High School Graduate Information 2021

Register for the Virtual Graduation Here:  12th Grade Graduation Zoom Registration

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 9th, 2021  at 3:00pm
Location: Virtual, Pre-recorded Ceremony streamlined on Zoom. Prior Registration Required

MOST RECENT UPDATE on the LIVE In-person Ceremony                                                                      

On behalf of Method Schools we bring you the exciting news you’ve been waiting for!  Upon re-evaluating our current circumstances and the positive developments surrounding the pandemic, we’ve decided to officially host a LIVE In-person graduation ceremony for our seniors on Tuesday, June 8th, at 2:00pm, at the Reliance facility in Temecula.

The address is: 29825 Santiago Road, Temecula, 92592

 The spacious building will allow for proper distancing protocol and state of the art technology to showcase the recorded video and live elements of the ceremony.  

In order to participate, it is imperative that you register by Friday, May 21st.   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER HERE FOR THE LIVE GRADUATION CEREMONY

Important Guidelines for graduation are as follows:

  • In keeping with district guidelines, we will allow each graduate to bring (4) family members to the event. Please note, the recorded ,virtual ZOOM ceremony will still be held on June 9th for friends and family unable to attend the event in Temecula.
  • Everyone who desires to view the pre-recorded virtual ceremony we've already filmed must register here:  ZOOM VIRTUAL GRADUATION REGISTRATION  
  • Graduates will need a royal blue cap and gown with tassel. If you have not purchased one at this point, we advise you buy one at Amazon.com CLICK HERE TO ORDER (or one similar) to ensure a timely delivery. Graduation caps may be decorated tastefully.  CLICK HERE FOR CAP DECORATING PARAMETERS 
  • Graduates must check in to the main auditorium between 12:30pm-1:00pm for the rehearsal that will begin at 1:00pm sharp. Students will have an assigned seat and receive basic guidelines and instruction regarding the proceedings.
  • Graduates will exit the auditorium 15 minutes prior to the ceremony to line up outside for the Processional.
  • To limit indoor interaction, the auditorium doors will remain closed until promptly before the ceremony. Picture taking opportunities will be available on the outdoor grounds
  • All attendees must wear masks while inside the building.
  • To maintain social distancing, please adhere to remaining 6’ apart from those outside of your household. Every other row will be available for seating.
  • No food or drink will be served other than individual water bottles and take-away favors.
  • At the conclusion of the ceremony all graduates and guests will exit the facility promptly.

Anticipating a joyful and memorable experience for all, we appreciate your understanding as we put this event together with safety in mind

Please join us on a special ZOOM call on Thursday, May 25th, at 6:00pm, for updates and an opportunity to ask questions. 

REGISTER HERE FOR THE FINAL ZOOM GRADUATION MEETING

Should you have any questions don’t hesitate to reach out to Jen Wiersma at jwiersma@methodschools.org.

Thank you for your patience! We look forward to celebrating with your family!


Check out this tutorial on uploading your photos and video footage to DropBox!  Click Here

 

Teachers & Counselors

Students, please continue to work closely with your teachers to ensure that you submit all class assignments. Parents, we encourage you to keep in touch with your student’s teachers and guidance counselor to ensure that he or she is on track to graduate. If you need confirmation from your guidance counselor or have questions, please email Elizabeth Bissett or Steve Bentley.

Graduation Registration

This online Graduation Registration Form must be completed for all seniors. The deadline to complete the Graduation Registration Form is April 1, 2021. UPDATE: We are still accepting registration forms!

 

Cap & Gown Information

Josten’s has informed us it will be imperative for you to order your cap, gown, and tassel by March 15, 2021, ensuring that you will receive all materials in a timely manner. Though it is optional, the cap/gown/tassel package is approximately $29.00* plus $9.95 for shipping and handling. Click on Jostens for Method High School to make your purchase. We recommend ordering any additional commemorative memorabilia at the same time to save on shipping. Call Jostens at 1-877-475-7027 if you have questions.   An alternative is to buy your cap and gown online from Amazon. All caps and gowns should be royal blue.

*If purchasing a cap and gown presents a financial hardship and you would like one, please email Jen Wiersma to discuss alternate options.

 

Student Performances at the Ceremony

If you have an interest in speaking or singing at the event, please mark that on the form. We will be in contact by the end of March with more details.

The final deadline to submit any speeches or vocal performances for consideration is April 1, 2021.

 

Graduate Shoutout Videos

 

We want to showcase your unique Method Story and celebrate your next steps! Please click on the link below and upload up to four photos and a video all about you and your post-graduation plans by April 1st, 2021. (UPDATE: We are still accepting material.)

Click Here to Upload the Tutorial on Submitting Your Material

Answer the following questions in 20-45 seconds:
  • Introduce yourself
  • Talk about what your plans are next
  • Send a shout out to other grads, family members or someone else who helped you get through this crazy school year and beyond
Helpful tips for filming yourself:
  • Remove anything distracting from the background
  • Place a light in front of you rather than behind you
  • try to limit noises
  • Shoot from the top, looking down a bit.
Photos we recommend you submit:
  • A baby or toddler photo
  • Family Photo
  • Graduate Photo (You may choose your own photographer and wear a royal blue cap & gown with tassel or choose casual wear.
    We recommend taking a photo from the shoulders up whether capturing it personally or professionally.)
  • Photo of you doing your favorite activity
  • Upload these files here by creating a folder to drop them into and please name the folder EXACTLY how you want your name to appear on the video.  GO HERE:  Dropbox link for Senior Photos and Video

If you have questions, reach out to Jen Wiersma, our Community Development and Event Specialist.

 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW

 

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