Vote Selena for Class Vice President!

Hey there,
Have you ever run for a leadership job, like captain of a sports team or president of your class at school? Selena is doing just that and needs our advice.

DEAR PLS,
JEMMA THIS A SUPER EMERGENCY!!!!
I AM CAMPAIGNING FOR VICE PRESIDENT AT MY SCHOOL!!! I NEED ADVICE! PLEEEZ RESPOND AND POST THIS!!!!!I HAVE NEVER CAMPAIGNED BE4!
THANKS!!!!!!
SELENA, 12

When someone writes in all capital letters, you know they are serious. I think it's awesome that Selena's running for vice president. Women make excellent leaders, if you ask me. My advice for Selena would be to decide why she wants to run and then tell her classmates. Otherwise, they might just think she's in it for popularity or something like that. Selena, tell them why you would serve your class well!

Hey, this is reminding me of that movie Napoleon Dynamite! Remember when Pedro was running for student council president?

OK, Pink Locker leaders: Who out there has run for something? Any campaign advice for Selena?

Think pink (and vote for Selena)!
Jemma

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Anonymous E'Niyah said...

I'M sorry, i'm really upset because I'd already replied/commented on this subject... But when I selected my profile it didn't work.... it deleted everything!!! So sorry if I sound bossy or things like that. But what I said was:

Well, I've never been in these sort of things because my schools never have "enough time" for them. But I have a lot of useful advice that I hope helps you in the long run.

Try getting the peoples' voices heard. The real voice that matters are the voices of the people. Also, it may be going a little too far, but try doing some research on some vice presidents in the past and try using some of their methods that helped them win the political races.
Another is that you should try getting the staffs' two cents into this too. You may not think that this is important, but every voice counts!
Don't say or do mean things to your opponent. I don't know about you but I've watched the movies... and what they do to their opponents... trust me, it isn't pretty. Try working with them instead. But not the point to where you guys are like best friends or something like that, because you have to remember, you're competing against each other.
Think about your past. What good things have you done for your classmates or the entire school? Are you really sure that they were good things? How often have you helped or donated things to school?
Think of what your status is at school. Are you popular? Is your competetor a real challenge?
You have to get into every nook and cranny that youu can in order to win. Get as detailed as possible. Does the school lunch menu have a food makeover? Are the students doing as well as they seem?

I had things to say.. but got deleted... i really hope that this helps!!!! C;

Good Luck,
E'Niyah, 12

December 15, 2009 at 11:33 PM  
Blogger Jemma said...

Computer problems are the worst. Thanks for being persistent!
Think pink!
Jemma

December 15, 2009 at 11:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey! I think it's GREAT that you want to do your school well. My advice to you; balance! Some people vote vote for candidates because their funny,studious,smart,or (not that this is important) popular. Excluding the popularity one, try to be a balance of qualities. If you do that, you've pretty much well-rounded your campaign and are likely to please everyone.
A HUGE impact on your campaign is that last round-up-votes speech. If you have this at your school, it's go time then! That's when you REALLY have to bring it, show people how good you'd be for vice president!
Hope this helps!
Good Luck,
Kiera

December 16, 2009 at 3:40 PM  
Anonymous Cathy said...

THAT'S WONDERFUL.JUST TELL PEOPLE THAT YOU WILL TAKE CARE OF ALL THEIR NEEDS AND WILL BE OPEN WITH THEM.YOU WILL ACT AS THEIR FRIEND AND IF THEY R IN NEED THEY R WELCOME TO COME TO YOU FOR HELP.ACCORDING TO ME PEOPLE VOTE FOR THOSE WHO ARE UNDERSTANDING.

ALL THE BEST,
CATHY

December 17, 2009 at 7:26 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, it is sooo awesome that you would like to be a good leader in your school!!!I am Eva, aged 12. You might want to be somebody that everyone likes and wants to vote for. If your kind, thoughtful, generous, funny, get good grades, and if you are someone who people aren't afraid to confide in, you have a very good chance of becoming vice president!! Hope I helped!!

December 17, 2009 at 5:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I totally vote 4 u!!!! U go Selena!!!

P.S. i luv ur name!!1

December 19, 2009 at 7:51 PM  
Anonymous xpert said...

chill, first of all as long as there aren't any bratty popular girls running for the role, your in with a chance. Try to spread the word, hand out flyers and badges, tell people why you want to run for vice president and tell them some of your ideas. Remember always be nice then you will have a grat chance

December 22, 2009 at 5:14 PM  
Anonymous Sephanie :) -SKRT said...

