Pequea Valley High School
Graduation Experience Information
Step 1: Fill out the Application (With the consent and signature of parent/gaurdian)Step 2: Wait for confirmation Email fromGraduation Experience Coordinator(If you don't receive an email within 2 days, contact the Graduation Experience Coordinator)Step 3: Start your 20 hour experience, download time log below, get signatures from mentor verifying time. (Don't forget to put your name on this document.)
Step 4: Fill Out the Following Verification FormStep 5: Present your Experience
Presentation Options:1. Traditional Speech (rubric)2. Question & Answer Panel (rubric)
Click here for tips on how to prepare an effective presentationSTEP 6: Following your presentation, you will receive a certificate of completion from the graduation experience coordinator.Further Information --Purpose:
To provide an opportunity for the student to engage in and share a unique educational experience beyond the classroom. This experience will allow the student to explore new horizons and to use his/her talents in a productive manner.
Components of the Experience:
Students must choose one Educational Option and one Presentation Option.
Educational Options: (minimum of 20 Hours)
1. Travel Experiences- Missions Trips, Educational Trips.
Note: Family vacations and trips of leisure will not be accepted.
2. Volunteering/Community Service- SPCA, Coaching, Boy Scouts, Hospitals, etc.
3. Career Shadowing- Shadow an individual in a career of interest.
4. Creative Project- A custom project to be determined by the student.
Note: Students are NOT permitted to use any classroom assessments, projects or field trips as a Graduation Experience.
Important Dates for the Class of 2018September 15, 2017 - Approval Form dueApril 15, 2018 - Time Log, Verification Form, and Presentation Option Form due
Note: These deadlines apply to the class of 2018 only.
Underclassmen may submit approval forms at any time.
Presentation Dates for the 2017-2018 School Year
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 12:30 pm in the BergWednesday, October 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm in the BergWednesday, November 29, 2017 at 12:30 pm in the BergWednesday, December 13, 2017Wednesday, January 31, 2018Wednesday, February 28, 2018Wednesday, March 28, 2018Wednesday, April 25, 2018