• Unleashed Memories- Senior Letters

    Posted by Rebecca Hewitt at 8/17/2015 9:00:00 AM

    What IS a Senior Letter?

    Senior Letters are positive letters written to seniors. They are delivered to seniors at the Senior Latte Love Event during the last week of school.

     What kinds of things can I write about in a senior letter?

    There are many acceptable topics for senior letters. These include, but are not limited to

    • congratulating the senior on graduating

    • wishing the senior well in his/her next phase of life (college, military, career)

    • reminiscing on fond memories (childhood, school, social gatherings, etc…)

    *This is not an appropriate time to bring up old grudges or get one last dig in at a person.

    When do seniors receive their letters?

    Seniors receive their letters AT the senior Latte Love event at the end of the year. Seniors who are not able to attend the luncheon can pick them up from Mrs. Hewitt the next morning.

    They will also be available for pick up AFTER graduation practice. This is because we stuff the folders right up until the last minute; they will not be ready until the luncheon, so seniors CANNOT pick them up early.

    Who reads the senior letters?

    Senior letters are delivered to students during the luncheon. All letters are subject to be opened.

    Can people send items other than letters?

    This is NOT advisable. If people want to send money, please have them send it directly to your house. We make EVERY effort to deliver the right letters to the right people, and we are very successful at this, but I wouldn’t want something to accidentally happen to your money. Also, we are really only equipped to store and sort letters. If people want to send you large gifts or photo albums full of memories, please have them deliver those to your homes.

    When can I begin turning in senior letters?

    We will receive letters between August 21st and April 15th. After that, we will need time to sort and organize them.

    Please contact Mrs.Rebecca Hewitt with any questions.

    rhewitt@forsyth.k12.ga.us

    770-781-2264 ext.101636 

    How do I write a senior letter and get it to a student?

    Senior letters can be written on notebook paper, colored paper, stationary, cards, etc… Please place senior letters in envelopes. In the bottom left hand corner, please write the full name of the student to whom the letter is addressed. If a student is from another country, but has an American name, please tell us that as well. For example, write: Ye Sol “Jane” Lee. The more information you give us, the easier it is for us to make sure the letter gets to the right person. There will be senior letter drop box in the West Hall Office.  What if somebody outside of school (parents, grandparents, family friends, etc…) wants to send me a letter?

    • People who live locally can mail their letters or choose to bring their letters to the school and drop them off at the front desk or Media Center.

    • People who live farther away can mail their letters, or, if saving postage is a real concern, they can e-mail the letters to your parents who can then print them off and drive them up to the school.

       

    South Forsyth Unleashed Memories

    South Forsyth High

    585 Peachtree Parkway

    Cumming, GA 30041

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  • Graduation Date

    Posted by Rebecca Hewitt at 8/17/2015 8:00:00 AM
    Graduation Date
    May 31, 2017
    Infinite Energy Center
    (formally known as Gwinnett Arena, the name has recently changed)
    2:00 p.m.
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  • Graduation FAQs

    Posted by Rebecca Hewitt at 5/13/2014 11:00:00 AM
    Graduation Frequently Asked Questions
     
    Q:   When is Graduation?

    A:   Tuesday, May 31st at 7:00 p.m.

     
    Q:   Where is Graduation? 
    A:  Infinite Energy Center (formally known as Gwinnett Arena)
             6400 Sugarloaf Parkway Duluth, GA 30097
     
    Q:   What is the color of the cap and gown?
    A:   All students will wear a Royal Blue cap and gown that must purchased through the school.  The tassels will be different this year and will be royal blue and white.  Additionally, each gown will have a school crest printed on each gown to commemorate our graduating class of 2016.  
     
    Q:  Can my student use their older brother or sister's cap and gown from a previous year?
    A:   No, each student must pay their senior fees and purchase a cap and gown to participate in the graduation ceremony. 
     
    Q:   When should students arrive?
    A:   5:00 p.m.
     
    Q:  How many tickets do students receive for graduation?
    A:   WE DO NOT GIVE OUT TICKETS FOR GRADUATION
     
    Q:   How many family members or friends can students invite?
    A:   We do not set a limit on the amount of people each student can bring.  Seating is available on a first-come-first serve basis
     
    Q:   When can family members and friends enter the Center?
    A:   The doors will open approximately 1 hour prior to the graduation ceremony beginning? 
     
    Q:   Can we reserve seats for graduation?
    A:    No, we can only reserve seats for those that are visually impaired.
     
    Q:   Will there be handicap accessible seating?
    A:   Yes, there seating available on the main level of the Arena and can be accessed through the main entrance.  Attendees needing assistance can be dropped off at the main entrance and staff members will be available to help them to their seats.  One additional family member may sit with them in the reserved seating.
     
    Q:   Can we bring balloons into the Center?
    A:    NO 
     
    Q:   Can parents access the main Arena floor to take pictures of their graduates?
    A:   No, the school photographer will be taking pictures that will be available for purchase.  Parents may take pictures from their seats but no tripods are allowed. 
     
    Q:   What may students bring with them into the Center?
    A:   Only their car keys.  All other items need to be left in their car or with a parent.
     
     
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  • 2016-17 Sponsor and Administrator for Class of 2017

    Posted by Rebecca Hewitt at 8/20/2013 8:00:00 AM
    For the 2016-2017 school year,
    teacher Rebecca Hewitt will be the
    Senior Class Sponsor for the Class of 2017.
     
    If you have any questions about senior class
    issues, you can contact one of these faculty members.
     
    Extension- 101636
     
    Carrie MacAllaster- cmacallaster@forsyth.k12.ga.us
    Extension- 100450
    Graduation Administrator
     
    Extension- 100612
    Senior Administrator
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