Dear 8th-grade parents,
When COVID-19 struck St. Malachy School we vowed to make sure our 8th-grade students had a proper graduation ceremony. Father Adam, Mrs. Simmons, and Miss Steinkamp are working hard to provide our graduates with a wonderful celebration. We are excited to announce the details of our 2020 graduation ceremony.
When: June 28, 2020
Time: 7pm (this is a change from the original time)
Location: McKinley Park Band Shell
Guests: Graduate and immediate family
What to bring: Lawn chairs and blankets (maybe sunscreen & sunglasses)
What to wear: Mass appropriate summer clothing, no denim – Girls: shoulders covered and appropriate length dress or romper. Boys: Polo or button-up shirt, cargo shorts or khakis are encouraged.
Reception to Follow: Cupcakes and a sealed drink
Families will gather in family groups social distancing from other families seated in personal lawn chairs and blankets. At this time bathrooms will not be available. Graduates will be seated 6ft apart on the concrete pad below the stage. Students, please be sure to bring your own lawn chair for seating.
We are very excited about hosting this graduation Mass and being able to spend some time with our students. Please plan for group pictures following the event.
Thank you for your support of this unique style of celebrating. We looked forward to seeing you on June 28th. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Simmons email@example.com, Miss Steinkamp firstname.lastname@example.org and Father Adam email@example.com.