a. Franklin High School – Senior Project Presentation – Sascha Werner D’Angelo, Peter Light
a workplace/career environment during the last quarter of the high school senior year
- long term skill building
- research paper writing skills
- experiential learning
- Long lasting impact on learning
Student centered, parent involved, Senior Project Proposal Panel
The 5 P's for the Senor Project:
3rd quarter course to help prepare
research methodologies, business ethics, communication skills, etc.
Courses are completed during 3rd quarter, 4th quarter is solely the project full time
a huge variety of site used for the Senior Project
71% strongly agree had a positive effect, 29% agree
60% strongly agreed that the project helped to determine the career choice
57% strongly agreed that the project helped their transition to college
54% strongly agreed that they learned communications skills
100% recommended that incoming seniors should consider taking the course
63 seniors in the program this year, up from 21 three years ago
Looking to expand the project into other areas in the future. Adding a leadership/community portion, an academic portion, an arts project - to create a capstone type program
Cafasso - I hope you will pursue the other types of projects.
Sabolinski - there is a great deal of work on the capstone aspect of the senior year
Roy - how have the colleges received this program?
All the colleges (about 15 thus far this year) were impressed with the program at this level, it has helped the students college application status
All sites have provided positive feedback and looking for more students to continue in the future
Sabolinski - imitation is good flattery, other districts are inquiring on how we are doing this program.