Class of 2020
Follow the class of 2020 on Instagram- @seniorclasstmhs
Senior Class Sponsor: Mrs. Crowder-May
Class Color: Black
Class Flower: Red Rose
Class Song: Hey look ma I made it- Panic! At the Disco
Class quote: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart"- Confucius
SGA Senior Officers:
|Vice President||Alondra Jaimez|
|Sergeant of Arms||Abby Walwrath|
Senior Class Officers:
|Vice President||Viviana Rivera|
Senior Class Meetings:
Cap & Gown
The cost for Cap, Gown, Tassel and Medallion is $42. Order deadline is February 11, 2020. Late orders after February 11th is $52, late orders after March 1st is $62. Please order your cap and gown as soon as possible. Contact Balfour at (800) 704-7464 or visit their website at www.balfourfl.com
Representative: Oscar Bustos will be on campus the following days:
Balfour Senior Assembly:
October 8, 2019 @ 9:23am - 2nd period
Cap and Gown Orders:
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 during high school lunch- Cafeteria (11:07am-11:37am)
Tuesday, October 15, 2019- 4pm-6pm- Media Center
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 during high school lunch-Cafeteria (10:45am-11:15am)
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 duing high school lunch-Cafeteria (11:07am-11:37am)
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 during high school lunch-Cafeteria (11:07-11:37am)
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 during high school lunch-Cafeteria (11:07-11:37am)
Tuesday, January 28, 2020-4pm-6pm- Media Center
Cap and Gown Portraits:
Wednesday, March 25, 2020- CANCELLEED
Photographer: Leonards Photography
Grad Bash- CANCELLED!
Friday, April 3, 2020. The cost to attend Universal's Grad Bash is $90 and is due on or before Thursday, March 12, 2020 (Deadline). Payment includes transportation via Pegasus Transportation, & tickets to two theme parks. Souvenirs & food/beverage purchases on own. Payment type accepted, cash, check, or money order, to the Activities Office. Parent Permission, Grad Bash Information Sheet and Activity Liability/Medical Waiver forms are required to attend Grad Bash. First-come, First Served basis. Space is limited so don’t wait.
Park in the high school gym parking area (gate 5). Meet in the high school gym lobby on April 3, 2020 at 4:15 pm for pizza. The bus will be loading at 5:00 pm. The bus will not be able to wait for anyone that is running late.
It is the student/parent responsibility to make sure the student has a ride home from the school on Saturday morning. The bus should arrive back to Taylor on or before 4:00 am. REMEMBER- this is a school-sponsored function and school rules apply. No alcohol, tobacco or drugs.
DATE-SATURDAY, _____________. Location: Wayne G. Sanborn Center, 815 S Alabama Ave, DeLand, FL 32724. Dance is from 8:00pm – 11:00pm and the Grand March begins at 7pm. Registration will begin at 6:00pm. Ticket prices are per person and can be purchased at school for $TBA at the activities office (1-125) by ________, 2020. Also, You MUST register your non-THS guest with the High School Administrator, Mrs. Rubio. Click HERE for the Dance Guest Pass Application.
Prom Sponsor: Mrs. Crowder-May
Cap & Gown Distribution
UPDATE- May 21, 2020-Drive-up Cap and Gown Distribution from 3pm-6pm. Please use gate 5.
Friday, May 8, 2020 during 1st period (7:30 am) in the auditorium. YOU MUST HAVE A CAP & GOWN IF YOU PLAN TO WALK AT GRADUATION!
Senior Awards- Date TBD
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm in the auditorium-by invitation only.
Attire: gown only-no cap.
*Attendance to the 2020 Senior Awards Ceremony is by invitation only – receiving an invitation indicates that you will be recognized with an award and your presence is required.
Invitations mailed two weeks prior to ceremony.
Family, friends and community are invited to attend. No tickets are required.
Awarding of Cords for the Class of 2020 -DATE TBD
Cords will be awarded during our Senior Honor Celebration on May 21, 2020 at 6:30PM.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 8:30AM
Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 9:30 am at the Stetson Edmunds Center, 421 North Woodland Blvd., Deland, FL. Graduates must arrive by 9:15 am. ALL SENIORS PLANNING TO WALK AT GRADUATION MUST ATTEND THIS PRACTICE. No excuses. Be prompt! You may wear casual clothes. Parents are not encouraged to attend.
Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Stetson Edmunds Center, 421 North Woodland Blvd., Deland, FL. Graduates must be at the Edmunds Center by 6:15 pm wearing their cap and gown.
Audience expectations- Taylor High School’s graduation is a ceremony which honors the accomplishments of the “Class of 2020” and is not a celebration. In keeping with the significance of the ceremony, noisemakers and balloon bouquets are not allowed in the audience. Also, cards and flowers need to be received after you have exited the Edmund’s Center.
Bag Policy- New- This bag policy are for guests attending the graduation ceremonies at both facilities:
Each ticket holder, including children, may carry an approved clear bag and a clutch purse:
- One clear bag no larger than 12”x6”x12” or a one-gallon clear Ziploc, or similar, bag
- One small clutch bag or purse no larger than 6.5”x6.5”, with or without a strap
Additional clothing, blankets, etc. are permitted if carried loosely (preferably over the shoulder to be screened more quickly) or in an approved clear bag.
Small cameras, binoculars and cell phones may be carried loosely or in an approved clear bag.
Ticket Cost: $3 Per Person- CASH ONLY (You can purchase tickets at school and at the door the day of graduation).
Grooming and Dressing Guidelines
Young Ladies: Wear a cool, comfortable dress or skirt. Wear shoes with a medium size (height) heel or flats (no tennis shoes or flip flops permitted). Avoid wearing jewelry on the outside of the gown. Avoid bringing a purse or cell phone.
Young Men: Absolutely NO jeans, shorts, flip flops or tennis shoes. Wear dark blue or black slacks, shoes and socks. Wear a WHITE collared shirt with a solid blue or black tie.
You will not receive your diploma until you clear up all obligations (including fundraisers, library fines, library books, uniforms, textbook obligations, etc.). You cannot buy dance tickets, grad bash tickets or receive your diploma if you have an obligation.
**Note: Dates, times, & locations are subject to change.**
DAYTONA BEACH — The back-up graduation rehearsals and ceremonies are scheduled to be held for Volusia County high schools beginning July 6 and ending July 11. Admission will be $3 per person. Parking will be $5 for ceremonies at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center. Tickets will be pre-sold by each of the high schools. (Tickets could be very limited per student to abide by social distancing guidelines.) Below is a list of the district's back-up graduation rehearsals and ceremonies:
Daytona Beach Ocean Center
10:00 Spruce Creek
12:30 New Smyrna
7:30 Pine Ridge
12:30 Spruce Creek
4:30 New Smyrna
8:30 Pine Ridge