[Palos Verdes High School http://www.pvhigh.com/index.html] has launched a new program called “Capstone Projects” which acts as a program for graduating seniors to work on real projects in the following fields: -Arts, Media & Entertainment -Education, Psychology & Public Service -Engineering & Environmental Science -Health Sciences & Medical Technology -Business, Marketing & Sales The project is designed to help students gain valuable knowledge in various areas of study, aided by industry partners who are there to help mentor the student projects and help these college bound seniors gain a leg-up on the competition. They do this by implementing a process called [project based learning http://www.pvhigh.com/academics/pdf/acad_senior_project_8_Essentials_EdLdr_2012_version.pdf] which defines the benefits of working on projects rather than just classroom desk work. They hope that with continued refinement of the initiative that Palos Verdes High School will again cement itself as THE go-to education center in the South Bay. Want to get involved? Join the initiative as a [Capstone Industry Partner http://www.pvhigh.com/academics/acad_capstone_industry_partners.html]. You can sign up and help students with job shadowing or even become a guest speaker, donate a little time and make a big difference in your community today.