Additionally, at its June 2016 meeting, the Board of Regents permanently approved regulations to establish a new Career Development Occupational Studies (CDOS) graduation pathway for all students. The CDOS Commencement Credential certifies that a student has the standards-based knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment. Previously, only students with disabilities could exit school with a New York State CDOS Commencement Credential. The newly adopted regulations expand to all students the opportunity to earn the CDOS Commencement Credential.
There’s a reason that so many coming-of-age movies focus on the last days or months of school for high school seniors. Whether you hated high school or absolutely loved it, the ending of those four years is a bitterwsweet time for every student. On the one hand, you’re beyond excited for the new opportunities that college brings, and you can’t wait to start your new and improved grown-up life. On the other hand, you start thinking about all of the things and people you’re about to leave behind, and it’s pretty damn sad.
I was never a big fan of high school, but senior year will always stand out to me, especially the end of the year. It was the first time during high school that I was actually able to feel comfortable and happy. The last few months of senior year were when I solidified many friendships that I still have, made new friends that I wished I had had all four years, and participated in school activities that I actually found enjoyable. I want your senior year to be just as amazing . Make these last few weeks count by doing everything on this bucket list… you won’t regret it. Here are 16 things every high school senior must do before graduation: