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Where do I direct my Community Service questions?

 

Your Advocacy teacher will be your main contact for the approval of activities, submission of your completed hours, and questions regarding Community Service.  Tai       You You You 

What is the process of submitting my completed hours?

Once you have completed your hours for a given activity, please submit your completed prior approval form to your Advocacy teacher, keeping a copy for your records. 

Community Service Due Dates 2014-2015 School Year

Community Service Hour Due Dates:

9-11th grades: May 7, 2015

12th grade: March 5, 2015

 

Remember, hours will not be accepted after the due date.

Community Service Hour Information

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Community Service Definition

Community Service Definition:

Community Service is a non-remunerated activity (student cannot receive payment, credit, reward or other compensation for services

rendered) whereby a student provides a needed service that directly benefits our community or an organization within it.

Community Service performed at school must take place during non-instructional hours. 

Community Service Requirement

 

Completion of Community Service Hours is not a requirement of the Senior Portfolio or graduation; however, it is worth ten points of your final Senior Portfolio grade.  Also, students who meet the Community Service Requirement for their 10th, 11th, and 12th grade will be recognized with a Community Service Cord to be worn at graduation. 

It is important to have your Community Service Hours approved by your Advocacy teacher prior to completion to make certain that your chosen activity meets the established criteria. If your activity does not meet the Community Service criteria, and you completed the hours without prior approval, the hours will not count. 

Additionally, if you meet all of your Community Service Requirements, you will receive 10 points (full credit) on the 100 point Senior Portfolio grade. If you complete 2 of the 3 years, you will receive 6 points, and if you only complete 1 of the 3 years, you will still earn 3 out of 10 points on your final Portfolio grade.

 

 

 

 

 

Community Service Requirement by Grade Level

 
 
Grade Level Hour Requrirement
9 Optional-Hours completed in the 9th grade count towards 10th grade.
10 10 hours
11 20 hours
12 25 hours
Total to receive Graduation Cord Met requirements for 10th, 11th, and 12th grades*
*A student must be enrolled at PGHS for their 10th, 11th, and 12th grade years to be eligible for a graduation cord.  

Summer Hours

Remember, hours completed over the summer count towards your total for the next school year...

Additional Questions???

First, check with your Advocacy teacher. If he or she is unable to assist you, please contact Mrs. Keplinger in the VP's office.

Looking for ways to earn Community Service Hours?

If you are interested in joining a club on campus focused on serving the community, contact:

Mrs. Lokka, Student Services, Interact Club Adviser

Mr. Tabares, Social Science teacher, Key Club Adviser