Mount Alvernia High School, Newton, Massachusetts

   Senior Symposium     All Seniors at Mount Alvernia High School are required to complete a Senior Symposium project. This project is the culmination of their years of preparation in English and in history. It consists of a research paper for history, an analytical paper for English, reflective essays, and a formal oral presentation, all under the direction of Dr. Melissa Lewis Heim, senior history teacher, and Ms. Rebecca Brown, senior English teacher. The students' papers are bound and become part of the permanent collection in the school library.
Web Site     This Web site presents an overview of the Symposium papers and Art Thesis. It was created by the senior Advanced Technology classes, under the direction of Mrs. Tatyana Finegold, technology coordinator and Mrs. Melissa Kinch, technology instructor.
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   S t u d e n t  A u t h o r  H i s t o r y  T o p i c
 Thao Nhu   Tong  Cormac  McCarthy   The Tet Offensive: A Major Turning Point in the Vietnam War
 Devyani  Arora  Alexandre  Dumas   The Indian Independence Movement
 Mckenzie  Barnwell  Alice  Walker   Thurgood Marshall and his Path to Brown v. Board of Education
 Alison  Bechwati  Kahlil  Gibran   Men in Makeup: A History of Cosmetics
 Rebecca  Blakely  Nicole  Krauss   Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim's Relationship
 Isabella  Contessi  Josť  Saramago   The War on Drugs: The Causes, Goals, and Impact on American Society