Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Adjustments made to community service requirements

Waiver granted to H-M-S Class of 2021

Responding to the impact the coronavirus pandemic has on Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School students' ability to complete community service hours, revisions to the citizenship credit requirement were approved by the board on Dec. 21.

According to board policy, students must accumulate a minimum of 40 "citizenship points" in order to graduate. Each point is the equivalent of one clock hour a student expends in performing uncompensated "service for others."

Additionally, criteria for admission into the National Honor Society require students to be on track to graduate with 80 or more hours of co...

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