Senior Seminar

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SENIOR SEMINAR 2019-2020:                                                                                                                     *Click here for the CAS Hours Verification Form* 
Over the summer, seniors should be doing research for their IB Extended Essay and should secure a Technical Advisor, as well as continue to work on their 150 CAS hours requirement, which includes a minimum of 15 CAS hours per trimester.

SENIOR SEMINAR 2018-2019               

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

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)

Trimester 2 due dates:
Jan 25, 2019 – 1)15 hours of CAS planned and approved in ManageBac; 2)Pass/No Pass Grade Option Form due (optional)
March 15, 2018 –  1) CAS Group Project completed; 2)CAS Group Project Extended Reflection due; 3)15 hours of CAS completed with supervisor reviews in ManageBac; 4)one or more written reflections or pieces of evidence about 1 or more of your CAS experiences this term in ManageBac.

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Trimester 3: 2018-2019 Packet

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

Trimester 3 due dates:
April 22, 2019 – ALL CAS HOURS DUE
All Students need to have completed:
• At least 50 hours of Service and 25 each of Creativity and Activity hours for a total of 150 hours.
• French Immersion students need 50 of these hours to be in French.
• Spanish Immersion students need 50 of these hours to be in Spanish.
• One more reflection or piece of evidence for one of your most meaningful CAS activities or moments in the last term of your 12th grade year – a piece of evidence that is a photo or something else creative or visual is highly encouraged here.
• Your final reflection. This is a more substantive reflection than most that discusses how you have changed over your entire CAS journey. See instructions in Trimester 3 Packet.

April 26, 2019 – Pass/No Pass Grade Option Form due (optional)


Written by: Eugene International High School