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1 Holy Spirit High School Senior Prom /Graduation Ceremony 2014 - 2015 Meeting with Level III Parents

2 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony2 Senior Prom Policy 2014 - 2015 Student must have passed Career Development 2201/2231 and have 22 credits as of December 5 in Level III or be eligible to receive a school leaving certificate Opportunities exist for 4 credits in supplementary exams BEFORE December 5 Student must not miss 20 or more days due to unexcused absences and/or suspensions Students must not have more than 20 unexcused late arrivals Eligibility to Attend

3 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony3 Senior Prom Schedule of Events April 23 rd, 2015 The prom ceremony is held at Delta, St. John’s Students are asked to meet outside of the ballroom to line up at 5:15 Parents and guests should be seated at their tables when they arrive. We ask that parents do not mingle in the hall since there is limited space and it will be required to line up the graduates for the Grand March

4 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony4 Senior Prom Schedule of Events (cont’d) The Grand March is scheduled to begin at approximately 6:00 p.m. The meal, the student presentations and the organized dances (mother/guardian & son, father/guardian & daughter, graduates & dates, graduates) will follow the Grand March The dance will conclude at 12:00 a.m.

5 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony5 Cost Each graduate must pay $150 for his/her ticket. This fee covers the cost of the meal at the Senior Prom, decorations, programs, grand march picture, class composite picture, the Graduation Ceremony in November and a copy of the 2014- 2015 school yearbook. Each additional ticket costs $60. Students can purchase up to 3 additional tickets (one for their date and two for their parents/guardians)

6 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony6 Cost (cont’d) Option 1: 3500 recyclables Students who want to pay for the cost of their prom using recyclables can simply drop their recyclables at the Manuel’s Depot (not at the school). Students register at the depot and then they can print bar code stickers for each bag of recyclables, in addition to labeling them. All recyclables dropped at the depot must be emptied, rinsed and have straws/caps removed. Level III students will be credited $0.10 for each recyclable deposited. For students using this payment option, there is a 5% school administrative charge. This payment option is available until Friday, March 6, 2015.

7 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony7 Cost (cont’d) Option 2: Cash/Cheque 2 equal payments are required. The first installment is due prior to Friday, January 16 and the second one is due prior to Friday, March 20.

8 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony8 Additional Tickets If space is available at the Delta, some additional tickets (beyond three) may be available. Students needing these tickets should place their names on the wait list at the office (Notification of these tickets will not be provided until mid – late March)

9 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony9 Seating Plan All students are expected to complete and pass in a table-seating form to Ms.Sheppard prior to March 13. (This form will be available on the school website after mid-term exams in February).

10 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony10 Seating Plan (cont’d) Individual seating arrangements will not be finalized until all fees are paid A finalized seating chart will be posted in classrooms and on the website one week prior to the event No changes in seating will be possible after the seating chart has been posted

11 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony11 Meal The meal typically consists of : - Fresh garden greens with cucumbers, cherry tomatoes and julienne of peppers - Breaded breast of chicken with savoury stuffing over a mushroom sauce - Triple chocolate layer cake If anyone requires a special meal because of an allergy, they are asked to contact Ms. Oldford as soon as possible

12 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony12 Prom Portraits Students must sign their names on the photographer’s list if they want to be assigned a portrait time on the day/evening of the prom A list of assigned portrait appointments will be posted in classrooms and on the website one week prior to the event The photographer will be available at a room in the Delta for those who have arranged an appointment. Students are asked to please be on time for their appointment The charge for each 5X7 picture is $10 and should be paid directly to the photographer

13 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony13 Videos/DVDs A video/dvd will be recorded at the senior prom. If any student wants to order one, they should place their order and pay the appropriate fee to the video personnel at the Delta on the evening of the prom

14 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony14 Motorcade Several years ago, the school received formal notification from the RNC that motorcades were no longer being approved or supervised by their officers and therefore this tradition had to be discontinued.

15 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony15 Prom Closet Holy Spirit will continue to operate a Prom Closet this year. We encourage female students to avail of the dresses in this closet. Students can check with Ms. Murphy to view the available dresses. We will have a ‘try-on’ session in November for those interested.

16 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony16 Reminders Parking is available on surrounding streets and at the Delta Parking Garage. A coat check is available at the Delta at a cost per coat

17 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony17 Graduation Ceremony The official Graduation Exercises/Awards Night will occur on Thursday, November 26, 2015 Graduates are asked to notify the school in September 2015 if they do not plan to attend (so that caps and gowns can be ordered) Caps and gowns will be available at the school from Tuesday, November 24 to Thursday, November 26. Graduates are requested to make arrangements to have their caps and gowns picked up during that time period

18 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony18 Graduation Ceremony (cont’d) A photographer is present at this event to take one 5 X 7 picture as the graduate receives his/her diploma. Award winners who want a photo of their award presentation must pay an additional fee to the photographer. Graduates who win scholarships other than those presented by the school are asked to notify the school ( immediately upon receiving the news so these scholarships and awards can also be included in the A reception (sandwiches, cookies, refreshments) will follow the ceremony in the cafeteria

19 Senior Prom/Graduation Ceremony19 Questions/Discussion Check our School’s Website for further information: Contact the school if there are any further questions. 834-1031

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