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Bishop McCort & Divine Mercy Middle School Service Hours  2019-20

Service Hours  2019-20

 

Purpose: To enhance service learning, dedicated community outreach and invite integrity to the service hour program.

 

Student Objectives- Students will be able to:

 Volunteer at a community organization, parish community and school community to learn of services needed at the community/parish/school/ level.

Help community/parish/school/ by performing duties/ jobs, to enhance personal development and service learning opportunities.

 

 

 

 

Bishop McCort Catholic High School (Grades 9-12)

 

Every student will complete 15 Pre-approved service hours for each year that you are enrolled at Bishop McCort Catholic High School.  You will be required to do 15 hours or more every year. A total of 60 hours will be needed upon graduation. (You will not walk at graduation if hours are not complete). 

Bishop McCort will provide a Service Orientation Day, which will include, parishes, churches and community organizations which you may choose from to do service hours.  You may choose your own organization with pre-approval from the Theology Department.   

 

Clarifications 

A total of 60 hours upon graduation means that every year you must complete 15 hours.

If you were under the “old” system, your totals would be different. However, you must have 15 hours every year beginning the school year 2019-20 and beyond..

 

The Theology Department will determine the Test Grade equivalent for service hours.

 (Example:  15 hours could equal 100 points. If you complete more than 15 hours in one school year they do not carry over to the next year. They will be noted for your records, but 15 hours must be completed every year. 

 

 

Divine Mercy Middle School (Grades 7 & 8)

 

Every student will complete 10 Pre-approved service hours for each year that you are enrolled at Divine Mercy Catholic Academy. You will be required to do 10 hours or more every year. A total of 20 hours will be needed upon completion of eighth grade.  Bishop McCort will provide a Service Orientation Day, for Divine Mercy students which will include, parishes, churches and community organizations which you may choose from to do service hours.  You may choose your own organization with pre-approval from the Theology Department.   

 

The Theology Department will determine the Test Grade equivalent for service hours.

 (Example:  10 hours could equal 100 points. If you complete more than 10 hours in one school year they do not carry over to the next year. They will be noted for your records, but 10 hours must be completed every year. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steps in this process 

  1. After attending Service Orientation Day, you will need to complete a service hour pre- approval worksheet. This will be part of your Theology Requirements.
  2. Do your service at any time by the date given by the Theology Department. You will submit a certificate of completion(s) from the pre- approved organization when your service is complete.
  3. Upon completion, you will be required to complete a document/PowerPoint/Project explaining what you have learned from this project. TBA every year. This will be determined by the Theology Department. (Take some pictures of your service for projects.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-Approval for the Summer of 2019 List

All Mission Trips

All Parish, Church Activities including Liturgical and Non-Liturgical Functions

Proclaim!

Outdoor Odyssey Camp Counselor

Alumni Reunion volunteering setup, clean up

All instructional camps (basketball, football, cheerleading) which you are an instructor

Backpack project.

Camp Zacchaeus Counselor

 

 

As of August / September 2019-20 School activities that assist community based organizations.

 

 

 

 

Outcomes:

Student not only learn of specific needs of community, parishes and school but also become part of the organization/parishes/school/ on different levels.

Organizations/parishes/school/ have the opportunity to have service done on more regular and/or pre-planned day.

Parish communities have more knowledge of what students are doing for Confirmation service hours.

Personal commitment and Integrity are central to the service hour program.

Dedicated community involvement may develop from our students.