CELEBRATING PASADENA'S 2020 CLASS
During the week of May 26-31, the entire Pasadena community will celebrate the Pasadena ISD Class of 2020. Join in the excitement and let’s “Paint Pasadena for PISD Seniors” with congratulatory messages, while also encouraging students to #DiscoverPasadena and the many businesses, organizations, community leaders, city departments and attractions who salute them for their accomplishments!
Here are 4 Ways Your Business Can Help Celebrate the Class of 2020:
- Display a congratulatory message on your business digital marquee and/or social media pages
- Record a congratulatory video message for the seniors here https://flipgrid.com/congrats2020grads
- Offer special discounts or coupons for the seniors to redeem at your business and/or donate a prize for the seniors to win
- Be sure and tell us so we can promote your involvement by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on social media
- Purchase a congratulatory yard sign from the chamber to display in front of your business (or location of choice) May 26-31 and be a part of the interactive, digital Senior Scavenger Hunt as seniors go #DiscoverPasadena and compete for prizes after visiting participating organizations and taking a picture!
- The exclusively designed yard sign will showcase all 6 high schools and is available for purchase here https://www.pasadenachamber.org/store through Tuesday, May 19th. The Pasadena Chamber will offer safe pick up or delivery for all sign orders.
- The winner of the sign design contest is Colton Hinson, a PISD graduate. To see what the sign will look like, CLICK HERE
Recording a Message to Congratulate the PISD Class of 2020
Please take several minutes of your time to record a short message congratulating the class of 2020 from the Pasadena Independent School District. You can do this using your smart phone (IOS or Android), tablet, or computer that has recording capabilities.
- Go to this link: https://flipgrid.com/congrats2020grads and click on the big green circle with the plus sign to get stared.
- Download the Flipgrid App to your device if you don’t have it already. Just following the directions on your screen.
- Click on the big circle button with the plus sign.
- Choose to sign in as a GUEST.
- You may sign in with your Google or Microsoft username and password (it’s up to you)
- Choose to “Allow microphone” and “Allow camera”
- Press record and record yourself giving your message.
You may use the script below as a guide:
“Hi! My name is _____________________ and I’m the owner/ manager at ____________________. We just want to congratulate all the graduating seniors from PISD for working hard to achieve this major milestone. Your community is proud of you! We are proud of you! Way to go class of 2020.”
This is just a sample script. Of course, you can say whatever they want, but the maximum length is 90 seconds.
You’ll be given the option to view and edit your recording. You can even watch other participants’ videos. Your video will be downloaded and edited, then shared on social media sites so that the graduates and public can see.
The deadline to participate is May 22nd.
If you have trouble with Flidgrid, here are a few tutorial videos that might help: (You may also email Mrs. Nguyen at email@example.com
What is Flipgrid?
SENIORS WATCH THIS!
SENIOR SCAVENGER HUNT
ATTENTION PISD SENIORS:
CLICK HERE to view the Scavenger Hunt Instructions (Shown below, but may be too blurry to see, so click to see the file in a larger version) You will also need to view the digital map which you can access by CLICKING HERE
During the week of May 26-31, your job is to go on a scavenger hunt all over Pasadena to find the signs (see sign design by CLICKING HERE). The signs were purchased by various citizens, business owners, non-profit organizations and the City of Pasadena and the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce to celebrate YOU!
Follow the instructions and we will announce the winners via Facebook Live on the morning of June 3rd, so be sure you are following are Facebook page, located by CLICKING HERE.
Various prizes will be awarded as part of the Senior Scavenger Hunt. Below are a few of the prizes we will be giving away. Stay tuned for more updates!
- Gas Cards from Chevron Pasadena Refinery
- iPad with WiFi + Cellular - 128 GIG (UNLOCKED) from McDonalds Quijano Organizations
- Skull Candy Indy Wireless Earbuds from Kicker Insures Me
- iPad Mini, Restaurant Gift Cards To Savannah Cafe & Bakery & Olive Tree, from Phelps Insurance
- Assorted Swag (T-Shirts, Umbrellas, Mini Electronics & More!) From various Chamber members
- $50 American Express Gift Card
- Chick-Fil-A Gift Basket & Swag
- Wireless Chargers from the Pasadena EDC
- Backpacks and swag from Bob's Truck Care
- Prize baskets from Chick-Fil-A
- Dinner for Two from Texas Roadhouse
- Target gift cards and gift basket from BB&T
- Swag bag from Shell FCU
- Studio Movie Grill & Taco Cabana Gift Cards, plus swag from Texas Chiropractic College
- $500 Cash Scholarship