Additionally, students must complete additional requirements in order to graduate: Advisory; SAE hours; Community Service; and Senior Capstone.
Graded on a pass/fail system, advisory (4 years) is a vital part of your academic and career development that includes the class projects.
Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE)
All students attending a VoAg center (a national requirement), must earn Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) credits. Typically earned through employment, The Sound School developed directed labs and FFA sub-chapters to meet these requirements.
Students must earn 200 documented community service hours, typically 50 each school year, in order to graduate.
• Community Service Handbook (Aug. 2, 2017 version) ( (PDF)
• How to Record Community Service Hours on Servo.City (Dec. 21, 2020) (PDF)
• Community Service Google Form (accessible from NHPS.net login) (Dec. 21, 2020)
At The Sound School, all students must complete a Senior Capstone project. It represents the culmination of their high school learning experience, where they demonstrate they can independently plan, execute, document, and present a long-term project on a topic of their choice.
Designed to independently extend and deepen their learning, a senior capstone may be an in-depth project, reflective portfolio, community service, and/or internship that is linked to one or more areas of interest to them; it should relate to The Sound School curriculum and/or the student’s career path.
Learn more by downloading The Sound School Senior Capstone Packet (ZIP) .