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Graduation Ticket Information

Updated information regarding graduation

UPDATED VCS Graduation Health and Safety Protocols

DELAND – Graduation ceremonies for Volusia County Schools Class of 2020 will be held at the Ocean Center July 9-11.  Due to social distancing requirements, and the facility capacity outlined by the Ocean Center, tickets will be limited to two per graduate.  Individuals considered high risk or who are displaying fever-like or flu-like symptoms should remain at home.  Each of the graduations will be live-streamed for those who cannot be in attendance.  

The Ocean Center will increase cleaning of restrooms and public areas, in addition to placing sanitation stations throughout public areas.  Between rehearsals and ceremonies, the arena and exhibit hall will be sanitized, to include seats and the stage.  Restrooms will be monitored to ensure social distancing.

For students and guests, the following health and safety protocols have been established as preventative measures:

 

Graduation Rehearsal Protocols

·       Face coverings (masks) are required due to city ordinance – students, guests and staff members should bring their own masks

  • Six feet sections will be marked in the Exhibit Hall to help students understand what six feet looks like
  • Students will check-in, have their temperature taken by school staff and report directly to their designated line
  • Students will stand on or by the markers and remain six feet from each other
  • To comply with the six-foot spacing, handshaking and hugs should not occur
  • When rehearsals conclude, graduates must leave immediately to avoid crowd gatherings

 

Graduation Ceremony Protocols

 

  • Face coverings (masks) are required due to city ordinance – students, guests and staff members should bring their own masks
  • Students will check-in, have their temperature taken by school staff and report directly to their designated line

·       All participants, including graduates, administrators, guests and family members, must remain at least six feet apart at all times.

·       All upper bowl seating for attendees will be spaced at least 6' apart, with alternate rows blocked off. Seats are available in pairs so that guests can sit together yet socially distance from other guests/households

·       To comply with the six-foot spacing, handshaking and hugs should not occur

·       No physical contact will occur between students and stage occupants

·       Minimal district staff seating sections will exist

·       Each graduating senior will accept a diploma cover after crossing the stage and be officially photographed

·       The names of students who are not in attendance will also be read aloud during the ceremonies

·       When ceremonies conclude, graduates and guests must leave immediately to avoid crowd gatherings

 

The live ceremonies can be watched by going to our district website at vcsedu.org or by clicking on this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqc6SU2WRjLL6i9XeHvF4LA. We will also send the link for the live stream the week of the graduation ceremonies to all families, on social media and on our district website. If you miss the live stream, we will also be posting videos of the ceremonies on the district website that can be viewed at any time.

Due to COVID 19, VCSB is using an overabundance of caution to make sure all CDC guidelines are followed and to remain consistent with all schools, Atlantic High School will only be selling 2 tickets per graduate.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  We want to ensure all graduations are safe for our students and families.

Graduation tickets and parking passes will now need to be purchased by calling Atlantic High school at (386) 322-6100.  Student alpha code is needed.

Each Senior will be limited to only 2 graduation tickets at $3.00 per ticket. Parking passes are $5.00 per vehicle to park in the Parking Garage next to the Ocean Center. 

The graduation tickets and parking passes will be distributed to the Graduating Seniors at Graduation rehearsal on Tuesday, July 7th at 7:30 AM at the Ocean Center.

All obligations must be cleared to purchase your tickets (including laptops, library books, lunch accounts, AFJROTC fees, band fees, etc). Click here Obligation Link to check obligations. Student alpha code is needed.

The last day to purchase the tickets and parking passes, will be July 3rd.  Please remember, Graduation tickets can only be purchased online, at atlanticsharks.com There will be NO tickets sold at the event.  

Graduation for Atlantic High School will be held at the Ocean Center, Friday, July 10th at 8:30 AM.  

THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVE STREAMED AND RECORDED. WE WILL PROVIDE THE YOUTUBE LINK ON THE MORNING OF THE GRADUATION!

All obligations must be cleared to purchase your tickets (including laptops, library books, lunch accounts, AFJROTC fees, band fees, etc). Click here Obligation Link to check obligations. Student alpha code is needed. 

The last day to purchase the tickets and parking passes, will be July 3rd.  Please remember, Graduation tickets can only be purchased online, at atlanticsharks.com There will be NO tickets sold at the event.  

 Graduation for Atlantic High School will be held at the Ocean Center, Friday, July 10th at 8:30 AM.   

THIS EVENT WILL BE LIVE STREAMED AND RECORDED. WE WILL PROVIDE THE YOUTUBE LINK ON THE MORNING OF THE GRADUATION!

Graduation Information

Graduation Information class of 2020

CLEAR BAG POLICY AT GRADUATION

  • Each ticket holder, including children, may carry an approved clear bag and a clutch purse:

    • One clear bag no larger than 12”x6”x12” or a one-gallon clear Ziploc, or similar, bag

    • One small clutch bag or purse no larger than 6.5”x6.5”, with or without a strap

  • Diapers and wipes may be carried in a clear bag; however, diaper bags are not permitted.

  • Additional clothing, blankets, etc. are permitted if carried loosely (preferably over the shoulder to be screened more quickly) or in an approved clear bag.

  • Small cameras, binoculars and cell phones may be carried loosely or in an approved clear bag

 

Class of 2020 Graduation Information 

Senior Awards:  Honors Night is a scholarship and awards ceremony where we honor seniors who have excelled in academic endeavors.

