SALT Serveathon

Serve Generously, Give Joyfully & Pray

The SALT Serveathon is an expression of what we value highly at Geneva: developing Christian character through service and philanthropy. SALT—Serving and Learning Together—provides the opportunity for students to learn about needs in the community and also to be Christ’s hands and feet towards meeting those needs. Each year, the school suspends its normal school day and students serve the community instead. Geneva’s SALT Serveathon mobilizes over 700 students, teachers, and parent volunteers who donate approximately 3,500 service hours to the community at over a dozen non-profit organizations throughout Central Florida.

During the SALT Serveathon, each grade is assigned its own project for the day where they are able to learn about an area of need in the community and experience how serving others really can make a difference in the world. Examples of past service opportunities include: sorting and stocking shelves at local food pantries, cleaning up local parks, planting gardens with autistic children, making seniors smile at retirement homes, packing over 10,000 meals for hungry children around the world, taking mentally handicapped adults on a bowling outing, and making teddy bears for emergency first-responders to take to children who have been in an accident. It’s a day of hard work and heart change, blessing others, and being blessed.

SALT is also an important philanthropic effort and encourages a culture of giving. Instead of selling wrapping paper or walking a 5K to raise money, we ask students to seek pledges. Prior to SALT day, they reach out to family, friends, and neighbors to ask for pledges for their day of service. Donations generate critical funds for the school’s tuition assistance program fulfilling another Geneva value: to make Christian classical education available to families who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford it. SALT raised over $150,000 (net) in 2018.

Here is where we served for SALT Serveathon 2018 (September 28)

K4: Making Teddy Bears for the Fire Department
Kindergarten: The Mayflower Retirement Community
1st Grade: Military Care Packages
2nd Grade: Blessing Bags for the Homeless
3rd Grade: Feeding Children Everywhere
4th Grade: Orlando Children’s Church
5th Grade: Rafiki Foundation
6th Grade: Second Harvest Food Bank
7th Grade: GreenUp Orlando
8th Grade: Meals-on-Wheels House Painting Project
9th Grade: Crossroads Corral
10th Grade: Crossroads Corral
11th Grade: The Arbor School of Central Florida
12th Grade: The Russell Home

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August 19, 2019
  • Grammar School Meet-the-Teacher & Info Expo

    Date: August 19, 2019 - August 19, 2019
    Time: 9:30 am- 11:00 am
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  • Upper School Tour & Explore & Info Expo

    Date: August 19, 2019 - August 19, 2019
    Time: 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm
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August 20, 2019
  • US - Special Schedule

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 7th & 8th Gr - Dialectic Dynamics

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • First Day of School

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Girls JV Volleyball Away Match vs. University

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
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  • Girls Varsity Volleyball Away Match vs. University

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 7:30 pm- 8:30 pm
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August 21, 2019
  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 21, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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August 22, 2019
  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 22, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Lower School Open House

    Date: August 22, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    Time: 6:45 pm- 8:05 pm
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August 23, 2019
  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 23, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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August 19, 2019
  • Grammar School Meet-the-Teacher & Info Expo

    Date: August 19, 2019 - August 19, 2019
    Time: 9:30 am- 11:00 am
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  • Upper School Tour & Explore & Info Expo

    Date: August 19, 2019 - August 19, 2019
    Time: 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm
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August 20, 2019
  • US - Special Schedule

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 7th & 8th Gr - Dialectic Dynamics

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • First Day of School

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Girls JV Volleyball Away Match vs. University

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 6:00 pm- 7:00 pm
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  • Girls Varsity Volleyball Away Match vs. University

    Date: August 20, 2019 - August 20, 2019
    Time: 7:30 pm- 8:30 pm
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August 21, 2019
  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 21, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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August 22, 2019
  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 22, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • Lower School Open House

    Date: August 22, 2019 - August 22, 2019
    Time: 6:45 pm- 8:05 pm
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August 23, 2019
  • 9th - 12th Gr - Rhetoric Retreat

    Date: August 21, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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  • US - A Schedule

    Date: August 23, 2019 - August 23, 2019
    Time: 12:00 am- 11:59 pm
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