• Graduation Information


    PRHS Class of 2018 Graduation will be Monday, June 11, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the Cabarrus Arena



    Jostens will be delivering preordered caps, gowns, tassels and invitations in March. They will send a postcard with unpaid balances to the address provided on the order form. You can pay unpaid balances to Jostens when they deliver in March by cash or debit card or pay over the phone to Josten’s.

    Porter Ridge High School cannot accept any money for graduation items. All questions about caps and gowns should be directed to Jostens as shown below:

    WEBSITE - jostens.com

    PHONE NUMBER 7am-7pm is 1-800-567-8367 (1-800 JOSTENS)

    We have some extra caps and gowns available to borrow for students with financial hardship. They will be reserved on a first come-first served basis.



    Cap and gown pictures will be taken in May along with the Senior Class picture. More information will be coming about that. Required graduation practice will also take place in May.

    We will hold tryouts in April for Senior Keynote Speaker. Flyers will be available in late March.



    In an effort to maintain a safe and orderly environment, Cabarrus Arena has instituted a bag search policy at the door for all graduations. Please plan accordingly. 



    Each student will be issued 8 tickets for graduation. Additional tickets may be available after all students receive their allotment.  Additional tickets will cost $10 each.




    dark dress pants, collar shirt, tie, dark dress shoes


    dress with straps, no collar, dress shoes or sandals-avoid heels

    Tennis shoes and flip flops are not allowed. Mortar boards should be worn to rest flat on the head, with the tassel hanging to the right.



    Graduation Ceremony

    The photographer will take pictures before the ceremony, throughout the ceremony and as graduates walk across the stage. These photos have been available online to order through the company.  Information for accessing these photos will be available at graduation.