Horizons
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.

Sample Senior Projects

List of 14 items.

  • 2017 Senior Class Graduation Resort Ticket

    (Site: Cranwell Resort and Spa)
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  • Community Building in Tokyo

    (Site: NPO Katariba)
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  • Film Festival: How We Watch Film Nowadays

    (Site: Berkshire International Film Festival)
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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.

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  • Know Your Rights

    (Site: Family Probate Court)
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  • Pump It Up Pups

    (Site: Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital)
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  • Racism in Schools

    (Sites: Multicultural Bridge & Community Television for S. Berkshire County)
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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.

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  • Save Me from the Darkness

    (Site: Berkshire County Commission on the Status of Women)
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  • 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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  • Women's Rights

    (Site: Berkshire County Commission on the Status of Women)
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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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  • Writing a Novel in 30 Days

    (Site: Berkshire Record)
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Grade 12 Horizons News

"How many people can say they've gotten to sit in a courtroom, talk to the attorneys, work on cases, and have some of their statements put into arguments in a real court session?" - Ella '16


Grade 12 Horizons Photos

  • 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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