HSNCT/PACE and graduation

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HSNCT/PACE and graduation

Post by kCobain911 » Mon Jan 21, 2008 7:25 pm

Does anyone else have graduation on the friday before HSNCT? how are they dealing with it?

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Post by First Chairman » Mon Jan 21, 2008 7:28 pm

Depends on how close/far away you are.

Well, there is PACE NSC too... but I guess that depends. We'll always have scheduling conflicts.
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Post by AdamL » Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:11 pm

Chattahoochee has its graduation on that Saturday, unfortunately. We are dealing with it by... not going to the tournament (in all likelihood). It was on our graduation day last year as well but we only had one senior on the team and he managed to get out of going. This year we have multiple seniors whose parents are more difficult to convince...
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Post by The Atom Strikes! » Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:33 pm

Two years ago, the HSNCT coincided with Charter's graduation. Most of our senior players just decided to skip graduation. This year, it coincides w/ PACE's NSC, but we're pretty sure that Raja (our A-team's consistent Senior member) will still be attending.
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Post by AndyShootsAndyScores » Mon Jan 21, 2008 8:35 pm

We have that exact problem. We plan on getting our diplomas, throwing our hats, then getting on a van to Chicago. This, unfortunately, will give us a what little sleep we get on said van, if we get any at all, before playing that day.

Quiz bowl sucks in Alabama.
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Post by The Infanta » Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:04 pm

Our graduation coincides with PACE. Although we only have one senior whom we'd consider for attendance, the school band is forced to play at the ceremony, thus knocking me and half the real A team out.
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Post by jonah » Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:56 pm

New Trier's graduation is the Sunday that's the second day of the PACE NSC (June 1), so we won't be going. Two or three of the five we'd take are seniors.

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Post by Youse Da Force » Mon Jan 21, 2008 11:10 pm

Our prom is the Friday before HSNCT, so we'll be flying in the early morning day of, on essentially no sleep.

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Post by rjaguar3 » Tue Jan 22, 2008 12:05 am

Wheaton North has commencement the Saturday afternoon of HSNCT.

I don't think we're going to go there again. We might do PACE.

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Post by Stat Boy » Tue Jan 22, 2008 10:40 am

Whitman's Prom is the night before PACE, but we're only 30 minutes away, so we'll probably end up going straight from post-prom... tuxes and everything :lol:
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Post by First Chairman » Tue Jan 22, 2008 10:48 am

We had Rockville come in 1999 with Hawaiian shirts...
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Post by Howard » Tue Jan 22, 2008 1:02 pm

Will Run PACE for Reese's wrote:We had Rockville come in 1999 with Hawaiian shirts...
That wasn't just NCT. That was everywhere Rockville went in 1999.
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