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Community Service Learning - Deadlines

VolunteerAll students are required to do 40 hours of community service over the course of their high school career in order to graduate. If a student has transferred from another school district, then they must complete 10 hours of community service for every year they have been in the Fremont Unified School District. Students, make sure that the hours you complete are acceptable by review the FUSD Board Policy on Service Learning Hours. 

Contact: Ms. Mitchell at, amitchell@fusdk12.net for questions. 

2020-2021 Update: 

Hours from the 2019-2020 and the 2020-2021 school years will be collected at the start of the 2021-2022 school year. Please keep forms in a safe place and remember to make a copy of completed forms for your records.

Updated Hours Requirements:

Due to the district suspending Community Service for the 2020-2021 school year adjustments have been made to the graduation requirements for all four classes.

SENIORS (Class of 2022): New graduation requirement is 20 hours.

JUNIORS (Class of 2023): New graduation requirement is 20 hours.

SOPHOMORES (Class of 2024): New graduation requirement is 30 hours.

FRESHMEN (Class of 2025): Graduation requirement is 40 hours.

Quick tips for service:

 

  • Must provide service through a non-profit 501(c) organization
  • You cannot receive payment for completing your hours
  • Maintenance or administrative tasks will not be accepted
    • An example a task that would not be accepted is filing paperwork or trimming bushes
  • Service learning must take place outside of school hours
  • Work for a religious organization that benefits the community at large and does not promote its religion (e.g., clothing drives, food drives, feeding those in need).
  • Hours spent training for services to be provided are capped at five (5) hours and must be directly related to a community-service event.


Class of 2025 may not start completing their hours until the 2021-2022 school year begins.

Deadlines for the 2021-2022 School Year:

Date #1, Friday, October 8, 2021 by 4pm- All hours completed during the 2019-2020 school year, 2020-2021 school year, and over the summer (June through August 2021) for SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS, and SENIORS are due.

Date #2 (SENIORS ONLY) Friday, May 6, 2022 by 4pm - All hours are due for SENIORS.

Date #3, Friday, June 3, 2022 by 1pm - All hours completed during the 2021-2022 school year are due for FRESHMEN, SOPHOMORES, and JUNIORS.