7.20 STUDENT ASSOCIATION Participation and membership in activities shall be governed by principles and policies that encourage wide participation. The activities program shall provide a means for increasing student leadership abilities, encouraging special student interests and skills, and providing opportunities for giving students a voice in school affairs. 7.20.1. STUDENT GOVERNMENT Each secondary school will organize a student council. The Superintendent or his/her designee will design an effective program of student government around the student council concept. 7.20.2 CLASS SPONSORS All student class sponsors must be certified employees approved by the school Principal.