WOOT!!!! go girl!!! 1st thing 2 do??? RELAX.... a definite thing.... 2nd make sure that u r confident. 3rd fwiends are vry2x important... they luv u and definitely wanna help u run tha campaign... advices? Let ppl know u r there 2 help em when they need u... I, myself, as a head prefect, was nervous b4 ( i didnt really wanna b one anyway) but don't forgot u also hav to do ur best! make banners, posters, badges(if thats allowed.... mines dont), show ppl u are a great vice prez. Popularity is a good thing but if u r kind, generous, and ect (i'm sure u r), I'm sure that won't b a problem. Watever u do, remember : Confidence , generosity, honesty and a smile is great for everyone. Keep it simple and do your best! GO SELENA!!!!

December 23, 2009 at 12:52 AM  
Anonymous Kassi said...

GO GIRL!!! Try not to put to much pressure on yourself. Just take some deep breaths and relax, asking someone for help is a good idea to, like your Mom, sister, friend etc. Good Luck and have fun! Go SELENA!!!!

December 23, 2009 at 5:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my advice to you, selena is you need to find some of the issues in your school. watch the Suite Life of Zack and Cody in the episode where they both run for president. Zack has convincing advertisments for stuff like ice cream and skate park, but Cody wanted to help in the academics and stuff that really matered. he had some great ideas, and i hope my comment inspired some great ideas in you selena. btw, cody is the person who won president, because he ran for the real reasons, not just for popularity like zack. - veronia t. 11

December 28, 2009 at 9:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I just finished the book.....it was great! I read it all online.....sorry that im a little off topic here....but i want to know what other girls' opinions are....leave another comment please!!!!!!!!!

January 5, 2010 at 8:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I ran for school council twice! I didn't win, but I learned a lot about myself, and TOTALLY raised my confidence! Now whenever I do something, I just say "This is nowhere near as big a deal as when you ran for student council! It's easy!" and then things don't seem as hard!
-Shannon, 11

January 28, 2010 at 10:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

lol i heart selina gomez

February 12, 2010 at 6:40 PM  
Anonymous Amelia,11 said...

I ran for vice president in fourth and for president in fifth grade. Be yourself.Don't let anything stop you! I didn't win but watevs! I'm STILL on the student council.If you think you can be vice, then shoot the moon! Show everyone why you show be vice.My number one competitor is acutally one of my good friends now.

February 24, 2010 at 7:24 PM  
Anonymous alz said...

cool, i would have never had the courage to do that.just stay calm and be yourself chances are that a person that has as much bravery and courage as you do is gonna win and thats is my advice.
p.s. neapolin dinamite sounds like a type of icecream. just to let you know! bye

March 5, 2010 at 5:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

well selena,
you should put posters up on the walls of your school, and hand out flyers. i know all this stuff because i see my friends do it! Remember to have AN AMAZING SPEECH thats the most important thing!!!!!! also hand out like, pinns or pencils, or suckers and candy and stuff i guess

Im voting for you!!!!! Have fun!!

March 15, 2010 at 9:54 PM  
Blogger D.K.Y said...

I have been one before, all you need to be is fun to be around, but don't use vulgar words and don't get too crazy.Make your speech exciting with a meaning of i-will-be-the-perfect-one but don't make it pop too much. Make sure you follow the rules of your class but still be fun to be around. Help teachers before and after the speech. Prove yourself that you will be great for the position.

Think Pink&Orange,
D.K.Y

April 2, 2010 at 11:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Selena
All I can say is good luck!

Sorry I have no advice!

April 17, 2010 at 8:37 AM  
Blogger Madeline said...

Good luck!

June 13, 2010 at 8:21 PM  
Blogger sarah said...

well dont lie,you know like dont say anything that u cant do like resecess for the whole school day on wedsdays because then people will get mad and say that you promiesed

June 24, 2010 at 4:51 PM  
Anonymous Beavis said...

Just have fun!
I was school captain at my primary school and it was so much fun! Good luck and remember that even if you don't win it doesn't mean people hate you and better luck next time.

June 30, 2010 at 3:36 AM  
Anonymous Helena said...

just have fun while ur campaigning throw some funny jokes and related pictures audience will like them. post posters around the school and make parades with the help of ur BFFs because that might interest the crowds. also state your vision and mission carefully and clearly and also right what ur going to do if you get to be president like for ex: games from neighboring countries sports games spelling bees speech and etc ;

August 6, 2010 at 7:59 AM  

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