Volunteerism/Hastings K.I.D.S (Kids Involved Doing Service)
"Giving kids clothes and food is one thing but it's much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important, and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use it in the service of other people."-- Dolores Huerta
Hastings K.I.D.S (Kids Involved in Doing Service) is a venture of the Hastings Youth Council whose mission is to not only to help others in our community but also to teach our youth important life skills that will aid them in their academic education and in their future careers. Hastings K.I.D.S was initially founded in 2010 to provide access to local service opportunities for Hastings youth. The venture has recently significantly been enhanced by the designation of Hastings KIDS as an official school club at HHS with Mr. Josh Blum serving as faculty advisor.
The Hastings KIDS representatives also serve as student liasons to the Hastings Youth Council and attend a regular monthly meeting the last Sunday of each month (with a summer break).
12th grade liason: Emily Penner and Alex Weitzman
11th grade liasons: Chloe Caraballo and Jonathan Amaral
10th grade liasons: Raneen Badaan, Josh Thigpen, and Luisa Scioscia
9th grade liasons: Catie Cho, Jonah Sills