Dear Families of the Class of 2020,

 

We are excited to celebrate the graduation of your child this upcoming month! Our Senior Activities Team has been hard at work planning for a virtual graduation ceremony and senior spirit week. We are committed to giving our graduates and their loved ones a memorable experience to commemorate this milestone moment. Please find below an outline of the upcoming events. As events come up, there will be more specific details announced in the Grade 8 Homeroom Google Classroom and shared with you via the Wagner family email. 

 

In order to create the best experience possible, we will need cooperation from our students and families. A senior graduation google form has been created and will be shared with our graduates via our Grade 8 Homeroom Google Classroom on Tuesday, May 30th. As a reminder, you can access the Grade 8 Homeroom Google Classroom with the code rf7ixtd. As part of this form, students will be asked to share mailing addresses, personal emails, and phone numbers for your family. This is extremely important for us to gather to be able to share information with your family regarding distribution of graduation items in the fall. We will also be keeping Wagner student Gmail accounts open through next year for the class of 2020.  Thank you for your support with getting this form filled out by your child!

 

We want to ensure that every graduate is acknowledged during the ceremony. We are planning to post each graduate in their cap and gown photo taken in the fall. If there is no photo on file or you have not given media consent for your child, then just their first and last name will be displayed. If there are any concerns with this display of information, please be sure to reach out. If we do not hear from you by Friday, June 3rd, the default option is cap and gown photo

 

Highlights of Our Celebration for the Class of 2020

 

Week of 6/15: Senior Spirit Week

  • Virtual Yearbook Signing
  • Staff hosted Meets and Games: Wagner Staff Trivia, Who’s That Baby?, and More
  • Teacher Nominated Senior Awards and Certificates Shared with Students 
  • Class of 2020 Spotify Playlist Drops with student selected clean versions of music
  • Daily Senior Spirit Week Activities. Get started on your planning!
    • Meme Monday: Dress up and create a meme that summarizes your time here at Wagner. 
    • Tik Tok Tuesday: Create a Tik Tok video to share with the Wagner Community.
    • Wagner Wolves Wednesday: Dress in your Wagner gear and share a memory about a favorite Wagner staff member!
    • Throwback Thursday: Dress like your 6th grade self and share a favorite 6th grade memory
    • Formal Friday: Dress to impress.  We can’t be on the senior cruise, but we can bust a move in our freshest clothes to our 2020 playlist.

 

Week of 6/22: Graduation Week

 

  • Our virtual graduation ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 23 at 6:00 PM. The graduation will be pre-recorded and shared via a private You Tube link to view on the date listed above. After June 23 at 6:00pm, the recording will be viewable via this link at any time. This personal link will be posted in our Grade 8 Homeroom Google Classroom and shared via Wagner Family Email. We hope that this gives families ample time to plan for this date. 

 

  • Student diplomas will be distributed to Wagner student Gmail accounts for you to view and display. 

 

  • A Wagner Class of 2020 sign will be posted to our Grade 8 Homeroom Google Classroom for you to print and display on Graduation day. 

 

  • Please also check out our Wagner Facebook page for Wagner Class of 2020 Facebook Frames that have been created to use for your photos on social media. Click the link on our Facebook page to use!

 

Distribution of Graduation Materials Fall 2020

Our hope is that graduation materials (senior shirts, yearbooks, diplomas and cases, and tassels) will be able to be picked up in alignment with state and local health and safety protocols.  As we receive information about returning to school buildings, we will provide the details of this process for the Fall. 

 

Next Steps:

  1. Remind your child to complete the  Senior Celebration Google Form to ensure our celebration is tailored to you!
  2. Email Photos and Videos of the Class of 2020 (subject of email:  slideshow) for our Senior Slideshow to graduation2020@mail.wagner167.org
  3. Email Babyphotos (subject of email: Babyphoto) for Senior Week to graduation2020@mail.wagner167.org

 

Sincerely,

Courtney Delaney

8th Grade Assistant Principal

 

 

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