About CAS

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The CAS requirement is a fundamental part of the programme and takes seriously the importance of life outside the world of scholarship, providing a refreshing counterbalance to academic studies.

CAS aims to develop students who are:

  • reflective thinkers—they understand their own strengths and limitations, identify goals and devise strategies for personal growth
  • willing to accept new challenges and new roles
  • aware of themselves as members of communities with responsibilities towards each other and the environment
  • active participants in sustained, collaborative projects
  • balanced—they enjoy and find significance in a range of activities involving intellectual, physical, creative and emotional experiences.

 

 

Creativity, Action, Service:

  • Creativity is interpreted broadly to include a wide range of activities that involve creative thinking. Creativity provides students with the opportunity to explore their own sense of original thinking and expression.
  • Action is focussed on getting involved in physical exertion that contributes to a healthy lifestyle. The aim of Action is to promote lifelong healthy habits related to physical well-being.
  • Service requires students to understand their capacity to make a meaningful contribution to their community and society. Through Service, students develop and apply personal and social skills in real-life situations involving decision-making, problem solving, initiative, responsibility, and accountability for their actions.

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CAS Opportunities

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Juniors and Seniors may earn CAS hours through helping advise a 10th grader complete the mandatory Personal Project. DP students may also serve on the Personal and Community Project Cadre as part of CAS.

If you are interested in being a Personal Project advisor for this academic year please follow this link, complete and submit the form. docs.google.com/forms/d/1d51YCOeDhUb90EoTR5dBR7THoyRSbN7r5fnIREjU6Gg/viewform  Note: Completion of the form does not guarantee your placement as a Jr./Sr. Personal Project Advisor.

For more information please see Mrs. Agrawal in the E Wing and Mrs. Wegscheid in the A Wing.

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