Seniors have received a personal invitation from LAUSD to attend a district-wide prom being held on Saturday, May 30 starting at 5:00 PM. The theme is "Roaring 20s." There will be live music, raffle prize giveaways, and shoutouts. Please see attached document outlining the guidelines for the event. It is important students who wish to participate register in advance at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfdiSRnOs6N5p9c9jzi7AxF-OtmvYxqACdeLvL_Qlxy65rDZw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1 When completing the registration form, it is helpful to know that Maywood Academy is part of Local District East.
Graduation will take place as a Microsoft Teams Live Event on Saturday, June 13 at 1:00 PM. Microsoft Teams can accommodate 20,000 viewers simultaneously, so seniors can invite as many family and friends as they wish to view the graduation ceremony! Students, families, and friends can view the ceremony on any internet enabled device, including cell phones.
The graduation ceremony will include student speeches, honored guests, and a special reading of our graduates names. All seniors will be honored with a personalized slide when their name is read. Please complete the following form by Wednesday, May 27 to provide us with details on what you would like included on your slide: maywoodacademy.org/graduationslide/
Cap and Gown Distribution
Please carefully read the letter posted to Schoology on May 26 which contains the schedule for cap and gown distribution. On the day of your cap and gown pickup, you will also receive your diploma, senior awards, any refund check that has not already been sent, and some special mementos courtesy of our staff. We plan to make this a special moment for each of you!
On the same day, you will also have an opportunity to retrieve personal belongings from your locker and return textbooks, library books, technology, and athletics uniforms. Please carefully review the social distancing procedures described in the letter. It is important all students follow the schedule and adhere to the guidelines to ensure the health and safety of all!
Senior Package & Grad Nite Refunds
Due to the COVID-19 school closures, Prom, Sea World and Disneyland have been cancelled. Please complete the information in the link provided below so that we can mail your refunds to the correct address. All students who do not complete the address confirmation will have they refunds check delayed. The deadline to submit the form is Friday, May 15, 2020. All other items included in the package will be available for pick-up once it is safe to do so.
Virtual Senior Activities and Graduation
- Your senior class council, along with a group of teachers and parents are working on planning a virtual prom.
- LAUSD also plans to hold a district-wide virtual prom at the end of May
- We will hold a virtual senior awards night!