2021 Graduation Information
2021 GRADUATING CLASS: Important Information Concerning Graduation
- Graduation will be held at SULPHUR HIGH SCHOOL
- DATE: May 21
- TIME: 5:00pm
- Last day for seniors: May 10th – All graduation requirements due to be eligible to graduate.
Our philosophy – Graduation is a privilege earned through much hard work, sweat, and tears by many and, as such, it is treated with the upmost respect and dignity that it deserves.
The following information is for all potential graduating seniors and their parents/guardians:
NOTE: Only graduating seniors will be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony. This means that the student has met all requirements of the diploma track under which they are obligated.
ALL SENIOR OBLIGATIONS MUST BE TAKEN CARE OF by May 10th. (THIS INCLUDES Senior Fees, Lunch, IDs, and Library Fees) Please pay school fees in the principal’s office. Please pay with cash or a money order. Fees can be checked by logging into Student Access Center or by call 337-217-4960, ext. 7105. If you have any concerns, please come by the school and speak with our principal, Mrs. Guillory.
Locker Clean Out: All lockers should be cleaned out before leaving campus on May 10th.
This includes all athletic, band, dance or JROTC members’ lockers.
All senior supplies are ordered through Graduate Sales. They can be reached at 337-480-4048. The ONLY items we require seniors to order are their cap and gowns, diploma covers, and stole – a minimum of $115.71. Everything else is optional but please understand that once you placed the order you are contractually obligated to pay that debt before you will be allowed to participate in graduation.
GRADUATION WILL BE HELD at Matt Walker Memorial Stadium at Sulphur High School, located at 100 Sycamore Street in Sulphur at 5:00 pm. Lineup assignments and 2021 graduate stole, honor cords, and medallions will be handed out at this time. Please watch for REMIND Notices and EMAILS for further instructions on arrivial time for seniors, tickets for family and friends, and parking.
ALL GRADUATING SENIORS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND GRADUATION UNLESS EXCUSED BY
MRS. GUILLORY. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you decide not to participate in the graduation ceremony.
Parents and students will not be allowed on the field, save seats, or hang banners before or during the ceremony. Caps and gowns should be worn into Sulphur Football Stadium. Cell phones will not be allowed on the field. Seniors should leave cell phones with parents. Failure to comply will result in non-participation in the graduation ceremony. Any senior arriving late once the procession has started will not be able to participate in the graduation ceremony. Remember to always practice social distancing.
- All young ladies are required to wear dresses or blouses and skirts (there is NO stipulation on the color or
style of dresses) or navy, brown or black dress slacks. Dresses/skirts should not be longer than the graduation robe nor should they extend up beyond the collar of the robe or past the sleeve line. Jeans are not allowed.
- Ladies shoes are required to HAVE A BACK STRAP. Heels of any kind are not allowed due to artificial turf football field. Sandals with strap, flats, or flat wedges of any color may be worn. Beach shoes, slippers, and flip -flops are NOT ALLOWED.
- All young men are required to wear a collared or polo style shirt (white preferred), dark full ties, bowties, and navy, brown, or black dress slacks & black, brown or navy dress shoes. Dress shoes, sperry or Sperry like shoes are accepted. Beach shoes, slippers, sandals, and flip-flops are NOT ALLOWED. Shorts and jeans are NOT ALLOWED.
***Corsages and boutonnieres are not allowed on the graduation robe nor are any stoles or sashes other than those provided by LaGrange High School. Only issued tassels are allowed & no decorations of any kind are permitted on the cap, stole, or any part of the graduation attire. No large jewelry or chains will be allowed to be worn on top of the gown.
Should you be unsure as to whether what you are planning to wear will be acceptable, it is always better to ask about your specific article of clothing or send a picture through REMIND. This will avoid the embarrassment of being told you cannot walk graduation night because you are dressed improperly.
More information will come about the specifics of graduation tickets and seating arrangements. Thank you for being patient as we continue to share the influx of information concerning the BIG DAY. Congratulations, Class of 2021!!