Important Information for the Class of 2018

The 2018 Commencement Ceremony will be held May 30th at 5:00 PM. 
 It will be held at Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.

Doors Open at 4:00 PM - A ticket is required for admission for all guests, including children.

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


Class of 2018 Group Photo on sale thru September 29th
  • High resolution 8x10 photo - $10.00

Signature T-shirts on sale
  • S-XL $15 (larger sizes available)


October 12:  Senior Portrait make-ups
  • If you did not have your portrait made in July, this is your chance.
  • A "drape" photo will be made for the yearbook.
  • Sitting fee is $10, which includes proofs
  • Please see Miss McCollum in 233B with questions
  • Sign -up Here

November 2:
Senior meeting with Josten's Representative
  • Members of the senior class will receive information concerning ordering graduation supplies and individual cap and gown photos.
  • All seniors should plan to attend this meeting at the beginning of second period.
  • Parents are welcome to attend, but not required.
  • If you only want to purchase the cap & gown unit, which includes all required items the total cost 
    INCLUDING sales tax is $42.06.  Do NOT add shipping charges to Cap & Gown Only Packages.
  • Please put your FULL name on the Jostens order form.

November 8:  Individual Cap and Gown Photos & Jostens Order Collection
  • All members of the senior class will be photographed in a cap and gown.
    • Gentlemen wear white shirt and tie.
    • Ladies may wear a shirt, blouse or dress without collar.
    • Pants/Shoes will not show in this photo.  
  • Photographs will be available for purchase. Order forms will be distributed during second period November 3 or you may order online below.  The order is advertised as a sports package, but it is for Cap & Gown.  Mrs. Baity will have order forms for students who arrive after second period.
Picture Day ID: HY417065X0
  • Jostens order and deposit due ($50 or total balance if less than $50).
  • All Jostens orders must be PAID IN FULL by April 11, 2018 in order to receive your Cap & Gown.



Wednesday,  April 11, 2018:  Cap & Gown Distribution

  • During lunch in front of "A" Building

Saturday,  April 14, 2018:  Prom

  • Bermuda Run Country Club,7:00 - 11:00 PM

Monday, May 14, 2018: Academic Banquet

  • Village Inn & Conference Center, 6:00 PM
  • Invitation Only

Wednesday,  May 16, 2018:  Ticket Distribution

  • During lunch in lobby of "A" Building

Sunday,  May 20, 2018:  Baccalaureate

  • Enon Baptist Church, 6:00 PM

Wednesday, May 30, 2018:  
Graduation Day
  •  8:00 AM: Senior Breakfast, FHS Cafeteria.
    • Members of the senior class must attend breakfast and ride the bus to practice.
    • Members of the senior class who are not at breakfast and practice will NOT participate in the commencement exercises.
    • Buses will transport students to practice at Wake Forest University after breakfast.
    • Buses will return to Forbush High School at approximately 12 PM
    • Students should arrange for transportation home from FHS.
    • Practice is casual dress.  You may wish to bring a sweater or jacket as church is sometimes very cold in the morning.
  • 3:30 PM:  
    Members of the senior class be dressed in seat at Wait Chapel.
  • 4:00 PM: Doors Open to Guests with  Tickets
  • 5:00 PM: Graduation Ceremony

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