Graduation at a G’Lance, February 5, 2021

In This Issue


Churchill Class of 2021 and Families,

Churchill’s 2021 in-person graduation ceremony is still scheduled for Friday, June 11, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at the Hult Center’s Silva Concert Hall. The in-person ceremony may be canceled, rescheduled, or relocated depending on public health conditions.

Churchill will have a virtual graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 10, 2021. The virtual graduation will not be canceled, whether or not we hold an in-person ceremony. As with last year’s virtual ceremony, this production will remain available to the public on the Graduation! page and the link will be emailed to families.

Graduates will have the opportunity to have a photo taken in their cap and gown. Each student will receive one photo at no cost. Photography will be provided by Northwest Exposures. We will plan to have the photographer at our cap and gown pickup event. The photography will move to the in-person graduation ceremony if we are able to have it.

You will be seeing the Graduation at a G’Lance newsletter in your inbox more often as we get closer to the day of graduation. These newsletters will be posted through the Graduation! page along with a calendar of graduation events and a list of contacts to help you along the way.

New deadlines are coming soon. Keep reading for details.

Best wishes,
Churchill Graduation Committee

 


Grad Party*

Dear Senior Class Parents,

As the senior class makes its way towards graduation, we have an opportunity to plan and prepare for celebrating this major milestone. Senior class parents are getting organized to generate ideas and find creative ways to put together a senior celebration within the parameters of the current circumstances. Unfortunately, the COVID pandemic has significantly impacted this class’s senior experience. Let’s find a safe yet memorable way to capture the excitement of graduating high school while also giving them the recognition they deserve.

There will be a senior class parents planning meeting (virtual with Zoom) on Tuesday, February 9, 6:00–7:00 p.m. Please consider attending to learn more as we generate ideas and identify opportunities. Provide your contact information through this Survey Monkey form — https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6SBTVDZ — to receive the Zoom meeting link and to be kept informed as plans come together. For more information, feel free to email sandeebybee@gmail.com.

Together, let’s give our seniors a special and memorable send-off.

Sincerely,
“Senior Party” Planning Committee

*The Graduation Party is a community-sponsored event independent of and receiving no funding, services, or supervision from the Eugene School District 4J. Liability is the responsibility of the organizers of the event.

 


Yearbook Senior Quotes and Baby Pictures are Due

The yearbook staff is still accepting senior quotes. Email your quote to Mr. Squires as soon as you can.

Baby pictures are due on February 26.

For more information, or to submit your quote or baby picture, email Mr. Squires at squires_d@4j.lane.edu.

Yearbook Senior Portrait, Quote, and Baby Picture Guidelines

 


Graduation Cap and Gown and Announcements

You can still order your cap and gown and graduation announcements. Your late order may be subject to late fees and product restrictions.

Go to minersgrad.com to order your graduation products.

There are three ways to order:

  1. Order online at minersgrad.com.
  2. Fill out a paper order form. Call the Churchill front office at 541-790-5100 to schedule a time to pick up a paper order packet. Complete the order sheet and mail it to Miners Graduate Services or drop it at the Churchill office and a Miners representative will pick it up.
  3. Order in person at Miners Graduate Services. Call ahead to schedule your visit and submit your order at the sales office.

Questions? Call Miners Graduate Services.

Miners Graduate Services
1885 River Road • Eugene, OR 97404
(541) 689-4588 • info@minersgrad.com
minersgrad.com

 


Early Graduates (Graduating before June)

After you graduate, you are unenrolled from Churchill and 4J. Your contacts are removed from our communications lists and your 4J email, Google Drive, and other services that use your 4J sign-in are no longer accessible.

Walking in Graduation

Early graduates (graduating before term 3) who want to walk in the graduation ceremony and receive news and updates about graduation, please contact Jill Reents at reents_ji@4j.lane.edu or 541-790-5112. She will add your name to the graduation checklist and your preferred contact information to a special distribution list for the Graduation at a G’Lance.

Saving your Data

Before you graduate, copy any files and data from your 4J accounts that you wish to keep to a personal device, external drive, or personal Google Drive. For instructions on using Google Takeout to download your 4J Google data, visit 4j.lane.edu/technology/ns/googletakeout.

If you are using your 4J email for your Naviance account, you must change it to a personal email to avoid losing access to Naviance.

 


Graduation Calendar

Date, Time
Event
Location or Contact
Jan. 28 Yearbook Senior Quotes Due Don Squires
squires_d@4j.lane.edu
Feb. 9, 6:00–7:00 p.m. * “Senior Party” Planning Meeting Register here to receive the Zoom meeting link.
Feb. 26 Yearbook Baby Pictures Due Don Squires
squires_d@4j.lane.edu
Beginning in April, the Graduation Checklist will be posted at chs.4j.lane.edu/graduation. The checklist will be updated weekly.
April 1–15 Graduation Performer and Speaker Auditions more information coming soon
April 8, 6:00 p.m. Graduation Information Meeting Zoom
June 10 Virtual Graduation Ceremony link TBA
June 11, 7:00 p.m. In-Person Graduation Ceremony Hult Center, 1 Eugene Center

*Community-sponsored event. Liability is the responsibility of the organizers of the event.

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