Important Information for 2017 Graduates

By Farheen Khan

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The 56th commencement ceremony for the graduating class of 2017 is scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 28 at 3:00 p.m. The graduation ceremony will be held in Niles West’s Basrak Football Stadium. The graduates are to report to the tennis courts no later than 2:30 p.m. on the day of graduation. Here are some other important things going on in the upcoming weeks that you need to know:

1.) Cap and Gown Distribution – If you haven’t purchased a cap and gown yet, they will be available for purchase on May 19 for $50, cash only. Purchased caps and gowns will be distributed outside of the main gym during all lunch periods on Friday, May 19, and from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 26.

2.) Dress Code – Boys should dress in a shirt and tie, dress slacks, and dress shoes. Girls should wear a light colored dress, skirt or dress slacks, and a blouse along with dress shoes — no shorts, jeans, flip flops, or gym shoes. Students should not bring any purses or bags of any kind with them, as there will be no place to store them.

3.) Rehearsal – It is mandatory to attend rehearsal. Rehearsal will be held on the football field on Friday, May 26 at 8:00 a.m., weather permitting. Otherwise, the rehearsal will take place in the Field House.

4.) Diplomas – Diplomas will be available after the ceremony in the Black Box theatre. Only graduates will be allowed to pick up their diplomas. If the ceremony is held indoors, diplomas will be available to be picked up in the Field House.

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One Response to “Important Information for 2017 Graduates”

  1. Mytherine Nguyen on August 10th, 2017 11:09 am

    Greeting and welcome all to NWHS where is my children have attended there best hs journey. This school year, I am so excited and happy, receiving and giving away joyful at the same time, my older son, Qu?c Tr?n, is graduated from NW, and my second, Iquoc Tr?n, is the freshmen as same year. Two graduates had been given at the same time. I am so grateful and great appreciate all staffs, coaches, instructors, consultors who are sacrificing there life to perform best interest in student, given my sons and your the best journey in life, it follows them on every single living life for the rest of their living. This golden journey is going to be the most value lesson for to keep, learn and practice.

    On behaft of all parent out there who have kids just freshmen year or already had graduated, from other district schools to my local Niles West as well, I am and we are not know how to say thank enough to you, these professionals in educational, support and cheer up my and your children during these school years.

    Thank you, thank you and thank you….. we wish you the best in health, long lasting happy life many years to come

    For my self, I am continually seeing your guy still 2021 school year…?????

    God bless you all



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