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CHS commencement to be June 5 outdoors, if weather cooperates

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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).

Senior class officers are Mitch Winey, President; Megan Homme, Vice-President; David Gutierrez, Secretary; and Cole Teal, Treasurer.

The Commencement 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.

Admission tickets 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.

CHS Baccalaureate

The Duneland Ministerial Association is sponsoring the CHS Baccalaureate at the CHS Auditorium on Sunday, June 1 at 3 p.m.

Graduation DVDís

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.


Posted 5/27/2014