Important Graduation News
Grade 8 Graduation is fast approaching! Your Grade 8 Graduation Committee, comprised of many hardworking Grade 7 & 8 students and parent volunteers, has been hard at work planning this year’s festivities.
THIS IS HOW YOU CAN HELP
SAVE THE DATE!
Monday, June 22 @ 4:30-5:30pm
Graduation takes place on Monday, June 22 at Parkdale Collegiate Institute. (209 Jameson Avenue) graduate only Reception, Dinner & Dance at Lula Lounge follows the ceremony. The event at Lula Lounge is chaperoned by teachers. For the safety and security of the graduates, the doors will be monitored by security. Students are dismissed from Lula Lounge to a parent or guardian. If your child is to be picked up by another parent/guardian, please send a note to Vera’s attention, indicating who that person will be.
(dinner and dance 6:00-10:30pm)
Graduation is an exciting time of change for your student. Many students have experienced through their siblings friends, the fun and energy that accompanies Grad. Others are not sure what to expect. First and foremost, this is an opportunity to recognize their successes and to celebrate one last time as a group, many of whom have been together since Kindergarten!
RETURN THE LULA LOUNGE (STUDENT DINNER & DANCE) FORMS
Due by April 30
Please have your Grad return their permission form and $40 fee to the office, no later than Thursday, April 30. Financial assistance is available. Please contact Vera in the office.
PARTICIPATE IN OUR FUNDRAISING BAKE SALE
Thursday, May 7 (during recesses and lunch)
The Grads will be hosting a Bake Sale to raise funds for their Grad reception at Lula Lounge. Please donate nut free, baked goods for this event. Cookies, cupcakes and squares are popular, do not require cutting and fit easily in small hands J Baked goods in a serving dish labeled with your name, can be left in the office on the morning of the event.
The Bake Sale will be open to all students. If your Grad has younger siblings, please send them with funds so that they can participate and enjoy the goodies!
LEND A HAND
If you have a skill that you think might be useful either before or after the event, i.e. set-up/clean up, access to staging props, please contact a committee member.
We look forward to hosting a fabulous event for your graduates. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact our committee chair, Karen Mondok at firstname.lastname@example.org or Vera Ciric in the school office.