Southern Garrett

High School

Senior Class 2018

This page is for the class of 2018 students and their families.

*This page will be updated as information becomes available. Please check back often!
Class Leaders:
Bethany Evans--President
Lynsey King--Vice President
Brianna Graham--Treasurer
Rainey Norris--Secretary
Hannah Wilt--Historian
Austin Baker--Class Representative
Kiara DiSimone--Senior Class Representative
Regina Roberts--Senior Class Representative
Sydney Sisler--Senior Class Representative
Jazlyn Tasker--Senior Class Representative
Class Advisors:
Maria Zumpano and Kayla Cathell
Guidance Needs Senior Email Addresses
Attention seniors and parents of seniors: If you are interested in receiving information throughout the school year regarding college and scholarship information, and other important senior related news, please e-mail your counselor so your name can be added to their mailing lists.

Last names A-La, email Denise Steinkirchner at

Last names Le-Z, email Beverly Sincell at
Senior Edition:
For more information concerning senior edition go to the newspaper page.

Senior Yearbook:
For more information concerning the senior yearbook and school pictures go to the yearbook page.
Class Fundraisers:
Class fundraisers are conducted to help with a number of class activities:
fall homecoming
bowling night
movie night
end of year picnic
graduation ceremony
charity donation
school donation (after prom, stage curtains, window screens, etc.)
senior trip

*****We need EVERYONE to participate!*****

More information will follow throughout the year and will be posted here.
BIG BUCKS BINGO........November 18 starting at 1pm at the Oakland Elks. Cost is $25, $30 at the door. Doors open at 11am. There will also be tips, auction/raffle and food. To purchase a ticket, see any senior. Or contact Maria Zumpano at 301-337-9447
Important Senior Year Dates:
  • Senior Parent Meeting--??? in the cafeteria
  • Clothing Sales—Orders and Payments Due to Ms. Zumpano by October 18.
  • Senior Class Meeting for Graduation Supplies and Panoramic Picture--October 5 during Advisory
  • Senior Portraits—Go to the yearbook page
  • Fall Homecoming Dance sponsored by the senior class-Saturday, September 30.
  • Big Bucks Bingo Fundraiser--Saturday, November 18
  • Graduation Mandatory Meeting--April 12 during Advisory
  • Senior Yearbook Ads Due--Go to the yearbook page for more information.
  • Prom and After Prom--April 28 and 29
  • Yearbook Payments Due--May 31
  • Senior Trip--May 18
  • Graduation Practice--May 30, 9am in SHS Gym--ALL SENIORS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND
  • Senior Picnic/Parade--After Graduation Practice (if you need a ride to the picnic, see Ms. Zumpano)
  • Senior Awards--May 31, 7pm in the cafeteria
  • Graduation--June 2, 2pm--Seniors report by 12:30 For more information on graduation, look below.
  • Bowling Night--Friday Nights in February
  • Movie Night--Saturdays in March
Senior Class Clothing Orders:
Senior clothing orders are due October 18 to Ms. Zumpano. Please contact Ms. Zumpano with questions. Senior clothing order forms can be picked up from Ms. Zumpano in Room 1252. Seniors also received their order forms last week.
Order clothing ONLINE at Tees Me T's.
Download order form. Form Front and Form Back

Senior Portrait Information:
For more information concerning senior portraits go to the yearbook page.
Senior Panoramic and Graduation Supply Meeting:
October 5 during Advisory period in the Gym, the class panoramic will be taken and Jostens will be here to distribute and discuss graduation supply ordering.
All seniors should bring the panoramic form and money on October if they are purchasing the class panoramic picture. Seniors can turn in panoramic orders and money to Ms. Zumpano also. Questions, see Ms. Zumpano.
The last day to order a panoramic is Thursday, October 19.
Senior Class Trip:
The class of 2018 senior trip will be held on May 18. The trip will be to Hershey Park. Students interested in going on the trip should sign up with Ms. Zumpano.

