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Community Service/Summer Camps/ Contests/ College Prep Programs

30 hours are needed for graduation - at least 15 outside of school
Mt. Healthy Christian Home - Contact Teresa, Activities Director 931-5000.  This is next to our school.
Mt. Healthy Alliance Food Bank - Contact Kathy Lorenz 551-8036.  This is next to the School Board Office at Mt. Healthy Christian Church, 7717 Harrison Ave.
Habitat for Humanity - To sign up go to then to the "Get Involved" tab on the upper left and click on the "VolunteerUP" button.  For groups of 4 or more contact Amy 482-5603
Elementary Schools - North or South  - Contact or visit North or South Elementary about being a teacher's helper.  North - 742-6004.  South - 728-4683.
Church - speak with your Pastor about volunteering with your church.
Teacher - speak with your teachers about volunteering for special school events or assisting in her/his classroom.  Remember, only 15 hours of your 30 required hours can be done in school.
***************Questions about Community Service, see Mrs. Pickard in the Guidance Office *****************
Students exceeding Community Service hours are recognized at graduation.
Required 30 hours + additional 100 hours wear a white cord
Required 30 hours + additional 200 hours wear a silver cord
Required 30 hours + additional 300 hours wear a gold cord
Required 30 hours + additional hours above 300 wear varying color cords.

Special Programming/Opportunities


Scholastic Publishing Student Poetry Contest-Each student may submit only one original poem on any subject, of no less than 2 lines and no more than 20 lines, in any form other than concrete or blackout.   There will be a $500 award for First Place Winners in each grade division. Cash prizes for entering ranging from $25.00-150.00. Schools with the highest participation level wins a new computer!! Mailing Deadline: November 8, 2017. See Mrs. Havlin for Entry Form.

 2017 Red Ribbon Week Youth Summit-Learn about new Tobacco trends/Tabacco Prevention Strategies will participating in activities around the zoo. Unique opportunity for youth to create a Tobacco Prevention Action Plan specific to their community’s needs. See Mrs. Havlin for more details!

Location: Cincinnati Zoo

When: October 20, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE!!! Lunch will be provided!

UD Sinclair Academy-Students can begin their studies at Sinclair College and finish at the University of Dayton. Benefits include a seamless transfer process, Sinclair tuition while at Sinclair and a locked in fixed net tuition at UD when transfer occurs, Eligible for a UD merit scholarship, regular meetings with a UD advisor, a UD student ID to access UD sporting events, clubs, etc. Information session on October 26th-See Mrs. Havlin for details!

Washington Journalism and Media Conference-Interested in journalism and media and in the 10th or 11th grade? If so, come and see Mrs. Havlin for an exciting opportunity to be nominated for a Journalism and Media Conference taking place summer of 2018 at George Mason University in Washington D.C.! Deadline for nomination is October 20th so come see me ASAP if interested!!!

 University of Akron Williams Honors College Application-Interested in attending University of Akron? You may be eligible to participate in their Honors Program. Students are required to submit a supplemental application and essay (500-1,000 words). Candidates will be reviewed based on their academic performance, awards, activities, and other achievements. First consideration given to students with a 27 ACT score and GPA of at least a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. The application can be found at Deadline is December 1, 2017.

One Miami Admission Days-Miami University is hosting two upcoming events for students to explore their opportunities for attaining a Miami degree. Students will meet with admission reps from Miami’s Oxford, Hamilton and Middletown campuses. Attendees will receive an application fee waiver for attending. The dates are November 1st and 2nd. For more information, visit