Senior Class Information - Class of 2018!!The purpose of this page is to communicate important information about the senior class experience for the Class of 2018! If you have questions beyond what is listed on this page, please contact the front office.
Important Dates & Events
Junior / Senior NightDate: September 19During this event, we will have an all out focus on the junior and senior year. This will include a college fair with representatives from various colleges and institutions at HSHS, presentations on financial aid and scholarships, discussion of key dates and deadlines, etc. See your counselor for more information. CLICK HERE for the slide deck from the opening presentation.
Graduation Material Orders
Date: September 18 & 19In the evening of September 18 (5:30-7:00pm) and during HOT Lunch on September 19, seniors will have their first opportunity to purchase graduation materials (invitations, caps, gowns, etc.). Additional opportunities will be made available to purchase these items in the fall and spring. Make up dates for ordering graduation supplies is September 25 during HOT Lunch
Senior Meetings with Your CounselorDuring this time, counselors will meet with seniors in small groups to go through the college application process, critical deadlines, requirements for graduation, etc.
Senior Support DayDate: October 18, 2017 & November 14, 2017We will work with students on scholarships, applications, etc. More information to come early in the fall semester.
Graduation Product Delivery / Make Up OrdersDate: December 5, 2017During HOT Lunch on this date seniors will be able to pick up their graduation supplies ordered in September. This will also be the final opportunity to purchase graduation supplies. See Ms. Young (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions.
Date: January 20, 2018
On this date those who have requested to graduate a semester early will participate in a commencement program. The event will be in the HSHS Auditorium.
Senior Class Meeting
Date: February 2018
During this meeting, seniors will receive updates on: key dates in the spring, priorities for spring, supports with scholarships, NCAA Clearinghouse, etc. See your counselor with questions.
Senior Cap & Gown PhotosDate: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Cap & Gown DeliveryDate: March 2018Seniors who have ordered senior supplies will be able to pick them up during lunch.
PromDate: Saturday, April 14, 2018The Junior-Senior Prom will take place on this date at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Raleigh. For questions about this event, please contact Ms. Young (email@example.com) or Ms. Batts (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Senior Class Meeting
Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
During this meeting, seniors will receive detailed information about Senior Awards, Senior Day, Graduation Practice, and Graduation. A virtual parent message will follow this senior meeting, too.
Senior Awards & Senior Picnic
Date: Friday, May 25, 2018
Location: Holly Springs HSDuring this event, we will celebrate seniors and their accomplishments. The event will begin at 8:00am. Families of seniors are encouraged to attend.
Graduation PracticeDate: May 31, 2018, 3:30-5:30pmLocation: Raleigh Convention Center
Graduaion practice is a required event. Seniors who do not attend practice cannot participate in the graduation ceremony. Students should plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to the program starting.
Graduation for the Class of 2018
Date: Saturday, June 9 at 12pmLocation: Raleigh Convention Center
Communication With Seniors & FamiliesBelow are letters sent to seniors in the Class of 2017. While details will change, these may give some critical information to help you plan for the senior year.