Buncombe County Graduation Project


Parent Consent Forms

September 8

Proposal Application, Risk/Cost Waivers, Mentor Consent

September 15

Research Paper First Draft

October 13

Interview Verification and Transcript

October 27

Project Journal Progress Check

November 3

Research Paper Second Draft

November 17

Project Journals due

November 21

Project/Practical Experience finished

November 21

Portfolio First Submission

November 21
Research Paper 3rd Draft*

December 1

Submission of Technology Needs

December 1

Final Portfolio due

December 8

Classroom Presentations

Week of Dec 4-11

Board Night

 Dec 14 (7-9 p.m.)

*A third draft will be required of students who do not reach an acceptable final copy on two drafts. 


Deadlines are absolute

Any item turned in after 4 p.m. on the due date will be considered late. 

 No items will be accepted more than one day late. 


The penalties for late work are as follows: 

First Strike             Student will lose one letter grade from component’s original score.

Second Strike         Student will earn no better than a 70 for the component. 

Third Strike            Student will earn a zero for the component.  Instructor will not be responsible for providing feedback for that component.  Component must be completed to meet Graduation Project requirements.

No item will be accepted more than one day late.

Failure to complete one or more parts of the North Carolina Graduation Project will result in the failure of English IV.

English IV is a graduation requirement.

Please see Graduation Project Policies for further clarification.


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