Fourth Club Council increases communication between Club Commission and club presidents

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Starting next semester, Club Commission will enforce the rule that clubs must take down posters for completed events the following Friday after school. If they do not follow the rule, clubs risk receiving a strike. Photo by Karen Feng.

Karen Feng

Club Commission discusses poster rules, office hours, Club Promo Day and Club Day at fourth meeting.

At the fourth Club Council meeting, club presidents and Club Commissioners met to discuss poster rule enforcement, encourage students to attend office hours and introduce next semester’s Club Promo Day and Club Day. The meeting was held at lunch on Dec. 9 in the auditorium.

The commissioners stressed that poster policies will be more strictly enforced this year to avoid clutter on campus. Starting next semester, officers must take down posters after school on the Friday of the week in which the club event completed. Additionally, Club Commission restated that posters must be on brick walls only, may not block another poster and may only be posted using blue tape. If any rules are violated, clubs risk receiving a warning or strike.

Starting next semester, Club Commission will enforce the rule that clubs must take down posters for completed events the following Friday after school. If they do not follow the rule, clubs risk receiving a strike. Photo by Karen Feng.
Starting next semester, Club Commission will enforce the rule that clubs must take down posters for completed events the following Friday after school. If they do not follow the rule, clubs risk receiving a strike. Photo by Karen Feng.

“The poster rules aren’t changed, it’s just that people don’t take them down,” Assistant Principal Mike White said. “So it can be three weeks later and there can still be a poster for a meeting that occurred three weeks ago. This is an effort to keep the campus clean and help get things moving along.”

Club Commission also publicized the planned dates for Club Day and Club Promo Day for the next semester. Club Promo Day will be held on Jan. 10, the first week after school resumes.d The commission is holding a vote among club presidents and by Legislative Council members to host Club Day on either Jan. 31, three weeks after Promo Day, or in March, which will reduce concerns about rain and cold. Club Day has traditionally been held in late January.

With the bimonthly Club Council meetings that started this year, Club Commission plans to continue increasing communication.
“We don’t function the way commissions in previous years have,” Kazi said. “And we feel like if we want to send information to the clubs, it’s best to just get them here and tell them in five minutes and have them go as opposed to risking any form of miscommunication.”

Additionally, any students with questions about clubs may attend this year’s new Club Commission office hours, which are held every other tutorial upstairs in the gym lobby.

“The club presidents asked us to have more of a face in our commission; that was one of the specific pieces of feedback that we got back,” lead commissioner senior Zerreen Kazi said. “We mostly communicate through email, but [office hours] is a better way to see us face-to-face.”

Any student, not just club officers can ask questions during the office hours.

“The aim is to make clear any questions anybody has, whether it’s regarding club applications or club policy,” Plouse said.

The next Club Commission office hours will take place during tutorial on Jan. 16.