Notice to all F.H.S. Grads – 2017
Congratulations! This marks the end of one phase of your life and the beginning of another. I wish you well! As we prepare for the many activities planned to celebrate your achievement, please lend us a hand by reading and assisting with the following guidelines:
F.H.S. takes great pride in organizing activities that you can enjoy. It is a time of celebration and memories. Please understand that all activities are drug, alcohol, and tobacco free. Please be aware of our expectations so you will not put yourself in a position that would prevent you from attending your graduation activities.
· Marks: Grade 12 students return to school for marks on Monday, June 19th at 8:30 a.m.
Students failing to graduate will be informed by their Homeroom Advisor prior to the above date. Unsuccessful graduates with be refunded half of the graduation fee. ($60) Cheques will be payable to the parent/guardian and will be available for pick up at the office on Monday, June 26th.
· Prom: Monday, June 19th.
Prom Tickets will be sold in the cafeteria from May 23rd – 26th at noon via Prom Committee Reps at a cost of $25.00 per person. You must have your student ID with you when purchasing tickets. Only eligible graduates may purchase tickets for themselves and one guest. Guests may be no older than 21 years of age. If your guest is asked to leave for misbehavior, you will be asked to leave as well.
Parents are welcome to go to the UNB SUB for the traditional “prom watch” and to view the procession from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Students may arrive at the AUC parking lot (behind South Gym) beginning at 5:00 p.m. to start the line-up. Motorized vehicles must be street legal (i.e.: no golf carts). Non-motorized vehicles, (i.e. bikes, rickshaws and walking) are permitted and encouraged; and will line-up in the parking lot next to the UNB soccer field ahead of motorized vehicles.
PARENTS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED IN THE SUB BALLROOM.
The activities of students attending the Prom are limited to the ballroom of the UNB SUB. When a grad leaves they are not permitted to return. Grads are responsible for their guests. There will be a DJ as well as punch, water, and finger foods available throughout the night. The last song is at 10:00 p.m.
· Graduation Rehearsal: Wednesday, June 21st at 8:45 a.m. until approximately 11:30 a.m. at the Aitken University Centre.
ALL GRADUATES MUST ATTEND AND REMAIN FOR THE ENTIRE REHEARSAL!
Please locate your seat upon arrival (your name cards will be already placed on the chairs) and graduates are asked to remain in your seat for further instructions by Mr. Thomas.
Grad Invitations (3 per person) will be distributed at Graduation Rehearsal. Please note: guests may gain entry to the graduation ceremonies without invitations, as there is ample space. Caps and gowns will be distributed after rehearsal.
Guests with mobility issues who require seating at the Aitken Center should notify Mrs. Dymond via email at Daneen.Dymond@nbed.nb.ca or telephone (506) 453-5435. Deadline for requests is: Monday, June 19th. Please note: limited seating is available.
· Graduation Ceremonies: Thursday, June 22nd. Grads are to arrive at the Aitken University Centre by 6:15-6:30 p.m. to line up in the South Gym the night of graduation. Parents/Guests are reminded that seats are on a ‘first come first serve’ basis starting at 6:00 p.m. The ceremony will begin promptly at 7:30 p.m.
Grad Reception is held at the F.H.S. cafeteria following the graduation ceremonies and prior to students leaving for Safe Grad. You and your guests are invited. PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND.
· Safe Grad: Busses begin pickup at F.H.S. at approximately 10:30-11:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22nd following the reception. Students will return to F.H.S. at approximately 6:00 a.m. on Friday, June 23rd. Graduates should make arrangements for pick up as we wish a safe return home. More details about Safe Grad will be shared with graduates at the graduation rehearsal.
FHS - Principal