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					Graduation Project
The Goal of the Graduation Project

-To work independently under the guidance
of a mentor to expand your learning.

-To dedicate 15-20 hours minimum
(earns a 3, 20+ hours earns a 4) on job
shadowing, physical product, performance or
service learning.
Basic Information
    *GRADUATION REQUIREMENT

*25% OF ENGLISH GRADE FOR THE YEAR

*TRANSCRIPT REFLECTS SUCCESS OR
            FAILURE.

        *FOR THE FIRST TIME
        YOU GET TO CHOOSE
  A TOPIC OF INTEREST TO EXPLORE.
Important Information
*WORK COMPLETED FOR A GRADE/CLASS WILL NOT BE

APPROVED

*HOURS COMPLETED PRIOR TO RECEIVING APPROVAL FROM

THE GRADUATION PROJECT WILL NOT BE COUNTED

TOWARD THE TOTAL HOURS.

*ADVANCED STUDIES AND MED. CAREERS EXTENSION &

APPLICATION PROJECTS MAY BE APPROVED FOR THE

BETTERMENT OF THE COMMUNITY.

*EDUCATIONAL CAMPS DO NOT QUALIFY, AS THERE IS NOT

ENOUGH INDEPENDENT LEARNING.
Getting Started
*GRADUATION PROJECT
NUMBER
-ASSIGNED AND POSTED IN YOUR JUNIOR ENGLISH

CLASSES

-THIS NUMBER MUST BE ON EVERYTHING YOU SUBMIT




*PARENT LETTER
-SIGNED AND RETURNED TO JUNIOR ENGLISH TEACHER BY JUNE


1ST.
          Forward
  Moving The Mentor
-THE PROCESS BEGINS WITH SELECTING A

MENTOR.



-IF YOU PROCEED WITHOUT A MENTOR,YOU

WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ANY WORK. IF

YOU MISS DEADLINES BECAUSE YOU DO NOT

HAVE A MENTOR,YOUR GRADE ON ANY

MISSED SEGMENTS WILL BE A DEDUCTION OF

10% PER DAY AS INDICATED BY GSC

GUIDELINES
- YOUR MENTOR CAN NOT BE
RELATED TO YOU. (GCS RULE)


-YOUR MENTOR MUST BE
ACCESSIBLE (NOT IN ANOTHER
STATE).


MENTOR MUST BE 21 OR OLDER
SUMMER CONSIDERATION

TO BE APPROVED TO COMPLETE HOURS OVER THE

SUMMER,YOU MUST TURN IN A MENTOR FORM WHERE ALL

REQUIRED INFORMATION IS PRESENT & WRITE A LETTER

OF INTENT

-THESE WILL BE REVIEWED AND YOU WILL RECEIVE

NOTICE PRIOR TO THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR TO

INFORM YOU IF YOU HAVE BEEN GRANTED PERMISSION TO

BEGIN/COMPLETE THE HOURS OVER THE SUMMER.

YOU CAN ACCESS THIS INFORMATION ON THE SCHOOL

WEBSITE “GRADUATION PROJECT-STARTER KIT”
-FROM THE STARTER KIT YOU WILL HAVE TO PRINT

THE MENTOR FORM AND HAVE YOUR MENTOR AND

PARENTS COMPLETE IT. YOU MUST ALSO SIGN IT.

FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE LETTER OF

INTENT.

-IF ON JUNE 1ST YOU TURN IN AN INCOMPLETE

MENTOR FORM AND/OR LETTER OF INTENT,YOU

WILL FORFEIT YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO CONTINUE

DURING THE SUMMER.

-YOU CAN SUBMIT TO MRS. BAER BEFORE JUNE 1ST
     By June              1st     …
-TURN IN YOUR SIGNED PARENT LETTER

-STUDENTS WHO WISH TO DO PROJECT OVER THE SUMMER.

MUST ALSO TURN IN THE COMPLETED MENTOR FORM AND

WRITE A LETTER OF INTENT BY JUNE 1ST– THESE WILL BE

REVIEWED AND YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE PRIOR TO THE END

OF THE SCHOOL YEAR TO INFORM YOU IF YOU HAVE BEEN

GRANTED PERMISSION TO BEGIN/COMPLETE THE HOURS

OVER THE SUMMER. ALL OTHERS WILL COMPLETE THESE

STEPS IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF SENIOR YEAR.
During the Summer
-YOU CAN COMPLETE YOUR HOURS IF YOU HAVE
APPROVAL.

-YOU NEED PHOTOGRAPHS TO DOCUMENT YOUR HOURS
AND YOU MUST BE IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS TO RECEIVE
CREDIT FOR THE HOURS

DOWNLOAD A DIGITAL COPY OF THE DOCUMENTATION
LOG AND DOCUMENT YOUR PROGRESS AS YOU ARE
WORKING. IT WILL BE POSTED AT THE END OF THIS
SCHOOL YEAR. THIS IS DIGITAL – COPY AND PASTE
SEVERAL OF THESE.

YES, EACH ENTRY HAS TO BE 10-12 SENTENCES. THINK OF
THE PROCEDURE SECTION AS A “HOW TO” AND THE
REFLECTION SECTION AS JOURNALING. THE REFLECTION
IS WHERE YOU REALIZE SUCCESS AND FAILURE AND MAY
GUIDE YOU TO TAKE A NEW, MORE EFFICIENT DIRECTION
THE FOLLOWING TIME YOU WORK ON YOUR PRODUCT.
IN AUGUST…
-SECURE A FACULTY
ADVISOR.

-GP COMMITTEE WILL
NOT APPROVE YOUR
FACULTY ADVISOR
UNLESS YOU HAVE A
MENTOR
YOU SHOULD KNOW…
THE RESEARCH PAPER WILL BE COMPLETED DURING THE
  FIRST QUARTER OF SENIOR YEAR; HOWEVER’,

  -PART OF YOUR SUMMER ASSIGNMENT IS TO GATHER
  THREE (3) NON-INTERNET SOURCES TO SUPPORT YOUR
  THESIS.
  *These resources are due the Tuesday after Labor Day.
  *You will receive credit for your sources. These sources can
  include:
        -Newspaper, magazine or journal articles
        -Books
        -An interview with your mentor (write down       questions
  & answers to submit)
        -Pamphlets
   Keys to Success
-SELECT A PROJECT THAT YOU ARE
ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT!
-DON’T START TOO SOON OR WAIT
UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE.
-CAREFULLY FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS
-USE CLASS TIME WISELY
-BE POSITIVE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE
 Items for Consideration
-Interests
-Possible Career may save money later

-Cost
        limitations under consideration

-Accessibility to mentor
-Volunteer with an organization
make the world around you a better place
ProjectTopic:
West African percussion instruments

Research Paper will discuss: the different types
of West African drums and the significance of
each

Product: (Tangible)
Design, build, and learn to play a specific
type of drum
                 Example
Project Topic:
Quilting

Research Paper: The meaning quilts have to
different cultures (Slaves/Underground
Railroad)

Product: (tangible)
The Quilt or Pillow showing technique
Project Topic: Running a neighborhood
Summer Camp

Research Paper can discuss the benefits of
running a home-based business OR the
psychological impact of male teen role
models for elementary school-aged boys.

Product: A digital portfolio of forms, flyers,
lesson plans, + & -, PICTURES

				
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