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Graduation Special, Issue #001 -- teaser here
March 02, 2010

Graduation Special Newsletter

Welcome to the first edition of the Graduation Special Newsletter. I aim to give you that extra information, tips, techniques, ideas and inspiration that will help you provide a great graduation party for your graduate. I also hope to make you laugh, it can be good to have some fun.

Graduation is a very special time in the life of the graduate. It is also a special time in your life - enjoy it!

Graduation Party Planning

This is the time to get started graduation party planning. Hopefully you have started to think about planning the graduation party. You may even have decided on your budget and have thought about the venue, caterers and entertainment. You might also start thinking about the guest list and the invitations you will issue.

Obama Challenge

The “Race to the Top Commencement Challenge” invites all public schools to show how they are working toward President Obama’s goal of America having the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020. There is an online application. The U.S. Department of Education will select six finalists after the application deadline of March 15, and then the public will be able to vote online for their top three choices. President Obama will then select from those three schools the winning high school and attend their school to deliver his graduation address to the class of 2010.

Graduation Joke

The child comes home from his first day at school. Mother asks, "What did you learn today?" The kid replies, "Not enough. I have to go back tomorrow."

Graduation Quotes

“There are a lot of reasons to be motivated.” By Drew Brees

Graduation Speakers

Among the famous names already signed up for graduation are actress Meryl Streep will speak at the Barnard College’s commencement, while California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will give the address at Emory University.

New Content

There is great Visitor contributed content, particularly on graduation songs, graduation favors and new graduation party ideas.

Coming Soon

Over the next month we will be putting together our biggest prize fund ever. Out intention is to award hundreds of dollars in prizes for visitors submissions on graduation cakes, graduation parties, graduation speeches and lots, lots more categories.

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