Student Council
There are 25 students on the Council comprising of prefects and vice-prefects of fifth and sixth year and the Head Girl and Deputy Head Girl. The council meets once a month (more often where necessary) for one class period. Meetings are chaired by the Head Girl, Deputy or Teacher Co-ordinator. The role of the Council is to foster leadership skills by encouraging students to contribute in a positive way to school life. Each year the Council assists in the induction of First Years and organises Fund Raising events.
Student Council 2008 - 2009
  Student Council Diary 2008 - 2009
The First Term has been packed with events for the members of Christ King Student Council.
27th of August Head Girl: Julette Jones and Deputy Head Girl Holly Murphy attended the First Day assembly of the new First Years and welcomed the girls to their new school.Also in attendance were last years Prefects and vice-Prefects of First Year who went to each class and gave some practical tips from their own experience for settling in to First Year.
September is always a busy month as all classes elect their Prefects and Vice-Prefects.
15th September The Student Council were on hand in the foyer to welcome the new Principal Miss Keane on her first official visit to the school
19th September The Student Council request a special assembly to say farewell to the outgoing Principal Mrs Feeney and to present her with a bouquet of flowers from the Sixth Years.
23rd September The Student Council joined wuith Sister Berchmans in celebrating her birthday. In attendance were the Prefects and Vice-Prefects from every class in the school who each presented Sister Berchmans with a card signed by all the students in their class.
29th September The Student Council play an active role in the Annual mass for the beginning of the school year. The Head Girl in a prayer of dedication asks the Lords blessing on the work of the Council.
2nd October The Second Meeting of the Student Council.
2nd October Open Night Visitors were welcomed by Julette and Holly while members of the Student Council proudly showed off their school and its facilities to Prospective students and their parents.Later Julette addressed a packed hall and recounted her many and varied activities and experiences in her five years in Christ King.
9th October The Student Council formed a welcoming guard of honour for the Lord Mayor as he arrived at the school gates In the hall The Head Girl spoke on behalf of the students and the Deputy Head Girl presented the Lady Major with a bouquet of flowers.
22nd October The annual fund-raising non uniform day is held. This year it is hoped to purchase more outdoor seating for the school grounds to add to those bought last year.
23rd October First Meeting of Junior Forum.
24th October The Student Council annual Table Quiz and entertainment for the new First Years to encourage them to make friends from other classes and to celebrate the end of their first half-term in Christ King.
17th November The members of the Student Council were in attendance in the Library for the annual Mass of Remembrance for the deceased Past Pupils and Staff of Christ King. At the beginning of Mass, a candle was lit by a member of the Student Council to commemorate each person who had died as the Head-Girl and Deputy called the names of the deceased Past Pupils and Staff .At the end of Mass Father Clancy invited those relatives present to take the candle as a keepsake.
30th November The end of November was a very busy time for the Student Council as they helped out at the School Show, Hello Dolly, at the Firkin Crane theatre. On three successive nights the members of the Student Council came in full school uniform (even on Sat and Sunday night!!) and acted as ushers for the large audience and also organised the raffle at the interval which raised well over a thousand euro towards the cost of the Show.
December December activities for the Student Council focused on helping out the less fortunate in our society. Fundraising was spearheaded by Gillian and Ciara who succeeded in raising 600 euro for the Cork Simon Community. From Student Council funds toys and board games were bought for the Childrens’ Ward in Cork University Hospital which the girls delivered in person.
19th December On Friday the 19th of December Julette and Holly ensured that all Leaving Cert Students were in attendance in the Sports Hall for the annual Leaving Cert Photo. This is funded by the Student Council and was formally presented to Miss Keane at a special Leaving Cert assembly on Jan 27th.
January Due to the changed economic circumstances the Student Council has decided to postpone the purchase of further outdoor seating for the school grounds. This initiative was undertaken up to now with the support of the Board of Management.