Picture of Graduation at Eagle Bank Arena Senior Class of 2021

    Updated Oct 3, 2020


    President - Jake Beyer
    VP - Celine Sayegh
    Secretary - Jacob (Jake) Fink
    Treasurer - Krish Kapur
    Historian - Ryan Broussard
    Be sure to join the Schoology COURSE for Links, Forms & Updates
     FHS Parent/Student Resources Schoology Code:  


    Class Sponsors 
    Craig Elliott, Roxana Gosman


    2021 Graduation Ceremony is Saturday June 12, 2021  7:00pm at Freedom High School

    See other important graduation dates below



    If your Senior is planning on Driving to School - Click Here to get a vehicle parking pass

    The school parking lot is free and open to all Seniors, but you must have a vehicle parking pass


    Senior Dues $85.00 Payable Now - It's not too late   

    CLICK HERE to order your cap & gown!

    Senior dues are collected by Balfour, our graduation partner.  The majority of the dues pay for your cap, gown, stohl & tassel.  Remaining dues are used to support the graduation ceremony, class T-shirt, Senior Day luncheon & Graduation practice, class gift, and senior activities (movie night, graduation masks, etc...).   

    Below are instructions on how to pay and order your cap & gown:

    Step 1- Go to balfournova.com
    Step 2- Select Caps and Gowns
    Step 3- Select Freedom High School
    Step 4- Enter in your email address to receive a confirmation for your order
    Step 5- Complete your information
    Step 6- Checkout 

    2021 Graduation-related dates 

    Updated Sept 15, 2020

    June 04                           Last School Day for Seniors


    June 11     10:00am       Cap & Gown Distribution


    June 11     12:00pm       Senior Picnic, Slide show, Class photo

        & Graduation rehearsal (required event) 


    June 12     7:00pm         Commencement, EagleBank Arena  


    Click Here to read the graduation attire guidelines for 2021 



    hot off the press   College Application Information hot off the press

    Please utilize the following FHS website from the counseling department to learn how the college application process works



    Graduation Sign

    Class of 2021 graduation signs are currently available for $20 each.  Click here to order your sign.  Proceeds help fund PTSA Senior Scholarships awarded at the end of the school year.  Signs will be available for pick up in the spring. 



    Stay connected

    Senior Parents Facebook Group - Freedom High School (South Riding, VA) Senior (2021) - Parents Only
     Senior Class Schoology COURSE (not Group) Code:  QPQW-C9K3-2X8NJ
     Instagram:   FHSClass2021




    Important information for families & guests 

    EagleBank Arena doors open at 6:00 pm; 

    No tickets necessary; 

    No reserved seating; 

    For special seating accommodations, please contact Kathy Koscinski

    Designate a place to meet graduates following the ceremony; 

    Ceremony video available to order through Memories Videography; 

    Candid and formal photos available to order through Victor O'Neill Studios; and 

    Review graduation information with graduates prior to ceremony.    

    Important information for graduates 

    Scholarship recipients invited to reception and presentation, June 03, 6:00 pm; 

    On Graduation day:  meet at EagleBank Arena's loading dock doors at 1:00 pm; 

    Leave personal items (keys, phones, etc.) with families or in cars; 

    Personal items will be collected and held by Freedom security until after ceremony; 

    Designate a place to meet families outside the Arena following the ceremony; 

    Students may wear a maximum of three (3) cords during the ceremony; 

    Follow guidelines for cap decorations; and 

    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.  
    Capstone project   May-June, 2020   
    Parent presentation 
    Project overview  

    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)   
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