Graduation, EagleBank Arena
    Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 2:00 pm 
    George Mason University, Fairfax VA
    Updated Janurary 23, 2020
    Graduation-related dates 
    Will be updated soon!
    May 18                        Senior capstone projects begin 
    June 04                       Capstone presentations, Media Center 
                                        Collegiate athletes' signing, Main gymnasium 
    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 08     6:00 pm     Scholarship recipients' reception, Media Center 
    June 08     7:00 pm     Senior scholarship awards, Auditorium 
                                        Senior class meeting, Auditorium 
    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, 2020; 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  
    Graduation Sign
    Graduation Signs: Class of 2020 graduation signs are currently available for $20 each.  Proceeds help fund PTSA Senior Scholarships awarded at the end of the school year.  Visit https://fhsptsa.membershiptoolkit.com/gradsigns to register and place an order.  Signs will be available for pick up in the spring. 

    Full-year calendar   ** required event 
    June 10    Commencement (2:00 - 4:00pm), GMU EagleBank Arena (doors open 1:00pm), no tickets                           required, videos through electronic or order forms  pending, cap & gown guidelines  
    June 08    ** Graduation rehearsal, class photograph (11:30am - 4:00pm) 
    June 08    Senior lunch, slide show, yearbook signing (11:00am - 12:30pm) 
    June 08    Class awards (9:30 - 11:00am) college, career, service colors 
                     Class meets (8:30 - 9:30 auditorium) 
    June 04     ** Capstone presentations (9:30am - 3:00pm)  See link for specific times  pending  
    June 03    Senior scholarship awards (7:00pm) by invitation 
    May 18     Capstone projects Begin
    April 21     INOVA blood drive permission form
    April 17     Prom 
    Jan. 23     INOVA blood drive permission form
    Jan. 07     FHS Alumni College Panel
    Dec. (pending)      Parking spot painting (8:00am - 12:00pm)  weather permitting 
    Nov. (pending)      Parking spot painting (8:00am - 12:00pm)  weather permitting 
    Nov. 1     Class dues ($80 payable on-line to Balfour of Northern Virginia) 
    Oct. (pending)      Parking spot painting (8:00am - 12:00pm)  weather permitting 
    Oct. 17     Financial Aid Workshop @ 6:30pm
    Oct. 16     College & Career day, School service day 
    Oct. 11     Portrait retakes, V O'Neill Studio (703) 532 0013 
    Oct. 10     Portrait retakes 
    Oct. 5       Homecoming (8pm)
    Sept. 22   College fair, Stone Bridge High School (2:30 - 5:00pm)
    Sept. 18   Financial Aid Information Night at Briar Woods HS (7:00pm)
    Sept. 17   INOVA Blood drive permission form 
    Sept. (pending)     T-shirt vote closed 
    Sept. 11     College night (7:00pm) 
    Aug. 27    Back to School Night (7:00pm)   

    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 January 23, 2020