May 15, 2020
Dear Parents of Graduating Seniors:
It is my privilege to keep you apprised of the events remaining for the Class of 2020.
Caps & gowns will be distributed to parents at the high school after all commencement obligations have been met and all money owed has been paid in full. Currently, students are not permitted on school grounds for any reason. The senior check-out and cap & gown distribution dates and times are as follows:
May 21st from 4:00-8:00 pm, May 28 from 6:00-8:00 pm or June 11 from 6:00-8:00 pm.
Our current live commencement date is scheduled for Saturday, June 27 at SCHS - Ayers Field – 2pm
Pending Michigan social gathering & distancing guidelines and weather forecasts at the time, make-up dates for commencement have been scheduled for June 28, July 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 & 26, Aug. 1, 2, 8 & 9.
The following obligations must be met prior to receiving a cap & gown and participating in the SCHS Class of 2020 commencement exercise:
1.All school issued textbooks, calculators, school supplies, school equipment, uniforms and library books must be returned in good condition.
2.All money owed to Sand Creek Community Schools must be paid. All student fines, including library, laboratory, lunch etc. must be paid. All bills for replacement of lost or damaged or purchased books, supplies, and athletic clothing must be paid. Log onto MySchoolBucks to see fine details and pay invoiced amount. This amount does not include senior fines, including library, laboratory, lunch, all bills for replacement of lost or damaged or purchased books, supplies and athletic equipment. IF your senior owes fines from this school year; a separate insert has been included in this letter. These items can be returned or paid for at the time of cap & gown distribution; they are not on MSB.
3.PER BOARD RESOLUTION: IN ORDER FOR STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMENCEMENT EXERCISE: ALL THE ABOVE REQUIRED OBLIGATIONS MUST BE MET, PLUS ALL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS COMPLETED.
Per board resolution: The Sand Creek Board of Education adopted the following dress code for all graduation participants: Females - Dresses or skirts and dress shoes, Males - Dress shirt, dress slacks, dress shoes.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 517-436-3108. We are looking forward to seeing you and your graduate get the opportunity to participate in a SCHS Class of 2020 live commencement as soon as possible.
Steven J. Laundra, Superintendent/HS Principal