Graduation timeline & checklist
Reserve Cap & Gown & Order Senior Essentials - September/October
Order Graduation Announcements - DUE by December 1st
Graduation Announcement & Cap & Gown Delivery - March- May
Plan & Order Grad Party Essentials- March-June
Give Thanks & Celebrate - May-July
1) Cap & Gown reservation & Senior essentials
Students will attend an information assembly at school during the fall. Students will be asked to submit their cap & gown measurements - height and weight. Submitting accurate information will ensure a proper fit. Students will select any senior items they want to order to celebrate their senior year.
Students & parents will receive a confirmation email within 1-2 weeks from the assembly to confirm their measurements and order. Upon confirmation - orders will be processed and parents can make payments up until delivery, which will be at the school in the spring.
To reserve your cap & gown, please complete the form below.
Pomp & Circumstance
recognize your graduation accomplishment with the formality it deserves
Your high school graduation is a milestone occasion and event. Honoring all the work you’ve put into these last 13 years the proper way is important. The custom school announcement is given to anyone attending your graduation ceremony and/or any close family & friends (i.e. grandparents, aunts & uncles, etc…)
The Shakopee announcement is exquisitely crafted and printed on fine quality, custom milled paper. The announcement features the Shakopee school symbol, silver embossing, red foil accents. Class motto, flower and color detailed inside. The school building etching is and the commencement date, time and place are inscribed. Be sure to order an extra for a keepsake.
Official Announcements are ordered as a class and will only be available until Dec. 1st. Announcements will not be available to order once deadline passes. Don’t delay.
2) Ordering Shakopee official AnnouncementS
Please, note images above are to provide a visual rendering of how the announcement will appear. Some variation of actual product may apply.
Your announcements come with the following:
Inner & Outer Envelopes: Your custom announcement comes with two envelopes – an inner and outer envelope.
Outer Envelope: should be written to who you are sending the announcement to with their formal full name and mailing address.
Can write informally name of person sending to i.e. “Grandma & Grandpa”
Alternatively, can include your student’s name and address in the “mail to” placement, along with a pre-stamping the envelope. Used often for those out of state or unable to personally attend your grad party. Pre-addressed envelope offers a convenience for any gift or check being mailed to the student. Note- inner envelopes are not sealed.
Name Card Slots: The custom announcements feature die-cut slots to insert a name card. The name card is what personalizes the announcement to your student. There are several options available to personalize:
Order name cards online at any time www.jostens.com
Create your own name cards or handwrite name
Place a photo to personalize
Order convenient Graduation Packages which include all elements to complete your announcement.