| ||PALS Mission Statement|
“To encourage participation for all students in community service to enrich their education and development, and foster caring, impressionable interpersonal relationships among adults and middle school students. Through reflective and responsive community service learning activities and guidance of the Illinois state social emotional learning standards, students will gain social and self-awareness, improve interpersonal skills, and encourage self-management in order to become responsible, decision making citizens
Potential Areas of Service Learning Interest and Examples:
Poverty –food pantries
Peers – reading activities with elementary students
Elderly – ongoing relationships through crafts and other activities
Disability – buddy system with children with disabilities
Environment –engagement in community activism
World – letters to soldiers
All students, grade 6th, 7th and 8th will participate in at least one services learning activity in their advisory time frame during the school year.
If you would like to volunteer for the PALS program during the advisory period, please visit the Volunteer Information page for more information! If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Buckley or Laura Horak.