Senior Project Information

Last Updated: 5/10/2022 3:45 PM

Project Objective: The Preston High School Senior Project is a cumulative activity where students devise, execute, document, and formally present a multi-disciplinary learning experience. Successful completion of the project is required for graduation.

Project Supervisors: Jeff Sessions, Lorie Swainston, Clydelle Jones, Tamara Harris (SEITEC)


*Most senior project questions can be answered by watching the tutorial videos at the bottom of this website page. 

Summary of Steps to Get a Project Approved:

NOTE: Students may not begin working on any part of their project until their entire project plan is approved by senior project supervisors!

  1. Watch the tutorial videos (parents must watch videos 1-3) on this website page.
  2. Submit the “Parent/Student Pre-Project Understanding and Verification” form.
  3. Identify your topic and come up with a cross-curricular learning plan.
  4. Have a planning meeting with a project supervisor (Sessions, Swainston, Jones, Harris).
  5. Complete and submit the a formal project proposal for approval.
  6. Once all required revisions are made and the project is approved, students may begin to do the work.


Important Dates for 2022-2023 Seniors:

The due date to have early start projects approved has passed (May 5th, 2022). NO PROJECTS WILL BE APPROVED FROM MAY 5TH TO SEPTEMBER 1ST 2022. 

Links for forms can be found on the student's Senior Project - Juniors CANVAS class.

Senior Project Tutorial Videos:

Tutorial #1 - Two Starting Options Explained

* Note: The video gives May 7th, 2021 and September 30th, 2021 as deadlines. The deadlines for the class of 2023 are:

May 5th, 2022 = Last day to have project approved for the early start option.

September 29th, 2022 = Last day for all students to have their self-selected project option approved for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Tutorial #2 - The Project Objective and Rational of the Cross-Curricular Component


Tutorial #3 - Selecting a Topic and Planning Cross-Curricular Learning Activities



Tutorial #4 - Having a Pre-Proposal Conference and Submitting the Project Proposal Form



Tutorial #5 - Assembling the Portfolio and Documenting the Work