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Piedmont Open IB
Middle School
1241 East 10th Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
Courier #: 497
P: 980-343-5435  |  F: 980-343-5557 
LC: Central 2
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: 6-8
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Service Learning

​​​​​​​​NEW Service Learning Website:

Visit our IBPiedmont Website linked above for important IB Service Learning information for all grade levels. This site has information about the 8th grade project and a journal link for 8th graders, and has information  and reflection logs to keep track of service hours for 6th and 7th graders

Service Learning Communication:

To receive texts about Service learning opportunities, please join our REMIND group at Enter code @8h26gb

Social Media

Vist Mrs. Thornburg's Instagram to see photos of the great IB and service happenings at #PiedmontIB

Service Learning FAQs:

    • 6th and 7th graders MAY earn service hours by helping teachers BEFORE or AFTER school. An example of this would be the Brew Tang Clan with Mr. George.

    • 6th and 7th graders MAY earn service hours by helping an 8th grader on their Community Project before or after school.

    • 6th and 7th graders MAY NOT earn service hours during the school day unless the service is part of a unit of study. There are only a couple exceptions to this which include the Piedmont Community Garden and Piedmont Recycling Crew. Others need approval from Gorman, Thornburg or Barone.

    • 6th and 7th graders MAY NOT earn service hours by paying for them in any way. Examples of this would be donating money, supplies, gift cards, etc.

    • 8th Graders MAY NOT get "EXCUSED" absences from school to work on their projects. There may be certain circumstances which can be brought to Mrs. Barone for approval, but 99% of the time it is not allowed. Please always check with her first​.

 En Espanol:

Preguntas frecuentes sobre aprendizaje de servicio:

    • Los estudiantes de 6 ° y 7 ° grado PUEDEN ganar horas de servicio ayudando a los maestros ANTES o DESPUÉS de la escuela. Un ejemplo de esto sería el Brew Tang Clan con el Sr. George. 

    • Los estudiantes de 6 ° y 7 ° grado PUEDEN ganar horas de servicio al ayudar a un alumno de 8 ° grado en su Proyecto comunitario antes o después de la escuela.

    • Los estudiantes de 6 ° y 7 ° grado NO PUEDEN ganar horas de servicio durante el día escolar a menos que el servicio sea parte de una unidad de estudio. Hay solo un par de excepciones a esto que incluyen Piedmont Community Garden y Piedmont Recycling Crew. Otros necesitan la aprobación de Gorman, Thornburg o Barone.

    • Los estudiantes de 6 ° y 7 ° grado NO PUEDEN ganar horas de servicio pagándolas de ninguna manera. Ejemplos de esto serían donar dinero, suministros, tarjetas de regalo, etc. 

    • Los alumnos de octavo grado NO PUEDEN obtener ausencias "EXCUSADAS" de la escuela para trabajar en sus proyectos. Puede haber ciertas circunstancias que se pueden presentar a la Sra. Barone para su aprobación, pero el 99% de las veces no está permitido. Por favor siempre consulte con ella primero. 

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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