After the seniors’ last day of class on May 21 earlier this week, there remain a few events before graduation that are mandatory for the Class of 2013 to attend. Unless you have an excused absence from the event, all seniors must attend, or they cannot walk at graduation.
This week is seniors’ finals week, with the finals having started on Wednesday, May 22. On Wednesday the final exams were Day 1 Block 4 and Day 1 Block 1. On Thursday, May 23, the finals schedule is Day 2 Block 4 and Day 2 Block 2.
Friday, May 24, the schedule starts off with Day 1 Block 2 and finishes with Day 1 Block 3. The next finals day is Tuesday, May 28, due to Memorial Day weekend. Finals will resume with Day 2 Block 1 and Day 2 Block 3.
The following day, Wednesday, May 29 there is a mandatory meeting in the auditorium at 10:30 am. Seniors will be receiving cap, gown, and graduation tickets during this meeting.
To request extra graduation tickets you must speak to Mrs. Durocher on senior sign-out day. Extra tickets are first come first serve, so if on senior sign-out day you did not request tickets, you should call the office and request them as soon as possible.
The following week is prom. Promenade starts at 4:15 pm on June 4. The Prom is located at Wequassett Resort in Harwich. Doors open at 6:30 pm and close at 10:30 pm.
On June 6, there will be a mandatory graduation rehearsal from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. There is a meeting for Senior Assembly entertainers only in the gym at 1:00 to 2:00 pm. Senior Awards Night is also June 6, starting at 7:00 pm. If you cannot attend, you must have your absence cleared with the principal.
There will be a dress code for Senior Awards Night, Senior Assembly and Graduation. Jeans, sneakers and shorts are not allowed. Boys should be in collared shirt with ties and girls should have an appropriate dress and shoes.
On June 7, seniors should report to the auditorium no later than 8:30 am for Senior Assembly. Seniors must wear their gowns but no caps.
On June 8, seniors must report to the gym at 12:00 pm to pick up flowers and tassels before Graduation, which starts at 1:00 pm. Weather permitting, the ceremony will be held outside, where there is unlimited seating. Should the weather infringe on the ceremony, it will be held inside with limited seating. Should the weather be uncooperative, seniors should report to the library at 12:00 pm.
By Jessica Correia