 

Graduation

  • Cap & Gown: Distribution took place on May 21st, if you missed it, you can pick up your items in the front office during the hours of 8am – 3pm

  • Graduation Pictures: Dean Stewart Photography will be our official graduation photographer this year. Please visit https://www.dsp-photo.com/ to pre-register in order to be notified when your pictures are ready for viewing.

  • Graduation Practice:

    • Graduation Practice is Mandatory

    • When: Tuesday, July 7th @ 7:30AM at the OCEAN CENTER

    • Where to Park: Free Parking will be in the SOUTH LOT next to Peabody Auditorium

    • Park & be inside the arena by 7:00AM

 

  • Graduation Ceremony:

    • When: Friday, July 10th @ 8:30AM at the OCEAN CENTER

    • Graduates must arrive inside the arena at 7:00 am, dressed & ready

    • Where: Ocean Center, Daytona Beach

 

*New information regarding CDC guidelines for safety during this event will be forthcoming

 

  • Graduation Tickets:

    • Graduation Tickets:  $3.00 each and may be purchased online at atlanticsharks.com

    • How many: Seniors will be able to purchase up to TWO tickets per graduate

    • Parking: $5 (cash only, usually) and can be paid for the day of at the Ocean Center

    • PLEASE CALL THE SCHOOL TO PURCHASE TICKETS: (386) 322-6100

  • Deadline to purchase graduation tickets: THURSDAY JULY 2

  • Tickets will be distributed to graduating Seniors at graduation rehearsal on July 7th

 

 

**ALL senior obligations must be PAID BEFORE PURCHASING TICKETS

  

 

 

Expectations for the Class of 2020

 

  • As a 2020 Atlantic Shark Senior, thank you in advance for providing a great example to students with your mature and responsible behavior J

  • Each Senior Shark will conduct himself/herself in a manner appropriate to the occasion and will always be respectful to his/her fellow classmates, school personnel, family, and guests in attendance. 

 

 

Dress Code & Expectations for ALL Senior Events

  • Hairstyles should support the required graduation caps

  • Caps are to be level on head and may not be decorated. 

  • Leave sunglasses, hats, phones and purses at home or in your vehicle. There will be no one to care for valuables during the ceremonies.

  • NO GUM!

  • Only those items distributed by Atlantic HS personnel can be worn on or over the gown.

    • No extra adornments on the gown such as corsages, pins, medals, etc

Female Graduates:

·         Wear a cool, lightweight dress or skirt and blouse under the graduation gown; choose a style with simple neckline which will not interfere with the neckline of the graduation gown. Dresses should not hang below the graduation gown.

·         Wear dress shoes with low/medium size (height) heels.

o    Shoes that you can gracefully walk across the stage

 

Male Graduates:

  • Wear

    black or dark navy dress pants and black dress shoes

    – no jeans, sneakers, topsiders, flip flops, or sandals are allowed.

  • Wear a dress shirt with a collar and a men’s tie

    . (If a tie is needed please speak to your counselor)

 

Concerns?  Please contact Dr. Culver with any concerns regarding Graduation Dress Expectations

 

386-322-6100 (38239) or email @ [email protected]

 

 

THANK YOU!   We look forward to Celebrating the Class of 2020!

 

 

 

 

 

 

VCS Announces Graduation Health and Safety Protocols

DELAND – Graduation ceremonies for Volusia County Schools Class of 2020 will be held at the Ocean Center July 9-11. Due to social distancing requirements, and the facility capacity outlined by the Ocean Center, tickets will be limited to two per graduate. Individuals considered high risk or who are displaying fever-like or flu-like symptoms should remain at home. Each of the graduations will be live-streamed for those who cannot be in attendance.

The Ocean Center will increase cleaning of restrooms and public areas, in addition to placing sanitation stations throughout public areas. Between rehearsals and ceremonies, the arena and exhibit hall will be sanitized, to include seats and the stage. Restrooms will be monitored to ensure social distancing.

For students and guests, the following health and safety protocols have been established as preventative measures:

Graduation Rehearsal Protocols

  • Face coverings (masks) are highly recommended (this might change based on CDC and/or local guidelines) - students and staff members should bring their own masks

  • Six feet sections will be marked in the Exhibit Hall to help students understand what six feet looks like

  • Students will check-in, have their temperature taken by school staff and report directly to their designated line

  • Students will stand on or by the markers and remain six feet from each other

  • To comply with the six-foot spacing, handshaking and hugs should not occur

  • When rehearsals conclude, graduates must leave immediately to avoid crowd gatherings

Graduation Ceremony Protocols

  • Face coverings (masks) are highly recommended (this might change based on CDC and/or local guidelines) - students and attendees should bring their own mask

  • Students will check-in, have their temperature taken by school staff and report directly to their designated line

  • All participants, including graduates, administrators, guests and family members, must remain at least six feet apart at all times

  • All upper bowl seating for attendees will be spaced at least 6' apart, with alternate rows blocked off. Seats are available in pairs so that guests can sit together yet socially distance from other guests/households

  • To comply with the six-foot spacing, handshaking and hugs should not occur

  • No physical contact will occur between students and stage occupants

  • Minimal district staff seating sections will exist

  • Each graduating senior will accept a diploma cover after crossing the stage and be officially photographed

  • When ceremonies conclude, graduates and guests must leave immediately to avoid crowd gatherings

The live ceremonies can be watched by going to our district website at vcsedu.org or by going to the district's VCS Live Stream channel. We will also send the link for the live stream the week of the graduation ceremonies to all families, on social media and on our district website. If you miss the live stream, we will also be posting videos of the ceremonies on the district website that can be viewed at any time.

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