Service learning teaches the skills of civil participation and develops an ethic of service and civic responsibility. Students can provide service in the community on a voluntary basis to public, non-profit agencies, civic, charitable and governmental organizations and school campus.
- Students must complete 40 service hours for high school graduation.
- Service Learning and Volunteer Service Program is divided into three tiers:
Tier I Service Learning Hours required for graduation.
Tier II Service Learning and Volunteer Service Hours required to qualify for the Florida Academic Scholars Program (one of the Bright Futures Scholarships).
Tier III Volunteer Service Hours required to earn a silver cord at graduation.
Listed below are the steps for completing service hours.
Step 1. Submit Student Volunteer Service Application and Approval Form (provided below) and receive approval from Ms. Richard in Administration prior to performing service hours.
Step 2. Complete appropriate Volunteer Log sheet (provided below)
Step 3. Make a copy of Volunteer Log sheet for personal records prior to submitting to Ms. Richard.
Broward Schools Approved Non-Profit Agencies
Student Volunteer Service Application and Approval Form
Service Learning Tier I Log Sheet (40 or less hours)
Service Learning Tier II/Tier III Log Sheet (41 or more hours)
Broward Schools Service Learning Guidelines