2018-06-08 / Community

High school announces graduation week schedule

Special to the Post

Kennebunk High School released its graduation week schedule:


The graduation ceremony for the class of 2018 will take place on Sunday, June 10, at 1 p.m. Seniors are to report to the cafeteria by 12:15 p.m. No scholarships or awards will be presented. The ceremony will be approximately 70 minutes.

Marching practice

Marching practice began Wednesday, June 6 at 7:45 a.m. All students intending to participate in the graduation ceremony must be in attendance. Marching practice continues on Thursday, June 7 and Friday, June 8, following Senior Breakfast. The high school anticipates releasing seniors on those days at 11:30 a.m.

Senior Breakfast

The annual Senior Breakfast sponsored by the Kennebunk Rotary Club, area clergy and Kennebunk High School food service, will be held on Friday, June 8, at 7 a.m. at St. Martha’s Church. Seniors should plan to leave their homes at a time that will allow them to arrive at the breakfast promptly at 7 a.m. Seniors will return to the high school immediately after the breakfast and must report to the gymnasium for final marching practice.

Seniors’ Last Assembly

Seniors’ Last Assembly will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 8 in the Kennebunk High School gymnasium.

Parents, relatives and friends of the class of 2018 are invited and encouraged to attend. All seniors must report by 12:10 p.m. to the high school cafeteria on that day.

KHS visitor and pre-sign-in for Seniors’ Last Assembly

The high school requires all visitors to sign in during special events. When arriving at Kennebunk High School, check in and receive a visitor sticker. To expedite the sign-in for the upcoming Seniors’ Last Assembly on Friday, June 8 at 12:30 p.m., we are asking visitors to pre-sign-in for the event. There will be a table in the lobby. Find names on the list, check off and take a visitor sticker. Please click “Here” to fill in the form. Do this for each person visiting. The high school thanks everyone’s assistance with safety measures.

Class Night ceremonies

The annual Class Night ceremonies will conclude the senior activities on Friday, June 8. Beginning at 7 p.m., numerous honors, recognitions, awards and scholarships will be presented to members of the class of 2018.

Parents, relatives, friends and community are encouraged to attend and honor the achievement of the graduates. Seniors should report to the cafeteria by 6:30 p.m. that evening. The 90-minute program will conclude with the Senior Slideshow.

Graduation tickets

The class of 2018 graduation will be held on Sunday, June 10 at 1 p.m. on the high school stadium field. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will move into the high school gym. Each senior will be issued 10 tickets. Tickets will be required for admittance if held inside the gym.

Tickets will not be required for outside seating in the stadium unless handicapped or assisted seating is necessary.

For more information or to request a form for handicapped seating or wheelchair space for either an inside or outside ceremony, call Mrs. Emmons at 985-1110, ext. 1213.

Tickets will be in a marked envelope inside the cap and gown bag which will be distributed on Thursday, June 7 after marching practice. Additional tickets will be given out at marching practices if available.

It is very important that extra tickets are returned so that seniors who may need more tickets will have the opportunity to receive them. Please return tickets to Prinicipal Susan Cressey.

Graduation reception

Parents of Kennebunk High School juniors have organized an informal reception for graduates and their friends and families immediately following graduation on the lawn of the high school.

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