Student Contract



Dear PCECHS Student and Parents/Guardians:


Please read and consider each of the following points.  Student, please initial that you understand and accept each of the criteria.  You and your parents/guardians are required to sign at the bottom before you can begin your Graduation Project.  Please call if you have questions.


  • I understand that the Graduation Project has 4 parts (research paper, 15+ hr product/project, presentation, portfolio/notebook), and I must pass all 4 in order to graduate.  __________ initial


  • I understand that it is my responsibility to select a topic or goal for my product/physical project (15+ hrs) that represents a new challenge, something that I have not done before.  __________ initial


  • I understand that it is my responsibility to find a mentor who is willing to assist me with my project (15+hrs).  The mentor cannot be a household member, must be at least 21 years old, and must be approved by my parents/guardians, my teacher, and the Graduation Project Committee. _________ initial


  • I understand it is my responsibility to turn in all forms and signatures by the assigned dates.  ________ initial


  • I understand that I will be expected to be professional and polite to my mentor. ________ initial


  • I understand that if I plagiarize, cheat, and/or forge times and signatures I may fail the Graduation Project and be required to complete a new project the following semester.  I may be removed from any school organizations or clubs that require honesty and integrity. In addition, I may lose scholarship privileges through Polk County Early College High School and other organizations. __________ initial


  • I understand that if I encounter any problems or have any concerns about my Senior Graduation Project, I can and should ask my parents/guardians, teacher, or school administration to give me advise and guidance.________ initial


Please sign below that you and your parents/guardians understand and agree to these criteria.

                              Student Name (please print)___________________________________


                              Student Signature ___________________________________________


                              Parent/Guardian Name (please print)____________________________


                              Parent/Guardian Signature ____________________________________