Student Voices: Peer Leadership

Student Voices: Peer Leadership

What is Student Voices?

Student Voices is the official Peer Leadership Organization of Arts High School. Student Voices works collaboratively with students and faculty for the purposes of (1) fostering strong peer leadership and (2) providing middle school students and underclassmen with positive role models and peer support as they transition into and through high school.

Throughout the school year, Student Voices develop strong leadership skills and supports the student body academically and affectively via teambuilding activities and tutoring services.

Roles and Responsibilities of Student Voices (Peer Leaders)

Peer Leaders are given the primary responsibility of providing leadership during Summer Bridge Program, New Student Orientation, Back-to-School night, Advisories and during a host of other activities. Peer Leaders, along with faculty, assist in guiding students in all aspects of their transition to high school.  Specific responsibilities and expectations of the Peer Leader are listed below.

  • Participation in all scheduled Peer Leader training sessions.
  • Maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Maintain good attendance throughout the school year
  • Maintain positive relationships with school staff and faculty
  • Perfect attendance at Peer Leader skill building and development sessions
  • Serve as a social role model and student mentor for your advisories (homerooms).
  • Work collaboratively with Administration, the Student Council and Senior Class Representatives