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Plan seeks Douglas student service.

DOUGLAS Douglas, city, Isle of Man
Douglas, city (1991 pop. 19,950), capital of the Isle of Man, Great Britain. It is a popular resort, connected by rail to Ramsey and Port Erin, on the Irish Sea. Tourism is the chief industry.
 - Douglas High School Douglas High School (DHS) is a public secondary school in Minden, Nevada that is a part of the Douglas County School District. The school mascot is the Tiger, and the school's colors are orange and black. Their teams are known as the "Douglas Tigers.  students would be required to complete community service hours in order to graduate or participate in school activities beginning next year, pending a legal review.

Caroline Car·o·line  
Relating to the life and times of Charles I or Charles II of England.

[Medieval Latin Carol
 A. Fitzpatrick Fitzpatrick may refer to several different people or places or things: People
  • Fitzpatrick (name), a surname of Irish-origin
  • Brian Mac Giolla Phádraig (1585-c.
, a teacher at the school, presented the plan to the School Committee last week.

Beginning next year, seniors would be required to complete 10 community service hours. Requirements for juniors would be added in 2010, followed by sophomores in 2011, and freshmen in 2012. The requirement for students in those classes would be five hours a year.

Community service is "volunteering of your time to serve a cause greater than your own self-interest self-in·ter·est
1. Selfish or excessive regard for one's personal advantage or interest.

2. Personal advantage or interest.

," Mrs. Fitzpatrick said. Community service work must be unpaid with no academic credits.

Students who do not meet their yearly requirement would not be allowed to participate in school-related activities, and seniors failing to meet the requirements would not graduate, she said.

At the request of member Scott Yacino, the School Committee decided to have the town's legal counsel review the policy for any liability issues.

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Title Annotation:LOCAL NEWS
Publication:Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)
Date:Dec 10, 2008
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