The 124th annual
Chesterton High School commencement exercises will be held on Thursday, June
5, at 7 p.m., at the CHS Football Stadium. (weather permitting).
officers are Mitch Winey, President; Megan Homme, Vice-President; David
Gutierrez, Secretary; and Cole Teal, Treasurer.
address will be presented by teacher Dan Paff.
The class motto is
ďYouíre off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting,
So...get on your way!Ē from Dr. Suess, Oh, the Places Youíll Go!
The class flower is
the Gerber daisy.
Other events of the
day will include presentation of honor students by Principal Jeff Van Drie;
awarding of the diplomas by Dr. David L. Pruis, superintendent of schools;
James Goetz, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction; Monte
Moffett, assistant superintendent for operations and human resources, and
the officers and members of the DSC Board of Trustees; and the traditional
turning of the tassels and closing by Mitch Winey, Class President and
Student Council President.
will be required if commencement has to be moved indoors to the gym. The
doors at the gym will be opened at 6 p.m. Each senior will be issued up to
seven tickets for his/her parents and relatives. Those not wishing to use
all their tickets are asked to return them to the main office as soon as
possible. They will be redistributed to those who request tickets for
additional family members.
If weather permits
and commencement is held outside, these tickets will allow holders to be
seated outside as early as 5:30 p.m. General admission will begin at 6 p.m.
Special tickets are
required for those guests who are physically unable to climb the bleachers.
You may exchange your regular tickets for the special seating tickets in the
main office. Special handicapped parking is available. It is recommended
that seniors and those with mobility limitations be dropped off while other
family members park the vehicle elsewhere.
A decision as to
whether the commencement will be held inside or outside will be made on
Wednesday, June 4. This announcement will be made to senior students and via
local radio stations and newspapers.
Ministerial Association is sponsoring the CHS Baccalaureate at the CHS
Auditorium on Sunday, June 1 at 3 p.m.
DVDís of the 2014
graduation ceremony will be available for purchase at $20 each. The DVD will
be mailed as soon as they are ready. The graduation ceremony will be
streamed online live only on the day of graduation and will not be uploaded
to the web after that date.
To order a
graduation DVD, please fill out an order form and return it with payment to
Matt Waters or Michele Stipanovich at WDSO radio station – Room E-500 or the
radio classroom A-513.
Orders will also be
taken the night of graduation. DVDís will be mailed only if ordered by June
5. After that date arrangements must be made to pick them up at CHS.