Senior Seminar

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SENIOR SEMINAR 2019-2020:                                                                                                                     *Click here for the CAS Hours Verification Form*        

Trimester 1: 2019-2020 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 6, 2019 – Written reflection on IB Extended Essay progress so far, update research question and works cited, and submit cumulative CAS worksheet (will do this in seminar class)
Sept 13, 2019 – Parent Signature Form due
Oct 4, 2019 – 1)15 hours of CAS planned and approved in Google Classroom; 2)Pass/No Pass Grade Option Form due (optional)
Oct 7, 2019 – 1)Working final draft of IB Extended Essay due to turnitin.com by end of day; 2)write second reflection on EE.
Nov 18, 2019 –  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)submit one copy to your technical/essay advisory for review and response; 4)Write final reflection on planning and progress of EE.
Nov 22, 2019 – 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 Google Classroom.

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Trimester 2:  2019-2020 Packet

For Trimester 2 students will:
>Complete the CAS Group Project, including the Extended Reflection.
>Complete a minimum of 15 CAS hours (any area – Creativity,Activity,Service)
>Complete one or more reflections or pieces of evidence

Trimester 2 due dates:
Jan 24, 2020 – 1)15 hours of CAS planned and approved in Google Classroom; 2)Pass/No Pass Grade Option Form due (optional)
March 6, 2020 – All Trimester 2 work due: 1)CAS Group Project completed; 2)CAS Group Project Extended Reflection due; 3)15 hours of CAS completed with supervisor reviews in Google Classroom; 4)One or more written reflections or pieces of evidence about one or more of your CAS experiences this term in Google Classroom (only if you completed your CAS Project Reflection in a previous term)

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Trimester 3:  2019-2020 Packet

CAS entry form is optional in most cases, as you will automatically get a “Pass” grade for any classes you are enrolled in this term as long as you were on track to graduate when the term began. If this is the case for you, you will earn the honorary IHS diploma regardless of the number of CAS hours you have completed.

If you did NOT pass a previous term of Seminar due to CAS, you may enter new hours here to work toward a grade change. The minimum requirements in each strand of CAS (25 hours of Creativity, 25 hours of Activity, 50 hours of Service) no longer apply as long as you bring the previous term’s hours up to 15 total. In other words, you may complete hours in ANY of the three strands to reach a total of 15, even if you were short in certain categories before the COVID-19 outbreak began.

May 29, 2020 – suggested due date for 15 hours of CAS for previous terms. If you have CAS hours to make up for a grade change from a previous term, it would be wise to enter hours sooner than later. If you have passes all previous terms of Seminar, the due date is entirely optional (as are the hours).

Be well,
Your IHS Seminar teachers

 


Written by: Eugene International High School