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Inquiry & Innovation Program
The Inquiry & Innovation (I2) program is designed to target the unique passions and interests of its students through a lens of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and design. Upon conclusion of the program, students will have worked individually, collaboratively and with a myraid of mentors to create a final Capstone Project with one goal in mind: Change the world!
Program members are among our top applicants, displaying high academic achievement (3.5 GPA or above) and exemplary standardized test scores (especially in math and science).
The I2 program includes:
A unified 9th grade physics experience
Advanced Placement courses
Academic Exploration courses
- Student internships
- Monthly "Play Dates"
I2 students will:
Design and create a Capstone Project that will change the world.
Develop and maintain a relationship with an expert in an area related to the Capstone Project.
Secure an internship in an area related to the Capstone Project.
Complete four years of science, including at least one Advanced Placement (AP) course.
Complete four years of math, including at least one Advanced Placement (AP) course.
Maintain a 3.0 cummulative GPA and at least a 3.0 average in all math and science classes.
Complete required I2 Academic Exploration courses: Capstone Development I, II and III.
- Capstone Project Handbook
SHC students may opt-in to the Inquiry & Innovation Program at the end of their first year of studies provided that they meet the above criteria and with the approval of the Director of Studies and the Inquiry & Innovation Program Director.