What is the Graduation Party?
The Graduation party is a celebration for all graduating 8th graders at Wilmette Junior High School.
What is the date and time for the Graduation Party?
The Graduation Party will be held on June 11th, 2019 from 9:00 – 10:30 pm.
What should my child wear to the Graduation Party?
Students are to wear graduation attire. Girls should wear dress pants, skirts or dresses. Boys should wear a collared (button-down) shirt, dress pants, and dress shoes. (A tie or suit is optional.)
Who is allowed to attend the Graduation Party?
Only WJHS 8th grade graduates and parent volunteers are allowed to attend the party.
Is my child allowed to leave during the event?
Graduates are not allowed to leave during the party. When the party ends at 10:30 PM, students may leave, and parents need to ensure they pick up their child promptly.
Tip: Designate a prearranged meeting spot with your child, as the front entrance can become quite congested after the party.
Does my child need an admission ticket for the Graduation Party?
No admission ticket or RSVP is necessary for the party. The celebration is open to all WJHS 8th grade students. However, all attendees must have a completed and signed waiver on file in order to participate in the party. The online waiver can be completed here.
What activities are at the Graduation Party?
There are many activities at the party that include: inflatable jousting, a Velcro wall, pop-a-shot basketball, air hockey and a photo booth. There will also be a DJ and dancing.
Will there be food at the Graduation Party?
Yes. Ice cream, cotton candy, chips and water will be available at no charge to the students. All offerings are peanut-free.
I need to drop my child off earlier than 9:00 pm. Will he/she be allowed in the doors before 9:00 pm?
No. The students are not allowed to enter the school until 9:00 pm.
I would like to help at the party, whom do I contact?
Both 7th and 8th grade parents are encouraged to volunteer!
Sign-ups are now available for the 8th Grade Graduation party. Please help ensure that this event is a success by signing up to help in one of the roles below.
Help decorate the school in preparation for the party: PARTY SET UP Sign-Up
See what happens at the event: PARTY VOLUNTEER Sign-Up
Questions? Contact the Graduation Party Co-Chairs – firstname.lastname@example.org
How will I make sure my child’s special accommodations are met?
Please contact the 8th Grade GLAd, Eric Resis, email@example.com or (847) 256-7280. He will coordinate any necessary arrangements with you.