experience of serving in student government.