The Silver Cord is a distinguished graduation award available to Urbandale High School seniors who volunteer a specific number of hours during each year of high school. Upon completion of hours, participants will receive a Silver Cord to wear on their robes at graduation in recognition of their achievements. The purpose of the Silver Cord program is to encourage students to experience the joy of giving back to their community and to be recognized for their efforts.
To earn a Silver Cord, students need to complete to complete the following by May 15 of their graduation year:
|Graduating class of 2018||150 total volunteer hours|
|Graduating class of 2019||160 total volunteer hours|
|Graduating class of 2020||160 total volunteer hours|
|Graduating class of 2021||160 total volunteer hours|
For a copy of the Hours Verification form, Hours Verification Form 2017
For a list of pre-approved organizations, click here
Click here for new volunteer opportunities
Please return your completed verification forms to the Urbandale High School Office. Each month, UCAN staff and volunteers will record your hours. You will receive a verification email periodically with an update on your hours.
Students, to review your class list of Silver Cord participants and accumulated hours, click on your appropriate class year:
Add this mobile app to your phone to access hours for yourself and classmates. Great way to see how your volunteer work is “stacking up” compared to other students at Urbandale High School! http://cs.urbandaleschools.com/~silver