Important Information for the Senior Class

Welcome Class of 2021

Seniors (Parents, too) sign up for information and reminders here:

Push Notifications:   On iPhone or Android open your web browser and go to this link:

Text:        Text @21falcons to 81010 or (252) 558-0171.  
                   Be sure to reply to the Welcome Message with your name.

Email:     Go to on a PC or Chromebook to sign up for email notifications.

September 16,  Required Senior Class Meeting 
We will also take the 2021 Class Photo on Football Field, Individual Cap and Gown Photos 
& collect Jostens Cap and Gown Orders this day.

All Seniors with a last name beginning with A-K should report at 8:30 AM
All Seniors with a last name beginning with L-Z should report at 10:30 AM
Seniors enrolled in the virtual academy are should report at the above times as well, based on last name.

2021 Football Field Photo:

High Resolution 8x10 print of  "2021" photo will be available for $10.00.  
Please make checks payable to FHS or bring $10 cash.

Cap and Gown Photos:

  • All members of the senior class will also be photographed in a cap and gown.  All students planning to graduate in 2021 should be photographed.  These photos will be used in the Yearbook.
  • Look for the Lifetouch flyer (link below) which we be included in the Jostens Packet that will be sent home with seniors the week of September 7, 2020.  Please return order form with payment on September 16.  There is not sitting fee for cap and gown photos.

Dress Requirements for Cap and Gown Photos:
  • Gentlemen should wear a white dress shirt and tie. You may wish to wear a tee-shirt under your dress shirt for the 2021 photo.
  • Ladies may wear a plain tee-shirt, blouse or dress without collar.
  • Pants/Shoes will not show in cap and gown photo.
  • Cap and Gown provided for photo.
  • Caps are NOT worn in photo, they are held.  Gowns will be steamed between students.

All members of the senior class must turn in a cap and gown order to Jostens
in order to be able to participate in the graduation ceremony.

  • Look for a packet from Jostens to come home the week of September 7, 2020 with an order form and pricing. 

    September 30 9AM-11AM:   Cap and Gown make-ups & Summer Senior Portrait make-ups and re-takes
    • Cap and Gown Photos:
      • If you were not photographed on September 16 this is your final opportunity.  There is no charge for the cap and gown photo, unless you buy prints. See flyer for prices. If you are not photographed in a cap and gown, your photo will not appear in the yearbook.
        • See Dress requirements above
      • Summer senior portraits make-ups and retakes will also be made on September 30. There is a formal photo (formal wear provided) and a casual outdoor photo. There is a $10.00 sitting fee for these optional photos (except for retakes). These photos WILL NOT appear in the yearbook. 
        • Men should bring clean white tee-shirt for formal portrait.
        • Ladies should bring a top with straps that will slide off shoulders for formal photo.
      • Wednesday, September 30 also is the last day to order your cap and gown for Commencement 2021. Please see Coach Hutchens in 513E if you have not ordered. Late orders are subject to additional handling charges by Jostens.
      • Please see or call Mr. Hutchens in Room 513E with questions
    Senior Yearbook Ad Pages
    Senior yearbook ads are due December 18th. To order and create your page, go to and enter the code 10556.  Please do not wait until the last minute.


    The 2021 Commencement Ceremony is tentatively scheduled for June 2
    Subpages (2): Ticket Policy What to Wear