Senior Events & Deadlines

Senior year is an exciting, yet busy time where students Seniors in caps and gowns at graduation ceremony
finish their high school career and prepare for their post secondary plans. This page has a lot of information about the various activities and deadlines that happen during senior year.

Obligations
Before graduation there are several things that seniors should do including the following:

  • Be sure their 20 hours of community service is completed
  • Turn in baby pictures for the senior slide show
  • Turn in senior quote (usually in January)
  • Turn in senior superlatives (usually in January)
  • Apply for scholarships (local deadline is usually mid February)
  • Turn in their seating request for graduation
  • Complete their senior exit survey
  • Turn in uniform and other obligations for sports in applicable (some sports end after graduation so there are exceptions to this)
  • Complete finals for all their classes
Senior Exit Survey
All seniors must complete the exit survey which is emailed to your school email account. Surveys can be emailed to the guidance office beginning of April and May.

Senior Awards Night
Senior Awards Night for the Class of 2019 will be held on May 6, 2019 at 7:00 pm.

Baccalaureate

Baccalaureate will occur in the Jerry Mueller Performing Arts Center at Grain Valley High School on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. This event is sponsored by GVEBC, local pastors from the Ministerial Alliance, and student members of FCA. There will be a reception of cookies and punch following the ceremony in the HS commons. There is no charge to attend this event.

Senior Videos Information
Each year two videos are created. The first one will be viewed as guests are being seated for graduation. The other will be viewed during the Senior Awards Night.

For the first video, you will need to submit at least two baby/toddler pictures and then, at least, two senior/current pictures. Each senior gets two slides one for baby/toddler pictures and one for senior/current pictures.

For the second video, you will need to submit group pictures from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Submit as many as you prefer.

Deadlines for submitting pictures for graduation slideshow:
Baby pictures should be submitted by October 15, 2018
Senior pictures should be turned in by April 15, 2019
Please submit photos to Michelle Kennedy.

Final Transcript
Seniors should have a final transcript sent to the institution they will be attending that reflects their final semester grades and that they graduated from high school. The form can be found here.
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