Class of 2009 Graduation Information
*If you have won any scholarships (academic and/or
athletic), please bring a copy of your award letter to the BT Office
- we need this as confirmation of your award. We will recognize you
during the ceremony.
submit copies of ALL college/university/community/civic athletic
scholarship awards and military appointments regardless of
acceptance to your counselor.
example, if a student is offered a full presidential scholarship
from two different institutions, we need copies of both letters in
order to recognize the student’s accomplishments. We will also
count both awards in the Class of 2008’s final scholarship total
although the student can only accept one scholarship award.
Please make a
request for a final transcript to be sent to the college/university
you plan to attend next year prior to graduation practice on May
23. A final transcript is NOT automatically sent for you unless
you request it. Requests can be made in the Senior Office
until May 16. If attending a Georgia college/university, you
may request a transcript via
www.GAcollege411.org. Information sheets are available in the
senior office. Transcripts cost $2.00 each. (Exact change please).
of students who owe books, materials, equipment, fees, discipline
consequences, parking tickets, etc. will be posted in the Senior
Office in early May. Letters have been mailed to those students who
may have outstanding debts. Please clear any debts quickly!
*You will not practice or participate in the graduation ceremony if
these debts are not paid.
announcement packages sent to our school have been delivered to the
graduates. Caps and gowns will be delivered by April16. Check your
package to be sure it is complete and not damaged in any way. Do
not iron it! Hang it or steam it. If you have problems with your
order please contact Balfour at
www.hrcampussupply.com or call 1-866-694-8155.
Video and Photographs
A video of
the graduation ceremony will be available for sale. Additionally, a
photograph of each graduate receiving his/her diploma will be
taken-more information to follow. You may order online at
mygradphotos.com. Video will be provided by
MemoryMakers and information on ordering will be provided at
Gown Portraits- MAY 22 from 12-4 in the mezzanine of the new gym.
Caps, gowns and tassels will be provided to avoid the risk of
damaging your own items. Sign up in the Senior Office.
allocation for graduation:
tickets per graduate to be used for the Stadium ceremony ONLY.
tickets per graduate to be used for the New Gym ceremony ONLY
in the event of inclement weather. Tickets will be distributed at
practice. There are NO extra tickets available.
Needs Seating: There
will be limited space available for ticketed guests that require
special seating. There will be space available for one special
needs guest and one additional guest to sit in this area.
Please contact your administrator in advance of the graduation
ceremony for more information. Maps of special needs areas will
- May 18
Baccalaureate Service -
PM/First Baptist Church of Powder Springs
Springs, Ga 30127
reception directly following sponsored by MHS PTSA
Gown will be worn
- May 21 -22
– Graduation Practice
9:00 – 12:00 in the
before practice on May 22
All expectations for
behavior and dress code will be enforced. All fines and debts MUST
be paid prior to May 21
If all goes well, then
there will be no practice on the day of graduation – May 23.
- May 23-
Graduation 7:00 PM
Boys- White Dress shirts and dark ties, dark dress slacks, socks
and dress shoes.
Girls- Cream or
white dresses (Gowns are white and your dress should not show
through), comfortable white or cream dress shoes- you will climb
stairs and walk across the stage in front of your families and
classmates- no tumbling!
RULES FOR ALL- NO SHORTS, FLIP-FLOPS, SNEAKERS, SLIPPERS,
DECORATIONS OR ADORNMENTS ON CAPS OR GOWNS.
ONLY SCHOOL-RELATED CORDS, STOLES AND TASSELS WILL BE ALLOWED.
You will NOT participate in the ceremony if you are not dressed appropriately!
- Diplomas may
be picked up in the new gym immediately following the ceremony.
this exciting time in your lives but…Stay Focused!