Qualifications for attending the senior trip:
  • passing all classes
  • no obligations
  • acceptable attendance and behavior
  • completed service learning
  • fundraiser expectation met
  • on track for graduation
Important End of Year Dates:
Attendance Appeal Letters due May 4 to Mrs. Friend in the Attendance Office.
School Obligations due May 25 to Mrs. Cathell in the Main Office.

Awards Assembly--May 31 at 7 pm in the Cafeteria. Dress in nice clothes: no jeans, shorts, or sweats.
Practice--May 30, 9am in the SHS Gym (Mandatory for seniors walking in graduation)
Senior Picnic and Parade--After Graduation Practice Broadford Park Pavilion #5--Senior Picnic form must be turned in to Ms. Zumpano. If you need a ride to the picnic, see Ms. Zumpano.
Graduation Supplies
Any senior who missed the graduation supply meeting on October 5 should stop by Ms. Zumpano's room to pick up a packet. Orders should be made by the Christmas holiday. Parents can go to Jostens website at to order to call 1-800-Jostens.
Graduation Information
Garrett County Public Schools announces that both high schools will conduct graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2018 on Saturday, June 2, at the CARC (Community Aquatic and Recreational Center) on the campus of Garrett College.
Southern High School’s graduation ceremony will be held at 2pm.
**Family and friends attending the 2018 graduation ceremony at the CARC should arrive early.
The CARC doors will be closed at 1:50 to prepare for the ceremony processional. Doors will then be opened once all seniors are seated for the ceremony.**
Parking Information for Graduation (Click on the Picture for a Larger View)
Garrett College Map for Graduation
GRADUATION PICTURES--LifeTouch will be photograph the graduation ceremony. To access the pictures go
GRADUATION VIDEO--The graduation ceremony will be video recorded and copies will be available at a cost of $10. Payment should be made at the end of the ceremony at designated areas or payment may be dropped off at the main office by June 8. Download the order form here.

GRADUATION DRESS CODE FOR GRADUATES--Dress code form must be turned in to Ms. Zumpano. Need another dress form? Download the dress form here.
*Boys--Dark dress slacks, dark socks and dark dress/casual shoes (no athletic or running shoes, no flip flops, no work books), shirt and tie, red cap and gown. Dark can be dark black, dark blue or dark brown.
*Girls--Very light or white colored dress or skirt/top, white or nude colored dress/casual shoes. Sandals are allowed but they must secure behind the ankle, (no athletic or running shoes, no flip flops), white cap and gown.
*Nothing extra should be hung, pinned or attached in any way to either the cap or gown other than academic cords, medals and stoles received at senior awards.
ARRIVAL TIME--Seniors should arrive at the CARC by 12:30pm. Sign in with Guidance Counselors. Make sure you have followed dress code as outlined in your graduation handbook and discussed in the senior meeting in April. Dress code information is also listed above. Have your picture taken in your cap/gown.
***Questions about dress should be asked BEFORE June 2. Contact Ms.Zumpano.
Guidance Form and Final Transcript
Seniors--you need to turn in your senior four part memo you received at the Mandatory Senior Graduation meeting. All seniors must turn this form in!!!
Part of the form is for sending out final transcripts. If you don't turn this in, your transcript will not be sent.
Also, if you want your name in the guidance display case for the college you will be attending in the fall turn this paper in. If your sheet isn't received by the deadline date you will not included in these listings,
See guidance for another memo.
Current Students Transcript Information
Are you a current student and needing a Transcript? The Guidance Office asks that you give them 3 days notice, especially if they need to meet a deadline!! Your cooperation in this matter is greatly appreciated.
Follow these steps to request a transcript:

Fill out a request to see your counselor--checking off 'Transcript'. The following items are needed when you are called in to see your counselor:
A list of the school(s) where you want transcripts sent.
$1.00 for each transcript you request.
Counselor Recommendation form, if needed.
Application (and essay if required), unless you applied online.
Note: Give teachers at least a week to complete recommendations. Once you have collected all your recommendations, turn these into the Guidance Secretary.
Guidance will then mail completed packets to each school. Please allow a week for Guidance to process everything.

Graduates Needing Transcripts
If you are a graduate and are in need of transcripts, complete the Transcript Request Form. Transcript Request Form