Student Service Learning

Coordinator:  Mrs. Sofinowski  
Phone: 443-809-7644
Library Media Center

Students must complete an Independent Project Form and submit it to Mrs. Sofinowski in the library.  If the form is incomplete, it will be returned to the student.

Additional forms are available in the library media center

Upcoming Opportunities

New Town High seeks 600+ volunteers to help pack meals for those in need

What: More than 600 volunteers are sought to join New Town High School students and UPS at a Saturday, Oct. 19, meal packing event for
Feed My Starving Children. Volunteers, who are welcome to participate as individuals or as family/faith/school teams, are asked to register online for two-hour slots. The goal of the event is to pack more than 101,000 meals for children in need around the world. This is the second year for New Town students in the International Studies Magnet Program, along with adult teachers and parents, to participate in the UPS Mobile Packing Event. Last October, with 260 volunteers, UPS and New Town High packed 101,088 meals.

Fashion Rocks Autism is in need of volunteers on Friday Nov. 8, 2019 from 7-11PM.
Please see the attached flyer for more information.

The Maples Towson
, an assisted living facility, is looking for student volunteers to assist in their activities and events. If you are interested, please email Stefanie for more information about how to get started.


Greenfield Senior Living, in Cockeysville, MD, is looking for students to help:

  •       playing various games like Bingo, Bowling and the like
  •       assisting with manicures
  •       reading to an elderly resident
  •       performing any type of musical talent, dance talent, artistic talent or dramatic talent
  •       simply  being a friend or companion to someone in their senior years
  •       assisting with a craft project

If you are interested, please contact Karen Clabby, Program Coordinator, Greenfield Senior Living, at email or by telephone at (410) 683-2400.  


Directory for Service Learning Projects

Service Learning FAQs

Curricular Connections Select courses in our middle and high schools include service-learning projects that offer ten (10) hours of service-learning credit for each student. American Government is the exception and includes a fifteen (15) hour service-learning project.
The countywide infusion plan is as follows:

Grade 6: Language Arts,  Social Studies, Technology Education (where offered), Health

Grade 7: Art,  Family and Consumer Sciences (where offered), Technology Education (where offered)

Grade 8: Science, Health, Family Studies (where offered)

High School: English 9, American Government (15 hours), Earth Systems, Technology Education