Graduation, EagleBank Arena
    Sunday, June 10, 2019, 2:00 pm 
    George Mason University, Fairfax VA
    Updated June 18, 2019 
    Graduation-related dates 
    Will be updated soon!
                                        Senior capstone projects begin 
                                        Capstone presentations, Media Center 
                                        Collegiate athletes' signing, Main gymnasium 
    June 03     6:00 pm     Scholarship recipients' reception, Media Center 
    June 03     7:00 pm     Senior scholarship awards, Auditorium 
                                        Senior class meeting, Auditorium 
    June 08     9:30 am     Class awards, Main gymnasium 
    June 08     11:00 am   Lunch, Slide show, Class photo 
    June 08     11:30 am   Graduation rehearsal (required event) 
    June 10     2:00 pm     Commencement, EagleBank Arena  
    Important information for families & guests 
    1. EagleBank Arena doors open at 1:00 pm; 
    2. No tickets necessary; 
    3. No reserved seating; 
    4. For special seating accommodations, please contact Kathy Koscinski
    5. Designate a place to meet graduates following the ceremony; 
    6. Ceremony video available to order through Memories Videography; 
    7. Candid and formal photos available to order through Victor O'Neill Studios; and 
    8. Review graduation information with graduates prior to ceremony.    
    Important information for graduates 
    1. Scholarship recipients invited to reception and presentation, June 03, 6:00 pm; 
    2. On Graduation day:  meet at EagleBank Arena's loading dock doors at 1:00 pm; 
    3. Leave personal items (keys, phones, etc.) with families or in cars; 
    4. Personal items will be collected and held by Freedom security until after ceremony; 
    5. Designate a place to meet families outside the Arena following the ceremony; 
    6. Students may wear a maximum of three (3) cords during the ceremony; 
    7. Follow guidelines for cap decorations; and 
    8. Do not wear flowers, leis, medals, pins, ribbons or stoles other than class gown and stole.  
    Freedom Eagle award   
    Annually seniors present an award during commencement to a local individual of note who exemplifies the spirit of Freedom.  This recipient has worked to ensure the fundamental rights of others, to enable others to determine their own lives, or to realize their own potential in improving their community.  Nominations due by May 10, 2019; see Government teachers.  Voting available May 2020.  
    Class dues   Payable to Balfour of Northern Virginia ($80)  
    Scroll to bottom of page, or call (703) 941-1436.  Dues include blood drives; cap, gown, stole, tassel; class gift; class luncheon; class T-shirt; diplomas, covers; graduation expenses.  
    Capstone project   May-June, 2020   
    Parent presentation 
    Project overview  

    Full-year calendar   ** required event 
    10 Jun     Commencement (2.00 - 4.00), GMU EagleBank Arena (doors open 1.00), no tickets required, videos                              through electronic or order forms  pending, cap & gown guidelines  
    08 Jun     ** Graduation rehearsal, class photograph (12.30 - 4.00) 
    08 Jun     Senior lunch, slide show, yearbook signing (11.00 - 12.30) 
    08 Jun     Class awards (9.30 - 11.00) college, career, service colors 
                    Class meets (8.30 - 9.30) 
    03 Jun     Senior scholarship awards (7.00) by invitation 
         Jun     ** Capstone presentations (9.30 - 3.00)  See link for specific times  pending  
         May     Capstone projects 
         Apr      Prom 
         Apr     INOVA blood drive permission 
        Feb     Career panels 
       Jan        INOVA blood drive 
    01 Dec     Parking spot painting (8.00 - 12.00)  weather permitting 
    29 Nov     Class dues ($80 payable on-line to Balfour of Northern Virginia) 
    05 Nov     Parking spot painting (8.00 - 12.00)  weather cancellation 
         Nov     Financial aid workshop (6.30 - 8.30) 
         Oct     Senior portraits 
    27 Oct     Parking-spot painting (8.00 - 12.00)  postponed 
         Oct     Portrait retakes, V O'Neill Studio (703) 532 0013 
         Oct     Portrait retakes 
         Oct     Financial aid information night, J Champe High School (7.00) 
         Oct     College & Career day, School service day video and form 
         Sep     Homecoming 
         Sep     College fair, Stone Bridge High School 
         Sep     INOVA Blood drive 
         Sep     T-shirt vote closed 
         Sep     One-on-one counselor meetings 
         Sep     College night (7.00) 
    30 Aug     Back to School Night (7.00)   

    President - Chloe Shepherd

    VP - Grace Catello

    Sec - Shady Danial

    Treasurer - Jack Sciortino

    Historian - Vincent Le

    Blood drives    
    Parent permission signed in blue or black ink with government-issued, photo identification for all donors 
Last Modified on June 18, 2019