Falcon Community Service
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Falcons Commit to Serving Others— Love the Work!ESak@birmingham.k12.mi.us or at 248-203-3509During their years at Groves, students are encouraged to engage in service learning and community service projects. By becoming involved, students directly experience the benefits of community connection and good citizenship-- specifically the positive effects giving back has on mental and physicial health.During their junior or senior years, health class students are asked to complete 10 hours of service during the trimester.Other student organizations and clubs also require or encourage service learning and/or community service commitments such as our Experiential Learning course, National Honor Society, Groves Student Congress (GSC), Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Student Ambassadors and the Interact Club.Additionally, many independent clubs, programs, classes and athletic teams create their own service projects in relationship to their focus and intent. Some examples are voter registration campaigns, Capstone projects and days of service.Finally, the entire school comes together to support an annual Charity Week filled with service events, fundraising and other efforts as organized by GSC.
Apply to become a 2020 BPS Summer Camp Teen Volunteer. Click here: Teen Camp Volunteer Application
Click here for an additional resource list of virtual community service opportunities provided by Youth Service America: https://ysa.org/covid/
For a community service form click here: Service Form
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Below are just some of many community service highlights happening in and outside the Groves Community.
Groves Student Congress coordinates many blood drives throughout the year.
Groves Interact Club helps at the Arden Court Memory Care's Mardi Gras celebration.
Mr. VanErman's class was visited by Birmingham City Clerk Officials to discuss new rights for Michigan Voters!
LOVE THE WORK!
Interact is a Rotary-sponsored service club that gives students an opportunity to participate in fun and meaningful service projects. The Groves Interact Club meet once or twice monthly usually on Tuesday afternoons at school or in the community depending on the activities planned by a student led executive board. Interact Club is self-supporting and self-governing, thus encouraging the development of leadership skills.
*October 30th, 12:30PM at Groves with Seaholm to create craft bags, write letters, and collect magazines for Arden Court
*Wednesday, November 4th - Zoom at 3:00PM
*Wednesday, November 18th- at Groves- 3:30PM
*Wednesday, December 2nd- Zoom at 3:00PM
*Wednesday, December 9th- at Groves- 12:30PM
Want to join?! Email Mrs. Sak at ESak@birmingham.k12.mi.us for more details and for Zoom Links.
2020-2021 Officers and Advisor
Kate Petosky, Senior
Greta Wilms, Senior
Evann Oleshansky, Junior
Eve Collon, Junior
Communications and Membership:
Leah Zeman, Senior
Dylan Brown, Junior
Carter Stocker, Senior
Mr. Patrick Grady
Groves HS, Class of 1973