IHS Family Update

From Principal Zipp-McLaughlin

SENIOR UPDATES IN THIS NEWSLETTER

  • END OF YEAR EVENTS
  • GRADUATION

CAP AND GOWN

  • $25 (make checks payable to Class of 2022)
  • Cash, check or money orders accepted (due by Monday, June 13)
  • Drop off in main office or mail to Kim Schrank, 260 Cooper Road, Rochester, NY 14617


(you can pay for cap/gown, lawn sign and shirts with one check)

CAP AND GOWN PICK-UP

  • Monday, June 13 & Tuesday, June 14, 8 AM – 3 PM
  • All students should make sure all outstanding debts (APs, lunch money, etc) are taken care of, library books and textbooks, sports uniforms and laptops and chargers are returned BEFORE coming to pick up their caps and gowns.
  • Laptop chargers, if needed, are available on Amazon at this link

SENIOR BALL - Ancient Greece theme

  • Friday, June 10 at Harro East Ballroom, 7 PM – 1 PM
  • Unlimited soda, fruit punch, water, finger foods and desserts
Guests must be preapproved!


Contact Ms. Jaynes or Ms. Harford with questions

SEABREEZE/SENIOR PICNIC

  • Saturday, June 11; 11 AM – 8 PM
  • Cost $10 (includes lunch and ride/slide pass)
  • Guests - $22 – does not include food
  • Tickets are on sale in the Main Office
  • Cash or checks payable to IHS PTSA


Contact Ms. Jaynes or Ms. Harford with questions

POWDER PUFF GAME

  • Monday, June 13 at 2:45 PM
  • At the IHS Stadium

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL VISITS

(formerly Flag Day celebrations)

Wednesday, June 15: Seniors are invited to visit their elementary school in their cap and gown for a parade using this schedule:

Seneca, Colebrook, Listwood

  • 1:30 – 2 PM playground pictures
  • 2 – 2:20 PM building visit

Brookview, Southlawn, Briarwood

  • 2 PM – 2:20 building visit
  • 2:20 PM - 2:50 playground pictures


Contact Ms. Harford with questions

SENIOR CAR PARADE

  • Friday, June 17 at 6 PM
  • Seniors/families will line up at IHS and follow a route through the IHS neighborhood in their cars.
  • Enter IHS at Gardham entrance; follow along to Dake exit at Cooper Road (turn right).
  • Have a family member drive so you can enjoy the ride!
  • Please plan to decorate your vehicle!
  • See parade route map below
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GRADUATION REHEARSAL

  • Thursday, June 23 - 11 AM - 1 PM
  • Attendance is mandatory; PLEASE ARRIVE at the IHS gym by 11 AM
  • Do not bring your cap & gown. Rehearsal will end 1 PM; free ice cream when we finish!

GRADUATION DAY - 10 AM June 25th!

  • At Frontier Field, One Morrie Silver Way, Rochester, NY 14608
  • Tickets: Each senior will receive 6 tickets for guests. Additional tickets may be requested when graduates pick up the cap and gown.

  • Arrive at IHS by 8 AM; buses will leave promptly at 8:15 AM

  • Please eat before your arrival

  • Wear proper attire: Dress clothing (neat, clean, professional) looks the best with the gown.

  • FLAT SHOES: Frontier Field requires that all shoes are flat – students may not wear heels that can puncture the field.

  • Your gown must remain zipped during the ceremony

  • Please do not bring personal items with you; backpacks, bags, purses may not be carried during the ceremony; there is nowhere to store them.

  • Only IHS awarded stoles or cords may be worn during the ceremony

  • Graduates may decorate caps but not the gowns. Any cap decoration that is deemed inappropriate by administration will not be allowed; a new cap will be given at the ceremony.

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FAMILY INFORMATION FOR FRONTIER FIELD

PLEASE SEE STADIUM RULES IN IMAGE ABOVE


  • Park in lots D and C across the streets from Frontier; 2 other options are circled in the image below
  • Doors open at 9 AM; ceremony begins at 10 AM
  • Tickets are required for entry but seating is general admission
  • Handicap seating is available along the main concourse in multiples of 2. We cannot guarantee that the handicap seating will be near your group.
  • A limited number of suites are available at extra cost.See flyer below for more information.
  • Commencement will be broadcast LIVE for friends and family who are unable to attend. Find the link on the IHS webpage and the District YouTube channel .
  • DVDs of the ceremony will be available on Wednesday, July 6 and can be picked up at the IHS main entrance between 9 AM and 2 PM. They will be available throughout the summer.
  • Frontier Field commemorative graduation t-shirts are available at an extra cost. See this link for more information.
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RESERVE A DIAMOND SUITE @ FRONTIER FIELD

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JUNE EVENTS

June 10: Senior Ball @ Harro East from 7pm-11pm

June 11: Senior Trip to Seabreeze

June 11: ACT (Register by May 6th)

June 13: Powder Puff- 2:45 pm-3:30pm

June 13-14: Senior Cap and Gown Pick up/ Senior Laptop, books drop off

June 14: Last day of classes/ Flag Day (see details above)

June 15: Seniors visit K-3 schools and playgrounds

June 15-23: NYS Regents Exams

June 17: Senior Car Parade @ IHS, 6pm

June 20: Observed Juneteenth- No School

June 23: Graduation Rehearsal

June 25: Graduation @ Frontier Field, 10 AM; Seniors report to buses at IHS by 8 AM

THANK YOU

We truly appreciate your continued support and are available to answer any questions or concerns that you have.


Be well,

Alecia

SCHOOL CONTACT INFORMATION

Address: 260 Cooper Road

Website: https://ihs.westirondequoit.org/

Principal: Alecia Zipp-McLaughlin | alecia_mclaughlin@westiron.monroe.edu

Main office: (585) 266-7351

Secretary: Kim Schrank | kim_schrank@westiron.monroe.edu

Health Office: 585-336-2938

  • Nurse: Mary Piston

Counseling Center: 336-2921

Attendance Office: 336-2919

Technology Support: https://wicsd.tech/

Transportation: 585-336-2992

District Office: 585-342-5500 | District website: westirondequoit.org


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