Hermosa Valley Launches School Service Points

Josh Marer, a Hermosa Valley School student, writes about the school's new program that awards students for service.

Editor’s Note: Hermosa Valley School’s sixth grade journalism class is using the Patch blog to post some of their work under the guidance of teacher Christine Duclos.

By Josh Marer

Are school service points a good idea?  

Mrs. Escalante, the , announced to sixth-eighth homeroom teachers that there will be a School Service Points program.

School Service Points is a process that requires service by students for helping teachers and school staff or other students.  

You must have five points or more to do outdoor education programs, and you also have to have ten points by the end of the year.

Third grade teacher Mrs. Murphy says, "I appreciate the extra help I am receiving these days."

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