Class of 2021 Graduation

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  • ConnectEd Update - May 30th

    Graduation Rehearsal:  Tuesday, June 1st 8:00am

    All seniors participating in Commencement are required to attend rehearsal on Tuesday, June 1st at 8:00am.  The check in table will open at 7:45am by the gym doors near the student entrance of the school. All students will proceed to their line pods in preparation for practicing the processional.

    Graduation:  Wednesday, June 2nd 8:00am.
    Weddington High School's Class of 2021 Commencement will be held on Wednesday, June 2nd at 8:00am at the high school stadium. Seniors are expected to arrive and line up by 7:15am. Students may park in the student parking lot as early as 7:00am, check in at the table in the gym, and then proceed to their assigned pod for line up.  We will begin the processional at 7:45am. It is extremely important that students arrive by 7:15am in order to ensure students are able to check in and be in line for the processional.

    Dress code for students is business casual.  Males should wear a collared shirt and females a dress, skirt, or dress pants. No flip-flops or high heels.  Ladies should affix the white collar that comes with the graduation gown.

    Graduation Tickets and Parking:

    Each graduating senior will have 8 tickets to the ceremony. Each student must claim their tickets from the school website and distribute a QR code to their attendees. Tickets will remain available to claim through tomorrow, Monday, June 1st at 11:59pm. Click here for graduation event and ticketing information, including parking information. There will be three entry points for all guests: Weddington Middle School, Weddington Elementary School, and the Weddington High School student lot. We will have a staff member with a golf cart to assist guests who may need additional assistance getting to the stadium. Guests who may need additional assistance are asked to park in the handicap parking spots in the middle school parking lot. Due to the number of guests attending graduation, parking will be limited. Families are encouraged to carpool and maximize the number of guests per vehicle.

    All guests will need a ticket in order to attend. We ask that you please have your mobile/paper ticket ready to be scanned upon arriving at the ticket booth. The gates will open at 7:00am. All guests are encouraged to arrive early to ensure you get a parking spot and find a seat prior to the ceremony beginning promptly at 8:00am.

    Senior Collections:

    Seniors will not be allowed to walk in the graduation ceremony if their school account has not been cleared. Our bookkeeper, Mrs. Tina Starnes, will be available following graduation practice to assist students with clearing any outstanding fees. It is extremely important that all seniors ensure that they have turned in all textbooks, library materials, Chromebook and charger, and any outstanding fees by the end of the workday Tuesday.

    Parking
    Parking is available at Weddington Elementary, Weddington Middle and Weddigton High School. We highly encourage parking at the elementary and middle school lots due to its close proximity.

    Handicap Parking
    All handicap individuals are encouraged to park at Weddington Middle School. There will be a golf cart shuttle for those who need assistance. Handicap loading/unloading will occur in the handicap spots in the front middle school lot. 

    Graduation Rehearsal
    Tuesday, June 1st 8:00 am All seniors participating in Commencement are required to attend practice on Tuesday, June 1st at 8:00 am. The check in table will open at 7:45 near the student entrance of the school. All students are to check in and then proceed to the home side stadium bleachers, seated closest to the concession stand. Rehearsal begins at 8:00.

    Graduation
    Wednesday, June 2nd 8:00 am. Weddington High School's Class of 2021 Commencement will be held on Wednesday, June 2nd at 8:00 am at the high school stadium. Seniors are expected to arrive and get lined up by 7:15. Students may park in the student parking lot as early as 7:00 am, check in at the table in the commons area, and then proceed to their assigned pod for line up. We will begin the processional at 7:45. Doors for guests will open at 7:30 am. Guests may park at the middle school or elementary school.
    Dress code for students is business casual. Males should wear a collared shirt and females a dress, skirt, or dress pants. No flip-flops or high heels. Ladies should affix the white collar that comes with the graduation gown.

    Live Stream
    Graduation will be livestreamed on our YouTube page. Please click here for a direct link. 

    Graduation Tickets
    Click here for graduation event and ticketing information, including parking information and the ticketing process. The passcode for tickets can be found on page two, step 3 in the link above. Each senior may claim up to EIGHT tickets, following the directions at the link above. Questions regarding tickets can be directed to Mike Hart @ michael.hart@ucps.k12.nc.usPLEASE NOTE...THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY CLAIMED THEIR FIVE TICKETS WILL FOLLOW THE SAME PROCESS ABOVE TO CLAIM THEIR ADDITIONAL THREE TICKETS.