Lancer Extended Application Project

NEW LEAP Interview Dates Added!

Monday, 1/27, Tuesday, 1/28, and Thursday 1/30 for Seniors who have completed their LEAP project. Designed especially for those students using Work Experience as their LEAP. Please go to this LEAP Sign Up Form to find a date and time. Or copy and paste https://goo.gl/forms/ULNQTv1AX9TMZ9y92 into your web browser’s address bar if the link doesn’t work.

This is the required deadline

for students who used Work Experience as their LEAP. 










Below are options for meeting the Oregon Department of Education extended application graduation requirement. These options require a 2019.2020LEAPContract and completion of a LEAP packet. Prior to receiving a LEAP packet, students seeking to complete their project through an independent option must complete a LEAP Contract and get it signed by the appropriate staff member* and pick up a LEAP packet before pursuing the LEAP.

  • Digital Media – see *Don Squires.
  • Independent Option – designed with and approved by one of the following staff members:  *Nita Halstead, *Mary Beth Hepp-Elam, *Sheree Houck, *Katy McAuliffe, or *Court Wirth.
  • RTEC 101 Class (through Lane Community College) – enroll in and successfully complete the course, plus complete the LEAP packet — *Nita Halstead, *Mary Beth Hepp-Elam, *Katy McAuliffe, or *Court Wirth. More information: https://www.lanecc.edu/rtec/rtec-101
  • West End/Creative & Performing Arts Academy see *Chris Mudd or *Jacob Steinberger.
  • Work Experience – document work hours, and complete LEAP packet – see *Nita Halstead, *Mary Beth Hepp-Elam, *Katy McAuliffe, or *Court Wirth.

    👉🏼Deadline for completed Work Experience LEAPs is January 27, 2020.  👈🏽

  • Yearbook – enroll in and successfully complete the course, plus complete the LEAP packet – see *Don Squires.

The following options DO NOT require a LEAP Contract or completion of the LEAP packet unless assigned by the teacher.

  • International High School – Successful completion of Junior Seminar, Trimester 1.
  • Career Academies/Pathways – Successfully complete all program requirements and enroll in and successfully complete your academy’s senior courses.
    • Engineering – Engineering Capstone/Internship A & B, Bill Krei
    • Graphic Design – Graphic Design CN III/ IV, Lance Eagen
    • Health Services – Health Services Senior Seminar, Keri Ricker
    • Rachel Carson Env. Sciences – RC Internship A, B, & C, Helen Haberman

LEAP Opportunities/Internships – The following links and resources below can be used to complete your LEAP. Some of these opportunities require the student to complete an online application. Please be thoughtful and thorough with your application, it will make your chances that much better. Pay attention to deadlines!!! 

Ideas for Independent Options

Enroll in RTEC 101 at Lane Community College

New sessions begin in October at the LCC Main Campus. Registration is open! For HS Seniors and HS students dual enrolled in other Lane classes. 

“Taking RTEC 101 with Brenda Williams has really made me reconsider my plans to attend a four year university. She showed me how much Lane has to offer in its transfer program. I can also get real work experience with the cooperative education program which is quite an opportunity!”                         – Margaret “Meagan” Reardon & 2018 CHS Graduate

Learn more and register for Winter term for this FREE ! class at: https://www.lanecc.edu/rtec/rtec-101

Product of Eugene – Arts Apprenticeship Application 

About this FREE ! Program Lane Arts Council has launched a new downtown initiative centered on product design. Utilizing creative apprenticeship and entrepreneurship opportunities, Product of Eugene will support creative place-making and arts engagement. Middle and high school students will apprentice with professionals in graphic, digital, and physical design. Product of Eugene is a partnership with the University of Oregon Department of Product Design and their new space at 942 Olive Street in downtown Eugene.

