Spread smiles by sharing your art or a few words of encouragement. Small cards made of a half-sheet of folded construction paper are inserted in our Hope Kits. Each card features a drawing or a quick positive message. Create hope by creating cards for kits!
1. Construction paper or similarly colored paper / card stock
2. Markers or crayons
Make as many cards as you can according to the instructions. When finished, mail your cards to Hope and Comfort, 659 Highland Ave (rear lower level), Needham, MA 02494. For questions, contact:
Abby MacDonald at email@example.com.
*4 cards = 1 hours of volunteering, Max hours you may earned on this activity is 3 hours or 12 cards. Email a picture of your cards and volunteer form to Ms. MacDonald @ firstname.lastname@example.org for a signature.
8 HOURS MAX on this volunteer activity.
Elkins PTO is looking for your help this month in the courtyard!
Click here for the Signupgenius link. Please comment "Engineering Academy" when you sign up.
At the Riverstone Pavilion on Saturday, April 24 from 10am - 1pm, Elkins DoSomething will be accepting donations for its Recycling Drive.
Item and Hour Guidelines:
Location and Maps
At the front of Elkins High School on March 13th from 1-5pm, Happy Earth will be holding a clothing drive for FBISD Shared Dreams.
From Mr. Lam: "The district has reached a decision that this year, seniors only need 70 YES hours to receive their YES medal for graduation."
Please make sure that you are completing your YES hours on a timely manner.
** Update: Due to the inclement weather, Another Night Out has been postponed indefinitely. As of now, there are no updates as to when it will take place in the future, and the registration site has been closed. Thank you all for your support and patience! **
Parks Youth Ranch is hosting its annual homelessness awareness event, Another Night Out, on February 26th, for juniors and seniors. Attendees will be able to experience some of the hardships faced by homeless youths in our community and by doing so, will be able to directly support Parks Youth Ranch's endeavours to provide life changing service to youths in their care. This year, the event will be virtual, and participants can earn up to 6 volunteer hours. Sign up here or with the flyer below.
Please read this message from Mr. Lam. It was also sent to your student email.
Students, your YES hours have been updated in Schoology. Please check your YES hours.
Do not wait until the last minute.
The MSA's TeamUp is hosting a Valentine's Day fundraiser for St. Jude!
Earn YES hours by designing cards! Click on the "Volunteer" Tab for more information.
- As of now, for the Spring 20-21 Semester, you will be required to complete the normal 12.5 hours.
- For SOPHOMORES: you will only need to complete 93.5 YES hours by the end of your 4 years in high school to receive your YES medal for graduation.
Ongoing VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Academy students must complete a minimum of 12.5 hours of community service per semester for a total of 25 hours per school year.
This year 2021-22 # of hours you should have at beginning of year:
9th grade – 18.5 hours
10th grade – 31 hours
11th grade – 56 hours
* Deadline has been extended.