Teens in the Everett district’s high schools have a chance to earn a letter for helping others. Athletes are encouraged to volunteer in the community. Promoting the idea that school isn’t simply about grades and and sports.
A great way to inspire teens to be involved in their community, improve their self worth and emotional health by helping others.
A Varsity Letter now is given for Community Service if student has completed at least 145 hours of volunteer work per year. Those hours can’t include time spent on class work or other graduation requirements.
Helping heal the planet one person at a time starts with helping others and yourself to be better.
Excerpts courtesy of heraldnet.com
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