SENIORS / Class of 2020
Dear Class of 2020 and Family:
The final year of high school for seniors is finally here! Stay tuned for more information for senior events as the year goes on.
We look forward to a successful year for our Class of 2020!
Ms. Alex Kesler & Ms. Lesley Buchanan
More information on all of this will come through email. If you have not received emails from me (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please send me an email to add your address so you can be up to date with all pertinent information.
Balfour's Senior Class Meeting
This meeting will be on October 24! Save the
Representatives from Balfour will be at the school to hand out information on ordering announcements, senior wear, etc. from Balfour.
Your student should bring home ordering information for announcements.
Potentially graduating students still in junior homerooms will be able to attend this meeting.
Cap & Gown Orders
Cap & Gown orders are due January 28-29! Save the date!
Balfour will be at DHS during all lunches to take cap and gown orders. The cost of cap and gown is included in senior dues. Dues may be paid with cash or check (payable to Balfour) at this time. Caps and gowns may also be ordered online on www.GABalfour.com. Please see the additional list of dates Balfour will be able to accept payments on the other side of this flyer.
There is no set date for graduation at this time.
We will update the website and send an e-mail home when we know more about the date. Please check the website for updated information. Practice will be at DHS and is mandatory for participation in the graduation ceremony. The time and date for practice will be announced closer to the graduation date.
Graduation Announcement Orders
Graduation announcement orders will be due on October 30-31!
Balfour representatives will be at DHS during all lunches on October 30 and 31 to take orders for graduation announcements.
Tickets to attend the graduation ceremony will be distributed at graduation practice. Each graduating student will receive 15 tickets automatically. More information about graduation tickets will come to you in March.
Joint Enrollment Students
Joint enrollment students will be notified of upcoming events via email. Please be certain the senior advisors have a working email address for you all year. Also, check the school website for updated information.
The senior dinner is a catered dinner for DHS seniors only. This year’s dinner date is still to be determined. Seniors will receive invitations after spring break and must RSVP with $3 by the requested date so that we can give the number attending to the caterer. Attire is dressy— no denim.
Senior dues are $120.
Dues may be paid online at www.gabalfour.com. Balfour will be at the school to accept cash or check payments any day they are here.
Balfour is coming in January to collect dues if people want to pay by cash or check, but they are not 'due' by that date.
Balfour will also be here on 10/30-31, 2/20, and 3/19 to collect payments if parents would rather not pay on-line.
Senior dues cover the senior dinner, activities during senior week, cap and gown, and rental fees associated with graduation. Senior dues DO NOT cover prom.
As of April 1, senior dues increase to $135. On May 1, senior dues may no longer be paid on-line and must be paid in cash in person at Balfour’s office in Suwannee. As of April 1, Balfour will also impose their own late fee of $20 in addition to our school increase. Seniors who have not paid dues by the Friday before exams will not participate in the graduation ceremony.
Senior Information Contact Info
- Questions on senior activities— Email Alex_Kesler@gwinnett.k12.ga.us
- Senior portraits, yearbooks, and yearbook senior ads – Email Amy_Benson@gwinnett.k12.ga.us
- Update email or mailing address— please call the school to get additional information.
- Call the school! You can reach us at DHS by calling 770-963-6664.
Senior Trips are NOT sponsored, chaperoned, or endorsed by Dacula High School or its employees. Any information your student brings home about a senior trip did not come from the senior class advisors or the high school.
Senior t-shirts are designed by the senior class officers. They will soon be available to purchase through MPP. Instructions will be on Falcon Live Wire and emailed home when they become available.
Locker decorations: Students will bring home a template that you may decorate and place on their lockers the Wednesday before Senior Week. Specific information concerning decorations will be sent home with students after Spring Break.