Graduation, EagleBank Arena
    Sunday, June 09, 2019, 2:00 pm 
    George Mason University, Fairfax VA
    Updated May 21, 2019 
    Graduation-related dates
    Mon, May 20                        Senior capstone projects begin 
    Wed, June 05     9:30 am     Capstone presentations, Media Center 
    Wed, June 05     4:30 pm     Collegiage athletes' signing, Main gymnasium 
    Wed, June 05     6:00 pm     Scholarship recipients' reception, Media Center 
    Wed, June 05     7:00 pm     Senior scholarship awards, Auditorium 
    Thu, June 06     8:30 am     Senior class meeting, Auditorium 
    Thu, June 06     9:30 am     Class awards, Main gymnasium 
    Thu, June 06     11:00 am    Lunch, Slide show, Class photo 
    Thu, June 06     11:30 am    Graduation rehearsal (required event) 
    Sun, June 09     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 Neelum Chaudhry
    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 05, 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 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 16-20, 2019.  
    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 20 - June 04, 2019   
    Parent presentation 
    Project overview  

    Full-year calendar   ** required event 
    09 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  
    06 Jun     ** Graduation rehearsal, class photograph (12.30 - 4.00) 
    06 Jun     Senior lunch, slide show, yearbook signing (11.00 - 12.30) 
    06 Jun     Class awards (9.30 - 11.00) college, career, service colors 
    05 Jun     Class meets (8.30 - 9.30) 
    05 Jun     Senior scholarship awards (7.00) by invitation 
    05 Jun     ** Capstone presentations (9.30 - 3.00)  See link for specific times  pending  
    21 May     Capstone projects 
    04 May     Class trip vote  pending  
    26 Apr     Prom 
    11 Apr     INOVA blood drive permission 
    11-15 Feb     Career panels 
    05 Feb     Gap-year fair, Broad Run High School (6.00) 
    24 Jan     INOVA blood drive 
    08 Jan     College student panel 
    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 
    01 Nov     Financial aid workshop (6.30 - 8.30) 
    29 Oct     Senior portraits 
    27 Oct     Parking-spot painting (8.00 - 12.00)  postponed 
    12 Oct     Portrait retakes, V O'Neill Studio (703) 532 0013 
    11 Oct     Portrait retakes 
    10 Oct     Financial aid information night, J Champe High School (7.00) 
    10 Oct     College & Career day, School service day video and form 
    28 Sep     Homecoming 
    23 Sep     College fair, Stone Bridge High School 
    20 Sep     INOVA Blood drive 
    11-13 Sep     T-shirt vote closed 
    10 Sep     One-on-one counselor meetings 
    06 Sep     College night (7.00) 
    30 Aug     Back to School Night (7.00)   
    Lara Arif 
    Moses Hunsaker 
    Arnav Kumar 
    Javier Zavaleta 
    Joshua Lee 
    Blood drives  20 Sep, 24 Jan, 11 Apr   
    Parent permission signed in blue or black ink with government-issued, photo identification for all donors 
    T-shirt  until 13 Sep  
    Vote for your favorite design  
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