Are printed invitations and announcements obsolete in the day of social media? Can't you skip the process of ordering, addressing, and mailing? Won't clicking a few buttons achieve the same result? Here are things to consider when you are deciding precisely how to invite people to your graduation celebration or to announce your homeschooler's completion of high school.
Social media invitations are admittedly easier and free. But they are quite informal and your event may be easily forgotten without a printed announcement.
Dessert party bars are perfect for an informal, open house celebration of your homeschooler’s graduation.
Your homeschool graduation party menu will match the sweet tone of your homeschooler's senior year with one of these six unusual party bar ideas. Forget about a boring half-sheet cake from the local grocery. Party bars are hip, and your guests love being able to make their sweet refreshments according to their own particular tastes.
You can plan and hold a homeschool graduation party without breaking the bank or jeopardizing your sanity.
As exciting as it is to pass the milestone of homeschool graduation with your senior, it can sideswipe the family budget to come up with the needed money for all the extra expenses that come along with it. While you won’t want to forego the essentials such as a high school diploma, senior portraits, and a cap and gown, you probably do want to stretch your dollars where you can. The graduation party is one area that can be done inexpensively while including family and friends in a fun celebration that honors the graduate. Mix and match these tips to keep your party affordable.
It's time to plan the graduation celebration! Choosing a theme can unify the party planning and reflect your senior's interests, future plans, or personality. Take the theme as far as you want down to food and music choices, but remember not to let the theme detract from the fun of this special day.
Your graduation party doesn’t require a theme, but some families thrive on the fun of making all the details of a party work towards a single motif. Your theme can be something meaningful to the graduate or can be something wacky that appeals to your family.
While almost everyone gets a high school graduation photo, there is no reason for your teen’s portraits to look like everyone else’s! Here are ten ideas to ensure your graduation photo is delightful, meaningful, and unique.
Pick and choose to create an entire porfolio of graduation images: photos in cap and gown, photos in formal and casual attire, photos with friends and family, and photos that symbolize passions or future plans.
Learn when to send graduation announcements versus when to send graduation invitations, what to wear under the graduation gown, and how to wear a tassel with these pointers on high school graduation etiquette.
Failing our children at the finish line is a deep-seated fear shared by most homeschool moms. After all, no one wants to mar her child’s high school graduation with a careless or ignorant faux pas. Here are the main points of graduation etiquette that you need to know during the final lap of your homeschool race.
Don't let senior slump keep your teenager from finishing well. Here are ways to prevent senioritis or at least minimize its effects so that you and your teen can make it successfully to a homeschool graduation.
Restlessness, lethargy, apathy, carelessness -- if you see these signs in your teen six to nine months prior to high school graduation, you may have a case of senioritis on your hands! Homeschoolers are certainly not immune to this common malady.
Class rings aren't only for public school students. Homeschoolers can order a custom ring too and have it personalized with their particular interests and year of graduation. Here are seven reasons to buy your homeschooled teen a class ring.
The tradition of purchasing a class ring began in 1835 with the United State’s West Point Academy. The first rings were plain but quickly became more elaborate to represent school mascots and student involvement on campus. Students these days have a variety of choices between different metals, stones, and shank designs.