April 18-22 is Community Service Week
Tri-Rivers Community Service Project – Making a Difference 4/22/2022
A letter from Building Principal Chris Solis to TRCC Families:
We hope all is well with you and your family. We wanted to communicate to our TRCC families that our students will be completing Community Service this Friday, April 22nd. The purpose of the activity is to learn to always give back to their community to serve others in making a difference. We require all Full-Time students to participate in this activity and attendance will be taken at each project site. Please dress appropriately for the day and be prepared for possible weather.
Tri-Rivers enrollment encompasses 9 associate schools. Our Level 1 (Juniors) and Level (Seniors) students will be participating in projects located in their communities. We are excited about this first time event that we would like to take place annually at this time. Here is a list of our Associate Schools and their community service project(s):
Mount Gilead – Level 1 and Level 2 Students – Report to the Mount Gilead Administration Building 145 North Cherry Street beginning at 8:15-8:30 am. Completing projects in the Village.
Cardington – Level 1 and Level 2 Students – Report to Cardington High School and you will walk/be transported to the Municipal Building and working at Legion Park at 8:15 am.
Highland – Level 1 and Level 2 Students – Report to Highland High School by 8:00 am. Students will be working on the school grounds with the Horticulture Club.
River Valley – Level 1 and Level 2 Students – Report to one of the following LOCATIONS (proper location is being shared with students)
- River Valley High School/Middle – Working at the school mulching, painting, and cleaning around school property. Report by 8:15 am
- Baseball/Softball Complex on Route 309 – Raking fields, and cleaning the park area. (12 students have been chosen for this project). Report by 8:15 am
- City Parking Lot A (corner of Prospect and Church) – completing city projects (20 RV students have been chosen for this project) Transportation provided at Tri-Rivers and report by 8:00 am. Student drivers need to report to Parking Lot A by 8:15 am.
- Center Street Community Health Center 136 W. Center St. – cleaning and landscaping property. (Level 2 Student Drivers have been chosen and need to report by 8:15 am).
Elgin – Level 1 and Level 2 Students – Report to Elgin High School by 8:00-8:15 am. You will be reporting to one of the following LOCATIONS (proper location is being shared with students)
- Elgin High School – cleaning school grounds, setting up for Elgin Relays, baseball game, softball game, cleaning admin. building (35 students have been chosen for this location).
- New Bloomington for Village and Park clean up/painting and report by 8:00-8:15 – (12 student drivers have been selected for this project)
Pleasant – Level 1 and Level 2 Students – Report to Pleasant High School by 8:45 am in the front of the building. (Location is being shared with students). Mulching and Landscaping around the schools.
Ridgedale – Level 1 and Level 2 students – Report to Ridgedale High School by 8:15-8:30 am. Non-drivers will be transported to the Morral Park Washburn and Brown Park Northeast Street Morral, Ohio 43337. Drivers can meet at the park. Project activities include painting and cleaning up the park area.
Marion Harding Level 2 Students – you will be selected to go to 1 of three elementaries (Specific location is being shared with students). Non-drivers will ride their traditional morning route to Tri-Rivers. At around 8:15 am they will be transported from Tri-Rivers to their specific location to one of the following schools. Drivers can report to their specific location by 9:00 am.
- George Washington Elementary (400 Pennsylvania Ave.) – 15 students have been assigned to work on raised garden beds and cleanup around the school.
- Taft Elementary (1000 Robinson Ave.) – 10 students have been assigned to work on raised garden beds and cleanup around the school.
- Harrison Elementary (625 Brightwood Drive) – 15 students have been assigned to work on raised garden beds and cleanup around the school.
Marion Harding Level 1 Students – students have been selected to go to 2 locations for the day. Non-drivers will ride their traditional morning route to Tri-Rivers. At around 8:15 am they will be transported from Tri-Rivers to their specific location to one of the areas. Drivers can report to their specific location by 8:30 am.
- City Parking Lot A (Corner of Prospect and Church) – 39 students have been assigned to complete city projects.
- Marion County Sheriff’s Office (100 Executive Drive Marion, Ohio) – 10 student drivers have been assigned to work on projects with deputies. Arrive by 8:15 am.
North Union – Level 1 and Level 2 Students – students have been selected to go to the following locations (specific location will be shared with the students):
- Richwood High School – 20-25 students will arrive at North Union High School cafe at 8:15 am for details. Students will be going to Richwood Lake and Park Clean Up.
- Magnetic Springs baseball field – 23353 OH-37, Marysville, OH 43040. Arrive at 9:00 am for field clean up. (10-15 students)
- Richwood Fairgrounds – 1 Gill St. Richwood, OH 43344. Clean up for facilities (15-20 students)
Home school students / Non Associate School Students / Part-Time students – Level 1 and Level 2 Students – please arrive at Tri-Rivers during normal school hours. . You will be working on projects around our school.
★★ If you are not a part-time student (Homeschool students and non Associate School Students) please arrive at Tri-Rivers during your normal school hours at 8:15 am start.
★★ If you are a part-time student who normally attends in the morning please arrive at Tri-Rivers at 8:15. If you are a part-time student who normally attends in the afternoon please arrive at normal time.
- Is this MANDATORY? – Yes and we will be taking attendance for the events. It will be counted as an unexcused absence if the student does not participate and could result in loss of credit and truancy issues.
- If my child is sick for this event how do I report their absence? Please send an email to
- Will lunch be available for the students? Students will either be fed at their location with pizza or school issued bag lunches.
- What if the event ends early? Student drivers will be released and can go home. Bus riders can leave if transportation is provided or they will have to be transported by their Associate High School.
- How will we know if the event is CANCELED? You will receive a school text alert from Tri-Rivers in which we would ask for the students to report to school for their traditional school day.
- What if I have a Work Based Learning Student? We would ask for those students to participate as much as possible in their school sponsored projects and then leave for their scheduled work.
7. How will I know specifically where my child will be located for their Service Project if there are multiple projects sponsored by the school? A school text alert will be sent to the students prior to Friday.