The class of 2018 is set to graduate May 25 at 8 p.m., but before that they have quite a few things to accomplish.
Senior Madison Jones said, “We do have a lot of things to practice, but it will be worth it when we walk across the stage at graduation.”
The busy line of events starts with the mandatory practice for Formal Awards. The practice takes place at 12:05 p.m. in the auditorium Thursday, May 17. During the practice, seniors will need to wear their caps with the tassel. Please remember to write names inside of the caps in order to keep them with their rightful owners.
Friday May 18, seniors must be in the gym by 7:40 for Formal Awards. Attendance is mandatory with the event starting at 8 a.m. Caps and gowns are required along with dress clothes/ shoes.
Tuesday May 22 seniors who are traveling to King’s Island will leave at 6 a.m. They plan to depart and make their way home around 4 p.m. The final deadline to sign up for the trip is Wednesday May 9. If there is not enough student participation the trip will be cancelled.
Senior Megan Hughart said, “I think the King’s Island trip will be lots of fun for all of us going.”
May 23 kicks off the start of graduation practices. Starting at 9 a.m. the school cooks will be serving a special breakfast for all of the seniors in the cafeteria. At 10 a.m., prospective graduates will move to the gym and begin the first practice for graduation ceremonies.
The evening of May 23 at 7 p.m. Baccalaureate will be hosted by Tim Britton, state advisor for Fellowship of Christian Athletes, in the Auditorium. Seniors should be properly dress and in the gym by 6:40 p.m. After the ceremony, the slide show containing senior baby pictures will be played.
Thursday May 24 there will be another mandatory practice held at 9 a.m. in the gym for graduation ceremonies.
Senior Mercedes Quick said, “I am nervous to walk across stage, but I am ready to be a graduate.”
Friday May 25 the final mandatory practice will be held at 9 a.m. in the gym and on the football field.
The evening of May 25 the senior class is expected in the gym by 7:40 p.m. in dress clothes along with their caps and gowns. Graduation ceremonies will begin at 8 p.m. sharp.
Some important reminders are:
All financial obligations must be paid to the Annex office by 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 24. If the bill is not paid for the student will not receive your diploma at the ceremony.
If any senior is in need transportation for any of the practices or ceremonies, please tell Liz Sayre, graduation coordinator, or one of the administrators PRIOR to the scheduled event.
If for some unforeseen reason or emergency, a student must miss practice, please call the school and notify Miss Kristy of the absent and the reason for not attending, PRIOR to practice.
Senior year is coming to an end quickly. Make sure you know where to be and when for your big day!