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 SENIOR EXPERIENCE

Are you looking for...

A hands-on career experience?

A new "spin" on learning?

A "connected" class that incorporates technology?

The ultimate cure for Senioritis?

Are you a 21st Century Senior? 

 

 THEN WE WANT YOU!

 

What is Senior Experience?

  • A unique opportunity for a select group of students for the 2016-2017 school year.

  • A program that satisfies social studies and English requirements for the senior year.

  • Lessons that incorporate art, architecture, music, film, culture, and food.

  • Class content based on current literature and today's controversial issues.

  • Collaborative in-class projects, field trips, and guest speakers.

  • An out of school internship in a field of your choice. Some internship possibilities may include:

        Auto Repair    Education    Fashion     Medicine    Marketing   Sports Management     Web Design


HOW WILL THIS WORK?

  • Class will meet three days per week, periods 7,8, and 9.

  • The internship will take place two days per week; on these days, students are released from school following 6th period.

INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

  • Submission of a written internship proposal.

  • Four hours per week spent at your internship or with a mentor on your creative project.

  • Regular meetings with the internship coordinator.

  • Documented journals detailing internship activities.

WHAT WILL YOU GAIN?

Real world workplace skills

An understanding of current political issues and events

An appreciation of present day literary themes

A special notation on your high school transcript

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An i-Pad with Wi-Fi access

Time management skills needed for success in college

Exciting field trip experiences

Insight from guest speakers

Teamwork skills through group projects

 

SIGN ME UP!

Step 1: Fill out the application (see downloadable attachment) including the writing sample.

Step 2: Discuss this opportunity with your parent or guardian and get their signature.

Step 3: Return the completed application and the writing sample to your Guidance office by February 26th, 2016. Candidates will be selected based on the application and prior school performance. 

 

 Check out our introductory video below! 

 PLEASE CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION.

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