Community Service

In an effort to put into practice Solebury School's philosophy of commitment to the “active concern for the greater humanity,” Community Service has become an integral part of the Solebury experience. Community Service is a priority for many students and a requirement for graduation.  

IF YOU HAVE COMPLETED COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS, PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING COMMUNITY ONLINE SERVICE FORM. CLICK HERE

 

Requirements:

 

Students from grades nine through twelve will be expected to complete ten hours per year of approved community service. Up to half of these hours may be completed on campus. Middle school students will be required to complete five hours per year. Those entering Solebury after seventh grade will not be required to make up the lost hours from previous years. Any number of hours above the required ten hours per year will count toward the next year's requirement. 

Contacts:

 

For information about Community service guidelines or opportunities contact Community Service advisors Hanna Howe, hanna@solebury.org, or Gail Acosta, gacosta@solebury.org.

What is Community Service?

 

Opportunities for community service are as diverse as our student body. Solebury's Community Service Advisors can help students find areas of service that meet their interests and priorities. Here are a few examples of ways to serve:

  • Animal lovers might volunteer at the Humane Society.
  • Athletes might work as referees or umpires for local youth groups.
  • Get involved at homeless shelters or elementary schools and be a mentor to children. 
  • Share artistic interests and talents at retirement centers, day care centers or nonprofit art centers.
  • Work at a soup kitchen or food pantry.
  • Environmentalists might work at a park, form a group to adopt a highway, or raise funds for ecological organizations such as the Audubon Society or Honey Hollow Environmental Education Center.
  • Work for the American Red Cross, local fire and emergency stations, or other emergency relief organizations.

Upcoming Events

Sat Nov 15

Love your Park service day in Philadelphia

various parks in Philadelphia
Fri Mar 06

NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITY SERVICE IMMERSION TRIP Spring Break 2015

Arizona

News List

  • Solebury Senior Earns Young Citizens Award

    Posted November 21

    Congratulations to #SoleburySchool senior Stasia Babicki for winning the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce's Young Citizens Award.

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  • Biking & Raising Money for MS

    Posted October 9

    Kudos to Solebury student Susie Lenovitz, who biked 40 miles on Sunday, October 5 as a part of the Bike MS event in New York City.

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  • Solebury Food Drive A Success!

    Posted September 22

    Many thanks to our families and staff who donated food to help local families in need.

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  • Solebury Walkers 2nd Place Earners for AIDS WALK 2014

    Posted September 11

    Over 35 walkers from Solebury School participated in FACT New Hope-Lambertville AIDS Walk on Sunday, Oct. 21

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  • Middle School Does Community Service

    Posted May 14

    Solebury Middle School traveled to Friends Village in Newtown today to do a spring cleanup and plant flowers.

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  • Fri., Jan 31-A Solebury School Student Art Exhibit

    Posted January 23

    On Friday, January 31, in support of the Bucks County SPCA, Lia D'Alessandro will bring the over 14 pieces of artwork back to campus to be on display and for sale at a Solebury School Student Art Exhibit. The event will take place in the school’s Crib at 6 p.m. and it is open to the public. Interested amateur art enthusiasts will be able to purchase the artwork that evening, and there are some fun student produced photographs and paintings.

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  • Teach2Serve Sponsored Service Trip to Moonachie,, NJ

    Posted January 30

    On Saturday, Jan. 26, 12 students accompanied Nicole Mount and Jack Murphy on a community service trip to Moonachie, NJ to insulate trailers that were flooded during Hurricane Sandy.

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