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    Capstone Timeline

    Please be aware that approval of any component submitted post-deadline will require an in-person meeting with the Capstone Committee. Late submissions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 

     

     

    Preparation

    Completed During Semester 1

     

     

    Brainstorming Sessions                 

          Selecting a Project

          Prohibited Activities

          Career Exploration Project Examples

          Community Service Project Examples

          

     

     

     

    Phase 1

    Completed no later than 2/1/19

     

       

    1 – Website Creation - URL Submitted to your teacher

    2 – Begin blogging about the Capstone process

     

     

     

     

    Phase 2

    Completed no later than 3/4/19

     

    Projects will be submitted to the Capstone Commitee for final approval when:

     

    •  Website is up-to-date and meets all guidelines

     

    •  Capstone Proposal has been approved by your Government teacher

     

    •  Mentor has been chosen           
    •  Click on this link for a list of community members who have already committed to serving as Capstone Mentors. Feel free to contact one of these people or to find your own mentor.

     

    •  All applicable paperwork has been turned in to the main office 

                      LCPS Capstone Experience Agreement

                      International Travel Acknowledgement

     

     

     

    Phase 3

    Completed no later than 4/5/19

     

      

    1 – Multimedia Research Project uploaded to Website

     

     

     

     

    Beginning 4/8/19, the Capstone Committee will review your project and you will receive permission to begin Phase 4 provided there is satisfactory completion of all components leading up to the fieldwork.

     

     

    Phase 4

    5/20/19 – 6/5/19

     

    1 – Minimum 50 hours of Fieldwork and Daily Blog Posts 

           Minimum 25 hours of fieldwork for Monroe/AET/AOS students

    2 – Video Portfolio Uploaded to Website

    3 – MANDATORY Capstone Presentations (6/5/19)