Grade 12 Capstone Projects

Grade 12 students are required to complete a capstone project for graduation. Many senior leadership students chose to highlight their skills, passions and interests they have developed in the program. Here are some of the highlights: 

Jonathan is passionate about culinary arts and he is currently enrolled a career program through the Vancouver School Board. Jonathan decided to create a cookbook highlighting some of his original recipes as well as customized tips for the audience.

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Allison wants to pursue engineering and architecture in post-secondary. With her strong interests in sustainable housing, she first created drawings of two different housing projects: a cabin and a city house. She then used an app called Sketchup to create  3D models with features such as a heat recovery ventilator, solar panels and a grey water system.

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Yvonne appealed to her interests in history as well as her creativity and passion for working with her hands. She created a historically accurate  18th century men's shirt by hand!

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Sarah led writing and poetry workshops for her capstone project. She was able to gather a core group of students digitally to teach about different aspects of poetry writing as well as ending with an open mic night! 

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Daria decided to focus on sustainable jewellery making by using old bottle caps and turning them into earrings. After she had mastered her skills, she decided to run a virtual workshop on zoom to teach other students. She plans of starting a small business on Etsy to sell her earrings! 

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Matthew has fostered his passion for climate change and environmental education throughout his leadership experience. Matthew wrote a 16 page research paper titled:  Climate Change Education in BC Secondary Schools. He plans to continue his work to stop climate change as he graduates! Click below to read his paper:

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Grace is very passionate about textile waste and pollution in the ocean. Grace teamed up with Ocean Wise to apply for a grant to buy deadstock textiles from the Fabcycle Reuse Centre to create pieces of clothing for women on the Downtown Eastside. She was able to record her whole process.