Information For Seniors

Dear Parents and Guardians of the CLASS of 2018,

Congratulations for making it to senior year! This will be a busy year, but we have many exciting and fun events planned as well. Your parent class representative is Donna Carlin. Please feel free to contact me at jboylan@hsmse.org or Donna at carlin.donnalynn@gmail.com with any questions.

We know families are eager to learn about the costs associated with senior year, specifically senior dues (mandatory $210), the senior trip and prom (both optional).  If your child participates in all senior activities, the total cost will be $720.  Payments can be made online or by money order/certified bank check.   Please note that we cannot accept personal checks. Please see the attached documents for a breakdown of senior year payments, the photo package, Remind instructions, and the payment schedule.

Reminders for payment deadlines are posted on Engrade in the course titled, “Senior Class 2018” and through the REMIND app.  If you would like to receive notices via text or email, please sign up for the REMIND notifications here: https://www.remind.com/join/g332e9.  (Instructions are attached as well.)

Financial aid will be available, but in order to qualify, you will need to submit a school lunch form AND a quick Google survey by October 6th.  Once we understand the need for financial aid, we will be able to provide some assistance.

Please also be advised that all senior activities are a privilege, including the senior trip and prom and can be revoked at any time if students fail to meet the NYC DOE attendance requirement, violate our drug and alcohol policy, or fail multiple classes and/or any class required for graduation.

If you have any questions, please contact me by email or at the number listed below.

Thank you for your continued support.

Sincerely,

Jen Boylan, Coordinator of Student Activities

Email:    jboylan@hsmse.org ** Best form of Contact**

Tel: (212) 281-6490 ext. 5150

 

SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT LINKS:

Online payment

Financial Aid Documents (to apply, you must submit BOTH by 10/6):

School Lunch Form
Google Survey
Engrade  Senior Class Account: Keep track of due dates and payments made

REMIND  notifications: Receive text or emails for all senior events

 

SENIOR DUES AND EVENTS

GRADUATION DUES: $210: The graduation dues are Mandatory and Non Refundable and cover the following:
Graduation on Thursday, June 21st at 12-2pm: Included in the cost of graduation are The Great Hall rental, tickets, programs, awards and medals, cap and gown, diploma case, and rehearsal lunch.
Yearbook: Full-color, 100+ page, personalized yearbook.  Sections include baby photos, superlatives, senior trip photos, school life photos, etc.
i.    Personal Yearbook Advertisements: Send a message of love and congratulations to your student!  Money collected from advertisements help fund yearbook and other senior activities.  If you would like to place an ad for your child, please contact Ms. Boylan at jboylan@hsmse.org. Advertisements are available for the following additional prices:

 

  •          $100: Full page
  •          $50: Half Page
  •          $25: 1/4 Page

Personalized HSMSE senior class sweatshirt and t-shirt
Graduation Portraits:  Streetfly Studio will take the senior portraits.  One portrait will be taken outside on the CCNY campus in the outfit of student’s choice. The other will be a “studio shot” in cap and gown.  Families will receive the following package, but may place additional orders:
i.    1 8×10” photo (choice of outdoor or cap & gown pose)

ii.    1 5×7” photo (choice of outdoor or cap & gown pose)

iii.    1 Mini-Pack (choice of outdoor or cap and gown, one pose only, same as 8×10; the pack includes 1-4×6” and 4- 1.5” mini photos

iv.     8×10” Class of 2017 group photo

SENIOR TRIP: $350 for quad occupancy; $380 for triple occupancy
January 26th- 28th at The Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonksen, New York. Price includes transportation to and from the site, room, board, entertainment and activities. The price is based on quadruple occupancy in each room.  If students choose to have three people in the room, the price will increase to $380.

PROM Package: $160 (Price is based on attendance of 100 students or more.)
June 14th, 2018 at The Green Building in Brooklyn.

 

 PAYMENT DEADLINES

DUE DATE DEPOSIT

AMOUNT DUE

SENIOR EVENT EVENT DATE ADDITIONAL AMOUNT DUE DUE DATE FOR ADDITIONAL AMOUNT
10/6/17 N/A Lunch form and Google survey due for financial aid eligibility N/A N/A N/A
10/13/17 $100 Graduation Dues 6/22/18: Graduation $110 3/2/18
11/3/17 $100 Senior trip 1/26-1/28/18 $250 1/3/18
12/1/17 $100 Senior prom 6/14/18 $60 2/2/18
3/30/18 $25/$50/$100 Yearbook ads (optional) N/A N/A N/A

 

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Payments can be made with certified check or money order or online. 
  • NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED.
  • Limited Financial Aid is available.  Students can apply by returning lunch form AND submitting online request form by October 6th.
  • You can keep track of payments on Engrade. A course is created for “Senior Class 2018”.
  • If you have any questions, please email Jen Boylan at jboylan@hsmse.org

 

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