Shadowing Procedures
  • Only current 8th grade students may shadow.
  • Carver visits as an entire school; therefore, Carver students may not register to shadow.
  • There are a limited number of spaces, so please register early.
  • Registration closes four days prior to a shadowing date.
  • Students must be in academic and discipline good-standing with their home school in order to participate. 
  • Parents are responsible for transportation. 
  • Students should arrive between 7:45-8:15 a.m.
  • Parents should accompany their student to the BTW Seminar Room (1st Floor).  Please use the North entrance to the building. 
  • 8th graders will be matched by BTW personnel with a Hornet Ambassador with similar interests. 
  • Students must dress properly for school.  If your student currently wears a uniform, then he/she may wear the uniform.
  • Cell phones must remain turned off and put away during class periods.
  • Students MUST remain with their assigned Hornet Ambassador throughout the school day – no exceptions.
  • Parents are responsible for providing lunch money ($5 is recommended).
  • Parents are responsible for picking up their student in the Seminar Room between 3:20 p.m. and 3:35 p.m.
  • TPS Board Policy: a valid photo i.d. is required to pick up the student; the i.d. must match the name that is provided by the parent/guardian at check-in.
  • You will receive an email confirmation within two business days of completing the Shadowing Request Form.  If you have not received an email confirmation within two business days, then please contact Ms. Bridgette Whittaker at
  • If you need to change your shadowing date or cancel your shadowing date, then please contact Ms. Bridgette Whittaker at
Shadowing Dates

Booker T. Washington High School is pleased to offer eight Shadowing dates this fall.  Four dates have been reserved for current TPS 8th graders; and four dates have been reserved for current 8th graders in private schools and/or out-of-district.  Select your date and complete the online registration form.    

Thursday, October 5th - (Not Currently Enrolled in TPS)

Friday, October 13th - (Not Currently Enrolled in TPS)

Thursday, November 2nd (Currently Enrolled in TPS) - registration closed/full

Thursday, November 9th (Not Currently Enrolled in TPS) 

Thursday, November 16th (Currently Enrolled in TPS) 

Thursday, December 7th (Not Currently Enrolled in TPS) 

Thursday, December 14th (Currently Enrolled in TPS) 

Thursday, January 11th (Currently Enrolled in TPS) 

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