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    Welcome to the Class of 2020! 

     

    Josten's orders are available for pick up at the front office. If you already ordered and haven't picked up your cap and gown or your announcments yet, please call 861-5500 to make an appointment for pickup. 


    This year's ceremony will be held virtually on May 13th, 2020. More information will be posted as details become available. We are working very hard behind the scenes to ensure we honor our seniors in a meaningful way!  

    If you have any questions about graduation, please contact our graduation coordinator, Stephanie Haase 907-861-5538. 


    Seniors - please fill out this Google form so we can continue working on the senior slideshow.


    We are still accepting student artwork at this time, please submit work in electronic form to stephanie.haase@matsuk12.us for consideration.  


    Cap and Gown orders must now be completed online at Josten's.


     Senior Awards Night will be TBD 


     


     

    Colony High School's Graduation--A Tradition of Excellence

    Graduation has always been a dignified and CLASSY ceremony at Colony High School

    Like a wedding ceremony, it has this in common:

    ·       People dress up

    ·       People use their best manners

    ·       Like bridesmaids or ushers, people dress in the “costume of the event”—in this case, caps & gowns with a uniform look that states “WE ARE THE CLASS OF 2020!”

    ·       Not a time to express individuality with “special” decorations of caps/gowns that make you stand out or appear different than the rest of your class

    ·       Not a time to disrupt the ceremony for everyone else with things that draw attention away from guest speakers or from one of your fellow graduates who is crossing the stage—in other words, NO STEALING SOMEONE ELSE’S SPECIAL MOMENT PLEASE!

    ·       Things to keep in mind:

    ·       Graduation gowns should be ironed (pressed) or steamed to get out wrinkles

    ·       Clothing is semi-formal/business attire: female graduates are required to wear a dress, skirt, or dress pants; male graduates are required to wear dress slacks, a dress shirt with buttons, and a collar.

    ·       Students are not permitted to go barefoot, wear flip flops, tennis shoes, shorts, or jeans. Caps and gowns MAY NOT be embellished with glitter, sequins, or other decorative elements.

    ·       Students will not be permitted to carry flowers, balloons, or other items with them as they enter the stadium; those items can be given to students after the ceremony concludes and the Alumni Class of 2020 is announced and presented to the audience.

    ·       No writing of any kind on caps.

    ·       No gum, beach balls, silly string, air horns, bubbles, purses, cameras, camcorders, toys, or helium balloons. Let your parents or family keep cameras and purses for you so they are not lost in the crowd.

    ·       No flip flops (too casual for graduation) or awkward high heels that increase the likelihood of you walking like a klutz or, worse, falling on stairs/stage.

    ·       Fees and fines need to be paid and cleared before graduation.  THIS INCLUDES RETURN OF ALL TEXTBOOKS/LIBRARY MATERIALS

    ·       These are consequences for poor decisions:

    ·       Removal from graduation ceremony

    ·       Diploma withheld

    ·       Arrest by police;criminal charges

    ·       Charges and fines

Last Modified on April 21, 2020