Mobile/Baldwin Community Homeschool Graduation: Class of 2018

2018 Graduation
Class of 2018
Mobile/Baldwin Community Homeschool Graduation

Thursday, May 17, 2018, 2 PM
Robertsdale Church of the Nazarene
Host: Pastor Melissa Aaron, Senior Pastor
Organizer: Heather L. Weatherspoon, NGCHE


The Mobile/Baldwin Community Homeschool Graduation for the Class of 2018 will be held Thursday, May 17 at 2 PM. The ceremony will take place at Robertsdale Church of the Nazarene in Baldwin County. Rev. Melissa Aaron is graciously donating her time and the use of the church as a ministry to the homeschool community.

There is no direct charge for students to participate. However, cap and gown will be required. The spirit of individualism is a hallmark of the homeschool movement. In keeping with this spirit, each graduate is free to choose his or her own cap and gown colors. Parents may also wish to order diplomas to present to their students during the ceremony.

Any 2018 homeschool graduate from Southwest Alabama or the surrounding area is welcome. Do you use an out of town covering and need a local graduation ceremony? Do you homeschool without a covering? Is your student the only graduating senior in his or her covering and bashful about “walking” alone? All are welcome to join us!

Email NorthernGulfCoastHomeEducators@outlook.com with questions or to reserve a place in the ceremony. Interested families are also invited to attend an upcoming graduation meeting (see below).


October Meeting: Talking Nuts & Bolts… and Bowling

10/19/17 – 10 AM – Skyline Bowling Lanes, 4120 Government Blvd, Mobile. Topics of discussion will include ordering caps & gowns, diplomas, invitations. While moms talk shop, graduates and their siblings can bowl if they choose. Event is Dutch treat and should be over by 11:30 AM.

November Meeting: Lunch with the Pastor

11/14/17 – 12:00 PM – Newk’s Eatery, McGowin Park Shopping Center, Mobile. 1335 Satchel Paige Drive Suite C-106, Mobile, AL 36606. Join us for lunch with Pastor Melissa Aaron of Robertsdale Church of the Nazarene, our gracious host for graduation.

March Meeting: Ordering Cap & Gown and Diplomas

3/14/17 – 11:00 AM – West Mobile near Hillcrest Rd. & Three Notch. Email us for exact address and directions. Graduates are free to pick their own cap and gown colors.  In addition, parents may custom order the diploma of their choosing and design their own graduation invitations. Join us in the home of an NGCHE host family as we take an up-close look at our options.

April Meeting: The Home Stretch

4/24/18 – 10 :00 AM – 22024 Cedar Street, Robertsdale, Alabama, 36567. Join us at Robertsdale Church of the Nazarene as we discuss the details of the ceremony and reception with Rev. Melissa Aaron and make decorating plans. This will be the last opportunity for community members to reserve a spot in the ceremony. Enrollment closes after the April meeting.

© Northern Gulf Coast Home Educators, 2017-2018

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