Falcons Commit to Serving Others— Love the Work!During 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.
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.
- September 8th 3:00-4:00 PM in the Commons
- October 13th 3:15-4:15 PM
Want to join?! Email Mrs. Sak at ESak@birmingham.k12.mi.us for more details
2021-2022 Officers and Advisor
Dylan Brown, Senior
Eve Collon, Senior
Evann Oleshansky, Senior
Vice Presidents/Service Projects:
Hollis Lepage, Junior
Communications and Membership:
Carter Lutz, Senior
Brooklyn Austin, Senior
Nichole Mangoba, Sophmore
Blood Drive & Flu Clinic Coordinator:
Ally Hutchison, Senior
Mr. Patrick Grady
Groves HS, Class of 1973
Mrs. Liz Sak
Community School Organizer
President's Volunteer Service Award Information
The President’s Volunteer Service Award is an opportunity to honor and recognize our students that have performed outstanding volunteer service. Students (< 16yrs of age) that have volunteered over 50 hours and students (16- 25yrs of age) that have volunteer over 100 hours from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021 may be eligible for this outstanding honor. To learn more about eligibility and awards click President's Volunteer Service. To apply please submit your Community Service Log to Liz Sak, Community School Organizer, email@example.com by April 15, 2021.
Falcon Community Service
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