CONSTITUTION FOR THE CREATIVE WRITING CLUB
We the students of the Creative Writing Club of Franklin High School, in order to form a better outlet for the creativity of brilliant youths, insure poetic, inspirational, and literary freedom, provide a friendly environment to come together and promote ingenuity and appreciation of the English language in everyday life, do ordain and establish this constitution of the Creative Writing Club.
Article I- Rules and Guidelines
SECTION I- Membership is acquired by attending a meeting with the accompaniment of a piece of writing.
SECTION II- To retain membership, a minimum of three meetings per month must be attended. Also, some form of creative writing must be brought to every meeting and a piece must be submitted to the literary magazine Impressions.
SECTION III- Forbidden behavior is defined as follows: There will be no talking while someone is presenting. Rude interruptions are the greatest offence and may result in dismissal from the club. All criticism must be constructive, members are encouraged to be honest with each other for growth purposes but cruelty will not be tolerated.
SECTION IV- All people should feel free within the walls of CWC to express themselves without consequence through the medium of writing.
Article II- Election of Officers
SECTION I- Election of a new President shall be done once a year at the last meeting of the year. All willing members for the position nominate themselves and an anonymous vote is to be held. Majority rules.
SECTION II- Election of Vice President is to take place in the same manor of the president.
Article III- Meetings
SECTION I- Meetings shall take place every Friday directly after school in room 207 unless the President and teacher sponsor make the decision to change this. Members must be notified in advance of any change of location or canceled meeting.
SECTION II- If any activities outside the meetings are to take place, these will be optional opportunities which members will not be forced to attend.
Article IV- Snack Distribution
SECTION I- Whosoever wishes to contribute to the club’s creativity and collective energy level by stimulation of the stomach’s of the members with sugary, frosted, chocolate coated, sprinkled, delicious snacks of any kind are deeply encouraged to do so.
Article V- Amendments
SECTION I- Any amendments to the constitution must be first submitted to the suggestion box and then reviewed by the President and Vice President.
SECTION II- Current leadership would like to note that the removal of SECTION I of Article IV is vehemently discouraged.
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