Senior Huskies and Families:
Congratulations!! You are about to experience one of the most memorable times in your life: High School Graduation! We are excited for all of you, and we are looking forward to the fun months we have ahead of us.
We want to provide you with information about graduation events, commencement, behavior expectations, and dress codes. Please be sure to note all of this important information for each of the senior events.
We are moving forward with planning, however, our plans could change due to the pandemic. We are hopeful that we will be able to celebrate with all of our traditions, but if we must change, we are committed to finding ways to celebrate these amazing kids!
Commencement Ceremony 2022
When: May 16, 2022 at 7 PM
Where: LMCU Ballpark
4500 West River Drive, Comstock Park, MI
Requirements for Graduation
Students must complete the required Michigan Merit Curriculum (MMC) credits and earn a minimum of 22.5 credits to graduate and walk at commencement. See your counselor if you have questions regarding your graduation credits.
Senior Yearbook Tributes
In a few months, your senior will be graduating, and you will be looking for a way to commemorate the experience. The 2021-2022 yearbook is giving you the opportunity to buy space in the yearbook to include a personal advertisement that will help celebrate this moment. Orders must be submitted by Friday, February 11th. Click here for more information.
Caps, Gowns, and Announcements
If you have not ordered your cap and gown please do so immediately at jostens.com Orders placed after March 18th are not guaranteed to arrive in time for graduation. IMPORTANT NOTE: Stoles are a different color than what we have used in the past. If your student is borrowing a cap & gown from a sibling or friend please be sure to order this year’s tassel and stole.
If you have questions or need help ordering please call Jostens directly at 1-800-Jostens.
At this time we are planning for each senior to receive eight (8) tickets. This is subject to change due to COVID restrictions. Tickets will be provided to your senior immediately following the Senior Celebration at the Fine Art Center on Sunday, May 15th. If your senior is not able to attend, they may pick up their tickets at the commencement rehearsal the morning of May 16, 2022.
Scholarships/Awards/Post High School Plans
Students must submit this information by Friday, April 15th to be included in the Commencement program. Regarding college information, please submit only information for the college you have been accepted to and plan to attend.)
Senior Recognition and Commencement Attire and Behavior
Graduation ceremonies are provided for those who wish to participate. They are dignified occasions and we are confident that all graduates will dress and act appropriately. Graduates who do not meet the dress requirements will not be permitted to participate in the ceremonies.
Please follow these dress guidelines:
Boys: Dark dress pants (no jeans), collared shirt, tie, dress shoes, and dark socks (no athletic shoes, boots, or sandals).
Girls: Knee/calf-length dress, or skirt/dress slacks and a blouse, dress shoes (no athletic shoes, or boots); no corsages are to be worn on gowns. Purses should be left with parents or at home. PLEASE NOTE THIS YEAR BECAUSE THE CEREMONY IS AT THE BALLPARK, LADIES WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO WEAR HIGH HEELS. THEY MAY WEAR, WEDGES, PLATFORMS, OR FLATS.
Gowns & Stoles – Please steam or press gowns with a cool iron. They are very wrinkled when you take them out of the packaging.
Caps – Caps should be worn flat on the head (bobby-pinned if necessary). No decor is allowed on the cap.
Senior Exam Exemption Criteria 2022
- Must be passing all of your classes
- 85% or better average within the class (No rounding allowed)
- No unexcused absences (parents have 2 business days to call and excuse an absence)
- Two or fewer tardies for the semester within the class
- NO disciplinary actions at all – academic or athletic (detentions/suspensions/computer use/social probation/etc…)
- No felony or misdemeanor convictions outside of school
Exemption from Semester II Final Exam if AP Exam is taken:
- For seniors who are taking the AP examination in the course, and who have an 85% in the AP class on May 1st and fulfilled the above criteria, she/he is exempt from taking a senior final exam in that class. If not, the student will take a senior exam during the time specified in their building.
If all of these criteria are met during the second semester, you may waive your exams.