Houston High School

Graduation Information

Posted in Uncategorized by houstonmustangs on May 1, 2012

SCHOOL OBLIGATIONS:  All work must be completed, all textbooks returned, lockers cleaned out, and debts cleared prior to graduation practice.
CAPS AND GOWNS
: Students may wear any cord awarded to them (not stoles except NHS).  The cap, gown, tassel, cords, and stole are yours to keep. After the program, pick up records in the area where you assembled before the ceremony.
Tickets:
 
Each graduate is allotted 12 tickets to graduation. Please turn in any tickets you are not planning to use to Mrs. Ables in the main office. Graduates requesting extra tickets should see Mrs. Ables to be put on a waiting list.
DRESS FOR GRADUATION
:  (NO EXCEPTIONS, PLEASE).
GIRLS
Cap, gown, stole, black closed-toe dress shoes, white or pastel street length dress -Dresses should not hang below the gown.
BOYS
–  Cap, gown, stole, dark dress shoes with dark socks, dark trousers, white shirt and tie.
NO SANDALS – NO TENNIS SHOES.Students who are not dressed properly will NOT participate in graduation.
GRADUATION PRACTICE
:  Graduation practice will be Thursday, May 17 at 1PM. at Bellevue Baptist Church.  Enter from Appling Rd. (west).  YOU MUST ATTEND and plan to stay until we are finished.  You should wear appropriate school clothes to practice, as we are in a church. PLEASE BE PROMPT.  Your Homeroom teacher will have your seating assignment, and it will also be posted on the senior bulletin board. You need to be in your assigned seat at 1:00pm a.m.  Allow enough time for travel and getting to your seat.
GRADUATION
:  The graduation ceremony will be held May 17th at Bellevue Baptist Church at 7:00 p.m.  Be in the designated area at 6:00 p.m. so that the roll can be checked.  No parents are allowed in this area.  Doors will open for guests one hour prior to the ceremony.
PHOTOGRAPHS
:  Holland Studios will take pictures of each graduate and contact you regarding the number you wish to purchase.
TRANSCRIPTS
:  All colleges require a final transcript.  Students should sign the Final Transcript Request form and pay $5 to Mrs. Lana in the Guidance Office by the deadline on Friday, May 11. Final transcripts will be mailed the second week of June.
CONDUCT
:  Graduation is important and serious.  The ceremony is one that most of you have anticipated for a long time.  We honor each of you for completing the requirements and the preparations for the next stage of your life. Please conduct yourselves in a manner of pride and respect for one another.
PARKING AT BELLEVUE:
Following the graduation ceremony, please meet your graduate in the parking lot at the Northwest church entrance. Graduates will not be allowed to reenter the church facility after the ceremony.

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