Wethersfield High School Safe Graduation 2017

 

Safe Graduation is a wonderful, safe and fun-filled event for every senior, and a great way to celebrate a milestone event in your teenager’s life! Be part of it all. Watch for additional details on our website and in future mailings. Thanks in advance for your support!

Safe Graduation meetings are held one evening per month in the Fireside Room at the Pitkin Community Center. More information will be available through the mail. We hope you can join us!

 

Wethersfield High School Safe Graduation on Facebook

2017 Safe Grad Party - Note to Parents

Safe Grad Meetings!
Interested in helping out with the annual Safe Grad Party?  As the old saying goes “Team work makes Dream work”!  The all-night substance free part is held each year after graduation at the Wethersfield Community Center.  There are many ways that you can help out, so consider coming to a meeting held the third Monday of each month in the Fireside Room at Wethersfield Community Center from 7:00 – 8:30pm.  The first meeting of the school year will be held on Monday August 28 with all other meetings being the third Monday thereafter.  If you are interest in volunteering, please come on by to a meeting or contact Maria Wilcox (860-301-8307) or Donna Gaudet (860-997-5869), co-chairs of the Safe Grad committee..

Flamingo Flocking!

We have currently flown South for the season. See you next year!

Have you seen those pink birds around town every Fall?  It’s the annual WHS Safe Grad Flamingo Fundraiser!  Flocking began on Monday September 5 and will last throughout the Fall.  Please contact the Flocking Crew at WHSflock2017@gmail.com to arrange for a flock to land on your friends or family’s lawn!

SAVE THE DATE – APRIL 1, 2017 
Annual Safe Grad Fundraising Dance

This is a BYOE (Bring Your Own Everything!) event, and our biggest fundraiser of the year.  More information will follow shortly, but if you would like to volunteer to assist you can contact Anne Marie Grottke at  agrottke@gmail.com.  We need help with the dance itself, but more importantly with procuring Silent Auction and raffle items.

Meeting Dates 2016-2017

Meeting Dates for WHS Safe Graduation

All meetings are at 7pm in the Fireside Room at Pitkin Community Center unless otherwise noted.

Safe Grad Meetings!
Interested in helping out with the annual Safe Grad Party? As the old saying goes many hands make light work! The all-night substance free party is  held each year after graduation at the Wethersfield Community Center. There are many ways that you can help out, so consider coming to a meeting held the first Monday of each month in the Fireside Room at Wethersfield Community Center - 7:00pm. The first meeting of the school year will be held on Tuesday, September 8th with all other meeting being the first Monday thereafter. If you are interested in volunteering, please come on by to a meeting or contact Maria Wilcox, Chair of the Safe Grad Committee.

Publicity: Latest News

Flocking - Closed for the season. Se you next year!

Clothing Drive - The clothing drive will be held at Silas Deane Middle School on April 29, 2017 from 8:00am to 12:00pm. The drive will take place rain or shine!

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa MacLean (lisamaclean@cox.net) or Helen Desrochers (helendesrochers@sbcglobal.net).

Formals  by Antonio: tuxedo coupon .  Present the coupon when purchasing a Tux and you will receive $40.00 off.  Five dollars will go towards Safe Grad.  For more information contact Maria Wilcox at bmamma342@yahoo.com.

Dine-Out Events

Dine Out at Puerto Vallarta on April 25, 2017.  Proceeds will be donated to Safe Grad. Bring your friends and Family!

Click Here for more information

Clothing Drive

Please bring all clothes you wish to donate to Silas Deane Middle School on April 29, 2017. We are available between 8:00am to 12:00pm and will have the drive rain or shine!

Questions can be directed to Lisa MacLean (lisamaclean@cox.net) or Helen Desrochers (helendesrochers@sbcglobal.net)

An Easy Way to Donate to Safe Grad!

This is the season of Employee Giving and United Way campaigns at many companies. During your employer’s campaign, merely indicate that you would like to direct all or part of your donation to “Wethersfield High School Safe Graduation”. WHS Safe Grad is a 501(c)(3) organization, which means that any monetary contribution is tax-deductible (please consult your tax advisor for details).

You will need the following information to make your donation through your employer’s Giving Campaign:

Organization Name: Wethersfield High School Safe Graduation
Address: 411 Wolcott Hill Road, Wethersfield, CT 06109

EIN: 27-1693282

Many companies also provide for monetary donations due to employees’ volunteer efforts. Talk with your Human Resource department to determine if your company offers a monetary donation based on your volunteer hours with WHS Safe Grad. Certain companies offer up to a $500 donation, so it is well worth your time to research it, as well as to come out and have fun volunteering for the benefit of your child!!

