Graduation Ceremony

When: Friday, May 25, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. 
 MHHS Football Stadium

Students will receive 7 graduation ceremony tickets for seating on the field. Students will receive these tickets the morning of Friday, May 25th at Graduation Rehearsal when they complete their senior clearance. Ticketed guest must arrive prior to 7:15pm in order to be seated on the field. After 7:15pm, the field seating will be open to the public. There will be open seating in the bleachers where no tickets are required. 
Graduation Day Guidelines: Graduating seniors must report to the Small Gym no later than 6:30 p.m.
  • All students must wear approved gowns. Honors stoles, pathway cords, Pinnacle medals, and Seal of Biliteracy medals are the only acceptable decoration for the graduation gown.  Leis are to be given to students AFTER the ceremony.
  • Boys and girls should wear appropriate dressy attire (shirt and slacks, dresses, etc.) Appropriate shoes should be worn, spiked heels are not recommended. 
  • The mortar board (cap) is worn straight on the head with the tassel on the right. The mortar board graduation cap is the only acceptable headgear.  Any decoration on the cap is subject to administrative approval, and no 3D elements like flowers or figurines can be included in the decoration.  
  • Graduation is a school function. All school policies will be enforced.
  • Graduates will be handed a diploma cover during the ceremony, and will get their diplomas after the ceremony in the main office.  
  • Parents who bring balloons as gifts for their graduate must keep them in their vehicles as they block the view of the audience.  Graduates will meet their families on the quad after the ceremony where balloons can be given to the students.
  • The Sober Grad Party hosted by the senior parent committee begins at 10:00pm on 5/25 and ends at 5:00am on 5/26 (students must enter the party by 11:00pm to gain admittance)
Parents will be able to buy a keepsake picture of their student on stage accepting his/her diploma. Photos will be offered by Lifetouch Photography, the same company that does our school pictures. Students will get order forms.  Parents will not be allowed to be up in the aisles during the graduation ceremony.