IMPORTANT DATES AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION–
Wednesday, October 24th – Senior photo’s, activities and senior quotes are due (please email to email@example.com). Seniors need to complete the email survey that was sent to their school email on October 17th. Baby pictures are due by October 30th.
A Josten’s representative will be here at 7:30 am – 8:00 am on Tuesday, December 4th for students to order their cap/gowns and any other senior products. Seniors will be receiving in academic advisory a packet with all product information in the next few weeks. If a student is ONLY ordering cap/gown they do not pay anything at that time. This is paid directly to the school in May/June. Estimated cost for the cap/gown is $38.00.
Yearbook Orders – Please go to https://ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter School Code # 12983619. Yearbooks are on sale now until early spring. The cost does increase, so order early. Senior parent ads may also be places on the Lifetouch website. Deadline for parent ads is November 30th.
Graduation will be held Sunday, June 9 at 1:30 p.m. Tickets are required for admittance to graduation. “Doors” will open at 12:30.
Graduation – Graduation will be held in the gym at Hampden Academy. Students need to report to the multi-purpose room at 12:30 p.m. Graduates need to enter through the back doors of the multi-purpose room. In keeping with the tradition of Hampden Academy’s graduation, there will be no decoration to caps or gowns permitted. Breathalyzer tests may be conducted prior to graduation. Any student under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be allowed to participate in graduation. Inappropriate behavior during marching practice or during the Graduation Ceremony, may result in removal from the ceremony. All students must wear shoes. Senior contracts will be handed out in Academic Advisory and must be signed and returned to Mrs. Moore by Monday, June 3rd.
Note: Please make all checks payable to Hampden Academy. If paying both graduation fees and class banquet, it is only necessary to make out one check.
BANQUET – All seniors are welcome to attend the Senior Class Banquet held at the Morgan Hill Events Center on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. This event is for members of the graduating class only. The price will be $15.00 per person which includes tax and tip. Tickets will be available in the office starting May 20, 2019 and must be purchased by May 31, 2019. Breathalyzer tests may be conducted before this event. Any students under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not participate and may face additional consequences.
GRADUATION FEE – Graduation Fee is $38.00. This amount must be paid before Wednesday, June 5th marching practice. Caps and gowns will be given out after the final marching practice on Friday, June 7th to seniors that have paid their Graduation Fee.
TICKETS FOR GRADUATION
Tickets for graduation will be given to students starting on Tuesday, May 28, please see Mrs. Moore in the main office. Please check with your family prior to May 28, to determine the number of tickets you will need. Each graduate receives up to 8 tickets for seating in the Gym.
ADDITIONAL TICKETS FOR GRADUATION
If a graduate needs more than 8 tickets they can request them from Mrs. Moore. After all graduates receive their tickets the remainder of the tickets are divided among those who need more at the end of the last marching practice.
SENIOR EXAM SCHEDULE – Graduates are expected to attend full days of school on June 3, 4, 5 and 6. Graduates are expected to attend ALL classes each day, not just on exam periods.
DAY AND DATE
|Monday, June 3||Periods 2B and 4B|
|Tuesday, June 4||Periods 2A and 3A|
|Wednesday, June 5||Periods 1B and 3B|
|Thursday, June 6||Periods 1A and 4A|
The last full day of classes for graduates will be Thursday, June 6. Graduates will have small group marching practice on Wednesday, June 5 period 2 and period 4 (list for groups enclosed) and the entire group will practice marching on Friday, June 7 starting at 8:10 a.m. Caps and gowns will be given out on June 7 after marching practice.
SENIOR WALK – After the large group marching practice, the seniors will be participating in Hampden Academy’s, Annual Senior Walk! We will have all graduating seniors board busses and depart for our RSU 22 schools, walking through Smith, Wagner, McGraw, Weatherbee and Reeds Brook schools before finishing up at HA.
SCHOLARSHIPS – Please read the following carefully:
If any senior is awarded a scholarship s/he is reminded that detailed instructions for each scholarship are given in the envelope which is presented at graduation. Please read these instructions carefully, keep the instructions, and follow them your first year in college. Do not throw the instructions away in the excitement of graduation day.
It is imperative that students check their school email regularly. Please email Mrs. Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need further clarification.