The project is designed to help students develop or improve a skill or performance; design or create a product, service, system or event; and investigate a career to better prepare them for further studies or employment after high school.
Students are encouraged to identify projects that match passions or interests, demonstrate stretches in their learning and connect to the community. Students may begin developing proposals in high school courses during their junior year. Students will be supported in all components of the Culminating Project as part of their high school curriculum.
The Three Required Components:
A plan that states the goals and rationale for the project with particular emphasis on the benefit of the project to self and community will be submitted and approved.
Purposes of the Proposal:
2. Field Work
Students are to complete 8 to 20 hours on a project that they have proposed. The project must benefit or connect to a community. The project should reflect the passion of the individual student exploring a new learning or service learning.
Projects will be presented to a panel of educators and community members for evaluation.
Purposes of the Presentation:
Who will help students with their Projects?
Faculty will support and guide students through the project requirements.