CHS Varsity Letter in Community Service

Students who volunteer an additional 150 hours or more of approved volunteer/ community service in a year may be eligible to earn a CHS Varsity Letter – the same letters as those earned by athletes and musicians.

GRADE 12 = 170 Hours Total (20 Hours Required + 150 Hours Additional)

GRADE 11 = 165 Hours Total (15 Hours Required + 150 Hours Additional)

GRADE 10 = 160 Hours Total (10 Hours Required + 150 Hours Additional)

GRADE   9 = 155 Hours Total   (5 Hours Required + 150 Hours Additional)

STUDENTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS (NO EXCEPTIONS ALLOWED):

Must be a Curtis High School student in grade 9, 10, 11 or 12

Must meet the 2.0 GPA minimum requirement (cumulative GPA end of first semester 2019/2020)

Must complete an additional 150 volunteer/community service hours or more between May 2, 2019 through May 1, 2020

Must have at least 50 hours completed in Pierce County, Washington

Students can NOT include hours used to fulfill the annual CHS graduation requirement: 5 hours for 9th / 10 hours for 10th / 15 hours for 11th / 20 hours for 12th

ALL hours must meet the required CHS volunteer/community service guidelines for approved activities, as outlined on the CHS Volunteer Service Requirements

All volunteer/community service hours must be entered, verified and approved in x2vol no later than May 1, 2020

After May 1, 2020, a
FINAL REVIEW and FINAL APPROVAL will be completed by the CCRC to re-verify that all volunteer hours meet the guideline requirements for approved activities (even if the hours were already approved in x2vol)

Students are required to submit the online CHS VARSITY LETTER IN COMMUNITY SERVICE APPLICATION no later than 11:59pm on
May 1, 2020 

Students who apply for the CHS Varsity Letter in Community Service will automatically be considered for the CHS Service Award in Community Service.  (These students are not required to complete the CHS Service Award in Community Service application.)


Additional Questions? Please contact:

Michael Tompkins, CHS College & Career Readiness Counselor (CCRC)

Email: mtompkins@upsd83.org