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Senior Projects Class of 2013


Since 1999, Kekaulike High School has participated in an ever evolving Senior capstone assignment. In its current form, the integrated Senior Project, students are given the opportunity to showcase all that they have learned in twelve years of school with a project that challenges their abilities, stretches their limitations, and culminates in a rewarding final activity to their high school careers. 

The Senior Project consists of four components: Product, Paper, Portfolio, and Presentation. The first step in the process is deciding on a topic for the Project and a commitment to a tangible Product that the student will complete. This leads to a research Paper on the topic, an on-line Portfolio about what the student has learned and experienced during the process, and a PowerPoint Presentation of their Senior Project to a community panel of adults. Students will be working on these components in their senior Social Studies and English classes, with on-campus mentors, and on their own time outside of school.

The Kekaulike Senior Project affords students the ability to demonstrate their proficiency in the General Learner Outcomes (GLOs), personal responsibility and life skills, and career and college readiness while showcasing their individual talents and passions. 

Recent Announcements

  • Research Paper Slideshows Seniors, your Research Paper Slideshows need to be submitted through the website to your English teachers no later than 11:59pm Monday, August 31. If you're not finished take the time this three day weekend to get things done. Be sure to pay attention to detail and follow the instructions for your Slideshows that you've discussed in English class.
    Posted Aug 26, 2015, 11:57 AM by Richard Carosso
  • Letter of Intent Comments Ms. Haines-Swatek made a .pdf of the comments from the Letter of Intent template (it's located in Documents and Templates/Social Studies/Letter of Intent with Comments). Make sure to look at this while you are writing your letter. Be sure to pay special attention to the format of the first and second paragraphs. Carosso
    Posted Aug 20, 2015, 10:40 AM by Richard Carosso
  • DUE - Annotated Bibliography Don't forget, Annotated Bibliographies are due this Thursday, submitted online through the website by 11:59pm. It's important to start senior year off in a positive way so get this assignment in on time because your English teachers will be moving on to new material next week. Carosso.
    Posted Aug 19, 2015, 5:10 PM by Richard Carosso
  • Senior Parent Night Seniors, don't forget there is a mandatory senior parent night this Thursday, August 13 in the student dining room from 6-8pm. We will be discussing graduation requirements, commencement ceremony, senior project, PTP, college applications, and other information vital for your senior year. Please make sure a parent attends.
    Posted Aug 10, 2015, 3:13 PM by Richard Carosso
  • Finding On-Campus Mentors Seniors, We have asked staff members to fill out an interest survey to see if they are willing to be on-campus mentors and what their outside interests are. Use this information to help find an on-campus mentor whose interests match your product and can therefore add insight and give help as you work on your products.On-Campus Mentor Survey
    Posted Aug 7, 2015, 11:24 AM by Richard Carosso
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