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Senior Year

Senior Year


Senior year is an exciting one, as students enjoy more independence and responsibility, shore up their skills, and prepare to transition to college life.

C/A’s “Senior Experience” includes specific seniors-only privileges, activities, college-level work, and trips including:

  • Senior Proclamation at High School assembly

  • Three-day Overnight Trip in the fall to facilitate team-building and consider personal and academic goals 

  • Close work with college counselors to navigate the College Admissions process

    • Guidance and organizational help with college applications, essays, and recommendations

    • Discussion sessions with a college advisor that address issues important in the transition from high school to college life

    • College-level research paper as part of Writing 12 course

  • Selected membership in the National Honor Society (typically inducted junior year)

  • Open-Campus Lunch

  • Participation in Alumni Events to interact with C/A graduates

  • Final Exams in early May with an option, based on semester performance, to place out of exams

  • Junior-Senior Prom

  • Senior Spring Trip

  • Two-week Internships at a local business, government office, or nonprofit organizations

    Noelle interned at DORS MD
Senior End-of-Year Trip


2019 Senior-Junior Prom