Senior Timeline 2019
September 14, 2019 - Senior Portrait Retakes (10-2:00)
- If you are retaking pictures – No Fee, if you turn in your proofs from first shoot.
- Be warned, if you take a retake picture you may not use the first picture you took.
- Only The retake picture will be your only available picture to buy packages from and be in the Yearbook.
- Must get on sign-up list available in Mr. Larson’s room F113
- If this is your first time taking a Senior Picture then the sitting fee:
- $20.00 charge (formal pictures only, no casuals available)
- Free if no proofs needed (only a Yearbook picture)
- Must get on sign-up list available in Mr. Larson’s room F113
Want your own senior page in the yearbook? The pricing for Senior Ads is $200 in August. The price increases on September 1st to $225 through October. On November 1st, the price increases to $250. On December 1st, the price increases to $275. On January 1st, the price increases to $300. Avoid paying more, by purchasing your Senior Ad early! See Mr. Larson for more information.
Tip: You need to take the ACT and the SAT. Get registered through the Guidance Department. Don't wait until the last testing date to test.
September 1, 2018 - Purchase your yearbook. Cost: 50.00 (Price will increase on September 30, 2018)
October 5, 2018 - 8:00 - 9:00: MHS Auditorium; Announcement presentation; Receive Diploma Listing: Herff Jones will present the packages available for purchase. Announcements are not a required purchase. You will also be able to purchase other senior items such as t-shirts and extra tassels. None of these purchases are required. These announcements do not guarantee seats at graduation. Do not bring money on this day. You will only be looking at the items available for purchase.
October 12, 2018 - 9:00 - 2:00: Order announcements from Herff Jones - Library - See schedule for ordering on the library door. You should bring at least an $90.00 deposit to order the package that you chose on October 5th. Reps will be on campus until lunch. If you are unable to order on this date, you can click here and order online. All Seniors will order Caps and Gowns on this day during their order times. This is the only required purchase for graduation. The cost is $52.00. This $52.00 does count toward the $90.00 deposit required to purchase additional senior memorabilia.
October 12, 2018 - Diploma listing is due, completed, including parent signature, to Mrs. Wiggins. If your Diploma Listing is not received by 2:40 on 10/12/18, a late fee of $2.00 shall be assessed.
October 26, 2018 - $50.00 Grad Bash Deposit due to Ms. Bigale. This deposit is non-refundable. The rest of the money may be paid in installments. Payments must be complete on TBA.
Tip: If you are planning to early admit to a four-year university, you need to begin applying during the month of October.
November 7, 2018 - Senior Day at Chipola from 8:30 - 1:30. Students must make sure that their notarized permission slips are on file in the office. All students must have trip specific permission forms filled out and turned in to Ms. Wiggins by October 19, 2018. All students will ride the bus unless they attend Chipola classes or have OJT. All dual enrollment and OJT students must have a note from parents confirming the need to drive attached to the permission form.
November 30, 2018 - Grad Bash payment due to Ms. Bigale. ($45.00)
Tip: You should already be finding and filling out scholarship applications. See Mrs. Wiggins in guidance.
January 31, 2019 - Grad Bash payment due to Ms. Bigale ($45.00) Please note that you may pay your balance in full prior to this date.
February 6, 2019 – Last day to turn in Cap & Gown money to get on the list for Feb. 8th
February 8, 2019 -- Cap and Gown pictures
- Only for students who are buying a picture package
- These pictures only are not going into the Yearbook
- Packages forms will be available approximately 2 weeks in advance and must be filled out and prepaid by February 6th to be on the list.
- No one is taking Cap & Gown that is not on the list, it must be prepaid.
Feb. 28, 2019 - Final Grad Bash payment is due to Ms. Bigale. ($45.00) Please note that you may pay your balance in full prior to this date.
March 27, 2019 - Announcements will be delivered - Auditorium - 8:30 - 10:30. Pick-up appointment times will be posted on the library door. Announcements should be mailed about 1 month prior to graduation. Check out this link for graduation etiquette: http://www.emilypost.com/social-life/celebrations-through-life/82-graduation
April 9, 2019 - Grad Bash meeting in the auditorium (2:30 PM).
May 10, 2019 - All Seniors will meet in the Auditorium at 2:30. Seniors will receive prom invites, debt reminders, and other important information about graduation. Please plan to attend.
May 10, 2019 - Final Senior Day
May 11, 2019 - Prom - Location: MHS Gymnasium (ONLY MHS Seniors attend free of charge. Seniors planning to attend must register between March 27-April 14.)
TBA - 8:00am has been set to determine Senior Class Rankings (Val/Sal/Honor Graduates). It is up to you to complete any make up work and take care of any attendance issues before this date.
May 16, 2019 - Senior Recognition Night: 6:00 P.M. (all Senior awards will be given on this night) Seniors will march in. Seniors will line up to process into the auditorium outside of the library at 5:30 P.M. Mr. Martin requests that all seniors wear appropriate dressy attire for Senior Recognition Night. All graduates and guests are invited to attend a reception immediately following in the library that is provided by the National Honor Society. While you are strongly encouraged to attend Senior Recognition Night, it is not a requirement to walk at graduation.
May 16, 2019--Speeches for val and sal should be submitted to Mrs. Law by this date. If you do not turn in your speech by this date, you will not be allowed to give a speech at graduation.
May 22, 2019 - Senior Breakfast and Bulldog Signing - 8:00 am - Come and join your class for the senior breakfast and bulldog signing. Feel free to bring a camera and get some final pictures of you and your friends before graduation! Wear your favorite purple and gold.
Graduation Practice: These practice times are MANDATORY. We are giving you advance notice of the dates so that you may make arrangements to be off work. You will not be excused due to work. If you miss a practice and it is unexcused, you will not be able to walk at graduation. We will practice in the gymnasium and on the field. If graduation has to be moved off of the field due to inclement weather, it will be held in the MHS gymnasium. IF it is held in the MHS Gymnasium, you will receive a limited number of tickets for your family.
May 20, 2019 - MHS Gymnasium and Bulldog Stadium: 9:00am - Until (plan for at least 2+ hours) We will begin practice in the gym on this day. Wear sunscreen.
May 21, 2019 - MHS Gymnasium and Bulldog Stadium: 9:00am - Until (plan for at least 2+ hours) We will begin practice at the field on this day, and then move to the gym. Wear sunscreen.
May 22, 2019 - MHS Gymnasium and Bulldog Stadium: 9:00am - Until (plan for at least 2+ hours) We will begin practice in the gym on this day. Wear sunscreen.
Graduation Night at Bulldog Stadium
May 23, 2019 - Seniors should be at Bulldog Stadium at 7:15 PM. Graduation begins at 8:00 PM.
Pictures of each graduate will be taken by professional photographers as he or she receives a diploma. Parents are not allowed on the field to take pictures. The professional pictures may be ordered online. http://www.gradimages.com Go to the link for more info.
Attire: Business Dressy: Girls should wear a dress or pants suit or dress with dress shoes. Remember that you are walking on the grass - stilettos are not a good idea. Boys should wear dress pants or dressy khaki pants, a button down shirt with a tie, and dress shoes.
Note: Project Graduation is organized and funded by the parents of the graduating class. Marianna High School does not organize functions related to fundraising or hosting the event.