Graduation Ceremony

Graduation Ceremony

General Information

Graduation is at 7:00 pm on May 26 at the Cable Dahmer Arena (19100 E Valley View Parkway, Independence, MO 64055).  Doors open for guests to enter the building at 6:30 pm.



Dress Code

Graduation is one of the defining moments in our seniors' lives. Our graduating seniors have asked all who will share their graduation to demonstrate respect for their accomplishment. To that end, they have requested the following guidelines regarding guests' dress.

Guests
  • Men are asked to dress in slacks, shirt, and shoes. Senior citizens only will be considered presentable in tennis/walking shoes.
  • Women are asked to wear a dress or slacks or skirt and shirt with shoes or dress sandals. Senior citizens only will be considered presentable in tennis/walking shoes.
  • Children 12 and under will be considered presentable in shorts, blue jeans, tennis shoes, and t-shirts.
  • Hats should be removed before entering the building.
Graduates
  • Males are asked to wear slacks, shirt, and shoes. (No blue jeans, shorts, t-shirts, tennis shoes, beach/shower sandals)
  • Females are asked to wear a dress, slacks, or skirt with dress shoes or sandals. (No blue jeans, shorts, t-shirts, tennis shoes, beach/shower sandals)
  • Graduation cap decoration is permitted per staff and administration approval.
Ceremony Rules of Conduct
Graduation is one of the defining moments in our seniors' lives. Our graduating seniors have asked all who will share their graduation to demonstrate respect for their accomplishment. To that end, they have requested the following guidelines regarding guests' behavior.

Guests
  • Noise makers of any kind are not allowed.
  • Cell phones and electronic devices should be silenced.
  • Photographs may be take discretely from your seat only. Professional photographs will be available. Fifteen minutes after the ceremony is complete, graduates and their families are free to take photographs.
  • Abide by instructions by of the auditorium facility and staff.
Graduates
  • Graduates will be respectful of their peers at all times.
  • Graduates will present themselves in a dignified manner appropriate to the occasion.
  • Graduates will carry their name index card only. Noise makers, toys, and gadgets are not permitted.
  • Graduates will abide by the requests of their faculty escort.
Pictures and Video
Photographs may be take discretely from your seat only. Professional photographs will be available. Fifteen minutes after the ceremony is complete, graduates and their families are free to take photographs.

 



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