This is a wonderful time for graduating seniors and their families. We hope to help make our celebrations together as thoughtful and enjoyable as possible. Please check this website for all the information you will need for the graduation season for the Class of 2013!
Class of 2013 Graduation Information:
Please read the following information. If you have download or printing issues, the Seniors are welcome to download and print them at school. We will send you an email when the information here has been updated after Spring and Easter Break.
Graduation Announcement Information: Order information was handed out on March 13th during our senior class meeting. If you are not here to receive your order packet, they are available in the Advancement Office. Orders will be collected on Tuesday, March 26 by Balfour. Orders not received on March 26 can be placed online at www.cbgrad.Balfour.com or by phone at 1-785-537-3104.
Questions? Call Balfour at 913-681-2421.
Graduation Tickets: Graduation Tickets and Announcements will be distributed the week of April 8-12. The exact date will be announced the week before. Tickets are limited and issued by Johnson County Community College and can not be replaced. The tickets do not designate seating assignments. Each Sion graduate will receive 12 tickets this year.
Your class president Mary Kate Kelly has created a Google spreadsheet. Mark the number of tickets you need/don't need, so that others may contact you.
Scrapbook Video: Please send pictures right away to Ms. Shapley: firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in contributing to the senior class scrapbook video. Student volunteers collect pictures of your entire class, from your four years at Sion, set it to music, and play it at the Graduation Brunch. Each student will receive a copy of the Scrapbook video at the Graduation Brunch.
Video of the Graduation Mass and Ceremony:
A video production company will film the Mass and Graduation Ceremony. Please pre-order a copy with the form below.
Graduation Partner and Crownbearer Form: Please print out and return to Mrs. McDermott as soon as possible, by April 29th at the latest! We will proceed to match you with a partner if your form is not in by this date.
Graduation Brunch Order Form: You are invited to join the Senior Class and their families for Brunch at the Ritz Charles, 9000 West 137th Street, immediately after Mass. Please arrive at approximately 11 am. Each family has three complimentary reservations. Additional guests are welcome at $25.00 per person. Tables are assigned alphabetically. Brunch reservations are handled through the Advancement Office. If you have any questions please contact Thea Gude, email@example.com.
Save The Date Information!
Senior Mother Daughter Mass: Please join us May 3rd for the Senior Mother Daughter Mass and Luncheon. Mass will begin at 10:45, with lunch to follow. Seniors will be excused for the day after the lunch.
Senior Last Day of School: May 7th is the Seniors last day of school. Attendance is required. We will begin at 8am and dismiss at Noon. We will have a Graduation Ceremony practice in the gym beginning promptly at 8am. We will have a class meeting, clean out lockers, and go to St. Thomas Moore for Graduation Mass practice. We will dismiss from St. Thomas Moore at Noon.
Senior Retreat: The Senior overnight retreat will be May 16th -17th. We will begin with Mass in the Chapel at 3:15 on May 16th, and leave for Prairie Star Ranch by 5pm. We will return May 17th by noon, and Seniors will be excused to leave at that time.
Permission slips are posted below:
Please join us!
Graduation Day, Thursday May 23rd, 2013:
Graduation Mass will be at St. Thomas Moore Parish at 9:30 am. All are invited to attend. Graduates please arrive at 9am, and wear your gown for Mass.
Graduation Brunch will immediately follow at 11:00 at the Ritz Charles.
Graduates will immediately proceed to Johnson County Community College for graduation practice after the Brunch.
CROWNBEARERS: Please come to JCCC Yardly Hall at 1:00 for practice. Please arrive at the graduation ceremony that night by 6:30pm. Crownbearers may leave after they present the crowns.
The Graduation Ceremony will be begin at 7:00 pm at Johnson County Community College Yardley Hall.
Please pick up your Graduation Gown as soon as possible, if you have not done so already.
Call Emily Hart Bridal at 913-681-1500 to arrange a time for pick-up, and to be fitted by their seamstress for any needed alterations.
Students will need to wear comfortable white shoes with their gown.