Next week, we will be electing school council members to serve for the 2017-2018 school year
at Bell Elementary. Nominations should be made in writing to the principal, at Bell Elementary
by March 20th. You may pick up a form in the front office.
The election will take place on March 21, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Bell Elementary.
Please use the bottom portion of this page to make your nomination. Parents/legal guardians
may nominate themselves or another parent. The parents elected will serve one year,
beginning July 1, 2017.
All candidates must be a parent, step parent, foster parent or obtain legal custody of a student
at Bell Elementary. Legal documents must be pursuant to a court order and student must
reside with legal guardian.
Council members are elected for a one year term. All members may be re-elected on an annual
basis. All new members are required to obtain six (6) hours of training. Re-elected parents are
required to attend a three (3) hour update training.
On the day of the parent elections, voting shall occur, by secret ballot, in the following manner:
1) Eligible parents may come by the office of the principal at Bell Elementary, anytime
between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on the day of March 21, 2017 to vote.
Parent members of the council must receive the most votes of the parents casting a vote during
the voting process.