ESSEX FELLS, NJ — Essex Fells Elementary School fifth graders have elected the peers who will serve the sixth grade class as members of student council next year.

Candidates seeking the offices of Student Council President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary made signs and campaigned for votes. The candidates then spoke during an assembly about their ideas for a better school experience.

All fifth graders were given the opportunity to cast their votes on a machine used for elections held in Essex County.