2007 2008 Senior Project

Purpose


The Senior Project is a graduation requirement for all Pennsylvania students. New Brighton Seniors must successfully complete each aspect of their project to graduate from the high school.

Class Activities


Period 2


Work on speech introduction and conclusion the day of the prom.

Periods 5 and 6


Work on speech introduction and conclusion on Thursday, April 24, 2008.

Senior Expo


Date and Time


Wednesday, April 30, 2007

Set-up 2:30 PM until 6:00 PM.

Student times: 6:15 PM until 8:00 PM.

Open to the public 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM.

Expo Requirements


Table or some sort of stand. (limit to size of a card table)

Dress as you will for your speech.

Visual aid.

Let Mrs. Smith or Mr. Salvucci know of any special requirements for your expo presentation.

Power cords are available to students who need them, but let us know well in advance.

Visual Aids


Tri-fold poster board.

Limit text on board to short phrases and captions for pictures.

No large paragraphs or blocks of text.

Don't make it too busy or too plain.


Senior Project Speech


Dates


Monday, May 5th, 2008, and Tuesday, May 6, 2008, after school.

Approximately 2:30 PM until 3:15 PM.

Other dates will start approximately Thursday, May 15, 208 during study halls.

Requirements


Five (5) to seven (7) minutes per speech.

No visual aids needed, except for people who learned an instrument or made a video as their project.

-Visual aids do not count towards overall speech time requirements.

You must wear a suit and tie, or dress pants, sportcoat and tie.
No Tennis shoes.


Notecards can be used, however do not read off of them word for word.

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