Memo to Graduating Seniors 2014
Please read carefully and share this information with your parents!
- Roll will be taken every day of practice. Attendance is REQUIRED. For an excused absence, see Dr. Smith or Mrs. Enfinger. If you are absent or late, you will not receive your diploma cover, cap and gown, or tickets. If you are more than 15 min. late, you will be locked out of practice and not receive your items.
- A senior class fee was due in August at registration. If you have not paid, your fee of $50.00 is due now.
** THE REGISTRAR WILL BE IN THE GYM FOR SENIORS TO SIGN THE FINAL TRANSCRIPT BOOK DURING REHEARSALS! PLEASE DO NOT COME TO GUIDANCE TO DO THIS
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Thursday, May 1st Senior Honors and Awards Program – 6:00p.m. Davidson High School’s Auditorium
Tuesday, May 13th Turn in 2 articles of uniform clothing in good condition, cleaned and on hangers. During
section you will be called to the cafeteria. In exchange, you may be out of uniform on Wed.
May 14th. Seniors will check commencement line-up in section. Only seniors who have ordered
caps and gowns will be listed. Your name will not be listed in the line-up if you are a Roll Caller,
Senior Speaker, Valedictorian, Salutatorian, Celebrant, or Senior Class President. Listing is by
Wednesday, May 14th Out of Uniform Day and senior EQTs. Turn in any textbooks.
Thursday, May 15th Exam make up day
Please do not schedule appointments or work until after 1:00 p.m. each rehearsal day.
Friday, May 16th Commencement rehearsal at 8:00 a.m. in the Murphy boy’s gym.
Please dressappropriately. Roll Callers and Speakers will report to the floor during rehearsals.
Students sit in assigned rows in the bleachers. Order within row does not matter at this time.
SENIOR PARADE AND PEP RALLY will be directly after practice finishes.
Saturday, May 17th Senior Baccalaureate will be held at theDauphin Way United Methodist Church at 1507
Dauphin Street. Seniors report to the choir room at 8:00 a.m. to line up. We will process at 9:00 a.m.
sharp! Girls wear white dresses of appropriate length; boys wear light khaki pants, white dress shirts, and
ties (no coats!)
Monday, May 19th Commencement Rehearsal 8:00 in Murphy boy’s gym. DIPLOMA COVERS GIVEN TO
Tuesday, May 20th Senior Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Via Center, 1717 Dauphin Street. The Senior Breakfast is optional
and for graduating seniors only. Tickets for the breakfast are sold in the month
of April. There are no extra tickets sold after April 31st.
Wednesday, May 21st Commencement Rehearsal at 10:00 a.m. Meet in the boy’s gym. CAP AND GOWN DELIVERY
Thursday, May 22nd Commencement Rehearsal at 8:00 a.m. Meet in boy’s gym. 10 TICKETS GIVEN TO STUDENTS. ADMITTANCE TO GRADUATION IS BY TICKET ONLY.
Friday, May 23rd Final Commencement Rehearsal at the USA Mitchell Center 1:30p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Allow for traffic and be ON TIME! Line up at 2:30 p.m. Commencement Exercises at 3:00 p.m. sharp. Doors open to the public at 2:30 and close at 3:15.
Thursday, June 17th 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Diplomas may be picked up in the library by seniors or parents only!
You must have proper ID.
CAP AND GOWN ETIQUETTE
CAPS ARE WORN FLAT ON THE HEAD, TASSEL OVER THE RIGHT EYE. CAPS AND GOWNS ARE
NOT TO BE DRAWN ON OR DECORATED IN ANY WAY. YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED ANY
ADDITIONAL TASSELS OR CORDS. CAPS ARE NOT TO BE REMOVED DURING THE CEREMONY.
NOTHING CAN BE IN YOUR HANDS WHEN YOU WALK. NO CELL PHONES, PURSES, KEYS, ETC.
GIRLS: WEAR WHITE DRESSES OF APPROPRIATE LENGTH, WHITE DRESS SHOES (FLATS WITH BACKS). NO
JEWELRY EXCEPT RINGS, WATCHES, STUD EARRINGS. NO CORSAGES.
BOYS: WEAR WHITE DRESS SHIRTS, TIES, LIGHT-COLORED KHAKI PANTS. NO COATS.
BROWN OR BLACK DRESS SHOES
Senior Expense List for 2013-2014
Package may be purchased with two (2) $75.00 payments and must be paid in full by September 16, 2013. The first payment is due at Registration in August.
The package includes:
The package does NOT include:
Cap and gown/Graduation announcements
**August – At Registration- Seniors Dues $40.00
Or Senior Package $150.00
Senior dues pay for homecoming decorations, class gift, graduation, and miscellaneous expenses. Seniors may not purchase senior items, participate in senior events, or receive tickets to graduation until this fee is paid. Senior dues will increase later in the year. Keep your receipt. These dues are non-refundable.
October – senior sweat suit $40.00 top
Larger sizes will be $5.00 extra.
**October – Cap and Gown/ Prices determined by Balfour
This is paid directly to Balfour (they will come to campus).This price increases after February. Money for cap and gown will be refunded if you do not graduate.
October – Yearbook-The Mohian $80.00
Price will increase during the school year.
February – Senior Tee Shirts $20.00
Larger sizes will be $5.00 extra.
April – Senior Breakfast To Be Determined
The breakfast is held in May.
**Required expenditures are marked with asterisks.
Prices are subject to change.
Always keep all receipts!
Cap & Gown Orders
Balfour provides our services for our cap and gown orders. All graduates must purchase a cap and gown from Balfour. Students must place their orders in a timely manner to avoid late charges. Balfour will be on campus Nov. 21st and 22nd. You may contact Balfour directly 600 Bel Air Blvd # 255 Mobile, AL 36606-3522 (251) 476-5203