Building Integrity and Character
As part of the Integrity and Character Theme, you are required
to participate in a community service project that gives you a hands-on,
rewarding experience. We are asking that you take on a project that you
have never done before, or expand on a project that you have. Be creative
in your ideas and pursuits.
a daycare center for low-income families
- Be a
Big Brother or Big Sister
and deliver needed items to local charities
a mentor program at our high school
- Have a
Christmas-in-April event and remodel a home
- Hold a
an auction or yard sale to raise money for a local charity or non-profit
a community center by painting, helping with minor maintenance, furniture
moving, and cleaning up
at a local elementary school
and serve meals (minimum 2) at a local soup kitchen
with a local food bank to collect and distribute food
to an issue in the news with a “Write Your Local Congressman” campaign
an meaningful environmental cleanup project (not just picking up trash on
local service organizations like Rotary, Kiwanis, the City Government,
CRPD, Fire Department, etc.
on-line under “community service project ideas” for ideas
Responsibilities & Guidelines:
a proposal outlining the nature of the project, the number of hours it
will require, the expected outcome and a timeline of events.
you opt to take part in an already planned activity, such as a Habitat for
Humanity build. You will not
need to spend as much time on building a proposal. Instead you will conduct research
on the impact of your service activities on the community.
between 6-7 hours on the project, which must be completed by Monday,
February 26th, 2007. All
service must be completed with at least one other group member present.
may not miss any school time to complete your service project.
a Power Point presentation with pictures and stories of how your project
builds integrity and character.
You have the option of creating a professional video documentary
instead of a PPT. Computer Lab time will be given on Monday,
your experience to the class on Tuesday, February 27th.
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