According to savingadvice.com, good etiquette when it comes to grad gifts is $20 to 50 for high school grads you are not close with. They say $50 to $100 is a good amount for closer friends and family members.
Unlike weddings, where many of the gifts are for immediate use, thanking people for a gift of money is much more difficult, particularly when the recent grad is unsure of his or her plans for the money. Still, thank-you notes are a must for anyone who gives a gift of any kind, no exemptions.
What is a senior letter? Senior letters are positive letters written to seniors. Letters are written by parents, family, teachers, and friends (anyone who would like to wish the senior well during this exciting time of his/her life).
An inspirational message can provide motivation to whomever reads or listens to it. The right words can lift spirits or even spur people to make resolute life changes. … Examples include writing a personal message for a greeting card, or crafting remarks for an awards luncheon.
Senior quotes can be a source of contention and controversy, so should you run them? The yearbook tradition of including a quote with a senior portrait is not without controversy. While the quotes are meant to be a reflection on the student’s personality or year, they often cause more harm than good.
“Where God guides, he provides.” – Isaiah 58:11. “They will soar on wings like eagles.” – Isaiah. “He will make your paths straight.” – Proverbs 3:6. “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” – Psalm 119:105.
Graduation announcements should be sent out at least two weeks before the event. If they don’t include an invitation, you can send them up to six weeks after the event. You may also consider sending out a save the date email three months before the ceremony to ensure loved ones can attend.
There is no hard and fast deadline, but it’s generally best to send your message within one to two weeks. The longer you wait, the harder it becomes to say thanks. The person may have been expecting a thank you note sooner, or they may worry their gift never made it to you.
Whether you’re graduating from high school, college, or trade school, you’ll need to send thank you cards to everyone who sends a gift. There are likely other people you’ll want to thank as well such as teachers, professors, librarians, and other folks who supported you throughout your educational journey.