Crosby High School
“Home of the Bulldogs”
GRADUATION: THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018; 4:00 p.m. Location: Football Field
Rain Location: Gymnasium
June 19th Seniors’ Last Day & Final Exams
June 19th,10:00 a.m.- noon Graduation Practice (gymnasium)
June 20th,10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. Graduation Practice (football field)/Cap & Gown pick up/Ticket pickup
June 21st, Graduation Football Field – 4:00 p.m. (In the event of inclement weather, graduation will be held in the gym)
** All graduates should arrive no later than 3:15 p.m. at Rotella Elementary School cafeteria.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO PARTICIPATE IN CEREMONY
Students must return all textbooks, library books, uniforms, fundraising materials/money, elevator keys, locks and settle any outstanding fees with clubs or the library before graduation.
Tickets, caps and gowns will be distributed after practice on June 20th. Students will be issued a total of 5 tickets. If poor weather prohibits an outdoor ceremony, the event will be moved indoors to the gymnasium. If graduation is held indoors, the 5 tickets will be honored.
TUESDAY, JUNE 19th - 10:00 A.M. SHARP!
Seniors will meet in the gym at 10:00 A.M. Graduates will receive their seating arrangement and then walk through a rehearsal for the ceremony. Seniors are not allowed to enter any other areas of the school building on that day.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20th - 10:00 A.M. SHARP!
Seniors will meet on the football field for practice (WEAR COMFORTABLE FLAT FOOTWEAR). **Only flat shoes are permitted on the track and turf field. The readers will need to practice pronouncing each of your names. It may be HOT. Wear a hat and sunscreen, and bring water. Respect others by being on time. Late arrivals will extend the practice time for everyone. All are expected to stay for the entire practice, which will be about 3 hours long. Caps/gowns and tickets will be distributed at the END of practice on June 20th. Attendance at practice is required in order to receive your tickets.
TURF FIELD GUIDELINES:
The following activities or items are NOT allowed on the track and field:
shoes with heels or wedges, bicycles, strollers, chairs, food or drink (water only), glass containers, sunflower seeds, gum, tobacco products, animals, stakes, spikes or other pointed objects.
Students are asked to remind their families and friends that extended applause or shouting interferes with the reading and understanding of other graduates’ names. Please consider the significance of the moment for other families. This cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Graduation is a dignified ceremony that honors the graduates. Students are expected to demonstrate respect for the occasion and their classmates. Students that fail to comply and choose to participate in ANY undignified or disrespectful behavior during practice or the ceremony will not be able to participate. Student are reminded to turn off cell phones.
Students participating in the graduation ceremony are required to wear the blue and white cap and gown and mortar board. If circumstances dictate that a student must deviate from this practice, they should confer with school administration. In addition, because the ceremony is being held outside on the football field students are reminded to dress appropriately for the weather and location: all graduates MUST wear comfortable FLAT shoes. Heels or wedges are NOT permitted on the track or turf field.
Studentswillreceiveanemptydiplomacoveronthenightofgraduationduringtheceremony. Allstudentsare to report to the main lobby of the school for the official diploma after the ceremony. Please do not have friends or family members pick up your diploma. Only YOU may pick it up.
Graduation exercises will be held outdoors on the football field. In the event that poor weather prevents an outdoor ceremony, graduation will be moved indoors into the gymnasium.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2018! YOU MADE IT!!!