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Graduation Projects

Graduation Project Mission Statement and Goals

The purpose of the Graduation Project is to give students an opportunity to exhibit 

the skills they have acquired during their school years and to provide an avenue for 

students to pursue interests outside the classroom. Successful completion of the 

Graduation Project is a Burke County requirement for passing English IV and for 


Over the course of the Graduation Project, seniors will:

  • continue to develop a life-long approach to learning.
  • increase their knowledge in particular areas of interest.
  • develop, practice, and demonstrate effective communication skills.
  • experience self-directed learning.
  • utilize 21st Century Skills, which correlate directly to Common Core Standards.

Additionally, community members will have increased opportunities for positive school involvement through mentoring and judging.

* To download the Graduation Project Handbook see the link on the Freedom HS Homepage on the lower left side under FHS Documents.