2018 Odyssey Graduation Information!!!!!!
Congratulations, 2018 Odyssey High School graduates! Please read the critical information below and share it with your parents. More information will follow as we approach graduation. If you have any questions, please contact us at 702-257-0578.
At this time Odyssey has allotted 12 tickets per family for the graduation ceremony. All guests will need a ticket to attend the ceremony. The graduate will not need a ticket. Children sitting on laps will not need a ticket. To request extra tickets please have your son/daughter log in to Moodle, open a new web browsing window, go to www.odysseyk12.org, click on the High School tab, select Senior Info, and complete the ticket request form. The extra ticket form will close on April 13, 2018. If no additional tickets are requested, you will only receive the 12 allotted tickets. You will receive your tickets when you pick up your cap and gown.
Cap and Gown Photos
All graduates will be photographed by Seniors@3017 during the week of January 29 – February 2. Students will be pulled from class to have their picture taken. Please adhere to the following guidelines for picture week:
- All students will be issued a cap and gown to wear for the picture
- All young men will need to wear a shirt with a collar, if not one will be provided for you
- All students must wear their hair in a style that allows the cap to sit on top of their head
- No sweatshirts or hoodies will be allowed
For more detailed information on picture packages, pricing, and/or an individualized photo session please contact Seniors@3017 at (702) 998-4182, or refer to the flyer in tonight’s folder.
Cap and Gown
Cap and Gown units are $30. The unit includes a cap, gown, and tassel. All students must submit their height/weight, no later than Friday, December 15, 2017. You can do this by filling out a card at today’s meeting, with your counselor in their office, or by e-mailing Jamila Eddins at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cap and Gown units will be available for pick up starting May 7, 2018. Counselors will be checking grades at that time to verify that you have met all the graduation requirements and are eligible to receive a cap and gown. You will be given directions on how to pick up your cap and gown at a later date.
Announcements and Other Graduation Swag
All orders must be placed with Jostens by December 22, 2017. There is no guarantee that items can be personalized after that date.
Senior Speeches and Poetry
Each year OCHS Administration picks several students to speak at graduation. It is always one of the high points of the graduation ceremony. The opportunity to submit a speech is extended to all 2018 graduates. Speeches should be 2 to 3 minutes in length. The deadline for speech submissions is Friday, April 27, 2018 at 4:00 pm. All speeches should be submitted to Sara Smith at email@example.com. Any questions regarding content or if you need guidance in the writing of your speech please see Ms. Smith.
There are handicap accessible seats at the graduation location. If a student’s family chooses to sit in the seats surrounding the accessible seat they must arrive in a timely manner to occupy those seats. All seating is first come first serve.
Graduation Dress Code
All graduates should plan to wear dress clothes to the ceremony. No jeans, tennis shoes, or flip flops will be allowed. Graduation gowns look best if pressed/ironed. Hair should be worn in a style that allows the cap to fit on the top of the student’s head. All gowns must be fully zipped. Boys, your gown looks best with a shirt that has a collar.
MANDATORY Graduation Rehearsal
All seniors are asked to meet at the Orleans Arena on Monday, May 21, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm for rehearsal. All seniors are asked to be in attendance. This rehearsal is mandatory. Students will also receive their senior gift at this meeting. Feel free to dress casually for the rehearsal. Snacks will be provided. Students only at the rehearsal, please.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
4500 W Tropicana Ave,
Las Vegas, NV 89103
5:00 – Graduates arrive to line up / Guest seating begins
5:45 – All guests must be seated at this time to allow students to walk in.
6:00 – Graduation ceremony begins
For directions to the Orleans Arena, please visit: http://www.orleansarena.com/arena-info/directions
For additional information regarding graduation, please contact Jamila Eddins at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 702-257-0578 ext. 7284
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