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All the hard work has paid off and the time has finally come – graduation! It’s time to celebrate your Kansas-city grad and PurpleTrail has all the essentials you’ll need to celebrate their accomplishments and help you make it an event to remember. PurpleTrail is great resource for personalized Kansas-city-area graduation invitations, graduation announcements, graduation guest books, banners and more.

Graduation is a major milestone in your son’s or daughter’s life and you’ll want to make them the center of attention. Our recommendation is to begin early and get input from them up front. Asking questions will help start the conversation and give you an idea of their preferences and expectations. A notebook or journal dedicated to their graduation will help you keep track of their special requests, as well as deadlines, budgets and lists.

Here's a handy guide to all the Kansas-city high schools as well as colleges in the general Kansas-city area:

School / College Name School Colors School Address School Mascot Graduation Announcements
Archbishop O' Hara High School Hunter Green and Gold 9001 James A Reed Rd, Kansas City, MO - 64138 Celtics Archbishop O' Hara High School Announcements
Blue Ridge Christian School Red and Gold 8524 Blue Ridge Blvd, Kansas City, MO - 64138 Warriors Blue Ridge Christian School Announcements
Eagle Heights Christian School Red and 5600 N Brighton Ave, Kansas City, MO - 64119 Eagles Eagle Heights Christian School Announcements
Hogan Preparatory Academy Maroon and 1221 E Meyer Blvd, Kansas City, MO - 64131 Rams Hogan Preparatory Academy Announcements
Lincoln College Prep. Royal and Gold 2111 Woodland, Kansas City, MO - 64108 Tigers Lincoln College Prep. Announcements
Lutheran High School Of Kansas City Maroon and Gold 12411 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO - 64145 Knights Lutheran High School Of Kansas City Announcements
Northeast High School Purple and 415 S Van Brunt, Kansas City, MO - 64124 Vikings Northeast High School Announcements
Notre Dame De Sion School Purple and 3823 Locust Street, Kansas City, MO - 64109 Lions Notre Dame De Sion School Announcements
Oak Park High School Columbia Blue and Navy 825 Ne 79 Th Terr, Kansas City, MO - 64118 Northmen Oak Park High School Announcements
Park Hill High School Red and 7701 Nw Barry Rd, Kansas City, MO - 64153 Trojans Park Hill High School Announcements
Rockhurst High School Royal and 9301 State Line Rd, Kansas City, MO - 64114 Hawklets Rockhurst High School Announcements
Ruskin High School Royal and Gold 7000 E 111 Th Street, Kansas City, MO - 64134 Eagles Ruskin High School Announcements
Staley High School Hunter Green and Black 2800 Ne Shoal Creek Pkwy, Kansas City, MO - 64156 Falcons Staley High School Announcements
The Barstow School Hunter Green and 11511 State Line Rd, Kansas City, MO - 64114 Knights The Barstow School Announcements
University Of Missouri Gold and Black 5100 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, MO - 64110 University Of Missouri Announcements
Winnetonka High School Red and Gold 5815 Ne 48 Th St, Kansas City, MO - 64119 Griffins Winnetonka High School Announcements


Senior photos are done typically well before the commencement itself – often as early as the summer before graduation. If you’re looking for a photographer, PurpleTrail has recommendations ranging from large studios to small, up-and-coming (and often less expensive) independent photographers. Just ask us! Senior photoshoots can be focused on the student’s hobbies, style and can even include friends and/or teammates. And, there are lots of great places in Kansas-city to take graduation photos, so get creative! These special photos will document this stage of your son or daughter’s life and can be used for decorations, gifts, presents and keepsakes before and after the big event.


Graduation Announcements in Issaquah, Bellevue & Greater Seattle, WA

Graduation stationery — announcements, invitations and save-the-date cards — can be customized to match a grad’s interest, hobbies and personality. You may decide to use all of them or just one or two – it’s up to you. Each have a different and unique role in the graduation celebration.

Consider using customized stationery in school colors to help them connect to the school spirit. PurpleTrail has items specifically designed for local schools and colleges.

Also available are specialized invitations for law school, medical school, nursing school and dental school graduations. And, with design services or the PurpleTrail design tool, all of our invitations and announcements can be customized for any Kansas-city school or style.

