Announce the Graduation of a Son or Daughter

Letter #1


We are thrilled to announce the graduation of our daughter, Jane, from the prestigious Doe Music Conservatory! Join us for an evening of celebration in her honor at the Conservatory ballroom on May 28th at 7:00 PM.

Jane's musical talents are already flourishing! As a top graduate, she'll embark on a European concert tour soon. Help us send her off in style! RSVP by [date] so we can plan accordingly.

Letter #2


Mark your calendars! John and I invite you to celebrate our daughter, Mary's, graduation from Doe Dental School! We're hosting a casual barbecue bash in our backyard on Friday, March 10th, at 7:00 PM.

Come join the fun and festivities! Mary's dedication deserves your recognition. Let us know if you can attend by [date] so we can prepare refreshments.

Letter #3


Beam with pride with us! Our daughter, Dr. Mary Doe, Ph.D., has graduated from Springfield University! A celebratory reception will be held in her honor on June 12th, starting at 3:00 PM, at our home.

Please join us as we toast Mary's incredible achievement and years of hard work. Kindly RSVP by [date] to help us prepare.

Letter #4


Attention to duty! John and Ms. Jane Doe are honored to announce their daughter, Janet's, graduation from the Air Force Academy. A reception will be held in her honor on Friday, May 22nd, at 4:00 PM, in the Blue Room of the Officers' Club.

Janet has earned high marks for her air traffic control training. Join us as we celebrate her accomplishments and wish her the best for her upcoming tour of duty at Springfield Air Force Base. Please RSVP by [date] so we can inform the Officers' Club.

Letter #5


We thought James might be a scholar forever, but guess what? He's graduating with honors on August 15th from the University of Springfield with a Ph.D. in archeology! Let's celebrate this momentous occasion!

Join us for a celebratory gathering at our cabin (directions included below) on August 20th, starting at 5:00 PM. Prepare to be dazzled by James's archeological knowledge while enjoying a delicious barbecue. RSVP by [date] to help us plan the festivities!

How to Write this Announcement Letter: Expert Tips and Guidelines

Start with excitement or highlight the graduate's achievements. Include an RSVP deadline for planning purposes. Maintain a celebratory and inclusive tone throughout the announcement. You can mention specific dates and RSVP instructions. Include a map or link to the graduation and location to meet and celebrate. This is a brief letter to let family and friends know of the occasion and to invite them to participate.


  1. Explain what is taking place, and invite the reader(s) to participate.
  2. Comment on the impact or significance of the occasion.

Write Your announcement in Minutes: Easy Step-by-Step Guide with Sample Sentences and Phrases

1 Explain what is taking place, and invite the reader(s) to participate.

Sample Sentences for Step 1

  • We are happy to announce that Eric will graduate from Doe College on May 26. Commencement services will be at 10:00 a.m. in the Doe Auditorium. We will serve a luncheon at our home afterwards, and we hope you can join us.
  • John and I are planning a special get-together to celebrate Ashley's graduation from nursing school. We will meet at the Doe Inn at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 26. We hope you can join us.
  • We are pleased to announce that our son Eric will graduate on May 26. We are inviting friends to an informal get-together that evening at 7:00 p.m. in our back yard.
  • Following in the footsteps of her sisters, Ashley will graduate from Doe College on May 26. You are invited to share this celebration with us. Exercises begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Doe Activities Center.
  • We are giving a party at our house beginning at 9:00 p.m. next Friday, May 26, to celebrate Fred's graduation. We hope you can make it.

Key Phrases for Step 1

  • an informal get-together
  • are invited to a
  • commencement exercises will start at
  • following in the footsteps of
  • happy to announce that
  • honor his achievement
  • hope you can make it
  • join our celebration
  • planning a special celebration
  • services begin at
  • to share this celebration with her
  • to celebrate his graduation
  • to celebrate her graduation from
  • very pleased to announce
  • will meet at the
  • hope you can join us at the
  • will have lunch at
  • will be held at
  • will graduate from
  • will be holding a party
2 Comment on the impact or significance of the occasion.

Sample Sentences for Step 2

  • We are delighted to see this day come after all his hard work and sacrifice.
  • She has worked hard and will graduate with honors. We are very proud of her.
  • He has accepted a position with the Doe accounting firm in Springfield, so he will be relocating. We hope to give him a good send-off with our little gathering.
  • He is the latest in a long line of Does to graduate. We are delighted that he and his brothers and sisters have done so well.
  • She is first in the family to receive a law degree. She's an inspiration to us all.

Key Phrases for Step 2

  • all her hard work
  • all the sacrifices are worthwhile
  • delighted by her achievement
  • delighted to see this day
  • fine example for his younger brothers
  • first in our family to receive
  • give her a good send-off
  • has accepted a position with
  • has not come easily
  • has overcome several hardships
  • has worked very hard
  • have all done so well
  • in the nature of a farewell
  • inspiration to us all
  • kept up the family tradition of
  • last in a long line of
  • started a new tradition of
  • very proud of him
  • very special day for us
  • will be relocating
  • will graduate with honors