BRHS Seniors - Class of 2020
Welcome Class of 2020!
Here you will find important information throughout the year.
If you receive a call indicating we do not have a cap & gown photo, use the link above to register for your photo time. Photos will be on May 26th during Cap & Gown pickup.
Shine on Event - Thursday, May 14th
At 8:20 pm tonight turn on your outside lights to show your support for this year's graduating class! This is a district wide event.
Take pictures outside your home in your favorite Pirate gear with your senior sign. Post your pictures to social media using the hastags#brhsseniorshine2020#foreverapiratePictures posted using these hashtags will be used to make a special tribute video to our 2020 seniors of The Pirate Nation!
Commissioner Corcoran and the State Board of Education have waived School Districts from making up the 5 days of instructional time lost due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and extension of Spring Break. As a result, Seniors' last day is now May 13th. Seniors will not have any assignments or eLearning beyond May 13.
Pick-up and Drop-off schedule for Seniors
Covid-19 Protocol - Students and/or parents should remain in your vehicle. A staff member will come to your vehicle to assist you.
You will need your student ID or student's driver license.
May 11- 13
8:00 – 11:00 and 4:00 – 6:00
PE return - In front of Locker rooms
Textbook return - In front of Media Center
Senior Fees - In front of front office
Musical Instruments - In front of Band room
Tuesday and Wednesday am only – by appointment: Contact Bowman or Dawson
Senior shirts and surprise - Bus loop
Athletic Equipment Return (for seniors in a Spring Sport)
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Track & Field @ road in front of Portables 6-10 area
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Softball @ Softball Clubhouse
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Baseball @ Baseball Clubhouse
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Track & Field @ road in front of Portables 6-10 area
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Girls Tennis @ Gym Foyer Area (3-4 girls)
May 12 – 14
7:00 am – 12:00 pm
JROTC return behind Building 8 – (Bradin, Collis and Fig)
May 26 – Cap & Gown Distribution
Decorate your vehicle to show your Pirate Pride!
8:00 am – 9:00 am – Top 10%
9:00 am – 11:00 am – Arts and Comm; Bus & Int’l
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Eng & Leadership; Science and Health
Update 04/27/2020Click the link below for a message from our Superintendent, Ms. Saunders:SENIORS - Do you need to return textbooks? Pick up a spring t-shirt? Pay Senior Fees?Come to campus May 11-13th8-11am or 4-6pmTextbook Returns: Go to the car rider line in front of the Media CenterPick up spring t-shirt: Go to the bus loopPay Senior Fees: Go to the Front Office Deadline to pay senior fees is May 13th, 6 pmUpdate 4/20/2020Our new graduation date will be on Friday, July 31 at 7:00 pm in the Bradenton Convention Center. We are working on rescheduling our other senior events as well as getting out your spring Senior shirts. We will keep you posted on new dates.This is a tough time, but we are working on our plans to celebrate the Class of 2020!!- Sharon Scarbrough, Principal
Grad Bash & Prom Refunds:
Prepare a 3-4 minute speech. Auditions will be held via Zoom meeting on Friday, May 8th at 9 am. Contact Ms. Witham by May 1st to sign-up or if you have questions.
The senior fee of $110 is required for graduation. The $110 fee includes cap, gown, tassel, medallion, 2 tee-shirts, 1 hoodie, and other graduation expenses.
The payment method for senior fees has changed. We will no longer accept payment via the Student Payment Portal. Seniors should go to room 814 before or after school on one of the dates listed below to pay their fee. Seniors can pay with cash or a check made out to the school.
Ways to pay Senior Fees:
Mail them to the school: Braden River High School 6545 East State Road 70 Bradenton, FL 34203
Bring them to the front office weekdays between 8 am and 3 pm
Bring them when you come to return your textbooks and/or pick-up your spring t-shirt.
Deadline: May 13th, 6 pmJoin the Class of 2020 Remind:
Text: @9kd772 to 81010
Senior Class Sponsors
Mrs. Marriner - room 726, ext. 2186, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Witham - room 814, ext. 2161, email@example.com
SAB Officers and Committee Chairs
President - Christian Solozano
Vice President - Antonella Ortiz
Secretary - Kaitlyn Bush
Spirit & Events Committee Co-Chairs - Mattie Baker & Emily Wilcox
Senior Privileges Committee Co-Chairs - Sebastian Colosia & Gabriella Nahkla
Graduation Committee - Olivia Andrews
Tee shirt and Hoodie Committee - Ajanique Jones
SCF Liaison - Jasmin Mendoza
Senior Advisory Meetings - BRHS Auditorium:
September 12 - Senior Advisory September 2019
October 16 - Senior Advisory October 2019
November 14 - Senior Advisory November 2019
January 22 - Senior Advisory January 2020
February 20 - Senior Advisory February 2020
March 12 - Senior Advisory March 2020
April 15 - Canceled due to COVID quarantine
Senior Awards Ceremony:
May 11th-13th in the bus loop; 8-11 am or 4-6 pm
Email your photos for the Senior Graduation Video:
Tickets to Graduation:
This information is TBD. Tentatively we will be distributing tickets at a rehearsal. Once we know the new guidelines for the Civic Center during social distancing we will let you know how many tickets we can offer each senior.
Thursday, July 30th at BRHS Auditorium 9-11 am
Friday, July 31st at the Civic Center in Palmetto 8:45-11 am
Friday July 31st - Graduation at the Bradenton Area Convention Center
6:00pm - Graduates arrive in graduation attire
6:15pm - Doors open for guests
6:55pm - Doors close for processional of graduates
7:00pm - Ceremony starts
7:10pm - Doors reopen
There are still several students that have not submitted their height and weight information. This information is necessary to order your cap and gown for the graduation ceremony. If you have not submitted a white card yet click the link. This information must be sent to Mrs. Marriner at firstname.lastname@example.org by 3pm on Friday, March 6th or we will not be able to order a cap a gown for you and you WILL NOT WALK in the graduation ceremony on May 15th.
If you are planning to not walk in the graduation ceremony on May 15 you must submit this form to Ms. Witham, Mrs. Marriner, or your guidance counselor by 3pm on Thursday, March 12th. If you do not submit the form with your parent's signature you will be charged for the full $110.00 senior fee.
Advisors- Mrs. Elsdon and Mr. Kirchberg
Applications are available - See Mrs. Elsdon in room 617 or Mr. Kirchberg in room 721
Application Due Date: November 29th
Mock Interviews: TBD (February)
Interviews: Saturday March 28, 2020
Ceremony: Thursday May 7, 2020
Top 10% - go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E084DABA622A0FC1-topten to sign up for your yearbook picture
Cap and Gown Portraits: Go to cady.com/capandgown to order prints.
Go to www.cadystudios.com to purchase yearbooks.
Parent Informational Meetings:
Spring Parent Meeting - Date TBD - BRHS Auditorium at 7pm
Students will be contacted on April 15th regarding their senior project presentation date or modified project due date.
Senior Flags and Pennants
We will be decorating the courtyard with senior pennants and flags in the Spring. Let everyone know your future plans by downloading a flag or a pennant and decorating the front and back. Be sure to include your name.
And new due date TBD Completed flags and pennants should be given to your Social Studies teacher, Ms. Witham, or Mrs. Marriner.
Online Course Requirement Deadline: You must complete your online course requirement by May 1, 2020.