Service Hours
Below is general information regarding service hours for parents:
  • Each family is responsible for completing a total of 20 hours of service to OCS per school year. 
  • The PTO and Office Staff will help keep track of service hours through Sycamore and Service Cards. 
  • Transferring of hours to friends and/or family is not permitted. 
  • OCS teachers and staff are exempt from completing service hours.
Valid service hour opportunities include:
  • Chaperoning a class field trip at the request of the teacher. A chaperone should not have extra children (not in the class) attending the field trip 
  • Attending Parent Workshops 
  • Assisting a teacher at school or home, depending on the teacher’s request 
  • Assisting with approved school activities or PTO activities 
  • Attending PTO meetings 
  • Serving as a Classroom Coordinator (Homeroom Parent) 
  • Taking your child to the library or museum (Max 2 hours per location with proof) 
  • A charge of $15 will be applied at the end of the school year for every uncompleted hour