IMPORTANT DATES FOR SENIORS 2021
The following dates and times are subject to change. Events may be altered and/or canceled due to COVID levels. All graduation requirements must be met in order to participate in graduation ceremonies. All obligations need to be taken care of as soon as possible in order to receive your diploma. If obligations are not taken care of, you will receive an empty envelope at graduation.
Thursday, March 18, 2021 – Senior Honorarium – Applications are due. See Mrs. Kiser for your application.
Friday, March 19, 2019 – Cap and Gown Retakes – See email from Mr. Welch for further information.
Thursday, March 29, 2021 – Graduation Rough Draft Speeches – Due to your English teacher.
Thursday, April 7 , 2021 – Graduation Speech Tryout - 4:00 p.m. in the auditorium
April 2021 – Senior Survey – All Seniors must complete this requirement for graduation!
Friday, May 7, 2021 – ACT Registration Deadline for the test that will be taken on June 12, 2021.
Monday, May 10, 2021 – ADVOCACY FOLDERS – Teachers give back the advocacy folders to Seniors.
Saturday, May 15, 2021 – Prom @ South High School - 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Contact Ms. Bradley regarding ticket sales. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Guests must be signed up in advance.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 –FINALS – All Seniors must complete this requirement!
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 – Senior Breakfast and Senior Celebration
Senior Breakfast – 7:45 a.m. in the cafeteria - You must purchase your ticket in advance from Mrs. Graytok (Bookkeeper). Come early, visit and take pictures with fellow seniors in the hall. This may be one of the last times you will be together with all of your classmates. Clothing: Girls - white or light colored dresses, Boys - dress clothes.
Senior Meeting / Celebration – 9:00 a.m. in cafeteria immediately after breakfast – You must be there for final directions regarding graduation practice. Obligations may be paid at this time. Celebration takes place of Convocation – All parents and friends are invited to attend. Senior Celebration is the only place your awards and honors will be read out loud along with other information
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - Graduation Day
Graduation Practice – May 26th – 10:00 a.m. @ WSU Koch Arena (enter through Main Entrance).
Commencement Ceremonies - WSU Koch Arena 7:00 p.m. Be at the arena and in line at 6:15 p.m. sharp.
Photo-handshake will be taken with Mrs. Ledy. Clothing: Cool clothing, Girls- white or light colored dresses, Boys - Dark pants, socks and shoes. Make sure that you are wearing your Cap, Stole, Gown and Tassel.
DVD Available for Graduation – Video will include presentation of diplomas of each student. Available for purchase on line at www.graduationwichita.com., by mail, and at graduation. DVD will be mailed 10 days following graduation. It will be streamed live on the above address for people that can’t make graduation.
May 27 through June 13, 2021 - Final Transcripts
Seniors must request that their final transcript be sent to their post-secondary school from May 27th through June 13th. Instructions on how to do this are located in the Sending Transcripts section.