PETITION TO GRADUATE EARLY OR BY PORTFOLIO

Yampah Mountain High school is committed to helping each student graduate with a diploma that represents achievements in academic, workplace & life skills that will support personalized future educational and career goals.  Students at Yampah are required to complete an academic transcript of credit as well as to present a portfolio that demonstrates understanding in a variety of competencies that will support future success.  

On occasion, a student is able to demonstrate understanding and achievement toward graduation requirements outside of transcript hour requirements.  This petition for graduation by portfolio or early graduation is the student’s opportunity to demonstrate their achievements and readiness for future career and educational options.  Petitions will be reviewed first by the principal and advisor.  If accepted by the principal, all Yampah advisors must approve the petition. After petition approval, a written graduation portfolio plan including timelines for completion must be submitted in writing to the principal and presented to the staff for final approval.

EVIDENCE OF ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT/PROFICIENCY:

* Transcripts, IEP goals, and/or assessment (ACCUPLACER, ACT, PARCC, GED, WORK KEYS [Bronze Level]) results must be included with petition.

EVIDENCE OF POST-SECONDARY READINESS (college classes, vocational training, ACT/SAT, etc.):

  

EVIDENCE OF CAREER/WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE (work study, internships, etc.):

EVIDENCE OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (service learning, volunteer work, etc.):

EVIDENCE OF INDEPENDENT LIVING or OTHER INFORMATION (budgeting, living on own, etc.):

PLAN FOR DEMONSTRATION OF YAMPAH “PWR” PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS

Date: ___________________

This petition has been accepted by:

(ALL 3 ABOVE REQUIRED)

Or:

COMMENTS OR SUGGESTIONS:


Petition should be must be accepted prior to adopting a portfolio plan:

Portfolio Requirements:

Timeline for Completion & Presentation

Approval Date & Initials

QUEST 1: THINKER

QUEST 2: RESEARCHER

QUEST 3: GIVER

QUEST 4: INDEPENDENT

QUEST 5: CREATOR

QUEST 6: ADVENTURER, PARENT, SELF-ADVOCATE