Eligibility & Commitments


To be eligible for the Senior Capstone Project, seniors must meet these qualifications:

  • be enrolled and in good standing in two or more AP or IB classes; a VANTAGE strand; or an advanced MOMENTUM course (other rigorous courses may also qualify)
  • gain permission from all second semester teachers
have a clearly definable interest to explore

  • be able and willing to plan and complete the project independently

  • complete a detailed, thoughtful and complete application with a calendar showing how their time will be spent


During the Senior Capstone Project period, students must:

  • plan and organize the Senior Capstone project
  • find and engage a Professional Mentor
  • work 30 hours or more from May 23-June 1 (approximately five hours/day)
  • not receive compensation
  • display exemplary behavior to ensure the strong reputation and integrity of the Senior Capstone program and Minnetonka High School
  • maintain good communication with the Professional Mentor and the MHS Project Coordinator (Amy Livorsi)
  • maintain a blog throughout the experience
  • showcase the final project at the Community Fair on June 1
  • complete an exit interview June 1 during the Community Fair, finalizing and reflecting on their experience with a member of the Capstone Committee
Capstone 2019 Students
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About Capstone


Amy Livorsi
Director of Capstone Program

Senior Capstone Calendar | Spring 2022

Thursday, April 14
Application due date

Friday, May 20
Last day of school for Senior capstone students

May 23- June, 1
Senior Capstone project period

Wednesday, June 1
Culminating Event

June 2–June 3
Seniors Serve

June 6
Class of 2022 Commencement