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Graduation Information

When: Friday, May 24, 2019
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: MHHS Football Stadium

Students will receive 8 graduation ceremony tickets for seating on the field. Students will receive these tickets the morning of Friday, May 24th at Breakfast and after 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. Special parking and seating will be reserved for parents of students who have younger siblings promoting from 8th grade on the same night.  Information about this will accompany the tickets of these students. 

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.
  • All students 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 actual diplomas and two copies of their official transcripts after the ceremony in the snack shack on the the home side of the football field. Students will have until 9:15 PM to complete the pick up process. 
  • Parents who bring balloons as gifts for their graduate must keep them in their vehicles as they block the view of the audience.
  • The Sober Grad party hosted by the parent committee begins at 11:00 PM after the ceremony and ends at 5:00 AM the next day.
 
Graduation Keepsake Pictures
 
  • 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. A link will be provided on the school web page soon after graduation for parents and students to order.
  • Parents will not be allowed to be up in the aisles during the graduation ceremony.