The capstone is a rigorous learning opportunity for students to reflect and share in personally meaningful ways, and is a requirement for Career-Life Connections and for graduation.The purpose of the capstone is for students to demonstrate the knowledge, competencies, and passion(s) that they can offer the world, as they integrate personal interests and strengths with preferred future possibilities. It is a representation of the student’s learning journey and provides an opportunity to reflect and synthesize as well as showcase and celebrate.

The Capstone includes, but is not limited to, two stages:

• the preparation process – students reflect on experiences in school and out of school, assess development in the Core Competencies, and share highlights of their learning journey

• the Capstone product – students design, assemble, and present a Capstone