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The Honors Program

The Honors Program provides an outlet for students interested in pursuing an independent academic project during their junior and senior years.

Students accepted into the program complete a capstone project and participate in discussions, readings, and trips to local museums or colleges to attend presentations.

The Senior Capstone Project is a year-long research project each student must complete in order to earn a diploma with honors. Each student is required to choose a topic and gain approval from the Honors Program Directors. Once a topic is chosen the Directors work to help each student complete research and to write an in-depth research paper. The seniors must also present their findings in a formal presentation to the SSM faculty during Spring Term.

Honors Program applicants are students in grades 10 and 11. The application includes a writing sample, recommendation letters from SSM faculty, and an interview.