Graduation

2019 GRADUATION

Concord High School commencement

venue change announced

Beginning with the Class of 2019, Concord Community Schools’ Commencement Ceremonies will be held at the Purcell Pavilion at the University of Notre Dame. The 2019 ceremony is June 6.

The CCS School Board voted Oct. 1 in favor of the new venue, citing their beliefs that this change will provide much-needed additional seating, improved access for guests in wheelchairs, and enhanced safety and medical access in case of an emergency.

The board decision comes after feedback from students, parents, and the community about restrictions on the number of tickets allotted for the graduates’ guests and the need for improved accessibility for guests in wheelchairs.

“Our graduates put in many hours of hard work in preparation for graduation day and we wanted a space where we wouldn’t need to restrict the number of tickets available for family and friends to be there in support,” said Concord High School Principal Lisa Kendall. “We’re excited about the possibilities of this new venue, including improved handicap accessibility.”

In addition, Kendall noted hosting the event at the Purcell Pavilion will also eliminate weather-related concerns. “We’ve been extremely fortunate to have been able to utilize Jake Field for many years, but with an outdoor location there always comes a risk that we will need to postpone the ceremony. Many students invite out-of-town guests and we want to be able to accommodate everyone on the planned date regardless of the weather.”

The Purcell Pavilion will also include a space to display student photos prior to the start of the ceremony. As one would expect from a venue like this, additional security measures will be in place. Details to follow at a later date.

Anuncio del cambio en el

lugar de graduación

de Concord High School

A partir de la clase de 2019, la ceremonia de graduación de Concord Community Schools se llevará a cabo en el Purcell Pavilion en la Universidad de Notre Dame. La ceremonia de 2019 es el 6 de junio.

La Junta Escolar de CCS votó el 1 de octubre a favor del nuevo lugar, citando su creencia de que este cambio proporcionará asientos adicionales muy necesarios, mejor acceso para los huéspedes en sillas de ruedas y mayor acceso médico y de seguridad en caso de una emergencia.

La decisión de la junta se produce después de los comentarios de los estudiantes, los padres y la comunidad sobre las restricciones en la cantidad de boletos asignados para los invitados de los graduados y la necesidad de mejorar el acceso para los huéspedes en silla de ruedas.

“Nuestros graduados dedican muchas horas de duro trabajo en preparación para el día de la graduación y queríamos un espacio donde no necesitáramos restringir el número de boletos disponibles para que la familia y los amigos estuvieran allí en apoyo”, dijo Lisa Kendall, Directora de Concord High School. “Estamos entusiasmados con las posibilidades de este nuevo lugar, que incluye una mejor accesibilidad para discapacitados”.

Además, Kendall comentó que tener el evento en el Purcell Pavilion también eliminará las preocupaciones relacionadas con el clima. “Hemos sido extremadamente afortunados de haber podido utilizar Jake Field durante muchos años, pero con una ubicación al aire libre siempre existe el riesgo de que tengamos que posponer la ceremonia. Muchos estudiantes invitan a invitados que vienen de otras ciudades y queremos ser capaz de acomodar a todos en la fecha prevista, independientemente del clima.

El Purcell Pavilion también incluirá un espacio para mostrar las fotos de los estudiantes antes del inicio de la ceremonia. Como cabría esperar de un lugar como este, se implementarán medidas de seguridad adicionales. Los detalles seguirán en una fecha posterior.

GRADUATION 2019

WHAT: 2019 Commencement Ceremonies

WHEN: Thursday, June 6

WHERE: Notre Dame’s Purcell Pavilion

113 Joyce Ctr, Notre Dame, IN 46556

TICKETS: 7,000 seats are available

On the day of commencement, graduates should enter Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center at Gate 10 and report to the field house at the Purcell Pavilion by 5 p.m. Parents and guests are to enter through the south main entrance of the Purcell Pavilion between Gates 8 and 10. Doors open at 6 p.m. Handicap-accessible facilities are available throughout the Joyce Center.

Don’t delay! Order your cap and gown today!
“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.”
— Malcolm X
IMPORTANT DATES
  • 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 17 at CHS Cafe: Mandatory senior class meeting, class photo and distribution of cap and gowns
  • 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at CHS Cafe and BPAC: Academic Honors Banquet for seniors with 3.67 cumulative GPA
  • 6:30 a.m. Friday, May 10 at CHS Cafe: Dollars for Scholars breakfast
  • 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 at BPAC: Senior Awards Night
  • May 28-29: Senior finals. Return all books & pay outstanding fees, book rental, unpaid fundraiser money, etc.
  • 9 a.m. Thursday, May 30 at McCuen Gym: Mandatory commencement practice. Commencement tickets will be distributed.
  • Thursday, June 6 at Purcell Pavilion: Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremonies.

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