UPDATE: We are now collecting community service hours from 2019-2020. Current 10th-12th grade students if you completed a minimum of 50 community service hours from April 2019-April 2020 please join HHS Community Service 2019-2020 Google Classroom. The code to join is gslyxz6. Instructions for submitting your hours are posted on the HHS Commmunity Service 2019-2020 Google Classroom
The deadline to submit hours is October 1, 2020.
Due to COVID there will be changes to the requirement for community service hours for the 2020-2021 school year. More information will be posted soon.1.Tornado Community Service Award (Applies for 2019-2020 hours submitted)To earn the Tornado Community Service Award students must complete a minimum of 50 hours of community service within one academic school year (from April 2019-April 2020). Students must apply to receive this award. A log to track hours can be picked up in the counseling office. We need to have documentation (signature and phone number) for all hours logged. Students who qualify for this award receive a pin and a certificate. Students may choose to wear the pin at graduation. Pins are awarded based on how many hours you complete. The application and logs will be due Friday April 3, 2020. Students can earn a total of 4 pins if they apply every year.50-99 hours earns a Bronze pin100 to 149 hours earns a Silver pin150 hours or more earns a Gold pin
2. The Hoover Volunteer Medal (These requirements will be changed because of COVID for the Seniors in the class of 2021, more information will be posted soon)
This is an award that can be earned only in your senior year. The Hoover Volunteer Medal can be worn during graduation. Applications for this award are due May 15, 2020 you may pick up an application from the counseling office.
To earn this award students must:
A. Complete a total of 200 hours between 9th and 12th grade. It is required that 50 hours be completed at each grade level. In April when you fill out the application if you do not submit documentation for hours earned at every grade level you will not be eligible for the medal. Students are responsible for keeping records and copies of all hours submitted every year.
AND in your senior year
B. Participate in 3 Hoover specific volunteer activities.These are to be selected from the following list. Make sure you get the adult in charge of the event to sign your form, students cannot sign off on the event! See Mrs.Gonzales if an event you would like to participate in is not on the list.
Back to school night in Sept
Relay for Life team member/ participant 5 hours minimum
Relay for Life sponsor of Hoover team members ($3 minimum)
A variety of athletic events throughout the year (see Mr. Van Patten)
Eyeglass collection (3 pairs minimum) October
ASB Food Drive in November
Hoover Blood drive offered several times a year
Hoover Tour of Homes in December
Pennnies for patients in the Spring (300 pennies)
Festival of Learning in the Spring
Taste of Glendale in the Spring
Volunteer for HHS PTA events throughout the year
NHS (National Honor Society) Collection
Attend 7 TUPE (tobacco use prevention education) lunch meetings ( see Mrs. Brownstein Rm 10212)Contact Mrs.Gonzales in the counseling office for more information← click on links to the left to get information about specific volunteer opportunities.