Each professional product designer will be paired with 2-3 students who will learn what it is like to make a living in the product design profession by visiting their studio, business, or utilizing the technology available at the 942 Olive Street Building. Students complete a total of 25 hours for the term, supporting both college and career readiness. Students will work with the artist primarily during the after-school hours and will need to arrange for transportation ahead of time (bus passes can be provided). Schedules may differ between each artist’s student group. At the end of the program, a student showcase will provide participants the opportunity to present their products and share their experience with family, friends, and community members. Important Dates for Spring Term:

  • Applications Due: March 8th, 2020
  • Kick Off Event: 5:30-7:00pm April 8th, 2020
  • Library Maker Hub Workshop: 11am-12:30pm April 11th, 2020
  • 10-Week Apprenticeship Collaboration: April 13th-June 21st, 2020
  • Final Showcase: July 3rd, 2020
  • Aplicación en Español: Vínculo
  • Spring Term Application 

Summer LEAP for current Juniors

The Haggerty Scholars Program offers high school juniors an opportunity to explore their interest in the law and civil rights by spending time with a local attorney mentor, visiting one or more law offices (such as a law firm or government prosecutor or defender’s office) during a week (about 30 hours) in summer 2020 (most likely early August) and invitations to law and civil rights special events during the 2020-2021 school year.

Deadline to apply: March 30, 2020.

LEAP: Successful completion of this program, plus completing the LEAP packet and LEAP interview will fulfill the Extended Application graduation requirement.

Attachment: Haggerty Scholars Application 2020 (paper applications also available outside the School-to-Career office in the STEM building).

Click to find out more: About Judge Haggerty and here.


is not a high school! It’s a collaborative internship program created by four different nonprofit organizations in Lane County: The Shelton McMurphey Johnson House; the Lane County History MuseumAdventure! Children’s Museum; and Wordcrafters. While each organization’s focus is different, the common goals of engaging the community in cultural activities, creating learning opportunities, and promoting the overall health of local non-profits are similar for all! Currently, each organization accomplishes its mission with the help of community volunteers. Working with high school students on the brink of adulthood who have the enthusiasm, interest, and drive to help each organization thrive in the coming years is, we believe, integral to the success of our organizations. Likewise, our ability to teach soft job skills, promote teamwork, work as part of a board, and build up our community is integral to helping students thrive in their future education and careers. Find out more at: http://nonprofithighschool.blogspot.com/

Eugene Cadet Post 501 — What You Get Out of Being a Cadet

The Eugene Police Cadet Post provides a positive experience for young people who are interested in learning and developing skills that will assist them in whatever career they choose.Cadets become positive role models for their peers and young children.Members serve the community while gaining career development experience. Apply here.

Summer Apprenticeships in Science & Engineering – ASE

Internships are eight-week, full-time summer positions. These internships take place throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington, including Portland, Eugene, Corvallis, and Vancouver. Organizations include hospitals, private companies, research institutions, and universities. The application process is competitive. ASE internships attract rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. About 40% of students are from backgrounds underrepresented in the sciences. This is a much higher percentage of representation than is commonly found in the professions. ASE interns have been listed on published research, helped to design and test commercial products and spent time in the field and in the lab.

More independent options … 

Absolute Wellness Clinic
ARC – Caregiving
Arts & Technology M.S. – Special Projects
(see Mary Beth in School-to-Career office)
Basketball Coach/Kidsports
Camp Harlow
César Chávez Elementary – Social Work
(see Mary Beth in School-to-Career office; must be enrolled in AP Psychology)
CHS Asst. coach 9th BX 
CHS BB field maintenance
CHS Career Exploration Pilot Program
(see Mary Beth in School-to-Career)
CHS Coaching w/Niles
CHS Coffee Cart – must be enrolled in course
CHS Library – Special Projects, see Debbie Levy in the library for information on available projects.
Kennedy M.S. – Science Aide
(see Mary Beth in School-to-Career office)
Laufer Construction Company
LCC – Scientific Drawing
McCornack-English Language Development
(see Mary Beth in School-to-Career office)
Military Recruiter
Muttley Metal-welding
New crutch design
Nichols Manufacturing
NIF Direct Instruction Convention
Novel Writing+Writing Workshop
(see Mary Beth in School-to-Career office)
NW Storage
Pacific Source Health Plans
Pleasant Hill Elementary – Art Teacher Asst.
Prevention Plus Clinic
Salvation Army
Siletz Tribal Office
Tall Oaks Dog Resort
UO Duck Links
UO Harmonic Laboratory
Veneta Vet Clinic
W. Eugene Animal Hospital
Wildlife Safari Internship