Community Services

Purpose:

The purpose of the high school community service requirement is to: a) develop relationships between the school and community; provide diversified experiences for students; b) support the mission statements of the high school and the school district; c) expand district community service experiences; and d) foster self-discipline, responsibility, respect, and compassion for others.

Students will be required to earn .1 credit of community service to complete graduation requirements. This credit may be earned through membership in community based student activities and clubs. Credit may also be earned through participation in out of school volunteer activities and through special projects at the high school. Twenty-six (26) hours of volunteer participation is necessary to earn the required credit. A list of accepted forms of community service is available through the Guidance Department.

Procedures:

Upon performing a community service act, students will complete a community service form * and turn it to their corresponding vice principals for verification and documentation purposes.

(*) — Each form must be signed by the adult supervisor of the activity.

Accepted Forms of Community Service:

Coaching sports for youth; food pantry, charity/philanthropic work; National Honors Society; Boys and Girls Club; Green Team; Salvation Army; tutoring/mentoring; working with disabled citizens; removing snow for low-income and/or disabled citizens; library work, fundraising; clothes/food drive; Sunday schools; animal shelters; homeless; nursing homes; hospitals, community organizations, and mission trips.

Click on the link below to access the most recent list of community services opportunities.