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6 months prior

Anniversary publication

  • Finalise writing/compilation of anniversary book/CD/DVD at least six weeks before publishing deadline.
  • Finalise/incorporate foreword in publication/CD/DVD.
  • Ask one/two persons to read through the final draft for editing purposes.
  • Incorporate edits as appropriate.
  • Submit final draft to printer/CD/DVD maker.
  • Decide quantity to order for sale. Inquire from publisher if further run will be possible because of unanticipated demand.

Anniversary events

  • Finalise preparations for anniversary day/fete.
  • Complete time capsule arrangements. Finalise and document the location of time capsule. Order a plaque indicating placement/retrieval dates.
  • Document elsewhere in school administrative records and school archives the exact location of the time capsule for later reference.
  • Finalise location of historical display. Consider security.

Administration and public relations

  • Advertise and display advance copies of anniversary book/CD/DVD when available to promote sales.
  • Finalise a program of events for main celebration day/fete.
  • Advertise program on school's website/newsletter.
  • Advertise program in local community.
  • Continue media releases at local/regional/state levels.
  • Finalise list of official guests/speakers and circulate.
  • Finalise arrangements for dry/wet weather.
  • Confirm equipment booking (eg dais, lectern, chairs) with supplier.
  • Check with other schools about anniversary souvenirs. Place firm orders for souvenirs.
  • Organise catering.

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Last reviewed
10 January 2013
Last updated
10 January 2013