Buncombe County Graduation Project


Parent Consent Forms

August 31

Proposal Application, Risk/Cost Waivers, Mentor Consent

September 11

Research Paper Outline

September 21

Research Paper First Draft

October 12

Interview Verification and Transcript

October 19

Project Journal Progress Check

October 24

Research Paper Second Draft

November 2

Project Journals due

November 16

Project/Practical Experience finished

November 16

Portfolio First Submission

November 16

Research Paper 3rd Draft*

November 20

Submission of Technology Needs

November 20

Digital Presentations Submitted Via Online Form

November 20

Google Slides/Prezi/Trifold Poster DUE

November 20

Classroom Presentations

November 27-December 4

Final Portfolio Due

November 30

Board Night

Thursday, December 6 (7pm-9pm)

*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.