Seniors intern in businesses and organizations, exploring interests related to potential college majors and career choices. Their internships must also directly contribute to the mission of their sites through the creation of original site-specific projects.
A research project comparing the difference between digital and film and how technology has changed the way we watch and make movies.
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.
Research how race plays a role in schools throughout Berkshire County.
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.
Women's Rights from the Obama administration to now - Creating a brochure for the annual Berkshire County legislative breakfast
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.