•     Graduation—Monday, June 10 2019 @ 5:00 PM—Winthrop University Coliseum, Rock Hill

    (Students must arrive by 3:45pm) 
     
    * 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 8th                           Cap & Gown Delivery 
    Apr 15 - May 17                  Graduation Tickets on Sale
    April 12th (during school)    Cap & Gown Pictures
    April 13th                           Prom @ The Ritz Carlton
    April 17th                           Senior trip to Carowinds
    May 10th                            All Scholarship info submitted to guidance department
    May 3rd                              Deadline for baby photos to Ms. Weisberg

    Special Senior Events
         April 16th                           Senior Movie Night at the Stadium - movie starts at 7pm
         April 17th                           Senior Field Trip to Carowinds Canceled
         April 18 (1st & 2nd Block)    Field Day
         May 28 (4th Block)              Senior Signing Day/Ice Cream Social
         May 28 @ 6pm -                 Senior Banquet @ McBryde Hall, Winthrop University
         May 1st (4th Block)             Color Fest
         May 29 (1st & 2nd Block)     Awards Day
         June 7 @ 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.

    SENIOR WEEK!

     NOTES FROM THE PTSO: 

     

     
    Awards Day - 

    NO CAP AND GOWNS FOR THIS.

    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.  The cost to purchase the medallion and tassel separately is $30.00 plus tax ($32.03), tassel only - $13.00 plus tax ($13.88), Medallion only - $17.00 plus tax ($18.15).

    Students - the medallion and tassels cannot be ordered online; you will need to call our office and order them over the phone with us. 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

    Scholarships

    Student must bring written proof of any scholarship offers to guidance. Students should report scholarships even if they do not plan on using them. Submit all scholarships by May 10th.

    Pictures

    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.

    Send in only ONE baby picture. Picture should be of the senior only from birth to age 4. No naked babies please. Anything else that the committee decides is inappropriate will be rejected and you will be asked to send another picture.

    Please send an electronic version of your ONE picture to: deborah.weisberg@ucps.k12.nc.us

    Confirmation emails will NOT be sent! Please click on the following link to make sure your child’s photo has been received.

    https://bit.ly/2FeDcd7


    All pictures are DUE by May 3rd, 2019.

    Graduation Rehearsal

    Mandatory Graduation practice will be Friday, June 7th 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.  

    Graduation

    Students should report to Winthrop by 3:45PM 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 Monday, June 10th, 5pm at Winthrop Coliseum.  

    Tickets

    Each senior will receive 4 free graduation tickets.  Additional tickets may be purchased online for $10 each from April 15 - May 17 through the MRHS website under Quick Links.  Tickets will be distributed in early June. 
     
    Graduation Dress Code

    Ladies:

    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.

    Gentlemen:

    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.