The Purpose of Senior Project

  • The purpose of Senior Project is to validate that North High graduates have acquired the skills, knowledge, and concepts necessary to perform well when they leave high school. Each student will demonstrate his/her ability to use educational tools to broaden his/her knowledge about a particular, self-selected topic. The selected topic should be complex and comprehensive enough to challenge each student both intellectually and creatively.  The topic should be a demonstration of cumulative knowledge. Each student will demonstrate mastery of his/her topic through completion of the fivrcomponents of the Senior Project: the development of an Essential Question, the Proposal, the Project Product, the Project Portfolio, and the Oral Presentation.  Students are also required to attend the Open House which is a showcase of all projects that have been created over the course of the year. 

Important Senior Project Dates

  • Open House:    Wednesday, April 5, 2022 (6pm to 7:30pm)

                           (Seniors will setup at 5:30pm)


    Presentations:  Monday, April 10, 2022 (1pm to 3:20pm)

                           Wednesday, April 12, 2022 (4pm to 6pm)                     

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    Students who choose to complete a Senior Project have been placed in a Senior Project Advocacy class this year.  Almost all of the lessons completed in these classes will help with the completion of a student's Senior Project. Seniors who successfully complete all components of the Senior Project will earn a Senior Project medal that will be worn at graduation and students who choose to work with a mentor on their Senior Project will also earn an honor cord that will be worn at graduation.  

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Senior Project Handbook

Sr. Project