The Superintendent's Challenge
Are you up for it?
Superintendent, Dr. Debbi Burdick, issued a challenge for CSHS students beginning July 1, 2012 - earn 50 hours or more per year in Community Service (200 hours total 4 years) by your senior year and receive a Superintendent's Challenge honor cord and certificate.
NEW! Falcons - Earn a Varsity letter for completing 200 hours of community service in one school year.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: I am a senior this year (CSHS Class of 2015) - how many hours do I need?
A: If you've been enrolled at CSHS since 2012 - you'll need 150 hours by April 2015.
Q: I'm a sophomore/junior at CSHS and have attended CSHS since my freshman year - how many hours do I need to meet the Superintendent's Challenge by my senior year?
Q: I'm a junior and I just started attending CSHS this year (14-15) - how many hours do I need to meet the Superintendent's Challenge?
A: 100 - New students 50 hours per year from the enrollment date.
Q: I'm an incoming freshman - when do I start accruing hours for the Superintendent's Challenge and how many hours will I need by April of my senior year?
A: July 1 of your freshman year and 200 hours by your senior year.
Q: What paperwork do I need?
A: You'll need to fill out an application (one time) and community service logs (as needed). All paperwork is on the Superintendent's Challenge webpage.
Q: Who is my advisor?
A: An advisor is any adult (teacher, principal, counselor, coach) at your school.
Q: Can I start accruing hours without my advisor?
A: Yes - please find your advisor as soon as school starts so they can sign off on your application and community service log.
Q: What are the submission deadlines and who do I turn my paperwork in to?
A: Deadlines are noted on the application and the community service logs. After your advisor signs off on your application and/or community service logs, please send them to Julia Scotto (email@example.com) in the District Office.
Beginning July 1, 2013, Dr. Burdick opened up this challenge to Sonoran Trails Middle School Students. STMS students may begin logging their community service hours July 1, 2014 for the 2014-15 school year. 7th graders who accumulate 25 hours by May 2015 will receive a certificate of achievement - 8th graders who accumulate 25 hours by May 2015 will receive a community service pin and certificate of achievement.
Beginning July 1, 2014, Dr. Burdick is opening up the Superintendent's Challenge to all 5th and 6th grade elementary school students. Elementary students may begin logging their community service hours July 1, 2014 for the 2014-15 school year. Accumulate 15 hours by May 2015 and receive your Superintendent's Challenge Certificate of Achievement.
Do you have additional questions? Contact Julia Scotto at firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-575-2016
Arizona Musicfest: www.azmusicfest.org/getinvolved/volunteer
Valley of the Sun United Way: www.vsuw.org
Desert Foothills YMCA: http://valleyymca.org/volunteerism.cfm
Foothills Caring Corps.: http://foothillscaringcorps.com
Carefree*Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce:
A Peek at the Peak (The Peak) online magazine: email@example.com
Community Service Log
Questions - contact Julia Scotto at firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-575-2016