Graduation 2018

2018 Commencement Guidelines

Senior Checklist

Important Dates

Wednesday, April 4 – Mandatory Senior Meeting during periods 7 & 8  (Auditorium)

Friday, April 27 – All Graduation Forms Due to Student Services

Saturday, April 28 – Prom 2018 and Post Prom

Monday, May 7 – Complete Senior Exit Survey and Graduation Survey in Naviance

Friday, May 11 – Final Exams for Seniors in Danger of Failing

Monday, May 14 thru Thursday, May 17 – Textbooks and iPads returned to Bookstore

*See iPad Buyout information below.

Tuesday, May 15 – Senior Honors Convocation 7:30 p.m. (Auditorium)

Wednesday, May 16 – All financial obligations due

Friday, May 18 – Last day for Seniors/Picnic

Wednesday, May 23 – Mandatory Commencement Rehearsal 11:30 a.m. (Field House)  

Friday, May 25 – Commencement Day.  Students report to the Field House by 5:00 p.m.  

Senior Information

iPads Transfer/Buyout:

  1. Graduates who have rented their iPads for four (4) years and have all obligations fulfilled, will have ownership of the device transferred their family.   
  2. Graduates who have rented their iPads for three (3) years and have all obligations fulfilled, may purchase the iPad for $59 or return the device.
  3. Graduates who have rented their iPads for two (2) years and have all obligations fulfilled, may purchase the iPad for $109 or return the device.
  4. Graduates who have rented their iPads for one (1) years and have all obligations fulfilled, may purchase the iPad for $159 or return the device.

Mandatory Senior Meeting: Mandatory Senior Meeting on April 4 in the Auditorium periods 7 & 8.  Seniors will hear important graduation and end of the year information.  The Senior Class group picture (panoramic photo) will be taken following the meeting by Lifetouch. The panoramic photo can be ordered online at events.lifetouch.com

Cap, Gown & Commencement Tickets: Seniors with all obligations resolved will be issued their cap, gown and commencement tickets following the Graduation Rehearsal on May 23.  If you have not ordered a cap and gown, please contact Herff Jones immediately at (815)756-4743

Commencement DVD: Communication Resource Management will be providing a DVD of Commencement for all interested parties.  To order your copy please visit: http://mygraduationvideo.com/

Photographs: Grad Images is the official photographer for the Commencement Ceremony. Each graduate will be photographed and the proofs will be available for viewing soon after the event at www.gradimages.com

Senior Picnic: Starting period 6 on May 18, the entire senior class will come together to enjoy sharing memories, looking forward to graduation and eating some delicious picnic food. “Senior Most” awards will take place at the end of the picnic and Seniors will leave campus by 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: Each senior participating in commencement will have four (4) tickets.  Students can request up to four (4) additional tickets by completing and returning the extra ticket form by April 27.