SL Updates for 2023-24 School Year

The following has been copied and pasted directly from the GCS SL website. Please note that ECA students must still earn a minimum of 150 hours by their senior year to receive recognition. If you have questions about ECA hours, please contact the ECA facilitator, Mrs. Myra Stanley Key. 

What are the benefits of Service-Learning for Students?

  • Prepare for a Changing World
  • Learn the Importance of Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Develop Critical Thinking Skills and Innovative Ideas
  • Become Creative Problem Solvers
  • Develop Global Awareness
  • Connect with people while developing skills
  • CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

SERVICE LEARNING RECOGNITIONS:

  • SERVICE LEARNING HONORS 70-99
  • SERVICE LEARNING AWARD 100-199
  • SERVICE LEARNING DIPLOMA 200+

3 STEP PROCESS FOR SERVICE- LEARNING HOURS

  • Student submission
  • Verification by the adult overseeing the project
  • Final approval by the service-learning coach
Hours must be submitted within the semester that they are completed.
 
SL Approval Forms must be submitted within the semester that service is started with the organization and should be submitted PRIOR to beginning service. 1st semester hours MUST be logged by 1/19/2024.
 

PLEASE REVIEW THE UPDATED HANDBOOK!

Starting June 15, 2023, students will fill out service-learning approval forms via X2VOL. The student will see a link that guides them to the service-learning approval form. The link will be located on your homepage of X2VOL. In addition, students can find the link on their school’s service-learning Canvas page. If you have trouble finding this information, please contact your school service-learning coach! Remember, please submit a service-learning approval form BEFORE completing an opportunity. Thank you!