Community Service

As part of Not in Our Schools Week, Paly students will create social impact and change at the 6th Annual Paly Service Day Thurs., April 23rd, benefiting more than 40 local organizations and causes. Activities take place on campus during lunch and off campus with an optional field trip. Field trip sign-up deadline is Tuesday, April 14th (limited space available, permission slip required). ALL students are invited to participate. Give back to the social causes you care about. 6 hours of FUN service for field trip participants, free pizza lunch and FUN for on-campus lunchtime participants. 50 PARENT CHAPERONES, DONATIONS NEEDED! Please see these links:

Working toward your goal for Social Change and meaningful community service? Forms (see below) & reflection were due Friday, March 6th. Next award period deadline will be Friday, August 31st. Questions? Email Ms. Owen: Drop-in office are Mon.-Fri. 11am-1pm, or by appointment. (New office hours will be posted for 4th quarter, starting 4/13.)

Paly Vikings contribute an average of 40,000 hours of service to more than 200 community benefit organizations each year. See the Get Involved website for ideas to match your interests, aptitudes, and passions to a cause-related learning activity.

Get Involved Website: Resources for Students, by Students (Click on top of website for links to Twitter & Facebook pages.)

Community Service Opportunities Calendar

Congratulations! Fall Presidential Volunteer Service Award Recipients


Forms to document your service hours:

  • REQUIRED: Cover Sheet updated 2-24-14 (Write at top>> "Spring 2015")
  • REQUIRED: Hours Verification Form updated 2-24-14
  • REQUIRED: President's Award Application updated 2-24-14
  • REQUIRED: 1-2 page reflection on your favorite volunteer activity. Guiding questions: What made this experience meaningful to you? What did you gain from this experience? How would this organization/activity appeal to other students? Why is this cause/organization important to you?


Apr 15, 2015

Make a Change, 6th Annual Paly Service Day during Not in Our Schools Week

Parent chaperones & donations desperately needed!


Owen, Christina Community Service, Career Advisor