Senior Experience 2024

Senior Class Officers| Scholarship and College Information| SAT/ACT| Top 5| Student-Athletes| Graduation Information| School and Community Events| Senior Trip| Senior T-Shirts

Celebrating the class of 2024

“Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead.” – Nora Ephron

The Senior Experience page will offer news and information for senior students and their families throughout the 2023-24 school year, including:

  • Graduation dates and information
  • School and community events
  • Scholarship and college information
  • SAT information
  • Top 5 graduates
  • Athletics
  • Senior t-shirts

… and more!

News will also be shared with parents via the Senior Experience 2024 ParentSquare group.


Senior Class Officers

Seven teens in a group.
Senior Class Officers

Co-Presidents: Sarah Schafroth, Quin Smith
Vice-President: Liam Hooper
Secretary: Olivia Skowfoe
Treasurer: Tadhg Martin
Representatives: Persephonie Carhart, Laney Heaney


Scholarship and College Information

Ms. Jones sent an email to all senior class members with an invitation to join the “scholarships” Google Classroom.  Please accept the invitation.

Information regarding all scholarships and awards will be posted in the Google Classroom only, if you are not a part of it you will miss important information.

Senior Ben Croote meets with Heather Pond from SUNY Brockport
Senior Ben Croote meets with Heather Pond from SUNY Brockport

MCS Juniors and Seniors have a number of upcoming opportunities to connect with college representatives at our Counseling Center. These meetings are useful for gathering information, asking questions, and getting a firsthand feel for potential future institutions. 

Students must make an appointment with the Counseling Center to be included in the sessions. Dates and times can be found here.


SAT/ACT Information

Seniors, be sure to periodically check the bulletin board outside the main office for announcements on SAT test dates, scholarships, and college representative visits to our school.

SAT TESTING INFORMATION

To register for the SAT, go to collegeboard.org
Cost: $60.00/additional $30 for late registration

ACT TESTING INFORMATION

To register for the ACT, go to act.org
Cost: $68.00/$93.00 full ACT with writing/additional $36 for late registration


Top 5

Each year, MCS celebrates the Top 5 academic performers, naming a valedictorian, salutatorian, honor graduate and the students with the fourth and fifth highest academic averages.  This year, the Top 5 are:

Valedictorian: Tadhg Martin
Salutatorian: Liam Hooper
Honor Graduate:  Quin Smith
Fourth Highest Average: Olivia Skowfoe
Fifth Highest Average: Sarah Schafroth

The Top Five are profiled here.


 

Graduation Dates and Information

May 15 and 29: Baccalaureate Planning Meetings

Students should meet in room 135 at noon, to plan the Baccalaureate service. 

May 30:  Cap and Gown Pick Up/Class Photo

Seniors will pick up their caps and gowns in the library at 8 a.m.. Seniors will not receive their tassel until they arrive for the graduation ceremony on June 21.  Cap and gown class photo will be taken on the front steps at 8:15 a.m..

May 30: Senior Trip luggage drop off

Seniors must drop off their luggage between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.

May 31-June 2: Senior Trip

Seniors must arrive at school by 5:30 a.m. to load buses. Buses depart at 5:45 a.m.

June 9: Baccalaureate Service

St. Mark’s Church, Middleburgh, 7 p.m.
All participating seniors should meet on the high school steps, wearing caps and gowns, by 6:30 p.m. A walking procession to St. Mark’s will begin at 6:45 p.m. Families should go directly to St. Mark’s.

June 13: BOCES Career and Technical Education Graduation

The event will be held at Cobleskill-Richmondville High School from 9 to 10 a.m.

June 13: Class Day/Elementary Walk-through

Wearing their caps and gowns, seniors will meet and walk through the high school and then head to the elementary school to meet in the elementary gym. They will walk through the school to share this special occasion with the elementary school faculty, staff and students. The seniors will then return to the high school to assist with Class Day.

June 14: Senior Awards and Recognition Night 

Seniors will be in the auditorium from 6-7 p.m.  Seniors should meet in the band room no later than 5:30 p.m.

June 20: Senior Lunch/Graduation Rehearsal

Seniors should meet in the cafeteria for a noon lunch, followed by graduation rehearsal. Rehearsal is mandatory. At this time, seniors will receive graduation tickets, tassels and honor cords. Each senior will receive four tickets for the floor. Additional open seating will be available in the bleachers.

June 21: Graduation

Students should meet at 6:15 p.m. in the high school library. The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. There will be a reception immediately following on the front lawn of the school. 

MCS is partnering with PhotoDay to offer professional graduation photography. Students, parents and guardians may purchase photos using this link with the access code: MIDDLEBURGH24. Various purchase options are available, and those who purchased credits ahead of time will receive free shipping.

Laptop Returns

Students must turn in their laptops and chargers. Items will be collected in the lower level of the library on June 10 and 11. Any student taking a Regents exam can turn in their device after their test, at any point during Regents week. All devices and chargers should be returned no later than Tuesday, June 25 at 2 p.m. Seniors will not receive their diploma until their device is returned.   

 


School and community events

High school seniors on a playground.
Sept. 15: Senior Class Picnic
Oct. 1: MCS Knights Logo Clothing Sale Fundraiser (Order here)
Nov. 4: Senior Class Volleyball Tournament Fundraiser
(class volunteers and food concession donations needed)
Feb. 26: Krispy Kreme Fundraiser begins (delivery March 20)
May 4: Prom


Senior Trip

The Senior Class Trip is scheduled for May 31-June 2.


Senior T-shirts

 A team of seniors will design the Class of 2024 shirt this fall. Clothing orders will be available between Nov. 6-23. Estimated clothing deliver period will be in mid-Dec.