•     Graduation—Friday, June 12, 2020 @ 10:00 AM—Winthrop University Coliseum, Rock Hill

    (Students must arrive by 8:45am) 
    * Be sure you are taking note of any fees owed as you will not be able to participate in Graduation if you have any outstanding fee balances
    Important Dates: (See below for more information about these events)

    March 6th                                        Cap & Gown Delivery 
    April 20th - May 12th                        Graduation Tickets on Sale
    April 21st (during school)                  Cap & Gown Pictures
    April 25th                                         Prom @ The Ritz Carlton
    May 11th                                          All Scholarship info submitted to guidance department via Google Form
    May 1st                                            Deadline for baby photos to Ms. Weisberg

    Special Senior Events
         October 16th                            Senior Field Trip to Renaissance Festival
         December 18th (10:30 - 12:30) Senior Holiday Movie Matinee (Auditorium)
         Feb 14th                                  Deadline to order Senior Field Day T-Shirts (order online via MRHS website) $15   
         April 8th (1st & 2nd Block)        Field Day
         May 26th @ 11am                    Senior Decision Day
         May  @ 6pm -                          Senior Banquet @ McBryde Hall, Winthrop University
         May 1st  (4th Block)                 Color Fest
         May 26th 7:40am                     Senior "Clap-Out" @ Cluster Elementary Schools
         May 29th (1st & 2nd Block)       Awards Day
         June 10th @ 1130am -             Graduation Practice (Mandatory)

    Attention Seniors and Parents:


    Graduation Packet

    Final documents will be available at the school the week after graduation.

    Included in the packet will be the following:

    • High school diploma and any endorsement seals
    • Unofficial Transcript (unsealed and yours to keep)
    • Report Card
    • Class of 2019 Program
    • CTE certificate (if applicable)

     Your official transcript will not be in the packet. Instead, we will upload your final transcript in Naviance.  

     If you are registered with the NCAA, we will upload your final transcript.



     For Senior Shirts and Yard Signs - contact Lisa Pippin @ mrhs2020seniorcom@gmail.com

    Awards Day - 


    Seniors will be marching in arranged in the order of graduation.

    Ladies, no shorts or jeans. Dress slacks, dresses, or top and skirt will be fine for this.  No strapless dresses or tops.

    Guys, no shorts or jeans. You are asked to wear a golf shirt or nice button shirt with slacks. No T-shirts. You do not have to wear a tie on this day.

    Only parents of students who are receiving awards will be invited to attend. The program has two parts: Part I is reserved for awards and scholarships presented only to seniors; Part II recognizes both seniors and underclassmen. The Class of 2019 attends the entire program.
    Robes & Tassels

    If you have not ordered your cap and gown visit www.jostens.com. ALL Seniors are REQUIRED to have both a tassel and medallion to participate. *The cap and gown package comes with tassel and medallion and is $56.47.  The cost to purchase the medallion and tassel separately is $37.31.

    Students - the medallion and tassels cannot be ordered online; you will need to call the office and ask for Audrey or Sandra. The tassels online are not the ones for the cap and gown. 910-895-8471

    Students receive their cap, gown, and tassel in the spring when Jostens delivers to all seniors. Medallions will be handed out to Seniors at Graduation, and one has been ordered for each senior. You will be charged if not paid for with your order.

    You can contact Russ Honrine from here as well https://www.facebook.com/russ.honrine


    Students must submit all scholarship awards to the counseling office via this google form by May 11th. 


    Graduation group and individual pictures will be taken in the spring. All seniors will sit for the individual picture as this is how the group picture will be created. Students can pay for the individual or group picture on picture day or order pictures online. Order forms will be distributed with caps and gowns in the spring. Guys need to wear a white or cream dress shirt, a regular tie, dark dress pants, and dark shoes. Ladies need to wear light color shirts or tops, preferably with nothing showing in the V neck, and a skirt or a dress - no pants or shorts! No flip-flop style shoes for anyone. Those not in requested dress requirements will not be allowed to take pictures. There is no make-up day for these pictures!

    Graduation Video

    Baby pictures will be collected in the spring for a video played before the graduation ceremony. As parents, relatives, and friends gather for your graduation, this video will be playing on the overhead video display.

    Attention parents of the Class of 2020, please follow the link for information regarding the instructions for submitting a baby photo of your child. Photos are due to deborah.weisberg@ucps.k12.nc.us by May 1, 2020.



    Graduation Rehearsal

    Mandatory Graduation practice will be Wednesday, June 10th at 11:30am.  Students will be served lunch first and practice will follow. It should be finished by 2:00pm. Students must follow school dress code and school rules. All seniors are required to stay for the entire practice. Parents and students should reserve this date as there are NO exceptions to attendance at Graduation Rehearsal.

    Honor Cords will be distributed at graduation practice or the morning of graduation at Winthrop.  Sponsors of Honor Clubs will provide information to students regarding the graduation cords.  


    Students should report to Winthrop by 8:45AM on the morning of graduation and enter the coliseum through the left side. Assigned staff members will conduct a check-in process.  Once inside the building, go down the left side corridor and proceed around the coliseum until you find your  homeroom representative and get in line.  Phones and purses are to be left in the cars.  Parents are not allowed in the area where students are lining up.

    Graduation is Friday, June 12th, 10am at Winthrop Coliseum.  


    Each senior will receive 4 free graduation tickets.  Additional tickets may be purchased online for $10 each from April 20 - May 12 through the MRHS website under Quick Links, Online School Payments portal.  Tickets will be distributed in early June. 
    Graduation Dress Code


    A dress in solid white or pastel (no collar because of the design of the graduation robe); OR dress slacks in white or cream with a collar-less shirt; dressy shoes or sandals in white or light cream, flats are recommended.  No flip-flop styles - shoes must have straps.


    Dark blue or black dress pants – fitting at the waist with a belt, long-sleeve white collared shirt, dark tie, and dark dress shoes - no tennis shoes, between the toe styles, or sneakers

    Note:  No purses or bags are allowed backstage. All Seniors should leave their cell phones in their car OR with their parents during the graduation ceremony.

    Directions to Graduation

    Winthrop Coliseum - 1162 Eden Terrace, Rock Hill, SC 29733

    Southbound/Northbound I-77:

    On I-77, take Exit 82-B and follow directional signs toward Rock Hill. At the fourth traffic light, turn left onto U.S. 21 Bypass. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Eden Terrace. The Winthrop Coliseum is located on 1162 Eden Terrace, approximately 1.5 miles from U.S. 21 Bypass, and is approximately one mile from central campus.