Personal and business donations can also be sent to: WHS Safe Graduation, c/o TBD

Chaperones Needed

 

CHAPERONES FOR SAFE GRAD NEEDED!

PARENTS OF GRADUATING SENIORS 2017 AND PARENTS OF JUNIORS TOO… WE NEED YOU!!

Shortly, our seniors will be graduating and celebrating their accomplishments. The Safe Graduation Committee has been working diligently raising funds and planning this special event which is free for all of our graduating seniors. However, many volunteers are needed at the Safe Graduation celebration.

Volunteers will be assigned certain responsibilities including: student check-in, monitoring entrances, exits, coat room, lavatories, activity rooms, food pick-up, serving, clean-up, delivery of leftovers to local shelters, and general clean –up.

PLEASE CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING SHIFTS: Shift A (junior parents) 6pm-9pm (set up)

Shift 1: 9pm – 12am

Shift 2: 12am – 3am

Shift 3: 3am – 5am

 

Questions? Contact Mike Zoto (MZoto1@yahoo.com)

Committee Documents & Forms

Decorating Committee

2017 Decorating Committee 

The 2017 Safe Graduation Decorating Committee needs parent volunteers from any grade to setup and decorate for the Safe Graduation Party.  Decorating begins ONE WEEK prior to graduation.

Please contact Nicole Cruz (Nicolecruz2525@yahoo.com) or Sherri Raffalo (mraffalo@cox.net) for more information.

Fundraiser Information

Plans are currently underway for many of the fundraising events to support Wethersfield High School’s Safe Graduation 2017. Your participation in these fundraisers and attendance at the social events will ensure a successful all-night, substance-free, Safe Graduation party for our graduating seniors. Many volunteers are needed to help with our efforts, so please consider getting involved in the planning process or volunteering your time. Some of the events that will be held this year are an apparel sale, a winter dance, a clothing drive, and selling lawn signs. And of course, our beautiful flamingos will be out and about the town! More information will be available in future high school mailings. 

2017 Safe Grad Fundraiser - Kiwi Spoon

Safe Grad Fundraiser Flyer

When: Sunday, May 21st, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Where: Kiwi Spoon - 397 Cromwell Ave., Rocky Hill

2017 Safe Grad fundraising Dance

Safe Grad Auction and Dance Fundraiser Flyer

Wethersfield Safe Grad will be holding a fundraising dance  on April 1, 2017 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at the Pitkin Community Center.

Tickets are going fast! They will only remain available until March 24, 2017.

For tickets, contact Ann Marie Grottke (Tack100@cox.net)

 

Flamingo Flocking

Flamingo Flocking season has begun!!!

Safe Graduation Flocking 

 

 

 

We have currently flown South for the season. See you next year!


Have seen those pink birds around town every Fall? Its the annual WHS Safe Grad Flamingo Fundraiser!


SAFE GRAD MERCHANDISE AVAILABLE – NOT CLASS SPECIFIC

 

 Please click the link below to see all Safe Grad apparel available!

Safe Grad Apparel

 

Food Committee

Food Committee

The Food Committee needs at least 6 to 8 volunteers to help plan the menu and visit local restaurants to secure donations. 

For more information or to volunteer, contact Donna Gaudet (Donnagaudet1@cox.net).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting Minutes

Coming to you soon!

Graduation Lawn Signs

Congratulate your senior by displaying a sign in your yard.  You will see them all around town. 

Signs are preorder only so contact Lisa MacLean at lisamaclean@cox.net or Helen Desrochers at helendesrochers@sbcglobal.net

Signs are $15.00 per sign.  Orders must be submitted by May 19, 2017 so order early!

Click Here for the graduation sign order form

Sign pickup is to be determined.

Parents of Graduating Seniors & Parents of Juniors - We Need You Now!

In a few short months, our seniors will be graduating and celebrating their accomplishment. The Safe Graduation Committee has been working diligently raising funds and planning this special event, which is free for all our graduating seniors. However, many volunteers are needed the evening of graduation at the Safe Graduation celebration.

Volunteers will be assigned certain responsibilities including: student check-in, monitoring entrances, exits, coatroom, lavatories, activity rooms, food pick-up, serving, clean-up, delivery of leftovers to local shelters, and general clean-up. It is a lot of fun and a great way to share in your child’s experience!

Contact Information:

Executive Chairperson:  Maria Wilcox for safe grad night in June
860-301-8307

For March 19th Dance Contact Mike Zoto (mzoto1@yahoo.com)


Wethersfield Public Schools

127 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Phone: 860-571-8100

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