Spaulding High School's Community Service requirement challenges students to expand their definition of “community” to involve a larger portion of their world than just their school or their family. Additionally, it helps students realize that their contribution can make a difference, while also fostering a habit of service. Through Community Service, students also have the opportunity to pursue their interests, meet potential mentors, and develop skills and contacts that will help them well into the future. Students will be informed of both school and community related opportunities as the year progresses.
Community Service Overview
As of the 2019-20 school year, our students are required to complete a minimum of number of hours of community service, as follows:
- Current 9th Grade - 40 hours
- Current 10th Grade - 30 hours
- Current 11th Grade - 20 hours
- Current 12th Grade -10 hours
We encourage students to work towards their Community Service requirements during the summer or over vacations and holidays. PLEASE PLAN AHEAD. The entire requirement could be completed in a condensed period of time or over multiple dates. For instance, students going on a service trip or volunteering for an organized event, like a cancer walk, might fulfill most of their annual hours during the same trip or event.
To learn more see the community service handbook.