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PHS graduation scheduled June 1

Senior class meeting

A mandatory class meeting for all seniors is 9 a.m. May 24 in the PHS auditorium.

Balfour

Cap and gowns can be ordered online at www.balfour.com

Senior breakfast

Senior breakfast is 8 a.m. June 1. Parents that want to help serve need to contact Mr. Rich Boring, 469.952.5400 ext. 2972. Table seating and food is reserved for seniors and parents. After breakfast, seniors will have practice in the main gym. 

Senior breakfast slideshow

If parents have photos of seniors from elementary, junior high or high school they would like to include in the slide show at breakfast, please send a digital copy to crogers@princetonisd.net or have them delivered to the PHS office attention Chelsey Rogers by April 7. Each photo will need the student’s name on the back so it can be returned to the correct senior.  

This is not the same slideshow that will be shown at graduation.

Baccalaureate

May 31 at 7 p.m. in the PHS auditorium. Seniors will need to arrive at PHS by 6:30 p.m. See below for attire.

Senior attire for graduation and Baccalaureate

Cap and gown will be worn at both ceremonies. Boys should wear dark trousers, dress shoes or boots, solid color dress shirt and tie. Girls need to wear a dress and dress shoes.

The cap should be worn with the square top parallel to the floor and the tassel on the right. Students will need to follow the appropriate guidelines for decorating the top of their graduation hat. Thanking a parent, teacher or recognizing the university you will be attending are appropriate items to put on your cap. Please also put the graduate’s name on the inside of the cap.

Guidelines for decorating your cap:

1)       All decorations must be pre-approved with administration

2)       Decorations cannot hang over the edge of the cap

3)       No offensive language, sayings, nicknames, pictures or lyrics on cap

4)       No 3D objects can be placed on the hat, such as flowers, bells or signs

5)       All decorations must lay flat

6)       Caps cannot make noise

7)       All decorations must be put on a piece of cardboard and attached to the hat with Velcro

8)       No decorations attached directly to the hat in case a mistake is made

9)       Princeton High School administration reserves the right to remove any decorations that are not deemed appropriate

10)    Administration needs to see a picture of hat decorations for final approval

Participation in graduation is an extracurricular activity and privilege. Students do not have a right to participate in the graduation ceremony. A student is subject to removal from the graduation ceremony for inappropriate behavior before or during the ceremony. A student may also be removed from the ceremony for inappropriate dress.

Graduation practice

The first graduation practice is under their belts, and the remaining graduation practices for seniors are May 2 and June 1. More dates will be added if needed.

Graduation day

Thursday, June 1 at 7 p.m., at Allen Event Center, 200 Stacy Road, Allen, TX 75002

Graduates will arrive at 6 p.m.

Parents, family and friends of graduates will need to be in their seats by 6:45 or they will miss the graduates walking out. They will be allowed to sit after the graduates have been seated. Please plan for traffic on Stacy Road. 

Video order forms

Parents, family or friends will have an opportunity to buy a CD of the 2017 graduation. PHS will send an email with the order form. 

Live broadcast

Parents, family and friends of graduates who cannot make the ceremony have the opportunity to view the broadcast of the 2017 graduation on IBC Live. A link will be sent out as graduation approaches.

Flowers for your graduate 

Princeton Flower and Gift Shop will offer pre-ordered arrangements. If you would like to pre-order an arrangement, please pick up an order form from Mr. Boring in the front office. Flowers will be delivered to Allen Event Center, and they will be located in the front entrance by the rotunda for pick-up. (No arrangements will be sold the night of graduation.) All flower order forms must be turned in before May 18. Flowers can also be ordered at www.princetontexasflowershop.com by clicking on the link for Princeton graduation. 

Photos at graduation

Double T Photography will be at Allen Event Center to take photos of graduates after they receive their diploma. A copyright image of your senior will be $10 and orders will be accepted through June 12. Contact Double T Photography at 214-551-1222 or shannon@doubletphotography.com for more information. Forms and money may be returned to Rich Boring at Princeton High School.

Senior trip

The 2017 senior trip is May 24 to Lake Lavon Camp. Cost is $30, which includes a meal and a senior trip T-shirt ($10 if you do not want a T-shirt). Seniors pay Mrs. Candy Copeland in the student office. Meet at PHS that morning to take attendance, and all students will take school transportation. All seniors will need to sign a school permission form and waiver. Parents are needed to chaperone. If you are interested, email Mr. Boring at rboring@princetonisd.net.  

Local scholarship information

Students can look for local scholarships on their Naviance accounts. If they have forgotten their login information, please contact counselors, Mrs. Wendy Cain, Ms. Kayla Walling or Mrs. Robin Baggerman. 

Senior awards

May 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the PHS cafeteria.

Diploma and transcript pick up

Final transcripts and diplomas will be ready for pick up at the PHS office starting June 21. Request transcripts for colleges through Naviance or contact Mrs. Bobbie Cuffle.




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