Herbert Hoover High School

Community Service 

Hoover High School values community service and encourages all students to give back.
Student who volunteer have the opportunity to earn two awards. 
Applications and hour logs  for both awards are due April 5, 2017 to Mrs. Gonzales in the Counseling Office at Hoover High School. 
Community Service Applications  
1.Tornado Community Service Award 
To earn the Tornado Community Service Award students must complete a minimum of 50 hours of community service within one academic school year  (from April 2016-April 2017).  Students must apply to receive this award. A log to track hours can be picked up in the counseling office. We need to have documentation (signature and phone number) for all hours logged. Students who qualify for this award receive a pin and a certificate. Students may choose to wear the pin at graduation. Pins are awarded based on how many hours you complete. The application and logs will be due Wednesday April 5, 2017. Students can earn a total of 4 pins if they apply every year.
50-99 hours earns a Bronze pin
100 to 149 hours earns a Silver pin
150 hours or more earns a Gold pin

2. The Hoover Volunteer Medal

This is an award that can be earned only in your senior year. The Hoover Volunteer Medal can be worn during graduation. Recipients are honored individually at the Hoover Senior Awards Ceremony in May 2017. Applications for this award are due April 5, 2017 you may pick up an application from the counseling office.

To earn this award  students must:

A. Complete a total of 200 hours between 9th and 12th grade. It is required that 50 hours be completed at each grade level. In April when you fill out the application if you do not submit documentation for hours earned at every grade level you will not be eligible for the medal. Students are responsible for keeping records and copies of all hours submitted every year.

AND in your senior year

B. Participate in 3 Hoover specific volunteer activities.These are to be selected from the following list. Make sure you get the adult in charge of the event to sign your form, students cannot sign off on the event! See Mrs.Gonzales if an event you would like to participate in is not on the list. 

Back to school night in Sept
Relay for Life team member/ participant 5 hours minimum
Relay for Life sponsor of Hoover team members ($3 minimum)
A variety of athletic events throughout the year (see Mr. Van Patten)
Eyeglass collection (3 pairs minimum) October
ASB Food Drive in November
Hoover Blood drive offered several times a year
Hoover Tour of Homes in December 
Pennnies for patients in the Spring (300 pennies)
Festival of Learning in the Spring
Taste of Glendale in the Spring
Volunteer for PTSA events throughout the year
NHS (National Honor Society) Collection

Contact Mrs.Gonzales in the counseling office for more information
Community Service hours need to be turned in by Wednesday April 5, 2017 to Mrs.Gonzales in the counseling office.