What is a Graduation Project? As one requirement for graduation from North Penn High School, every student must complete a project as identified by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the Chapter 4 Curriculum Regulations and the North Penn School District strategic plan: CHAPTER 4 : Academic Standards and Assessment Regulations of the State Board of Education of Pennsylvania The student must complete a project that demonstrates the ability to . • acquire knowledge and skills, . • process information, . • work independently or collaboratively, . • adapt to change, . • show integrity, and think critically. The purpose of the project, which may include research, writing, or some other form of appropriate demonstration, is to ASSURE that the student is able to APPLY, ANALYZE, SYNTHESIZE and EVALUATE information and COMMUNICATE significant knowledge and understanding. A graduation project is defined as a self-selected activity chosen by a single student, or a group of students, which reflects in-depth learning. The original project may express the personal interests of the students.