North Boone

North Boone High School

17823 Poplar Grove Rd
Poplar Grove, IL 61065
815-765-3316 (Fax)
Mr.Marc Eckmann, Principal

Community Service Graduation Requirement

Community Service is no longer a graduation requirement for North Boone High School Students.
However, students can earn up to 1.0 credit on their transcript. For every 40 hours of community service turned in, .25 (one quarter) credit will be awarded.

Community Service Contacts

Jodie Embry
Ext. 9423

Melissa Ford
Ext. 9556

Service Opportunities

Please refer to the daily student announcements, and school email for community service opportunities.

Click here to download Pre-Approved Community Service organizations 

Community Service Forms

Pre-Approval Form

Verification Form

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How many hours may I collect landscaping and cleaning up North Boone School District Properties?
A: 5 hours per student

Q: What counts as community service?
A: Community service is volunteer work performed for a non-profit organization or individual or group in need. It must be done for neither money nor credit. It also must be performed outside of school hours. Any administrator or the community service adviser will determine eligibility on a case by case basis. Volunteering cannot be done for a family member.

Q: When can I get started on Community service?
A: The start of the summer after 8th grade graduation.

Q: How can I get started on community service?
A: Check out the pre-approval list on the website for places to work. Call or email the contact person listed with the place of work. Ask the community service adviser for places to volunteer. Ask your church, community, or other places if they need volunteers.

Q: How do I know how many community service hours I have?
A: Community service hours are now listed on each progress report and report card, which are both mailed out quarterly

Q: Can I do more than 40 hours?
A: The more you do, the better

Q: What is a verification sheet?
A: This form is used to verify the hours that the students did work. They must be filled out completely before they are considered complete. It is important to bring this to your volunteer location so that the supervisor can sign it. The community service advisor will call to verify the hours as well.

Q: Where do I pick up verification sheets?
A: There is an attachment on the website of this document. Please print it off and fill it out. You may also get it from the main office of the high school or directly from the community service adviser.