Horizons at MHS

Twelfth Grade Horizons

Professional Internships

The culmination of the Horizons program is a year-long professional internship that is tailored to students' interests and passions. For some, the internship continues previous volunteering efforts; for others, it is a bold new step.

Sample Senior Projects

List of 11 items.

  • Girls Aloud! A Concert Advocating Girls Empowerment

    (Site: Berkshire Horseworks and WBRK radio)
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  • State House Advocacy

    (Site: State Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier and State Senator Adam Hinds)
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  • Technology Meets Marketing

    (Site: Dory and Ginger)
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  • The Panda Solar Project

    (Site: Miss Hall's School)
    Introducing solar to campus and educating about the benefits of solar energy, clean energy, and environmental protection.

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  • Local Bird Care

    (Site: Ornithology Research & Photography)
    A unique feature about Horizons is that it provides students with opportunities for “deep dives” into fields that interest them. In Jenna Crosier ’17’s case, her senior Horizons work on campus allowed her to combine her passions and talents for photography and writing.

  • Know Your Rights

    (Site: Elizabeth Freeman Center)
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  • Pump It Up Pups

    (Site: Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital)
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  • Through the Lens

    (Sites: Berkshire Museum & Berkshire Children and Families)
    Gabriela Keator ’17 wanted her senior Horizons project to be interactive and collaborative. “I’m the complete opposite,” says Mikala L’Hote ’17, who admits to being shy, but she was intrigued by Gabriela’s invitation to develop a project together.

  • Show Your S.A.S.S. (Students Against Sexual Silence)

    (Sites: Power of S.H.E. & Digital Storytelling
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  • The Berkshire Landscape

    (Site: Berkshire Athenaeum Digital History)
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  • The Power of S.H.E.

    In 2015, six students began a new endeavor called "The Power of S.H.E. (Stories Heard Everywhere)." Working as part of the Digital Storytelling class, students captured a sense of what life is like for teenage girls and shared those stories online. 

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Grade 12 Horizons News

Grade 12 Horizons Photos

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    Senior Horizons Presentations - 5.3.18

    For the senior Horizons presentations, 12th grade students offered a trade show in Centennial Hall, with students reporting on their senior projects and showcasing work done at their sites through a variety of media.

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    Senior Horizons Fair - 5.11.17

    The Senior Horizons Fair took place in Linn Hall, where seniors reported on their site work for the year and their senior projects. Photos by Kim Kinne and Brian Majewski.

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    Horizons Senior Internship Fair - 2.17.17

    At the Horizons internship fair, Seniors shared details about their internships with juniors, who are beginning the process of selecting Horizons sites for next year. The seniors also presented details about their senior projects. Photos by Alison Basdekis, Kim Kinne and Brian Majewski.

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    Senior Horizons Presentations - 5.12.16

    Seniors presented their projects to the MHS community.

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