Pacific Beach

Middle School

An International Baccalaureate World School

Make a Difference with the Service Opportunities On the Left
 
PB Middle Video-bulletin for the latest service news.
 
Easiest Ways to Get Involved at School
Help your Classroom Teachers
Join a service-related Club at School
Donate items to PB Middle
 
Easiest Ways to Help Outside of School
Volunteer at Your Old Elementary School
If You're in Scouting or Church activities You Can Document Time
Participate in a Community Events such as a Beach Clean-up
Sponsor a Storefront Teen Shelter Dinner
  
To learn more about PB Middle service expectations and documentation click here
 
Service-related Awards, Scholarships & Contests  - Send a copy of your entry to Mrs. Sims, jsims@sandi.net for PB Middle IB Service Credit
(more opportunities are available on the menu to the left)

World We Want Foundation Grants | Deadline: Rolling

The World We Want Foundation partners with different types of organizations and schools to form teams of youth and work with them to implement their Social Action Project. With the Social Action Project, teams identify a need for change within their community, research and develop a solution, and measure the impact of their project within the community. Through the World We Want Foundation, Young Global Citizens are able to showcase and raise funds for their project online and gain skills in leadership, teamwork, and critical thinking.

Learn more: http://bit.ly/1lmsErn

Teen Ink Contests | Deadlines: RollingACMs

Since 1989, the website/magazine/book publisher Teen Ink, has invited submissions from teen writers for inclusion in its magazine. It's a great opportunity to get your work published. Here are the current categories. Cover Art—Send your best photo or artwork and it could be published on the cover of Teen Ink magazine. Nonfiction—Two winners selected every month out of the following nonfiction sections: Nonfiction, Focus/Special Issue, College Essays, Heroes, Pride & Prejudice, Health, What Matters, and Sportsl Poetry—Are you the next Maya Angelou or e.e. cummings? Serious, funny, long or short - send us your poems today! One winner selected each month! Educator of the Year— Send your nominating essay today to recognize that amazing teacher in your life, and give him or her a chance to be in the spotlight. Fiction—Fairy tales, sci-fi, horror, romance - short stories galore! Entries of all kinds are accepted throughout the year. Winner selected twice yearly. Travel & Culture—Hiking in Yosemite. Strolling through Paris. Celebrating Chinese New Year. Describe your latest cultural adventures at home or abroad. Winners selected twice a year. Environment—Hybrid cars? Required recycling? Tell us about a problem facing the planet ... and abour your solutions and ideas. Winners selected annually. Community Service Awards—What do you do to make the world a better place? Tell us about it and win $100 for your favorite charity, plus a prize for you. Winners selected annually.

Learn more at: http://www.teenink.com/Contests

WaysToHelp.org Grants | Deadline: Ongoing

WaysToHelp.org invites teens in the United States to apply for grants to fund their community service ideas across any one of 16 issue areas. You can apply for a grant, by visiting www.waystohelp.org and for any issue area, selecting "See Ways To Help" followed by "Apply for a Grant". Applications are short - just 5,000 words or less - and should summarize: how the project will involve others, who it will help, what effect it's expected to have, when it will start and how the funds will be used. Grant requests are reviewed and responded to on a monthly basis.

Learn more at: http://www.waystohelp.org

Scholastic Lexus Environmental Challenge | Deadline varies; see website.

The Scholastic Lexus Environmental Challenge program is designed to educate and empower students to take action to improve the environment. The program encourages middle and high school students to develop and implement environmental programs that positively impact their communities. Middle and high school teams comprised of 5 to 10 students and one teacher advisor are invited to participate in four initial challenges, each addressing a different environmental element -- land, water, air, and climate. Maximum Award: $75,000. Eligibility: students in grades 6-12 and their teachers. Deadline: varies.

Learn more at: http://www.scholastic.com/lexus

 
 
 
 
Match your talents, interests, or passion with a service event...or plan your own