General Requirements for E-Hours:

  1. Student eHours are earned outside the regular school day and not tied to a course grade.
  2. Student eHours are continuously earned over all 4 high school years.
  3. A suggested minimum of 50 eHours should be earned each of 4 years, including senior year, to meet the Proficient Level of Endorsement. More eHours can be accumulated to reach higher levels of endorsement.
    • Levels of Endorsement – eHours Required

      Proficient 200 Hours
      Highly Proficient 300 Hours
      Highly Proficient with Honors 400 Hours
  4. All eHours are tracked by the student and submitted to their Academy Facilitator for tracking. Forms should be turned in to the Facilitator in a timely manner (within 3 months of the event).
  5. Approval for what is accepted as an eHour is determined by the Academy Facilitator.
  6. Student may begin earning eHours as soon as they are accepted into an academy (2nd semester of 8th grade).

Examples of eHours include, but not limited to: 

Leading or attending community presentations related to BIOengineering
Academy related volunteer/community service, includes leadership positions outside of school
Field-trips: must be outside of the school day and also not for a grade
Attending an Academy related guest speaker session

Participating in Academy related competitions, outside of the school day
Providing service to the Academy
BIOengineering Leadership Team – time spent on leadership tasks and team/committee meetings
Participating in Academy events (i.e. Open Houses, Career Events, etc.)

Participating in college or post-secondary visit related to the Academy
Participating in an academic conference, summer camp, or a internship/shadowship (not including Senior Capstone)
Participating in district sponsored Skills for YOUR Success Workshop
Participating in approved Professional Learning Experiences outside of school day (PLEs)
Presenting the Senior Capstone Project (outside school day)
Book Reviews
Innovator Hours


BIOengineering eHours Book Review

NEW BioE eHours Brochure 2019

BIOengineering eHours Short Form

BIOengineering eHours Long Form – On Your Own