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GraduationSource Scholarship Winner Announced

Jesse Alexander Events & Culture, For Students, Graduation

Graduation Source believes that everyone ought to have access to a college education in a field that inspires them. That is why we have recently awarded our 2016-2017 Scholarship to a worthy recipient who shared her ambitions on Instagram. The scholarship for $750 went to Geraldine Lonsdale, a high school senior in Vallejo Hills, CA. Geraldine plans to attend UC …

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10 Tips to Follow the Summer Before College

Jesse Alexander Events & Culture, For Students, Fun Facts

High school graduation is a life-changing moment. It marks a transition into adulthood, where many children move out of the house and become fully independent. Once the graduation festivities are over, summer will be in full swing, with college just around the corner. Now is the time to enjoy your friends and family, prepare for college life, and challenge yourself …

5 Ways to Customize Your Graduation Stoles

Jesse Alexander Events & Culture, For Educators, For Students, Graduation

Traditionally stoles are decorative sashes that graduates drape around their shoulders. They can signify special academic achievements or membership to a club. There are Greek graduation stoles, valedictorian stoles, and stoles that recognize field-specific achievements. Your stole is worth customizing because it will be a special keepsake from your graduation. Some people even frame them to hang on their walls …

5th Annual Graduation Madness Contest & Sale

Jesse Alexander Events & Culture, Graduation

GraduationSource Hosts Annual Graduation Madness Contest and Sale Every March we get together to celebrate students achievements; both on, and off the court. There are two parts to our March Celebration; the sale and the contest. Both are detailed below – and both last only as long as March Madness does! So act quickly, and you will save, and possibly win! …

Graduation Cap and Gown History

Jesse Alexander Events & Culture, Fun Facts, Graduation

Graduation Cap and Gown History Many people may not think too deeply about the academic apparel required for their graduation ceremony. For some it’s a one-time thing, for ambitious students and faculty, it’s an occasional outfit worn to distinguish rites of passage. Similar to getting married, graduation is an important cultural tradition that has three ritualistic steps. First, walking into …

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Ending a Great School Fundraiser

Jesse Alexander Events & Culture, For Educators, How To

6 Steps For Ending Your School Fundraiser The helpful GraduationSource eBook “Fundraising for Your School: How to Raise Funds for the Best Graduation Ceremony Possible” contains a detailed and helpful chapter on the best way to end your school fundraiser. Without further ado, here’s a snippet of the chapter entitled “Celebrate Your Success”: Celebrate Your Success! Your school fundraiser event is drawing to a …

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Ideas to Improve Your School Fundraiser

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School Fundraiser Tips A Few Checklist Items For Your Upcoming Fundraiser You’re at an exciting stage of the planning, and it’s time to put everything into motion. You’re ready to go. Everything is set-up, and the event is starting soon. Here are some final steps you’ll want to take to make your school fundraiser a success: Make Your School Fundraiser Delicious …

Setting Up Your School Fundraiser Venue

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School Fundraiser Venues The GraduationSource eBook “The School Fundraising Handbook” contains a detailed and helpful chapter on setting up your school fundraiser venue. Without further ado, here’s a snippet of the chapter entitled, “Setting Up The Fundraiser.” Get Ready for your School Fundraiser! – It’s Time to Finalize the Event Venue Planning is complete, and everything is moving along in lockstep. It’s time to prepare the …

Daylight Savings 2014 – Fall Back… Sleep in

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Daylight Savings 2014 – Fall Back… Sleep in It’s that time of year where we adjust our clocks back an hour. It’s an odd practice, as the majority of the world does not follow it. The first thing you probably wanted to know about Daylight Savings is “When does daylight savings Start?” or “When does Daylight Savings End?” It Started …