Graduation is Friday, May 24 @ 7PM!
Class verse, flower, colors, song
Class Verse: Isaiah 43:2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.
Colors: Maroon & Black
Flower: White Rose
First semester exams are as always.
2nd semester senior exams take place during the 2nd to last week of school (May 13-17). This week is attended as a normal school week for Seniors. Students may earn exam exemptions as outlined below.
From Parent/Student Handbook
Seniors will be exempt from their second semester final exam in a class if:
They are passing the class and have maintained or raised their average in that class from the end of the 3rd quarter.
They have no more than 4 absences (excused or unexcused) that semester.
They have no disciplinary referrals during that semester.
There has not been a Senior Prank.
They have no outstanding financial obligations, uniform returns or other obligations.
Seniors and their families are on their own to create their Graduation announcements. We do not have a partnership with any company as a school.
Due beginning of the Second Semester
They can be submitted in a digital format (e-mailed, on CD, jumpdrive) or can be brought in as a copy and the yearbook staff can scan. Email them to email@example.com
Caps & Gowns: $25
RCS will order the caps and gowns.
Payment is due May 6.
Seniors will receive their caps and gowns at graduation rehearsal on May 25 unless pre-arranged.
The tentative dates for the senior trip are May 18 – 21
Cost: Student pay $100. Anything over $100 is fundraised as a class, or a cheaper trip chosen. Payment is due May 6. Seniors will go to Lake Powell in Page, AZ, unless seniors formally present a well planned alternative option, including ways to raise funds.
Portfolios will be worked on 1st Semester in Senior Seminar. The final exam will be a practice presentation.
Senior Presentations will be in January.
The guidelines for seniors to be eligible to participate in graduation as below.
From the Parent/Student Handbook
Eligibility for Senior Students to Participate in Graduation
Rehoboth Christian School seniors are invited to participate in the graduation ceremony if the following conditions are met.
They will be within 1.0 credit of completing the diploma requirements at the end of the 3rd quarter by passing their currently scheduled classes and have shown evidence of any other necessary credits being made up and/or evidence that they are enrolled to make up any other necessary credits.
They have successfully completed their senior portfolio and senior presentation.
Their family has no balance remaining on their family tuition account 2 weeks prior to graduation
There are no outstanding disciplinary reprimands
NOTE: If a student loses a required credit(s) due to failure or absences after the 3rd quarter that places them more than 1.0 credit shy of diploma requirements they will not be invited to participate in the graduation ceremony.
The actual requirements for graduating with a diploma are outlined in the Parent/Student Handbook
All Students who are lacking credit towards graduation at the start of this year have been met with and a plan has been developed.
Students not eligible participate at graduation at the end of the 3rd quarter will be notified at that time.
ACT Dates - http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html
October 10 - SAT School Day
Beginning of 2nd Sem: Senior Pictures due to Yearbook staff
January : Senior Presentations
May 6: Senior Payments Due - Cap and Gown Fee ($25), Senior Trip ($100)
May 13 – 15: 2nd Semester Senior Exams – Seniors attend school as a normal week
May 18 – 21: Senior Trip (tentative)
May 23: Graduation Rehearsal for Speakers (Valedictorian, Salutatorian) at 2:00PM
May 24: Graduation Rehearsal for all Seniors at 10:00AM
May 24: Graduation at 7:00PM, Graduates report at 6:00PM, Doors open at 5:30PM