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Community Service

Community Service Options

  1. All community service work will be completed outside of school hours unless approved by Mr. Alcántar.
  2. Service will be approved only for work through a nonprofit community organization.  If you are unsure, please check with Ms. Mai or Mr. Alcántar.
  3. Community Service credit will not be granted for recruitment, membership building or teaching about an organization or its beliefs, philosophy or mission. For example, Community Service credit will be granted for volunteer work performed at a church providing childcare, directing recreational activities, helping to feed or clothe those in need, and providing other community services, but credit will not be granted for teaching about religious beliefs or for organizing or participating in religious ceremonies.
  4. Community Service hours will not be given for service performed for a parent or a relative.
  5. Paid work will not be considered for community service hours.
  6. Service hours will not be given for any club meetings.
  7. Students must use official school community service time sheets.  
  8. Community service hours are due May 1st, 2024.
  9. If 8th graders have not completed a total of 16 hours from both 7th and 8th grade year, a meeting will be set up with student and family to discuss next steps.