Community Service

 

At UMS-Wright, we believe that service is more than an action, it is a lifestyle.  We work hard to promote a campus culture that integrates serving others as a core value.  We provide campus wide service opportunities that all of our students and faculty can be a part of to help further this sense of responsibility to our community.  Students are given opportunities to obtain service hours to various local, state, national, and international organizations and communities.  Students in grades 5-8 are recommended to complete a minimum of 15 hours of community service annually. Students in grades 9-12 are recommended to complete a minimum of 20 hours of community service annually. The number of service hours achieved, as well as the failure to accomplish the recommended number of service hours, will be indicated on each student's high school transcript.  While students in grades K4-4 do not have their service hours recorded, they are provided opportunities to serve through various field trips and class projects that helps to create a foundation of putting others before yourself.  

 

Students with a strong desire to not only meet the recommended number of service hours, but to go beyond and/or any student who is looking to be more involved in the leadership of service activities is strongly encouraged to join the Key Club for upper school and the Junior Optimist for middle school. These are our primary school service clubs.

Community service opportunities can be found through any and all of the following ways: our service clubs, on the Service Haiku page for each student, by signing up for the UMS-W Service REMIND app, and/or in the Student Ministries and Service office.

 

Upper School Service Clubs

 

KEY CLUB

Sponsor: Tiffany Chapman

This is the primary service club at UMS-Wright.  This club both leads and participates in monthly service opportunities.  It is sponsored by the Kiwanis Clubs of America.  Click here for more information on the Key Club. 

YELLO CLUB (You Enable Love, Loving Others)

Sponsor: Stephanie Martin 

This is a club inspired by the life of Krisanna Roberts.  By showing love to others on a daily basis, Krisanna caused a chain reaction of kindness that was felt throughout the entire UMS-Wright school community.  This club seeks to continue this legacy through random acts of kindness and service to others.

GEMS

Sponsor: Michael Schultz (Groups are parent lead; Organized by single or combined grade levels)

Girls Enrichment Ministry - Christian based group for girls that meets to encourage each other's faith as well as to live out their faith through community service projects. 

 

Middle School Service Clubs

 

JUNIOR OPTIMIST CLUB

Sponsors: Gina McPhillips

This is the primary middle school service club.  This organization sponsored by Optimist Club International and helps set the tone for service in our middle school.

ENVIRONMENT CLUB

Sponsor: Robin Freeman and Tanya Dixon

Students commit to take care of all recycling for the middle and lower school.

YELLO CLUB (You Enable Love, Loving Others)

Sponsor: Dana Stewart

This is a club inspired by the life of Krisanna Roberts.  By showing love to others on a daily basis, Krisanna caused a chain reaction of kindness that was felt throughout the entire UMS-Wright school community.  This club seeks to continue this legacy through random acts of kindness and service to others.

GEMS

Sponsor: Michael Schultz (Groups are parent lead; Organized by single or combined grade levels)

Girls Enrichment Ministry - Christian based group for girls that meets to encourage each other's faith as well as to live out their faith through community service projects. 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Schultz

Community Service Director

mschultz@ums-wright.org

 

 

Community Service Form

 

 

 

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