• Service Learning
    Service-learning is an instructional strategy that combines meaningful service to the community with curriculum-based learning. Students improve their academic and civic skills by applying what they learn in school to the real world and then reflecting on the experience to reinforce the link between their service and their learning.

    (Click here for the AACPS Service Learning page)


    MSDE requires each student to complete 75 hours of student service-learning, which includes preparation, action, and reflection as a high school graduation requirement. In Anne Arundel County, all Service- Learning hours are infused into classes from Grade 5 through Grade 11.


    Specific Arundel Middle School Information
    Service-Learning at Arundel Middle School includes 30 hours of curricular integrated action through our Science classes. Your student will engage, plan, act, and reflect specifically through projects noted below to ensure this graduation requirement is completed.

    6th Grade - Clean Water PSA/Chesapeake Bay systems 

    7th Grade - Waste Reduction and Shoreline Protection

    8th Grade - Surviving Catastrophies and Eco-cities of the Future


    Preparing Our Youth for Tomorrow
    In addition to the course implementation of Service-Learning noted above, students can further their community response through Service Clubs and Organizations. At Arundel Middle School this includes: