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Senior Exit Project Information

Welcome to the Rock Creek Senior Exit Project web site. The purpose of the senior Exit Project, a requirement for graduation, is to provide Rock Creek students with an opportunity to demonstrate the skills they have gained and the maturity they have achieved during their high school careers. The project gives students a chance to make their high school experiences meaningful and useful.

All information and/or forms needed to complete the Exit Project are linked below. 

Any concerns or questions about Exit Project can be addressed by e-mailing the Exit Project Committee members at the addresses below:

Exit Project Coordinator/Senior Advisor Kellie Milner - milnerk@rockcreekschools.org
Senior Advisor Sara Miller - millers@rockcreekschools.org
Senior Advisor LeAnn Rottinghaus - rottingl@rockcreekschools.org
Senior Advisor Kyle Van Vogelpoel - vanvogek@rockcreekschools.org

Senior Advisor Josey Kueney - sandsJ@rockcreekschools.org


School Year 2021 - 2022

The Class of 2022 will be completing a modified exit project that will include a cover letter, resume, website,reflective paper, and interview.

Seniors will be completing an original website throughout the year and will use this website during the interview process.  The interview will be in March before Spring Break.  

All training and work sessions will occur during Advisor time or English class.  

These plans & dates may change as the school year progresses.  Please stay in contact with appropriate senior advisor.


The information below the red line concerns Exit Projects as they were in previous years.  Please disregard for Class of 2022.









Exit Project Informational Manuals

The Exit Project manual includes all of the necessary information about the Rock Creek Senior Exit Project. Click below to view the manual for each class.


Exit Project Parent and Mentor Informational Brochures

The brochure is a quick explanation of expectations and guidelines for seniors and mentors.


 Exit Project Informational Brochure

Exit Project Deadlines

Exit Project Forms

The forms needed for the Exit Project are listed below. Click on the link to retrieve the desired form. Please note that in order to type and save in the PDF form you must have a current version of Adobe Acrobat (not just the reader). If you do not, the proposal form must be typed and saved at school.

Exit Project Final Proposal Form (PDF)

Exit Project Final Proposal Form (Word)
Use this form to type out project proposal information and steps.


Proposal Mentor Interview Form (PDF)
Print this form and take it with you to your mentor interview so you have the questions for the interview and can write notes during the interview.

Research Paper Interview Form (PDF)
Print this form and take it with you to your mentor interview ONLY if interviewing for source material for your research paper; your additional questions must be pre-approved by the junior English teacher!

Mentor Contact Form
Print this form and take it with you to meetings with your mentor; remember that you need at least three mentor contact forms from throughout your project!

Project Training Time Log
Print this form and use it to log your training hours for your project; remember to document all hours spent on your project!

Project Execution Time Log
Print this form and use it to log your execution hours for your project; remember to document all hours spent on your project!

Excused Exit Project Day Form
Print this form for an excused absence from school to work on your Exit Project. You are allowed only ONE excused Exit Project absence through junior and senior years.

Mentor Evaluation Form
Print this form if your mentor needs another copy of the evaluation form prior to your presentation.

Exit Project Evaluation Rubrics

The evaluation rubrics list the expectations and guidelines on which your Exit Project will be graded.

Research Paper Rubric

Project Evaluation Rubric

Oral Presentation Rubric

Additional Exit Project Information

Click on the links below to view PowerPoint shows and to access informational handouts.

Exit Project Informational Slideshow (for Class of 2020)

Exit Project Informational Slideshow (for Class of 2021)

Exit Project Proposal Completion Slideshow

Brainstorming Exercise
2009-2016 Master Project List

Exit Project Mentor Interview Slideshow

Exit Project Mentor Thank You Letter Slideshow

Mentor Thank You Letter Example
Mentor Informational Handout Enclosure

Exit Project Portfolio Preparation Slideshow

Dot Leader Instructions 
Page Numbering Instructions (Room 114 ONLY) 
Electronic Portfolio Checklist

Exit Project Reflective Writing Slideshow

Reflective Writing Guidelines Handout 
Reflective Writing Examples Handout (Newer)
Reflective Writing Examples Handout (Older)

Exit Project Oral Presentation Slideshow

Oral Presentation Guidelines Handout