Community Service Lettering


Community Service Lettering

Students may earn a Letter in Community Service/Service Learning (one in the same.)  Here are the requirements as taken directly from the Student Handbook

Student Requirement #1:  120 hours of service

1.  Students must perform community service to individuals or organizations outside of their own family.
2. Students must not receive any kind of compensation for service performed.
3. All hours must be logged, signed by a supervisor, and turned in to the Community Service Committee Coordinator in May.  
4. All hours must be completed between April 30 and the end of the first week of the following  May of the academic year.
5. The 120 hours of service is above and beyond the 20 hours required per year.  A student who earns a Community Service Letter will have a minimum of 140 hours of service by the end of the school year.  Hours required for National Honor Society  and National Junior Honor Society cannot be used for the lettering requirements.

Student Requirement #2:  Two letters of recommendation

Student will obtain two letters of recommendation from agencies or individuals served that describe the volunteer work completed and the student's attitude and competence.
2. Letters of recommendation should be sent to the Community Service Lettering Committee Coordinator.

Student Requirement #3:  The reflective presentation

1.  Student will write an essay, create a PowerPoint presentation, or create a movie that is a reflective expression of their community service.  This gives the student an opportunity to reflect on their service and share their service experience with others.
 2. Along with the essay, students will submit a photo(s) of themselves doing service (preferably in digital format).


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