graduation gift

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  1. pezska

    pezska Member

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    i know that my DD will not be able to bring a lot with her in june...anyone have good high-school graduation gift ideas for a plebe?
     
  2. usna1985

    usna1985 USNA Alumnus

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    This topic is raised each year. I'm sure you'll get good responses but you might also search this forum under "graduation" and you'll see what others have suggested in past years.
     
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    Good question! There isn't a lot they will need or can bring with them for the next four years although you will bring tons of stuff home over the summer. Money in the initial account helps.
     
  4. osdad

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    If you must get something - a rugged but inexpensive sports watch is something they'll need after Plebe Summer.

    During PS, what they need most is love and encouragement, letters and cards, and you there for parents weekend.
     
  5. calebss310

    calebss310 USNA Class of 2016

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    I thought I read somewhere that we couldn't have watches during Plebe Summer?
     
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    pilot2b Candidate Appointee

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    osdad said "after" plebe summer.
     
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    calebss310 USNA Class of 2016

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    Very true. I need to quit checking these forums right before I go to bed When I'm tired lol. It's the second time I've done something like that.
     
  8. Capt MJ

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    Plebe Gift Ideas

    While I'm procrastinating on another project this weekend, here's what I remember of previous years' lists posted:

    - airline gift cards, if you're expecting fly-homes. Figure out the likely air carrier out of BWI, and stick with that one to build mileage.
    - gift cards to DTA (downtown Annapolis) and Annapolis Mall (Westfield Shoppingtown Annapolis) restaurants and ice cream stores
    - fund a charge account at The Big Cheese deli, they are used to dealing with mid families
    - Target gift card, mids seem to love that place to get organizer boxes for their rooms. Target is at the new Parole shopping area.
    - Visa and MasterCard cash cards to pay for the printer or just for fun
    - lots of past year threads/posts on what kind of watch - not fancy, something reliable and immune to lots of sweat and water
    - ebook reader, for the academic year -- but let your plebe tell you if they have time, appropriate storage, desire and need


    That's off top of head. I'm sure others need to procrastinate on a home project, so pile on.:biggrin:
     
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  9. calebss310

    calebss310 USNA Class of 2016

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    Would a Kindle Fire be fine for the academic year?
     
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