Remember that many obligations will sneak up on grads in the spring that require their attention: finals, parties and more. So it’s best to start planning early to avoid a last-minute rush. One of the most valuable things to start is their mailing lists for their commencement and/or party invitations. Gather and compile addresses as soon as possible – it’s surprising how long this can take.

If you’re short on time, try our PurpleTrail mailing service. We’ll do the stuffing, stamping and sending for you! Coordinated return address labels are another time-saving option that adds formality and style.


In the and others, May and June can be very busy with holidays such as Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and Father’s Day competing for time and attention on already packed schedules. Save-the-Date cards are an easy way to ensure that guests can attend the graduation ceremony itself or the party afterwards. This is particularly important for out-of-town guests to Kansas-city who need to make travel arrangements.


Graduation announcements for “CH” students or those from any other schools in the local area inform recipients of their proud achievement.. It’s important to ensure that they aren’t misconstrued as an unintended invitation to either the commencement ceremony or graduation party. They simply extend good news and can be paired with a personal message to give thanks to someone for their support. Announcements typically feature name, school name, degree, major, minor, accolades, honors or concentrations. Our graduation booklets and tri-fold graduation announcements are a popular announcement formats that allow grads to also include: additional photos; a personal note of gratitude; a poem, verse or motto; and/or a list of favorite memories or hopes for the future.

Graduation Announcements in Issaquah, Bellevue & Greater Seattle, WA


These graduation party invitations may serve as announcements as well, but should primarily be used to request someone’s presence at the commencement ceremony. Due to seating limitations at many and other graduation venues , it’s important to use clear language to invite guests to the commencement ceremony. Clearly outlining if the guest is invited to the ceremony, party, or both will eliminate any uncertainties and possible misunderstandings.


Graduation Party Invitations

An open house is typically an inclusive, everyone-is-invited, come-and-go-as-you-please event to celebrate the graduate. A more structured graduation party is for close friends, acquaintances and special guests. Invitations for either can be mailed separately from the graduation announcement, or as a combined announcement and invitation.

It is also a good idea to make it clear whether or not a meal is planned and enclose directions so it’s easy for guests to find the location. It’s customary to mail graduation party invitations at least two weeks ahead of time. After you’ve designed your invitation, allow some time for printing. If you’re in a pinch, PurpleTrail offers both expedited shipping and printing, with standard turnaround times in as little as 3 days.


Graduation Banners in Issaquah, Bellevue & Greater Seattle, WA

Sharing stories and memories is an important tradition for any graduation party. A fun thing to start with is to sit down and organize photos with your grad. This will allow him or her to pick the photos they are most proud of…and eliminate some others! Displays of photos, awards, trophies as well as a video slideshow are all great ways to make your grad feel like the guest of honor.

An indoor or outdoor photo party banner is a great way to greet guests and congratulate the grad featuring high school colors such as Hunter green and Gold. Posters can also be designed to show off senior photos or snapshots of sports or activities.

Customized tshirts, and/or hats can make a graduation event or trip a little more memorable for club or group of students. Recognize their graduation year or just create something silly and fun.


Graduation Thank Yous

It’s important for recent grads to start out on the right foot by getting thank yous in the mail within two weeks after graduation in the 64138 zip code -- a month at the longest. Make it easier for them by giving them personalized thank you notes coordinated with their graduation stationery. Email is fine, but hand written thank yous are customary. Encourage them to mention and gift and how they plan to use it. Personalized return address labels make it easy and look smart as well.


Graduation Canvas

You’ll want to preserve the memories of this special time. A photobook is a great way to archive all their graduation memories. Or a photobook of all heir high school or college years will help them remember the good times and can conveniently accompany them onto college or the next stage of their life. A custom canvas print , metal print, mug or pillow featuring graduation photos can proudly be displayed in their new dorm or apartment – or at mom’s house!

We congratulate your new graduate whether they’re a Celtics or something else. If you have any questions about planning your graduation celebration, we’re here to help! We are proud to help JACKSON county seniors celebrate with personalized graduation invitations, graduation announcements, gifts, and decorations.