Notre Dame High School has a long-standing tradition of educating and developing compassionate Christian women. Through service to others, we are answering the Gospel call to “do unto others as we would have them do unto us”. When we serve others, we truly are serving the body of Christ. NDHS believes that service to others is not an option, but a requirement for living the Christian life.
As a school sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, we follow their mission and values of serving women, youth and the poor. Notre Dame High School's Christian Service Program reflects the values of unity in diversity, community, global justice and responsibility. The program encourages students to reach outside of themselves and their comfort zones to serve and meet those in need and to transform the world around them.
Goals of the Christian Service Program
The student will be able to learn how she can use her gifts to make a difference in the world.
The student will become reflective, grow in compassion, and respond to the needs of the people of God.
The student will recognize the injustice in her own community and beyond.
The student will realize that it is in giving that she receives; that in reaching out she herself is helped.
The student will learn to reflect on social situations and to bring a Christian message of hope to others.
Requirements of the Christian Service Program
Notre Dame students are required to earn 75 hours of Christian Service to graduate. If a student transfers to Notre Dame, 20 hours per academic year at NDHS is required. By the beginning of senior year, 60 hours of service must be completed. Service hours are approved and recorded by the campus minister.
Notre Dame High School uses MobileServe to track student participation in our service program. MobileServe makes it easy to document and verify students’ impact, as well as help match them with volunteer opportunities in their community. They must enter the following: total hours, volunteer location, category as “SERVICE”, tell their story about the work, supervisor name and email (the person actually overseeing the work that will sign) and supervisor’s signature. No need to attach photos or location, but you are more than welcome to attach photos if you have any!
For any new NDHS students, you will create your MobileServe account with the Campus Minister, Mrs. Panasiewicz.
For current NDHS students who have already created a MobileServe account with Mrs. Panasiewicz, click here to login.