Presentation on theme: "So… You want to do a Senior Search project?. Senior Search is a great opportunity. Beachwood students have produced plays, painted pictures, assisted."— Presentation transcript:
So… You want to do a Senior Search project?
Senior Search is a great opportunity. Beachwood students have produced plays, painted pictures, assisted in cancer research, and gained experience in the business world. If you take the process seriously, you will have an unforgettable experience.
In order to qualify, you must… Register for Senior Search on Blackboard: Class of 2015 Senior Search Have passed all Ohio Graduation Tests. Be enrolled in an average of 6 classes each semester of senior year, or 5 including 3 or more AP. Have a cumulative average of C- (70-72%) at the end of 3 rd quarter and 4 th quarter eligibility. Have fewer than 5 unexcused tardies. Have no suspensions during 2nd semester.
In order to qualify, you must… Have no “incomplete” grades at end of 3rd quarter. Have no failures at 1 st semester, 3 rd quarter and middle of 4 th quarter including Post-Secondary Option courses. Be earning credit in any credit/no credit class at end of 3rd quarter.
In order to qualify, you must… Have completed 50 documented hours of community service by March 20 h. Submit a completed obligation sheet prior to starting the project.
In order to apply… You must find a faculty advisor who will sign off on the project before submission and with whom the student will stay in close contact during the project. Register on Blackboard in December in order to access project application.
In order to apply… Obtain your faculty advisor’s signature (part 1). You and your parent must sign the student/parent agreement (part 2).
In order to apply… You must submit a written description of the project, your goals and objectives, and a proposed schedule (part 3). Your schedule must be specific--include days and times when you will be there. If you don’t know for certain, make an educated guess. Your on-site coordinator must sign the on-site coordinator agreement (part 4).
In order to apply… The entire packet must be submitted by Friday, March 20th at 3:00 PM. You must meet all of the eligibility requirements.
Final Project Deadline: Friday, March 20th at 3:00 PM
If your project is accepted, you will be notified in April. Final approval is pending 3 rd quarter grades.
3 Week Option begins Monday, May 11 th 2 Week Option begins Monday, May 18th
Keep in mind… You can be withdrawn from Senior Search at any time. If you are not meeting the requirements of the program, you will be returned to school immediately, and you will not be able to make up the work you missed during Senior Search.
Keep in mind… The work must be voluntary; there may be no compensation of any kind. You may not work for or be supervised by a family member or relative. Also, you may not do your Senior Search in a business or organization where you have been employed.
During Senior Search… Participate for at least 50 (2 week project) or 75 (3 week project) contact hours including any AP class time, AP test time, and/or commitments for band/orchestra/choir, varsity sports and/or Post Secondary Option courses that occur during school hours (8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.). Keep a daily log sheet.
During Senior Search… Take responsibility for expenses incurred during the completion of the senior search. Attend AP courses up until the AP exam day and take the AP exam. Stay in touch with your faculty advisor throughout the search.
During Senior Search… Check in on Blackboard for announcements and participate in Blackboard discussion. Participate in the project presentation on Wednesday, June 3 rd 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the South Gym.
Note All Senior Search paperwork is due at noon on Monday, June 1 st.