All outside credits are DUE BY MAY 2nd
May 7th – 5 period
May 8th – 4th and 6th periods
May 9th – 1st and 3rd periods
May 10th – 2nd period
CAP AND GOWNS
Delivery is May 8th during all lunches in the cafeteria.
All debts must be paid, outside credits complete, and senior contracts turned in to pick up gowns.
Your MEDALLION and, if earned, your CORD and HOOD will be given to you the day of graduation.
Paid by Friday, May 11th
All textbooks must be turned in to your teacher, all library debts must be paid to Ms. Pohlers, and all school debts must be paid to Mrs. Fletcher.
Seniors with outstanding debts will not be in the graduation line up.
SENIOR’S FINAL DAY
1st period & CAT – Report to classes
11:05 pm – Auditorium for movie, games, and popcorn
1:20 pm – Cafeteria for senior lunch, slideshow, and yearbook signing
2:40 pm – Gather in the rotunda for the Senior Walk
May 14th 6:45 pm Blessed Trinity Catholic Church
Graduates are to arrive by 6:15 pm
Cap and Gowns are to be worn
May 16th 6:30pm FHS Auditorium
Mr. and Miss FHS will be announced
Awards for all grades will be issued
Seniors who have not picked up their announcements must see Mrs. Crawford as soon as possible.
The final balance to Herff Jones must be paid to pick up your announcements. Cash or money order only.
Each senior will have their picture taken as they receive their diploma and holding their diploma cover. The images will be online to view and purchase within a few days of graduation. You can also search for the images at www.partypics.com. The price of pictures starts at $8 and you will be given a flyer May 17th about this.
May 17th 4:00 pm MANDATORY
MUST BE IN SEAT at Southeastern Livestock Pavilion by 4 pm. Seniors must attend practice and plan on TWO HOURS.
8:00am Southeastern Livestock Pavilion
Graduates report to the Pavilion by 7:00am. All keys and personal belongings should be left with a responsible person outside of the auditorium. Your guests should report directly to their seating area. Do not bring guests into the auditorium! You need to stay in your seat until it is time to line up. Please remind your guests that the program is not over until the last senior has received his or her diploma. Graduation usually lasts roughly 1 ½ hours. IF SOMEONE IN YOUR FAMILY NEEDS ACCESSIBLE SEATING, PLEASE SEE MRS. CRAWFORD beginning April 13th.
WHAT TO WEAR?
Please use the following guidelines when participating in your baccalaureate and graduation exercises.
Dress: Please be in a nice dress, skirt, or pants.
Shoes: Wear dress shoes, but make sure your heels are low as you have to walk UP and DOWN a slope! You may not wear flip-flops, tennis shoes, or dirty/old boots. You may wear a pair of dress sandals.
Pants: You must wear dress pants, blue jeans are not allowed.
Shirt: You must wear a dress shirt, Polo shirts are not allowed.
Tie: You must wear a tie, but it can either be a long tie or a bow tie.
Shoes: You must wear dress shoes or dress boots. You are not allowed to wear sandals, flip-flops, dirty/old boots, or tennis shoes.
Girls, please secure the cap with bobby pins but be careful of extreme hair styles or your cap will not fit or stay on during the ceremony. All graduates should place their cap with the point of the cap in the middle of the forehead, as this will allow to hat to sit squarely on the head. The hat should be worn flat and not tilted on the head and tassels are to be worn on the right side. HATS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE DECORATED!
CAP AND GOWN CARE
Hang the gown on a hanger until it is needed and many of the wrinkles will disappear. If you choose to iron the gown, use a WARM iron or pressing cloth and press with CAUTION. You can easily burn the gown!
Those with a 3.0 - 3.499 weighted cumulative GPA will be provided a GOLD CORD.
Those with a 3.5 – 3.999 weighted cumulative GPA will be provided a GOLD AND WHITE CORD.
Those with a 4.0 weighted cumulative GPA and above will be provided a WHITE CORD and a GOLD HOOD. The hoods must be returned when your diploma is picked up OR you can purchase the hood for $20 cash the day of graduation, when you pick up your diploma. NO CHANGE will be available, so bring exact amounts!
National Honor Society Cords (provided by NHS) may be worn, but no other cords are allowed.
Academic, vocational, and club pins awarded by Forest High School can be worn on the graduation gown on the left side of the gown.
ONLY THE ABOVE DRESS AND REGALIA MAY BE WORN BY FHS GRADUATES.
STUDENTS WHO DO NOT PLAN TO PARTICIPATE IN GRADUATION NEED TO SEE MR. CARSON AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.