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Important Dates & Deadlines for HTHS Class of 2019
CAP & GOWN
At this point in the school year, caps and gowns will be available for purchase at the senior breakfast for $50. CASH OR MONEY ORDER ONLY. You MUST have a cap and gown in order to participate in the graduation ceremony.

CREDIT RECOVERY
Seniors completing credit recovery should have their exams completed and turned in by Wednesday, May 1st!

SENIOR PICTURES
The deadline to submit your senior pictures for the yearbook is Wednesday, May 1stNO LATE PHOTOS WILL BE ACCEPTED! All pictures are subject to administrator approval. Only digital (.jpeg) copies will be accepted. You can email them to Mrs. Murgatroyd at hsyearbook@gapps.hls.k12.oh.us or submit them to her on a CD. Parents can purchase baby ads for the yearbook for $20 by emailing hsyearbook@gapps.hls.k12.oh.us. The cost of yearbooks is $60, and there are only a limited number of yearbooks left for purchase at www.balfour.com. Order your yearbook TODAY!

JUNIOR/SENIOR PROM
The Junior/Senior Prom will be held on Saturday, May 4th, from 8pm to 11pm at The Vault in downtown Columbus. The theme for this year's prom is An Evening of Enchantment. Tickets are $40 per person. Tickets will go on sale at the end of March, and can be purchased from Mrs. Murgatroyd. If you are planning on inviting a guest from outside of the school district, or a past graduate, you will need to complete and submit a dance guest form. Dance guest forms are located in the main office and need to be submitted to Mr. Sweet by April 26th.

COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS
All seniors must have their community service hours documented both online and by paper form to Mr. Woods or Mr. Collins by Wednesday, May 1st. In order to enter your community service hours, you must have an account through the high school website. If you do not have an account, click this link and go to the C & C Service Project and you will find the registration at the top of the page. You can enter your hours on the website and then turn in a Service Hours Validation form that is available in both the guidance office and the main office, as well as online, which requires you to fill out where and with whom you completed your community service hours and the tasks performed for community service.

DIPLOMA PRESENTATION REQUESTS
Seniors who are wishing to choose a current district employee, career center employee, or Board of Education member to present them with their diploma must have their presentation request completed and turned into Mrs. Bailey in the HTHS main office on or before Friday, April 26th! There will be no exceptions to this deadline as gowns will need to be ordered for the presenters.

SENIOR HONORS RECEPTION
The Senior Honors Reception will be held Thursday, May 9th, at 7 pm in the high school auditorium for seniors who are receiving scholarships and awards. This event is invitation only, in which invitations will be sent out in early May.

SENIOR FINAL EXAMS
Tuesday, May 14th: Periods 1, 3, & 4
Wednesday, May 15th: Periods 7, 8, & 5
Thursday, May 16th: Periods 9 & 6
Friday, May 17th: Make-up Exams

SENIOR BEHAVIOR
Seniors are expected to conduct themselves according to the same rules of behavior required for other students. The school will take appropriate measures regarding disruptive behavior and pranks, which interfere with the normal school routine. We ask for your cooperation in helping end the year in an orderly and appropriate manner. We hope no students choose to disappoint family and friends by unwise actions, which result in their exclusion from end of the year ceremonies as part of the required disciplinary measures. All graduating seniors are held to the highest behavior expectations. Any inappropriate behavior between now and graduation will be handled according to the conduct policy in the student handbook, including exclusion from the graduation ceremony. A blank diploma will be given to any graduate who exhibits any inappropriate behavior during the graduation ceremony.
 
SENIOR FEES
ALL fees must be paid in full by Friday, May 10th, at 2:15 pm. Seniors who do not pay their fees will not participate in the graduation ceremony, and will not receive their diploma! Check with the main office to see if you have a remaining balance.
 
SENIOR CLAP OUT EVENT & CLASS LUNCH
Senior Clap Out/Lunch will begin Monday, May 20th, at 7:30 am in the high school cafeteria. Seniors will pick up their caps and gowns at the high school before being transported by bus to the other buildings in the district to parade through the hallways as students, teachers, and administrators congratulate them one final time. Seniors will also have their composite pictures taken in their cap and gown BEFORE the senior clap out. Seniors will also be able to view the senior slideshow at this time. Please send any pictures you want included in the slideshow by May 1st to hsyearbook@gapps.hls.k12.oh.us.

GRADUATION REHEARSAL
Seniors will report to the World Harvest Church on Tuesday, May 21st, at 9am for graduation rehearsal. Graduation rehearsal is mandatory! Seniors who do NOT attend graduation rehearsal will NOT walk at graduation! Please prepare for rehearsal to last until 11am. World Harvest Church is located at 4595 Gender Road, Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110.

GRADUATION
Graduation will be Tuesday, May 21st at 7:30 p.m., and Seniors will need to be at World Harvest Church by 6:30 p.m. with their cap and gown. Ladies should wear light-colored or pastel dress clothing (dress, dress pants, skirt, etc.) as they will wear gold gowns. Gentlemen are expected to wear a dress shirt and long dress pants with dress shoes as they will wear green gowns. NO JEANS, SHORTS, TENNIS SHOES, OR FLIP-FLOPS! Students not in compliance with the dress code will not take part in the graduation ceremony. World Harvest Church is located at 4595 Gender Road, Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110.
 
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