Western Dubuque High School at Epworth
Address: 302 5th Ave. SW | Epworth , IA 52045
Phone: (563) 876-3442
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Approved Activities

Below is a list of approved activities that are acceptable to be used towards the 120 hours of community service while in high school. Students can also earn community service hours by being involved in high school leadership activities, excluding sports, up to a maximum of 15 hours per year.

All students must have completed the required number of approved and documented volunteer service hours starting the first day of their freshmen year and ending May 1st of their senior year. It is the student's responsibility to submit their community service hours each year by using the Reporting Hours link on the right of this page.


 Acceptable Activities

 Unacceptable Activities

 Church/Religious Activities

·         Teaching Bible School

·         Mission Trips

·         Church Dinners

·         Nursery Help

·         Activities involved in a religious service or ritual (i.e. Mass Server, Choir, Scripture Reading)        

 Community Agency or Event

·         Lake Iowa Activities

·         Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast

·         Kiwanis Tree Sales

·         Nursing Home/Hospital Volunteering

·         Flags in the Park

·         Practicums or Internships

·         Job Shadows

 Nonprofit Organization or Charity 

·         Fundraisers for organizations

·         Blood Drives



                        ·    Clean up after ball                           games/dances

·   Set Building for drama

·    Tutoring-JH WIN

·    PALS Fun Night

·    Providing community

     service through school

     clubs and organizations or

     classes such as:

·    Student Council - 15 per      year

·    Service Learning - 

      10 per year (not per


         ·   FBLA Leadership - 15 per                 year

         ·   TriM Leadership - 15 per                  year

·         Music or Athletic Practices

·         STUDCO required activities

·         NHS required activities

          ·     Sports team caption  


·          If you have questions or ideas talk to your school principal or designee.

·         Helping relatives

·         Service which is court ordered or discipline requirement

·         Unsupervised Activities

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