Senior Seminar

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SENIOR SEMINAR 2018-2019                    *Click here for the CAS Hours Verification Form*

Over the summer, seniors should have been doing research for their IB Extended Essay and should have secured a Technical Advisor by now, as well as continuing to work on their 150 CAS hours requirement, which includes a minimum of 15 CAS hours per trimester.

Trimester 1: 2018-2019 Packet

For Trimester 1 students will:
>Turn in Parent Signature Form
>Complete a minimum of 15 CAS hours (any area – Creativity,Activity,Service) along with one or more reflections or pieces of evidence for those hours
>Complete IB Extended Essay (senior paper)

Trimester 1 due dates:
Sept 14, 2018 – Written reflection on IB Extended Essay progress so far (will do this in seminar class)
Sept 21, 2018 – Parent Signature Form due
Oct 5, 2018 – 1)15 hours of CAS planned and approved in ManageBac; 2)Pass/No Pass Grade Option Form due (optional)
Oct 10, 2018 – 1)Working final draft of IB Extended Essay due to turnitin.com by end of day; 2)IB diploma candidates will write second reflection on EE page in ManageBac.
Nov 19, 2018 –  IB Extended Essay due: 1)Submit one copy of final IB Extended Essay by noon to teacher box in Eugene IHS Office; 2)submit revised copy to turnitin.com by end of day; 3)IB diploma candidates will also upload a copy to ManageBac along with their final reflection; 4)submit one copy to your technical/essay advisory for review and response.
Nov 21, 2018 – All first trimester work due: 1)15 hours of CAS completed with supervisor reviews; 2)one or more reflections or pieces of evidence for hours uploaded to ManageBac.

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Trimester 2:  2018-2019 Packet and Trimester 2 information will be given out in seminar at the end of Trimester 1

For Trimester 2 students will:
>Complete the CAS Group Project
>Complete a minimum of 15 CAS Hours (any area – Creativity,Activity,Service) along with one or more reflections or pieces of evidence for those hours
>Earn a passing grade on the IB Extended Essay (senior paper)

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Trimester 3: 2018-2019 Packet and Trimester 3 information will be given out in seminar at the end of Trimester 2

For Trimester 3 students will:
>Complete 150 hours of CAS: at least 50 hours of service, 25 hours of creativity, and 25 hours of activity with a reasonable balance between the remaining 50 hours. (French Immersion students need 50 of these hours to be in a setting where the French language is primarily used; Spanish Immersion students need 50 of these hours to be be in a setting where the Spanish language is primarily used).
>Complete one more reflection or piece of evidence for Trimester 3 hours
>Complete the CAS Final Reflection Assignment


Written by: Eugene International High School