INFORMATION FOR SENIORS

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    CLASS OF 2018 CONTACTS

    Senior Guidance Counselor – Mrs. Tiffany Hoyos

    Senior Dean - Mr. Freeston Smith

    Senior Sponsor – Ms. Sabrina Torres & Mr. Paul Gleason

    Graduation Coordinator – Mr. Adam Langenmayr

     

    GRADUATION DATE

    Thursday, May 24, 2018 

    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.

     


    SENIOR SUPPLY ORDERS

    For all orders please visit www.rhodesgraduation.com or call 904-272-7419

    GRADUATION INFORMATION

    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:

    STOLES
    Silver Stole
    3.0 and above weighted final GPA
    Honor stoles are the property of WPHS and must be returned following the graduation ceremony.

    HONOR CORDS
    Gold Cord
    4.0 and above weighted final GPA

    Silver Cord
    3.5 - 3.999 weighted final GPA

    Teal Cord
    3.0 - 3.499 weighted final GPA

    White Cord
    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

    Purple Cord
    Science National Honor Society - Paid member of the West Port High School chapter of the SNHS

    Navy Cord
    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

    Red Cord
    Complete the Medical Academy program AND maintain a 3.0 or above unweighted GPA OR a 3.5 or above weighted GPA

    MEDALLIONS
    Class Medallion
    Purchased as part of the cap and gown package
    Honor cords and medallions are yours to keep following graduation.
     
    BACCALAUREATE CEREMONY

    May , 2018 @ 6:00 PM in the in the Performing Arts Center.  This ceremony is put on by the Student Advisory Council and is optional.  It lasts about an hour.  Seniors are to wear their cap and gown and adhere to the graduation ceremony dress code. 

     

    MANDATORY GRADUATION PRACTICE

    Graduation Practice/Senior Breakfast:  

    • 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

    Graduation:   May 24, 2018 @ 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 giservice@gradimages.net.