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Major Dates

Upcoming Major Dates

  • 5/11 Graduation Speech Due Turn in to Mrs. Browne in the Principal’s Office
  • 5/15 Graduation Speech Try-Outs LGI
  • 5/17 Graduation Speech Final Cuts PAC
  • 5/21 Senior Exams 3rd - 6th hours
  • 5/22 Senior Exams 1st and 2nd hours
  • 5/22 Senior’s Last Day/Walk/Picnic Directly after 2nd hour exams
  • 5/23 Senior Prom Palazzo Grande
  • 6/4 Graduation Rehearsal DTE Energy Theatre 9am Mandatory!
  • 6/4 Graduation Ceremony DTE Energy Theatre 6:30pm (arrival 5:30pm)

Senior Portraits

Trusted Photographers

Below is a list of recommended photography studios that have provided quality products and service to CHS students. If your student has not gotten their pictures done, please consider using one of these trusted photographers.

  • Orser Studio 248-693-8770
  • Flashes of Life Photography 248-535-6156
  • Suzanne Upton Photography 248-224-6244
  • Amy Peterson Photography 248-941-1836
  • MPK Seniors Photography 248-238-8675
  • Allison Emmerling Photography 810-513-5340
  • David Yarnall Photography 810-814-3301
  • Photography by Joanne Gentile 248-625-0183
  • Rick DeLorme Photography 810-667-6700
  • Footprints Photography 248-922-1802
  • TJ's Photography 248-968-5966
  • David Savage Photography 248-922-3200
  • Magik Photography 248-202-6635

Yearbook Photo Specs


Photographers, please follow these guidelines. Any portrait submissions that fail to meet these requirements will be returned to the student and denied publication in the yearbook.


  • Head Size: Max 1.5” (Bottom of chin to top of head)
  • Portrait Size: 2.5”X 3.5” (Upper torso and both shoulders must be visible. Minimum .5” space above head - don't over zoom).
  • Pose: Traditional, head & shoulders, no props, no cap & gowns, no profiles, no hands appearing
  • Dress: School-appropriate, no bare shoulders or spaghetti straps, no cleavage.
  • Background: Standard colors, blues, greys, browns, off white shades. No bright colors, or marbled backgrounds, no outdoor backgrounds, avoid shadow effects, no printing on photo.

Submission Instructions

  • Digital photos only (no hard copies), resolution must be 300 dpi, file format: tiff or jpeg.
  • Please send all portraits via CD or email (up to 6 portraits).

If you email portrait(s), please make sure you receive a confirming response from the yearbook staff within 24 hours. Also, include name of student in the email. Send attachments to the following address:

If submitting a CD, please include the studio name, email address, the date submitted on the CD, also include student's names on a sheet of paper (or on CD if space allows).

Important: please email requests for confirmation of receipt of submissions.

The yearbook staff reserves the right to reject senior portraits for asthetic and quality reasons.

submission deadline is november 20, 2017

Questions may be directed to Allison Lanctot, yearbook advisor at

Yearbook Ads

Senior Ad Information

Senior Parents/Guardians,

Thank you for considering the purchase of a Senior Ad in the 2017-2018 Yearbook! If you have not purchased a Senior Ad and would like to, please visit the link below to purchase one online.

Josten's Senior Ad Service

More information will be sent out regarding ad designs later in November.

Cap & Gown

If your senior has not turned in his or her Cap & Gown order, there is a make-up day scheduled for Thursday, October 26. Balfour will be present during all lunch periods to collect orders. If you have any questions, please contact Teresa Browne in the Principal’s office at (248) 623-3541.

Paying for College

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2017 Graduation

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Life After CHS

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