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.
How will your family celebrate?
There are as many styles of graduations as there are families! We hear from many people who say "my son (or daughter) does not want to participate in a ceremony. What can I do?" It is important to mark the accomplishment in some way, both for the student and for their family and friends.
A graduation ceremony and a graduation celebration have different purposes. As a homeschool family, you can choose to have both or merge them into a single large event.
The high school graduation ceremony is the formal occasion when your child, wearing a cap and gown, receives his or her high school diploma. The celebration includes family and friends at a party to celebrate your teenager's achievement of high school graduation.
Designing a memorable and meaningful homeschool graduation ceremony is a simple matter of planning out a few key elements.
With a bit of planning and thought you can hold the ideal graduation ceremony for your homeschool high school graduate. You and your teen will have beautiful memories of friends and family gathering to celebrate this important time in your teenager’s life.
Homeschoolers have the option of combining graduation ceremonies and the family celebration into one single event. But should you combine the two events? There are pros and cons to merging these two events into one.
Combining the high school graduation ceremony and the family party simplifies your planning dramatically. Instead of planning for two separate events, you’re planning for one large event. On the other hand, having one huge celebration may be draining and impractical