Hendersonville High School
Class of 2018
Graduation is an official school function and a formal occasion that should be observed with dignity, joy, and pride. We urge our graduates to conduct themselves with class and we wilI not tolerate any behavior that diminishes the dignity of the occasion. Any graduate who dresses or behaves inappropriatelv will be pulled from the line and not allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony. Any celebrations planned to commemorate the event must wait until after the ceremony.
Please read carefully and note well the following instructions:
l . A senior is not required to participate in the commencement and may choose instead to pick up his/her diploma at a later date in the school office.
I I . Remember, you receive your diploma with your left hand and extend a firm handshake with your right.
15. Tell your family ahead of time where you will meet them after the ceremony.
Report cards will be included in your envelope with your diploma. Please check it carefully, and if there are errors, call us Ist thing on Monday so that correct transcripts may be sent to colleges.
HOW TO DRESS FOR GRADUATION
BOYS: Wear dark or khaki trousers and a tie with a white shirt that has a collar (or pastel shirt if white is not available). Wear dark dress shoes and socks. No tennis shoes or jeans will be allowed. NO TENNIS SHOES. NO SHORTS
GIRLS: Wear white or pastel colors. The attire should be either solid in color or have a small print. Bright, dark, or brightly patterned fabric will show through gold robes. No tennis shoes or jeans will be permitted. Wear sensible shoes. The stage can be difficult. NO TENNIS SHOES
EVERYONE: The cap, called a mortarboard, will be worn so that it is horizontal with the floor. This means that the front seam of the cap will be low on the forehead. Every graduate will wear his/her cap the same way, regardless of his or her hair arrangement. Do not write or modify your mortarboard.
Tassels will hang on the right side of the mortarboard and should be changed during the tassel ceremony.
Our graduation exercise will be on video. If a problem occurs, we will review the video to determine if the following needs to be recorded on a student's permanent record :
"STUDENT'S BEHAVIOR WAS INAPPROPRIATE DURING
Please do your part to make your graduation ceremony a classy and dignified tribute to your hard work at HHS and an occasion to make your family proud. Thank you.
Lifetouch will take your picture as you get your diploma. The pictures will be online to order. There will be a flier in your envelope with your diploma with instructions.
May 2 - Senior Meeting 9:25am Auditorium
May 6 - National Honor Society Graduation/Induction @ 1:00 pm
May 7 - Black and Gold Day - Spring Football Game
May 8 - Wear Gold in Honor of our Seniors /College shirt day
Fill out Memory Sheets during lunch
May 9 - Senior Breakfast Cafeteria @ 7:15am
Senior Panoramic Picture @ 8:00am
Pick up Yearbooks during lunch
May 10 - Awards Day @ 8:30am in Gym - Parents are Welcome
May 11 - Seniors watch Senior Video in Auditorium 8:00am
Senior Assembly @ 8:15am in Gym - Seniors dress up
Senior Parents may watch video immediately following
Senior Assembly in the Auditorium
Senior Picnic @ Rockland Park approximately 11:00
May 13 - Senior Baccalaureate @ 2:00pm First Baptist Church
Seniors arrive at 1:30pm - wear cap and gown
May 14 - Senior Exams 1st and 2nd blocks
May 15 - Senior Exams 3rd and 4th blocks
May 18 - Graduation Practice 1:00pm on Track
Graduates report to the Gym 5:00pm
Graduation Processional Begins @ 6:00pm
After graduation report to cafeteria to pick up diploma.
SENIORS WHO ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND COLLEGE MUST COMPLETE A FINAL TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM SO THAT YOUR FINAL GRADES MAY BE SENT TO YOUR COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY. THE FORMS ARE IN THE COUNSELING OFFICE AND THERE IS A
$3.00 CHARGE TO HAVE IT SENT. FINAL TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED BY COLLEGES AND CANNOT BE SENT UNTIL YOU MAKE THE REQUEST: