Graduation 2016

 

Graduation will be held on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 6:00 PM in the Whitman-Hanson Regional High School Gymnasium.


 

Senior Prom – Friday, May 27, 2016 7-11PM at Indian Pond, Kingston


Principal's Letter to the Class of 2016


 

Class of 2016 Senior Events

 

May 5-13                 Senior Prom Tickets on Sale (available afterschool in Rm. 300)                         Tickets $65 per person

                                 Class dues MUST be paid in full

                                                           

      ***Seniors MUST sign-up for Senior Banquet (free event)

 

May 2-12                                             Advanced Placement Exams

 

Wednesday, May 25                           Early Release for Seniors Only, Periods 1 & 2 Finals

 

Thursday, May 26                              Early Release for Seniors Only, Periods 3 & 4 Finals

 

Friday, May 27                                   Early Release for Seniors Only, Periods 5 & 6 Finals

 

                                                            Last day for Seniors to settle obligations (books, discipline, class dues, etc.)

 

                                                            Senior Prom at Indian Pond, Kingston – 7:00PM-11:00PM

 

Tuesday, May 31                                Deadline for completion of all student make-up

 

                                                            Senior Banquet at Halifax Country Club – 6:00PM-10:00PM

 

Wednesday, June 1                             Commencement Rehearsal in Performing Arts Center – 9:00AM

                                                            Caps and gowns distributed (all obligations MUST be settled)

 

Senior Awards Night in Performing Arts Center – 6:30PM

                                                                         

Thursday, June 2                                Commencement Rehearsal in Performing Arts Center – 9:00AM

                                                           

                                                            Senior Class Cookout following Commencement Rehearsal on Athletic Fields

 

                                                            Baccalaureate – 7:00PM St. Joseph the Worker, Hanson

 

Friday, June 3                                    Commencement Evening

                                                            6:00 PM Whitman- Hanson Regional High School Gymnasium

                                                            All participants should plan to report to Student Dining no later than 5:00PM

 

Tuesday, June 7                                  Kiwanis Celebration in PAC & Student Dining at 6:30PM

                                                            Invited Student MVPs should report to Student Dining no later than 6:15PM

 


 

 

 

GRADUATION INFORMATION AND PROCEDURES

 

GENERAL ADMISSIONS

Doors will open @ 5:00 PM to the public for general seating (no tickets are necessary). Entrance will be limited to the student entrance closest to the gym. Reserving seats is not allowed. Overflow viewing for graduation is on the walking track and Performing Arts Center (live video telecast).

 

            HANDICAP ENTRANCE AND PARKING

Any person requiring handicap access and seating will be accommodated at the athletic entrance at the side of the school starting at 4:30 PM.  Only one person is allowed to accompany anyone needing assistance and seating for both will be limited to the section closest to the exit door. This is for the convenience of the handicapped individual.

                                                                             

             SHUTTLE BUS                                      

We will be offering shuttle buses that will operate starting @ 5:00 PM. There are three scheduled stop locations. Locations are as follows: At both Franklin Street entrances to the school, at the main driveway intersection by the tennis courts, and Winter Street near train tracks on Franklin Street. After graduation, shuttle buses will load and make one run back to Franklin Street. Return service will not be available after the first return run. Return service is intended for those with limited mobility.

 

GRADUATES’ ENTRANCE AND PARKING

On the day of graduation, all graduates will park in the junior parking area (lower lot) and walk up the access path. Graduates should arrive no later than 5:00 PM and enter the school by the athletic entrance and file directly to Student Dining. No guests are allowed to enter at this door. The ceremony will start promptly @ 6:00 PM. Graduates should not bring valuables with them since there is no place to keep them secure. We cannot be responsible for any lost or stolen items.

 

GRADUATION

  • Only appropriate messages on graduation caps and absolutely no messages on the gowns
  • “Dress Casual” is recommended for attire under gowns. Remember that your legs and footwear are most visible (wearing sandals is discouraged)
  • No noise makers
  • Turn off all cell phones
  • No tickets are needed for guests. All guests are welcome!
  • Enjoy the ceremony!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


    • ThuMay26 Early Release for HS Seniors Only- Final Exams
    • FriMay27 Last Day of School for Seniors
    • FriMay27 Senior Prom - Indian Pond, Kingston 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM

610 Franklin Street Whitman, MA 02382
Phone: (781) 618-7000 FAX: (781)-618-7099

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