Eligibility & Commitments


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

  • any seniors in good academic standing are eligible to participate
  • gain permission from all second semester teachers
  • have a clearly definable interest to explore‚Ä®
  • 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 45 hours or more from May 22-June 5 (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 Capstone Coordinator (Amy Livorsi)
  • maintain a blog throughout the experience
  • showcase the final project at the Community Fair on June 5
  • complete an exit interview June 5 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 2023

Friday, February 24
Application due date

Friday, May 19
Last day of school for Senior capstone students

May 22- June, 5
Senior Capstone project period

Monday, June 5
Culminating Event

June 6–June 7
Seniors Serve

June 8
Class of 2023 Commencement