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  • Counseling Center

                      Counseling Center  

    Professional School Counselor - Debra Morrow  

    Registrar - Lisa Howard   

    Phone:  301.850.6361

    Fax:      301.390.5721 

    See below for Important Information from the Tall Oaks Guidance Department.

    EXAMPLES OF Student Learning Service Hours 

    Service-Learning activities must include Preparation, Action, and Reflection


    • yard work, shovel snow, work around the house
    • grocery shopping, reading the newspaper, books, etc.
    • write letters for the seniors, write a journal type documentary on their life
    • with the senior dictation the past to you
    • volunteer at the local senior center


    • tutor at the neighborhood school or day care center
    • present special programs that have a message to young children, e.g., a
    • puppet show on saying no to strangers
    • make daily calls to a latchkey student
    • serve as a homework hotline for the children in the neighborhood
    • create a special childcare day during certain time of the year, e.g., Saturday
    • before the winter holidays so parents can go shopping


    • assist city governments, or civic associations with the planting of trees,
    • flowers, or a park clean up
    • participate in the Adopt-a-Highway program
    • help out a sick neighbor by running errands, taking out the trash, bringing in
    • the mail
    • help around your place of worship-clean-up chores, teach Sunday School,
    • assist with a festival or bazaar, sing in the choir, baby-sit in the nursery
    • assist with monitoring a recycling program in your apartment or housing
    • development
    • volunteer at the library
    • coach or help out with the Boys and Girls Club
    • help with the Boys Scouts/Girl Scouts
    • help with Little League
    • work on a graffiti clean-up campaign in your community
    • help at the local nursing home, volunteer in your local hospital
    • assist with Special Community Projects-e.g., Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • celebrations, Black History Month, women’s History Month, National Heritage Hispanic Month


    • become an active member of the peer mediation and/or conflict resolution teams in your school
    • develop a plan and plant bushes and flowers around the school; decorate
    • trash containers (school colors and mascot);do grounds clean-up
    • serve as a school guide during special events
    • tutor students before/after school, or during lunch





    children come first