COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • OUR MISSION

    OHE students will grow personally through service to others in their communities.

    Community Service- Grades K - 5

    Has your student been logging community service hours this year? Consider turning in their total hours to Nurse Alli to qualify for community service awards!

     

    • Students may only count service hours completed from April 1st 2019 to March 31st, 2020. Many students have been logging hours in their planners!

     

    • What qualifies as community service? Community service is any activity that has a significant impact on meeting the needs of the community. This could include service with community or religious organizations, school-based projects, or most importantly, individual efforts to help others. Fundraising or paid services do not qualify. Blue Valley’s definition of community service includes to be for the benefit of others, give service in an area in need, not involve payment.

     

    • How do I turn in my student's hours? Please email Nurse Alli at awiles@bluevalleyk12.org a log of hours by Friday, April 3rd. Any format is fine, as long as it has dates, a short description, and total hours completed.

     

    Questions? Please contact Alli Wiles at awiles@bluevalleyk12.org


    SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

    Neighborhood opportunities

    • Organize a fundraising tournament

    • Organize a canned food drive

    • Make cards for patients at Children's Hospital, Senior Citizen Centers, or Meals on Wheels programs

    • Pick up trash in a public area - Oak Hill, parks, creeks, etc.


    Area organizations

    • KindCraft - sign up for various area community service projects

    • Operation Breakthrough - provides program and daycare for infants through age 18, average income for families is $9,400 -contact for availability

    • Ronald McDonald House - provides home away from home while children are receiving medical care in the Kansas City area-prepare meals, bake cookies, garden

    • Wayside Waifs - animal shelter - clean kennels, pick up and distribute blankets and toys, feed and water animals, take animals out for potty breaks

    • Salvation Army - help with holiday dinners

    • Harvesters - sort food, assist with special event​​