Senior Section




Class of 2018
"You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending." -C.S. Lewis



MOST Local Scholarships for this year are being organized through a new online program... (it was so great to see so many people at the info meeting tonight) ....

 it looks really easy :)

The address is 


Many deadlines have past, some are approaching quickly so act now.

Recipients will be notified through an invitation to the April 19th Ceremony.

Graduation Cap/Gown information 

Minimum cost is $35 for Cap/Gown/Tassel Only --- if ordered BEFORE Christmas Break

Orders placed after Christmas break will cost $45.

Additional printed materials, memorabilia, extras....
can run from $50 to $350 depending on what you want. 
There is a minimum $50 deposit due with the order for these additional items.
All of these printed materials are AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP in the FPC Activities office.  Balances must be paid in full before you can claim your items, please call the Jostens number below to take care of that.

To see what is available go to their website.

You can order online (must pay at the time of order)  Sorry Online ordering has closed

You can order by phone, 321-242-2055 




Cap/Gown Distribution Information:

March 26-27, during lunches (10:45-12:30), for announcements and memrobilia

 Cap and Gown distribution (with tickets, parking passes, medalions)
 Pride Park during lunches, 10:45am - 12:30

May 2 (Students A-H)

May 3 (Students I-Q)

May 4 (Students R-Z)

If you can't make you assigned day, 2nd chance for pick up is May 7th ot 8th from 8am-10:45pm in the activities office.

May10th --- VERY IMPORTANT SENIOR MEETING, in the auditroium during testing


Senior "Homeroom" School Wide Testing


March 1st -- ELA Writing Test for Grades 9 and 10 and any other Retakes for Graduation Requirement Tests
Non-Testers in the auditorium until 12:30 (with a lunch break rotation)

After testing period 1 from 12:34-1:22, period 2 from 1:27-2:15


March 21 -- SAT in school testing for all Juniors
Seniors will be in the auditroium ALL DAY watching movies


April 17-18 -- ELA Reading for grades 9 and 10
Those not testing will be in the auditorium until about 11am


May 9-10 --- State Math EOC's
May 9th --- Junior Class Meeting in the auditorium, seniors to cafe

May 10th --- Senior class meeting in the auditorium, juniors to the cafe




It is to late to order online... at this point you have to pay cash in the yearbook room.

Room 2125 before school, during lunch or after school

Order Early as the Cost Rises:

$70 until Sept 30

$75 until Dec 31

$80 for the rest of the year.




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Seniors will have the opportunity to sign the board during lunches (11am-12:30) 

May 15th, 16th and 17th



Grad Bash Trip --- April 13

Grad Bash at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure


All tickets have been sold... and tickets have been purchased.


Those attending will get one more personal notification via school email with trip details.  

Remember you MUST BE IN SCHOOL ON FRIDAY APRIL 13th… meet in the 800 gym lobby at 2:15.

Only FACTORY SEALED drinks and food items will be permitted.  




Restrictions for attending this trip include:

No more than 10 unexcused absences in a 90 day period
(and you MUST be in school on trip date)

No Out of School Suspensions for the 2017-18 school year

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

All school debts and financial obligations must be cleared (Students should check the media center and dining hall before bringing their permission forms to Ms Perry)


Paperwork that must be completed and turned in BEFORE any money will be accepted


Charter Bus to Orlando + extended hours 4-7pm + senior event 7pm-2am, Cost is $125



Here is the Dress Code Information.




Things such as lost textbooks, Technology Fees (laptop repairs), Lunch debts, parking tickets... all these things will follow you and catch up eventually, so please take care of them as they arise.

Having senior debts will get in the way of purchasing grad bash tickets and picking up cap/gown... 



Ms Perry doesn’t get info about senior debts until May 1st… and the hold goes on grad gowns May 2nd so don’t ask her… ask the source



Graduation Speech

If you are interested in giving the Commencement Address at Graduation,
please complete the following application and follow the directions as given on the application.

Here it is...

Prom --- April 27th

Friday April 27th at the Daytona Beach Hilton


Tickets will be $50 per person and on sale April 16th- 26th.  
(Notice tickets are NOT on sale Friday the day of Prom)


½ day of school rule…


Don’t forget the paperwork for Non-FPC guests.  
Guests must be under the age of 21 the day of Prom.



Graduation Ticket Information:

The Ocean Center requires everyone who needs a seat to have a ticket.  
Specific questions about age limits and flexibility must be addressed with them.  

