Every student who enters secondary school in grade 9 after September 1999 must complete 40 hours of community involvement as part of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma.
The purpose of Mandatory Community Involvement is to encourage students to develop an understanding of the various roles they can play in their community and to help them develop a greater sense of belonging within the community.
Students may choose to help their community, their neighbours, or their school. Community involvement:
Sponsors in the Community
Parents / Guardians
Secondary School Principals
The activities listed below are approved by Trillium Lakelands District School Board for completion of the community involvement requirement:
Remember — you must discuss with the principal/admin head any activities not listed above before they are started in order for them to count toward the 40 hour total.
Ineligible activities are activities that:
In addition to the Ministry of Education’s list of ineligible activities Trillium Lakelands District School Board does not permit the following: