Hello Class of 2017!
Congratulations on completing Senior Checkout TODAY... You are almost there! As we wind down, here are a few important reminders:
Senior Picnic – Thursday, June 1st (No Official Boardwalk Tickets will be given to students, students must Check In prior to boarding bus)
The Senior Picnic is scheduled for tomorrow, June 1st. Buses will leave at 9:30 a.m. and return at 4:00 p.m. The cost is $60 per person. All students wishing to attend the senior picnic must ride to and from the event on our chartered buses. Again, despite its off-campus location, this is a Mountain View High School event and all school rules and regulations apply.
ALL SENIORS MUST CHECK OUT prior to loading the buses. Any student who has not officially checked out, will not be able to load on the buses for the picnic.
Grad Night – Friday, June 2nd
Grad Night, June 2nd, is sponsored by the PTSA with a goal of 100% graduate participation. Visit the Grad Night website http://mountainview.cyberschool.com/MVHS/Department/34-Parents/Portal/GradNight?ts=201402141059, for current Grad Night information. Seniors will be driven to a secret location on buses immediately following the graduation reception. Students must also return to MVHS on the bus. The event will end at approximately 5:00 a.m.
Graduation practice is required to participate in the Graduation Ceremony. It will be held Friday, June 2nd, beginning at 8:05 a.m in the large gym. The ending time of practice will be approximately 12 noon. Students are required to remain for the entire practice. To participate in graduation, seniors must have a regulation cap and gown. Wear sunglasses and sunscreen to practice. Remember, no spiked heels on the artificial turf!
Graduation is Friday, June 2nd at 6:30 p.m. on the football field which is open seating (No tickets). Seniors are to meet in the main quad with their caps and gowns in hand at 5:30 p.m.
We are asking seniors to adhere to the graduation dress standard. The intent of the standard is to help make this a special and dignified event. The standard is as follows:
- Boys-dress shoes and socks, dress pants and collared shirts,ironed gown. No T-shirts, jeans, tennis shoes or shorts.
- Girls-dress shoes (Remember, no spiked heels on the artificial turf!), skirt/blouse, dress or dress pants/blouse, ironed gown. No T-shirts, jeans, tennis shoes or shorts.
- No headbands or backpacks.
- Cultural adornments are acceptable. NO alteration or embellishment of the traditional gown.
Graduation will be open seating, (no tickets) first come, first serve. Seating will commence at 5:00 p.m. So that all families can enjoy the ceremony, please do not bring noise makers and large signs. Please DO NOT save seats. Formal photography of your student and the ceremony is available from Gradimages. The company will automatically send you proofs. Their contact information is (800) 261-2576 or www.gradimages.com/.
Best of Luck to you all!
Mr. Blair & Mrs. Freitas
MVHS Activities Office