Community Service for Grades 5-8

District 67 is committed to supporting and growing our students in many different ways and providing a comprehensive picture of achievement and engagement. Part of student success can be closely tied to a student's involvement in extracurricular activities and community service.

Students can use the form below to log community service hours throughout the course of the year. Reporting for the 2019-20 school year is Monday, June 10, 2019 - Thursday, June 4, 2020.

President's Volunteer Service Award (Grades 5-8)

President’s Volunteer Service Award

The President's Volunteer Service Award is one of the awards presented during the annual year-end recognition assemblies at Deer Path Middle School. This nationally recognized service award is an initiative of the Corporation for National and Community Service and administered by the Points of Light Institute.

This award is based solely on the number of service hours (50 or more) completed by a student within a 12-month period. For the 2019-20 school year, the reporting period is March 6, 2019 through March 9, 2020.

  • Students must record their volunteer hours by the end of the day on March 10, 2020 using the form below (be sure to check the President's Service Award box on the form).
  • Only students who have recorded their volunteer hours using the online Community Service form AND whose service hours meet the criteria will be eligible to receive one of these awards.

How Do I Know If My Service Hours Qualify?

To help you and your students determine whether volunteer hours meet the criteria for the President's Volunteer Service Award, please read the document, What is Volunteer Service?, or contact your school office. Additional information regarding the award can be found by visiting the President’s Volunteer Service Award website.


Deer Path Middle School 8th grade students perform community service as part of their graduation activities. Students volunteer with the goal of collectively contributing hours to our community before graduation, providing the opportunity for students to gain an appreciation for civic engagement, their community, and develop a love of volunteering.

  • The reporting period for the 2019-20 school year is Monday, Jun 10, 2019 - Friday, May 18, 2020.
  • Students must record their volunteer hours by the end of the day on May 19, 2020 using the form below (check the 8th Grade Community Service box).
  • Service hours may also be applied toward the President's Service Award if they qualify. (Please read the information above regarding criteria and reporting period.) To apply hours toward this award, be sure to check the President's Service Award box on the form.