Delta Group Reaches Out to Community

Posted: January 14, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Magnolia Bahena, 16, Springdale High School junior, works on a spelling list Friday with George Elementary students Edward Vasquez, 8, left, and Michael Bandera, 8. Bahena is with Springdale’s Delta group, which performs various community service projects in the area, including acting as mentors to the elementary students.

Four high school students and six elementary students sat around a table playing shape bingo Friday morning in the hallway of Springdale’s George Elementary.

At A Glance

Credit For Service

Arkansas legislation passed in 1993 allows a secondary student who has completed at least 75 hours of documented community service learning, as certified by the service organization to the school, to be eligible to receive one academic credit that may be applied toward graduation.

Source: Staff Report

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