Graduation Information


In order for you to enjoy our graduations with as little worry as possible, please review the following processes and protocols:
  • Graduation dates and times are published on the calendar.
  • Parking on campus will be severely limited and will be directed by campus security and the GRPD.
  • Graduates must arrive at the MS Gym by 5:00 pm in order to prepare for the ceremony.  High School Graduates must bring their cap and gown with them to the gym.
  • Guests can begin arriving on campus at 5:15 pm. 
    • Guests who will be seated on the field will not be admitted onto the field earlier than 5:15 pm.
    • All field seating guests must surrender their ticket upon entry.
  • If graduation is postponed (in the event of an emergency or inclement weather) a call will be issued to all families no later than 4:00 pm on the scheduled graduation day.  In that event, graduation will be moved to the following day at 6:00 pm.
  • Each graduate is provided two (2) guest field tickets. All graduates will receive their two (2) guest field seating tickets on the last day of graduation rehearsal.
    • These tickets are only for two guests who will be seated on the field. 
    • No graduate will be given more than two (2) field tickets.
    • The graduates' two (2) field guests will need to present their ticket prior to entering the field seating area
    • All other guests do not need a ticket and will be seated in the bleachers or may stand along the perimeter of the field.  
  • If a graduate has a non-field ticket guest who will be in need of handicap area seating, two staff members will be available to assist seat them and assist guests with mobility issues. 
  • Graduates should not wear spiked heals or high heels - these heels can harm the turf field.
  • Caps and gowns will be issued to all high school graduates prior to the scheduled graduation.  Middle School students do not wear a cap or gown.  Grade 8 graduates are expected to dress appropriately.
  • High School graduation caps may be decorated  - please remind your child to keep it appropriate.  Inappropriate caps will be replaced with a plain cap.
  • High School graduates may be issued relevant honor chords and stoles.
  • High School graduates are encouraged to dress appropriately under the gown.  There is no strict dress code.

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