The schools answer is, Everyone must have a Ticket!


How Many Tickets Can a Student Recieve?

In round 1 (May 2-11), each graduating senior is allowed up to 10 tickets.

Please don’t take more than you need.


* Round 2  (May 14-17), the exact number available per family during round 2 will depend

on the number of graduates and what everyone claims in round 1.  
Note we are not distibuting tickets on Friday the 18th due to all the other activities
happening that day.   


*Round 3 (May 24) we will have one final evening at school

where families may come in for a last chance at tickets.
Distribution at 7pm in the FPC activities office.


Tickets are FREE but LIMITED


Tickets are distributed to FPC Seniors, who are ON TRACK to graduate with their class.




Senior  Supply Disbursement 

10:45-12:30 in Pride Park

May 2 (Students A-H)      May 3 (Students I-Q)       May 4 (Students R-Z)


cap/gown distribution, tickets, medallions, parking passes ($5), graduation tickets


  • Graduation Cap & Gown ( Cash and Carry Cost for those that did not pre- order is $50)
  • Honor Medallions (Weighted GPA's of 3.75 and above)
    There are 3 levels:  Cum Laude (white ribbon 3.75-3.999), Magna  (green ribbon 4.0 - 4.49999), Summa (striped ribbon 4.5 and above)   

  • Graduation Parking Passes are $5 per car and are required for all lots surrounding the Ocean Center.  Pre-purchasing with the school helps to expedite traffic flow as well earns the school credit to offset graduation costs.
  • Graduation Tickets (see above)


in the auditroium during testing

-- will only be one of the two days


IB and AP Exams --- May 1 - 18


State FSA Testing --- should all be completed by May 11th

District End of Course Exams
May 16-17: Senior Exams for periods 2-5

May 18: Senior Exams period 1

Seniors last "official" school day is Friday May 18th
Only seniors needing to compelte make up exams,
finsih required course work, etc will need to be on campus May 21-22


May 18th Senior Farewell Day

Parents and businesses:  We need finacial donors to make this event happen. 
If you can donate, time, product or money please contact Cheryl Perry at 

The plan... if funding comes through is as follows:

8am -- period 1 Exam (entire school -- all students in 1st period)


9:32 --- seniors move to 800 gym for Farewell Celebration

Computer Pick-up

Games and Activities


Yearbook Signing

Field trips to elemantry schools for C2G March

Senior BBQ (??free lunch provided??)



1:00pm -- start to clean up and prepare for march


1:30pm --- Senior March through the school

Wear your Cap and Gown

Senior Blessing ---  May 23     

  Baccalaureate (multi-denominational blessing of the Senior Class)
at Santa Maria Del Mar in Flagler Beach, service at 7pm desserts to follow

Wednesday May 23rd

Seniors are to wear their Cap and Gown, as well as any medallions and honor cords, to this event.
And it's Church, please dress accordingly... when in doubt dress up :)
 Please secure your tassels as we can not replace them free of charge (replacement cost is $10)

FPC will need 2 seniors speakers, one for a bible reading and one for an open reflection (student written speech tying reading into the significance of the time/event).  See Ms Perry if you are interested.

Graduation Practice

This is a MANDATORY EVENT if you plan to walk in the ceremony.

Friday May 25th in the FPC 800 gym 8:30am-10:30

Students riding the bus should report to the 800 gym immediatly following breakfast.
Students driving should not arrive before 8:15am and park in the 800 gym lot.  You will then need to leave campus as soon as practice ends (no later than 10:30) to make way for the busses to roll in.



Class of 2018 GRADUATION Ceremony

Tuesday May 29th at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach

Doors open at 6pm, processional at 6:45pm, Ceremony to begin at 7:00pm


MHS graduation is starting at 3pm this year so we hope traffic will be cleared out well before FPC arrival but traffic in Daytona that time of year is always rough.  Please plan accordingly.  That means give yourself PLENTY OF TIME... don't wait to leave Palm Coast at 5:30...   if you aren't leaving PC by 5pm, you will be late!


Dress code under the cap/gown

Dressy --- Dressy --- Dressy --- Dressy ---

Ladies -- Dress Shoes, Skirt, Slacks, Dress, Blouse

Guys -- Dress Shoes, Dress Pants, Dress Shirt, TIE


Dressy --- Dressy --- Dressy --- Dressy ---



Graduation will be streamed Live... check back here for the link


Please continue to check back, new events and details are added continuously.