‚ÄčThe deadline for SSL hours to be recorded for the Superintendent’s SSL Award (75 hours by 8th grade) is Thursday, March 31st. If you want to be considered for this special award, you MUST turn in your SSL forms by Thursday, March 31st.

Be sure to listen to announcements and check back here for important deadlines.
SSL Coordinators: Lelah Wilkerson & Danielle Murray
SSL Full Details are now available in Student/ParentVUE - parents and students can now see each of the detailed entry lines from their student's full SSL record. Updated directions are available at the following link: https://bit.ly/SSLonVUE

SSL Information

SSL Deadlines

  • Service completed during the summer – recommended by the last Friday in September 
  • Service completed during the summer and 1st semester – recommended by the first Friday in January
  • Service completed during the summer, 1st semester, and 2nd semester to be recognized for the Superintendent’s SSL Award – recommended by the first Friday in April
  • Service completed during the summer, 1st semester, and 2nd semester – REQUIRED by the first Friday in June  

SSL Opportunities

MCPS Art Contest for MS SSL Award - Deadline: April 22, 2022 - MCPS is looking to replace the artwork on the current Superintendent's Student Service Learning Award for middle school students! The winning artwork will be printed on this year’s Superintendent's SSL Award certificates. Interested students may find contest guidelines and requirements at the following link.
April 2022 SSL Opportunities (click link for list)
Additional Upcoming Opportunities:

SSL Opportunities with 2022 ELO Summer Programs

  • The Division of Title 1 is excited to announce the return of student volunteers for the 2022 ELO Summer Programs.
  • The program runs from July 6 to August 5, Monday through Friday, for 4.5 hours per day. 
  • Student volunteers are welcome to utilize MCPS bus transportation provided to program participants, and volunteers will be provided breakfast and lunch daily, free of charge.
  • The window to register as a volunteer will be open from April 11 to June 6. Registration will take place on a first come, first served basis.
  • Student volunteers may only register for one location.
  • All student volunteer opportunities will be posted on the Montgomery County Volunteer Center website, available at this link starting on April 11.

SSL Awards

  • Any middle school student who has submitted documentation to show the completion of 75 SSL hours by April 1, 2022, will receive the Superintendent's SSL Award.
  • More Information about SSL Awards

Summer SSL Pre-Approval Requests

If you are looking to get pre-approval for service over the summer, follow the steps listed below:

MCPS SSL Guidelines

  • The Girl Scout Council Of The Nation's Capital  and The Boy Scouts Of America, National Capital Area Council are MCPS SSL approved organizations as indicated on the Montgomery County Volunteer Center website:  
  • MCPS students may earn SSL hours for the approved activities that are listed in this organization’s profile in the “SSL Not Recruiting” section at the bottom of the page. Only service activities that benefit the greater community are eligible for SSL hours. Any troop activities that exclusively benefits a troop (such as den/troop meetings, recognition events, team building activities, or supporting other local troops) are not eligible for SSL hours.

Wilson Wims ES SSL Opportunities

Wilson Wims ES uses a lot of SSL kids for their events! Sign up if you are interested in volunteering at their events using the link provided: http://www.wwespta.org/#!ssl-sign-up/lnz66