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All students will be expected to complete Community Service hours as follows:
9th Grade: 10 hours (both Community Service Days)
10th Grade: 20 hours (both Community Service Days + 10 volunteer hours)
11th Grade: 30 hours (both Community Service Days + 20 volunteer hours)
12th Grade 40 hours (both Community Service Days + 30 volunteer hours)
Volunteer hours may be fulfilled independently (through church or other volunteer work)
or through agencies suggested by the school.
Students will be held responsible for the hours corresponding to their date of enrollment at Mid-Pen.
Summer Hours: Community Service hours performed over the summer typically apply to the previous years’ requirement. The exception to this is the summer between the students Junior and Senior year. If all previous requirements have been fulfilled, the summer hours can be applied to the Senior year requirement.
Remember to check in with Jon regarding your hours of individual community service hours.
Print this form which you will need to have filled out by
your agency supervisor. Once finished please submit to Jon for approval of your hours. Thanks!
|The President's Volunteer Service Award|
Mid-Peninsula has a proud history of volunteer service. Our volunteers are working to meet the needs of their neighborhoods and the community by engaging in a wide variety of volunteer projects each year.
In recognition of these outstanding achievements, Mid-Peninsula High School is proud to announce the availability of the President's Volunteer Service Award, a prestigious national honor offered in recognition of volunteer commitment. Established in 2003, this new award is given by the President of the United States and honors individuals, families and groups who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to volunteer service over the course of 12 months.
To be eligible to receive the President's Volunteer Service Award, applicants' service hours must be confirmed by Mid-Peninsula High School. Hours should be submitted to Jon Austin, Coordinator of Community Service.
There are three levels of the Award varying by hours of service completed within a 12-month period:
Kids - 14 and younger
Bronze Award 50 - 74 hours
Silver Award 75 - 99 hours
Gold Award 100 or more hours
Young Adults - Ages 15 - 25
Bronze Award 100 - 174 hours
Silver Award 175 - 249 hours
Gold Award 250 or more hours
Adults - Ages 26 and up
Bronze Award 100 - 249 hours
Silver Award 250 - 499 hours
Gold Award 500 or more hours
Families and Groups (two or more people)*
Bronze Award 200 - 499 hours
Silver Award 500 - 999 hours
Gold Award 1,000 or more hours
*Each member contributing at least 25 hours towards the total