Middle School Community Service

Middle School Due Dates

  • March 17, 2017: Registration for Virtual Competition  Submit
  • April 3, 2017: Team Competition Summaries
  • April 12, 2017: Game Design   Submit
  • April 12, 2017: Multimedia   Submit
  • April 12, 2017: RoboticsSubmit
  • April 12, 2017: Microsoft PowerPoint Community Service   Submit
  • May 5, 2015: Winners for each Competition Announced

General Information

Requirement for each school

Optional participation

  • Community Service
  • Best Team Name
  • Best Team Logo

Winners

  • We will be awarding 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for ALL award categories.
  • There will be great prizes!!!
  • Winning entries will be used for future promotion and training. Your submission gives HyperStream approval for your entries to be used for these purposes.

Middle School Community Service Competition

The community service project can be targeted at any age group and should be focused on some aspect of technology.

Judging Criteria

  • Project Concept – Technology Relevance (25%)
    • Creative project idea
    • Relevance of technology within project scope
    • Purpose of need in “community”
  • Project Implementation (25%)
    • Project organization and management
    • Promotion for project implementation
    • Success of project implementation
  • Team Involvement and Collaboration (10%)
    • Describe how each team member was involved in project – both their individual roles and collaboration as a team
  • PowerPoint Presentation (20%)
    • Clear understanding of project details
    • Visual representation (you may use video, photos, etc. in your PPT)
  • Project Feedback on completed project/improvement ideas (20%)
    • What did you learn from this project?
    • How did the “community” react to this project?
    • What did the “community” tell you they learned from this project?
    • What would you do differently with this project in the future?

Criteria

  • You can have as many club members involved in this project as you’d like.
  • A minimum of 3 students must be involved.
  • HyperStream Clubs may submit up to 3 entries for the statewide competition.
    • If you are a larger club with lots of involvement, it is encouraged to have a club contest to identify the top 3 entries for this state competition.
  • The entry must be submitted as a PowerPoint presentation.
    • You may use photos, link a video, etc. within the presentation – whatever you think is needed to tell your story.
  • The Team Submission Summary Form must accompany your entry.

Examples – To give you an idea of past community service projects:

  • Holding an IT security awareness class for the community
  • Arranging for a one-day recycling drop off point for used computers and/or other electronics
  • Volunteer to support computers and/or network for the local library

Be sure to submit your Team Competition Summaries.