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SENIOR CLASS REMINDERS

 

Senior Awards Ceremony-MANDATORY FOR ALL SENIORS!

Wednesday, April 25th -during morning assembly/WIN (7:35-9:00) Awards include scholarships, school recognitions, etc.  Cords will be handed out at this program.  Immediately after this ceremony you will sign for your cap & gown packet (tables at the back of the gym).  QUICKLY Change into your cap and gowns for the senior class photo to be taken in the stands. (Be sure to wear any chords you received during the Awards Ceremony AND if you are a National Honor Society grad. you will need to be on the first 2 rows)  Dress code for this event is Business attire with adherence to parish policy. (Absolutely NO BLUE JEANS OR JEAN MATERIAL PANTS!)  

 

Crawfish Boil – Friday, May 4th, 2018 immediately after graduation practice and senior walk. (Bring caps & gowns!!)

 

Senior Final Exams:

Thursday, May 3rd (3rd & 4th blocks) & Friday, May 4th  (1st & 2nd blocks)  Any student taking an AP exam these days make other arrangements with your teachers as to NOT have a final and an AP exam the same day.  All Finals will be taken during regular class time.  Make-up exams for finals will be on Monday, May 7, 2017. BE SURE YOU ARE HERE FOR ALL OF YOUR FINAL EXAMS!

 

Graduation Practices:

Both practices are required and you must be on time!  Make arrangements with work and other activities NOW!  NO Excuses!  You will not walk at graduation if you do not attend both practices

PRACTICE #1- Friday, May 4th –beginning immediately after 1st lunch at 12:00 noon

PRACTICE #2-Thursday, May 10th – (Morning of graduation) in the CenturyTel Center at 9:00 a.m. (Ladies wearing heels, bring them to practice!)

 

SENIOR WALK:

Immediately after practice on May 4, 2018, you will put on your caps & gowns to participate in the Senior Walk.  As you participate in the “Senior Walk,” you will walk the halls of the elementary & middle schools in your cap and gown as to show future Griffin Grad’s what they can accomplish!  You may hold a small sign/poster board, (approximately 9x 12 in size) that reads what your after graduation plans are.  For example, “Future NSU Grad” or “Future Sales manager” (Signs must be appropriate & approved!)

                       

All Debts:

All debts to NDHS must be paid in full with cash or money order before Tuesday, May 1, 2017.  This includes all fundraising, textbooks, athletic equipment, I-Pad fees, library fees, and other financial obligations to NDHS.  You will not participate in graduation practice or ceremonies if all debts are not paid.

 

Graduation Attire: YOU MUST BE AT THE CENTURYLINK BY 5:30 P.M.  GRADUATION CEREMONY BEGINS AT 7:00!

Girls:    Dark colored dress or skirt, dark dress shoes (beige or “flesh toned are OK)

No tennis shoes, flip-flops, or spike heels.  Be sure to have pins/safety pins/Velcro dots for the white collar to be attached to your gown

Boys:   Navy or black dress pants (no jeans or jean materials, no khaki’s), White shirt with collar and tie (regular tie or bow tie in black or navy-No Shiny, or “bling” materials; NO OTHER COLORS!)

Dark dress shoes.  No tennis shoes, (converse. sandals, flip-flops, OR Crocs.  Boots ARE permitted if CLEAN in appearance.

Tickets:

On, May 4th, each senior will be given 4 tickets for preferential seating.  These tickets will gain admittance to the preferred seating section in the CenturyLink (main entrance on floor level).  All persons must have tickets in hand – NO EXCEPTIONS! Although the section is reserved, the seats in this section are on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Doors will open to spectators at 6:00 p.m.  There are sections for handicap seating accessible from the floor level if your guests require.

 

ATTENDANCE AT ALL GRADUATION PRACTICES & AWARDS CEREMONY IS MANDATORY IF YOU PLAN TO WALK AT GRADUATION ON MAY 10, 2018. DESOTO PARISH DRESS CODE AND POLICIES APPLY FOR SENIORS THROUGH GRADUATION.  SENIORS MAY NOT BE ON CAMPUS AFTER MAY 10, 2018 unless present for an AP Exam.  Remember, Graduation Ceremony is a PRIVILEGE, NOT A RIGHT!