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Service Learning

Service Learning Program Description

Service to the Community is part of the mission of Notre Dame High School. The Service-learning program inspires students to follow the example of Jesus as they recognize the dignity of the human person. Notre Dame's Service-learning Program fosters commitment to a lifetime of giving to the local and global community. Service to others is expected and required. Students involve themselves in projects such as preparing daily meals for homeless children, visiting and befriending the elderly, sponsoring events for Special Olympics and other programs geared towards the needs of the disabled, working with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and numerous other collaborations with a wide variety of organizations. The opportunities are endless. Service at Notre Dame is a way of life, a cornerstone of the educational experience.

Honors Christian Service Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide students with knowledge and experience that will help them become empathetic leaders. They will work with the senior curriculum, focusing on Catholic Social Teaching and World Religions. In addition they will serve as a member of the core service leadership team responsible for planning, modeling behavior, and creating service opportunities for the greater Notre Dame community.

Mercy Corps

Thursday, October 13
ENABLE Crafts and Landscaping

Saturday, October 15
Visitation Home Crafts and Landscaping

Friday, December 9
Boys and Girls Club Holiday Party

Thursday, January 19 
Mercer Street Friends Renovation Project

Thursday, March 2 
Homefront Moms and Kids Crafts and Dinner

Number of Service Hours Required by all Notre Dame Students

Grade 9  8 Hours of Service
Grade 10  12 Hours of Service
Grade 11 12 Hours of Service
Grade 12  16 Hours of Service

ND Students Service the Community!

Service News

List of 3 news stories.

  • Notre Dame Raises $3,700 for Rescue Mission of Trenton

    Jaya Armstead, Senior Communications Intern

    Notre Dame was able to raise $3,700 for Rescue Mission of Trenton to provide 36 sleeping bag/coats created the by the Empowerment Plan for the Mercer County area.
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  • ND Senior Creates New Service Club

    Rachel Birkbeck, Senior Communications Intern
    Soup, Service, & Scripture is a new club run by ND Senior Alex Covello. Club members collect cans of soup to donate to Home Front.
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  • ND Students Provide Service Around the World

    Flannery O'Donnell, Senior Communications Intern

    This past summer, three Notre Dame senior girls traveled across the globe with the hopes of making a difference in the world. Kristie Kubala, Cara DiGiuseppe, and Morgan Kalman all experienced a new culture of the world through a program called Rustic Pathways.
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