Lancer Extended Application Project

View a short video explanation about LEAP here.

The Lancer Extended Application Project (LEAP) is an Oregon Department of Education graduation requirement, the Extended Application is a requirement for the class of 2023.

What is the LEAP? LEAP is the name that Churchill gave to this graduation requirement. It stands for Lancer Extended Application Project. There are as many ways for a student to complete this project as there are students. We want you to think about a future career and extend your learning and apply it in a concentrated manner and experience in that career. 

Deadlines, plus more

  • LEAPs completed through paid work due – week of January 23, 2022
  • All other LEAPs due – week of April 3, 2022
  • Check your email, listen to morning announcements, and check this webpage for updates.

There are as many ways for a student to complete this project as there are students but here are some pathways to reach the goal. 

Engineering Academy **Complete the Capstone course. Prerequisites required.
Health Services Pathway **Complete Health Services Senior Seminar course. Prerequisites required.
Individual Projects *Develop your own idea, have it approved by the School-to-Career Coordinator and your project/internship mentor.
IHS – International High School Students **The requirement is embedded in your Junior Seminar class.
Rachel Carson Academy Students **Complete the Rachel Carson Internship (A, B, & C) course. Prerequisites required.
Visual Design Academy (Graphic & Multimedia) *Graphic Design III  Prerequisites required, or a specific project with teacher approval
West End Performing Arts *Project approval required from the teacher and School-to-Career Coordinator.
*Students must complete the LEAP packet and an interview with School-to-Career staff.  **Passing the LEAP depends on a passing grade in the relevant course.

Here are a couple of LEAP ideas

RTEC 101, Gateway to College & Careers for Seniors Are you thinking about attending Lane Community College in Fall 2023 or thinking of Lane CC as a backup plan?  Then please consider taking this tuition-free and fee-free course for college credit! This HIGHLY RECOMMENDED online course was specifically designed for high school seniors. A new 5-week session begins on November 1st. Follow this link to find out more: https://www.lanecc.edu/earlycollege/rtec-101

Also, check out the School-to-Career Career Exploration web page for more opportunities. 

Here’s how to get started …

Take notes and do some research:

    • Write a description of the career including tasks involved
    • Note the education, training, or experience needed to pursue the career
    • Wage/salary the career can provide
      • Average wage
      • Median wage (middle-wage)
      • Entry-level wage

Some Useful Resources: