INFORMATION FOR SENIORS
Please complete this linked Graduation Survey/Agreement prior to May 1. This is required to receive your cap & gown.
Click HERE for important Graduation dates and FAQs.
CLASS OF 2018 CONTACTS
Senior Guidance Counselor – Mrs. Jeanette Rivera
Senior Dean - Mrs. Sarah Umholtz
Senior Sponsor – Ms. Sabrina Torres
Graduation Coordinator – Mr. Adam Langenmayr
Friday, May 24, 2019
Location: West Port High School Stadium
Graduation Time: The processional from the Performing Arts Center (PAC), across the campus to the football stadium begins at 5:30 PM. Graduates are seated in the football stadium and opening remarks will begin at 6:00 PM.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 6:00 PM.
Location: Performing Arts Center (PAC).
This ceremony is coordinated by the Student Advisory Council (SAC) and is optional. The ceremony lasts for about one hour. Seniors that wish to attend should wear their cap and gown and adhere to the graduation ceremony dress code.
SENIOR CAP and GOWN ORDERS
For all orders please visit RHODES GRADUATION or call 904-272-7419
Graduation Honor Cords and Stoles
Graduation is a time to recognize achievement! Honor cords and stoles add a level of distinction for students who have earned it. Graduates will receive their honor cords at graduation practice. Honor stoles will be distributed just prior to the graduation ceremony. Only official WPHS honor cords, stoles, and medallions distributed by West Port High School may be worn at the graduation ceremony.
Refer to the chart below for requirements:
3.0 and above weighted final GPA
Honor stoles are the property of WPHS and must be returned following the graduation ceremony.
4.0 and above weighted final GPA
3.5 - 3.999 weighted final GPA
3.0 - 3.499 weighted final GPA
National Honor Society - Paid member of the West Port High School Chapter of the NHS
Light Blue Cord
Mu Alpha Theta - Paid member of the West Port High School Chapter of Mu Alpha Theta
Science National Honor Society - Paid member of the West Port High School chapter of the SNHS
Member of the Marion County Center for the Arts magnet program for a minimum of three years AND maintain a 3.0 or above unweighted GPA OR a 3.5 or above weighted GPA
Complete the Medical Academy program AND maintain a 3.0 or above unweighted GPA OR a 3.5 or above weighted GPA
Purchased as part of the cap and gown package
Honor cords and medallions are yours to keep following graduation.
MANDATORY GRADUATION PRACTICE
Friday, May 10, 2019: Graduation Practice/Senior Breakfast:
This is a FULL SCHOOL DAY. Seniors are extpected to be in attendance from 9:26 AM - 3:36 PM
All seniors MUST attend practice that day. Seniors who do not attend graduation practice will not be permitted to walk in the graduation ceremony.
Seniors need to report directly to the PAC.
Do NOT bring backpacks, purses, or anything else to practice.
Graduation: May 24, 2019 @ 6:00 PM
Time: 6:00 PM (procession begins at 5:30 PM from Performing Arts Center (PAC)
Location: Football Stadium
Gates open: 5:00 PM for families and guests
Senior Arrival: Seniors must be in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at 4:00 PM
GRADUATION DRESS CODE FOR SENIORS:
Girls: A dress, or skirt (at least knee length) and blouse, or dress pants outfit, and dress shoes.
Boys: White dress shirt with dark slacks, a tie, and dark dress shoes.
Both: No jeans, denim, shorts, flip flops, shower shoes, or athletic shoes will be allowed. This is a formal, celebratory occasion and we must dress accordingly.
GRADUATION PHOTO INFORMATION
If you have any questions about your graduation photographs, please contact Grad Images at (800) 261-2576 or online at www.gradimages.com or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.