Student Council

posted Aug 17, 2010, 7:03 PM by GLIS Admin   [ updated Dec 12, 2017, 11:13 AM by GLIS Office ]

Greater Lansing Islamic School Student Council description:

Advisor: Sr. Raghda Khatib


  • Mission
    • To give students and parents ownership over the betterment of the school and create an environment of open collaboration and welcome commentary between students, parents, and faculty.
  • Purpose
    • To cultivate student leadership, create a structured setting for student feedback, promote social consciousness among our students, and fund raise for the school's various development projects
  • Structure
    • Student roles: The board consists of 6 positions: a president, a vice president, a secretary, a treasurer, two publication chairs, and two class representatives for grades 3rd through 8th.
    • Students in the 5th - 8th grade with at least all B grades in their classes who receive approval from their teachers are eligible to run for election. Each position is won by popular vote from the student body and staff. Additionally,  the two class representatives are chosen by each class starting in the 3rd grade. Students elected onto the board are expected to attend weekly half an hour meetings.
If you would like to contact us, please email studentcouncil@school

  Meet Our Students Council                              
 Mariam Ibrahim - President
Yahia Ibrahim- Vice President
Taimoor Shah- Secretary
Khaled Taifour - Treasurer
Ahmed Al-Khassaweneh - Publication Chair
Misha Mughal - Publication Chair
Loura Alzeraa- Publication

Mariam Zebdi- Class representative
Aesha Ibrahim-  Class representative
Riyad Tefour- Class representative
Yousuf El-Sanhouri- Class representative
Areesha Shah- Class representative
Zaina Zaitoun- Class representative