(1 of ) The judging panels can be intimidating.
(2 of ) Senior project judges arriving.
(3 of ) Before the student presents, judges have a chance to look through the student's project binder, including their research paper.
(4 of ) Two seniors renovated the SVHS weight room for their project.
(5 of ) One student carved the school mascot out of wood for his project.
(6 of ) One student created a go-cart for his project. The judges can a chance to sit on it and take a close look.
(7 of ) This student built a gorgeous wooden row boat.
(8 of ) A senior waited nervously for his turn to present.
(9 of ) Students prepare their presentation on their laptops.
(10 of ) Several students tackled subjects surrounding nutrition and healthy eating.
(11 of ) The first slide of each presentation outlined the senior project subject.
(12 of ) This student worked at Pets Lifeline for her project and brought her (very watchful) dog in for her presentation.
(13 of ) Two senior renovated the SVHS weight room for their project.
(14 of ) One student mid-presentation.
(15 of ) A senior obtained one of the famous cows and sanded it down, painted it and is donating it to the Sonoma Garden Park. After her presentation, the judges came out the SVHS courtyard to take a closer look.
(16 of ) Seach senior produces a project binder as one of their deliverables..
(17 of ) One senior renovated his car inside and out for his project.
(18 of ) One project waiting for its presenter to arrive.
(19 of ) One senior redid a motor bike. He wasn't able to get it working by the time he presenter but he said he look forward to continuing to work on it this summer.
(20 of ) Project judging is most fun when it is hands on, said one judge.
(21 of ) This year many classrooms had 7-8 judges who heard 3-5 presentations as a group over the course of the evening.
(22 of ) Most students dress professionally for their presentation and take the process of explaining their project very seriously. Graduation depends on it.
(23 of ) Students have the chance to explore any passion they choose (within reason).
(24 of ) After their presentation ends, most students take a moment to update the judges on their plans for next year.
(25 of ) This student centered his project and research paper on his interest in BMX biking.
(26 of ) Student arrive early to pace nervously and hang around after they are done, waiting for their friends to finish.
(27 of ) Some students bring models of their work, others bring food for the judges. Overall, it is a fun... if stressful, night for the seniors.
(28 of ) Students are jubilant when they are finished.
(29 of ) This student welded a mobile barbeque.
(30 of ) Right as they finish presenting their project, seniors must take an online survey about their experience.
(31 of ) One student brought small gift bags for the judges which she handed out after presenting.
(32 of ) Judges fill out a detailed rubric after each senior presents.
(33 of ) Examples of four different project binders.
(34 of ) The judges got excited when this student unpacked his presentation about the science of wine.
(35 of ) The Powerpoint presentations are part of the real world experience focus of the senior project process.
(36 of ) Each classroom had a schedule for the judges of which student was presenting and when.
(37 of ) Some students presented in teams.
(38 of ) Students compared notes after presenting.
(39 of ) Some students brough presentation boards to show the judges.
(40 of ) This student used a French Braille typewriter to translate childrens' story books.
(41 of ) These student did their project on interior design and had a chance to explore a field of interest.
(42 of ) Judges got excited to hear the presentation on the "Science of Wine" project.