Community Service Program


Give back to your community by participating in a variety of volunteer events, earning community service hours and maybe even a Varsity letter for Community Service and a medallion for graduating seniors!

The mission of the Kell High School Character Education and Community Service Program (CSP) is to encourage students to become civic-minded through engagement in community service projects which benefit the community through Kell High School and prepare students our students to be well-rounded individuals.

Acceptable projects and volunteer hours submitted for recognition will include the following:

  • Projects which are sponsored by a Kell club/organization. These hours can be verified by the club/organization's sponsor with their signature.
  • Projects which are sponsored by Kell High School. These hours can be submitted and verified by Kell faculty or staff members who are present at the function or event.
  • Projects worked on outside of Kell High School but are confirmed as assisting or benefiting the community. These hours can be submitted and verified by an adult supervisor who is present at the function or event.
  • Hours not included are hours devoted to monetary or material gain, academic credit in a class, meeting or practice time for clubs or organizations and competitions.

For the 2020-2021 School Year

  • Students will need to complete 50 hours of Community Service each year in order to meet the requirement for recognition. Required hours are to be completed and submitted to Mr. Needle by the second Friday in January for 1st semester and the last Friday in April for 2nd semester.
  • A total of 10 hours may be submitted from one activity (i.e. Shop with a Longhorn).
  • A total of 15 hours may be submitted from activities from outside of Kell High School sponsorship. These hours are subject to verification prior to being accepted. (i.e. Tutoring, Volunteering with special needs children)
  • Students in 9th - 12th grade will be recognized at Honors Night in May. Seniors will also be recognized at Graduation with a Community Service Medallion.
  • Students may submit a total of 15 hours from summer volunteering opportunities

Cumulative Hours over the student's 4 years are totaled for CSP recognition:

** 9th graders=50 hours, 10th graders=100 hours, 11th graders=150, 12th graders=200

If you have any questions or concerns, stop by and see Mr. Needle in Admin 4. Check out the bulletin board at the top of the cafeteria stairs for information and opportunities to serve. Thank you in advance for the time you give back to our community.