Buncombe County Graduation Project


Parent Consent Forms

Friday, August 23

Proposal Application, Risk/Cost Waivers, Mentor Consent

Friday, Sept. 6

Research Paper Outline

Friday, Sept. 20

Research Paper First Draft

Friday, Sept. 20

Interview Verification and Transcript

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Project Journal Progress Check

Friday, Oct. 4

Research Paper Second Draft

Friday, Oct. 18

Portfolio First Submission

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Project/Practical Experience finished

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Project Journals due

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Research Paper 3rd Draft*

Friday, Nov. 1

Submission of Technology Needs

Friday, Nov. 1

Digital Presentations Submitted Via Online Form
Friday, Nov. 1

Classroom Presentations

Nov. 4-8

Final Portfolio Due

Friday, Nov. 8

Board Night

Thursday, Nov. 14 (7-9) 

*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 per Buncombe County School Board Policy.

Please see Graduation Project Policies for further clarification.


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