FHS Class of 2018 Graduation Information

FHS Class of 2018 Graduation Information
Posted on 02/19/2018
This is the image for the news article titled FHS Class of 2018 Graduation InformationThe 2018 FHS Commencement Ceremony will be held on Friday, June 8 beginning at 7:00 pm.  We are anticipating holding the ceremony in Tiger Stadium.  The final decision on the location of Commencement will be made on June 7 by FHS administration.  In the event the ceremony is held indoors students will be given 6 tickets during rehearsal.  There is no limit on seating if the ceremony is held in Tiger Stadium.  Regardless of where the ceremony is held it will be streamed live into the FHS Recital Hall and on the internet. 

There is a $45 graduation ceremony fee that families pay on Farmington FeePay.  The graduation ceremony fee should be paid by May 4, 2018.  The fee offsets the cost of flowers, programs, rentals, security, diploma covers, custodial time and other expenses associated with the ceremony. 

Caps and gowns are ordered directly from Jostens (select the cap and gown unit) and must be ordered by April 15, 2018.  These will be distributed to students who are cleared academically and have no outstanding fees/obligations on Wednesday, May 16 and Friday, May 18 from 8:00-8:45 am in the FHS Lecture Hall.  After May 18 caps and gowns can be picked up in the FHS 2nd Floor Office.

Photographers are not allowed on the stadium turf/gym floor during the commencement ceremony to take photographs or video record.  We have partnered with Lifetouch, a professional photographer, to record the moment each diploma is awarded.  Please see the linked flyer for more information: Lifetouch Graduation Photos.  One week after graduation you can view the photos online at www.events.lifetouch.com.  Please direct specific questions to Lifetouch at 507-522-3200.

Families can also order a DVD or digital copy of the Graduation Ceremony from the FHS Technology and Broadcasting Department.  2018 Graduation DVD Order Form.  The order form can be dropped off in the FHS 2nd Floor Office.  Orders are available to pick up in July and families will be contacted when the DVDs/digital copies are complete.

All graduation information can be found the in the Class of 2018 FHS Graduation Handbook  Additional information can also be found in the Graduation Ceremony FAQ Page.

Important Dates:
April 15  Deadline to order cap and gowns
May 4 Deadline to pay ceremony fee
May 16 Cap and gown pick up 8:00-8:45 am
May 18  Cap and gown pick up 8:00-8:45 am
May 30 Distinguished Scholars Banquet 5:30 pm (invite)
May 30 Sr Awards Program 7:00 pm (invite)
June 6 Baccalaureate Services 8:00 pm (optional)
June 8 Graduation rehearsal 10:30 am
June 8 Graduation Ceremony 7:00 pm

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