Important Message Center

SENIORS: 75 hours are still required for graduation…no waivers.

                  MAY 1 deadline for forms

Others:  JUNE 1 deadline for forms

ALL: Check here OFTEN for new opportunities.

         Use the online form found here.

         Include email/phone info for Adult Supervisor (not a relative)

**NEW:    CCPS Service Learning Site

Directions for viewing your Service Learning Hours in Home Access:                                     

  • Log into Home Access.
  • Go  to Grades
  • Select Test Scores.
  • Scroll to the bottom to find all approved Service Learning Hours.
  • You will then need to add them up as it does not total them.
  • A total does appear on Report Cards.


Not sure if something will count?  Email Ms. Renshaw BEFORE you complete the service 

REMEMBER: Doing things (yardwork, snow removal, etc.) for an individual or For Profit business-do NOT qualify

Use  the ONLINE form - link found below.

Within 1 year of completing service go to this link and complete the form:

Be sure to include the name of the Supervising Adult (not a relative) and current email and phone number.

*Please use the online form on our website & include contact information for the supervising adult (cannot be a parent).  Do NOT email hardcopies of forms. 

*As always, forms must be submitted within 12 months of the end of service.

*It is still strongly recommended that students serve through advocacy and indirect service and to only serve directly if it follows the Governor’s orders and the CCPS Guidelines. There may be a pre-planning requirement (planning time counts for total SL time).

*Please be aware that activities such as, yardwork, babysitting and helping younger students with virtual learning for neighbors or family, do not qualify as MSDE service learning.  Assisting individuals (non-family) must be sponsored by a non-profit organization such as SGA, National Honor Society, school club, Boys and Girls Club, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, church group, etc.

* You can check your service learning hours in Home Access under Test Scores Summary—Scroll down to the end and add them up.

Fill out your Service Learning Forms online!  

Go to will need the supervising adult's email/phone number for verification and final approval.  

Students need to be sure to enter the correct AD Username and school when submitting Service Learning Forms online.  The AD Username is 3 letters followed by 4 numbers and is used to log onto school computers.   If you submitted forms online over the summer, please go back and check that you entered the proper AD Username, as the form cannot be verified and approved without it.  Contact Ms. Karen Renshaw, Service Learning Coordinator, if you have any questions. 

If you have trouble with this online page,  contact CCPS Service Learning Coordinator Collen Ensor (  You may still use a paper form which can be accessed from the links below.


Community Service Brochure


Service Learning Opportunities 2020-2021 School Year

*Cards/Letters/Donations for Deployed Service Members.  Chesapeake Blue Star Mothers are partnering with America’s Warriors Care Package Projects to provide cards/letters/donations for our deployed service members. Click on the link below to see additional information.

Service Learning Hours Opportunity Cards.pdf –Guidance counselors can act as the supervising adult if you contact them in ADVANCE.

*Walk A Mile in Her Shoes-virtual walk on April 10-11 to support survivors of sexual violence in Carroll County.  Visit for more details.  Contact:

*Rita’s Closet in Westminster needs you! They give scholarships and free gowns to those who can’t afford them and sell gently used gowns at a discounted price to fund the scholarships.

Go to to complete a volunteer application. Questions? Contact Patty McGrath at 443-789-6465 or

*The LUV Michael organization, a non-profit organization based out of NYC, that provides job opportunities for adults on the spectrum after they graduate.  Students can sign up to earn service learning hours by virtually educating others about autism and spreading the word/fundraising for this organization.

*Want to make a difference?  Need Service Learning Hours?  Check out the 100 activities below:

Global Youth Service Day                        APRIL 23-25

is the largest youth service and civic action event in the world to help our communities and democracy thrive. Youth Service America calls on everyone to engage all young people and adult champions to serve, advocate, join, celebrate, or build capacity.

Choose from 100 GYSD Activity Ideas in the following categories:

  • Serve - Organize ASAP (Awareness, Service, Advocacy, Philanthropy) projects to #CracktheCrises and address 5 cascading crises (the pandemic, economic inequity, systemic racism, climate change, and threats to democracy).
  • Advocate - Amplify the voices of young activists on the issues they care about through voter registration, education, and mobilization; issue advocacy; and youth voice and leadership.
  • Join - Add service and add members to afterschool and youth development programs.
  • Celebrate - Share stories and recognize the power of youth changing the world.