Announcements

Updated Graduation Information!!!

April 27, 2022

See the information below for the most up-to-date details about the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2022!

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Graduation Date: Wednesday, May 25th

Time: 9:00 am (PROCESSIONAL WILL START AT 8:45AM)

Location: Addition Financial Arena (UCF)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT GRADUATION

  • Cap/Gown: if you have NOT ordered, Herff Jones will have extra cap and gowns for purchase on Distribution Day (Friday, May 20th) for $120.00

On Friday May, 20th, Students will arrive by Alpha Order as follows:

  • Last names beginning with A-G 8:00-9:30 am
  • Last names beginning with H-O 9:30-11:00 am
  • Last names beginning with P-Z 11:00-12:30 pm

TICKETS

  • Graduates will receive 8 tickets (this includes children over the age of 6) Pick up on Friday, May 20th.
  • All Debts must be CLEARED prior to receiving tickets.  Extra Tickets will be sold for $1.00 after 12:30pm on Friday, May 20th.  First come first serve, limited amount.

PARKING

  • Garage F means FREE with Cap/Gown AND Student must be inside the vehicle to park in Lot F
  • Any extra cars: PARKING FEE OF $10 (cash) CARPOOL!

ENTRANCE

  • Enter the building on the East Side (Stadium Side) Doors with Black Awning

ARRIVAL

  • Enter the Arena through the East Side of the Stadium by the BLACK AWNING!
  • Arrive between 7:15 am and 7:30am - YOU MUST BE ON TIME! to check in and get ready for the line-up!
  • Have your CAP & GOWN in hand when you arrive
  • You will go through a security checkpoint and Proper Dress Inspection before entering the arena.

DO NOT BRING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

  • Purses, NO CELL PHONES, cameras or any personal items-you will be sent back to your vehicles to store them! (Keys in pockets are okay)

ARRIVAL FOR PARENTS AND GUESTS

  • Parents & Guests will be able to ENTER the Stadium front doors starting at 8:00 am.  All guests must have tickets to enter.
  • Graduation will begin promptly at 9:00 am! (processional will start at 8:45am)

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  • Graduates are in alphabetical order. Have guest sit in the section you will be sitting.

DRESS CODE

  • Hang  your cap and gown to remove the wrinkles. DO NOT IRON YOUR GOWN or HOOD!
  • BUSINESS CASUAL ATTIRE FOR MEN AND WOMEN:
    • Men – Collared dress shirt and ties to showcase a professional and tidy appearance. Gentleman wear a dark colored dress pant.
    • Women – Dress, scoop neck top with modest cut or collared blouse, dress pants and/or skirt.
      • Avoid brightly colored bottoms if you choose to wear dress pants, as they can be seen below the hem of the gown and stick to darker colors. For pants and skirts that are shorter in length and can’t be seen, a bright color is acceptable.  Skirts should be relatively narrow — no wider than an A-line style – as puffy skirts can add volume to an already voluminous gown.
  • Do not wear the following items…Jeans, rompers, shorts, tennis shoes, flip-flops, etc.
  • Suggestion: Always bring a change of shoes, just in case your first pair ends up being uncomfortable later

MORTAR BOARD (CAPS):

  • Caps MUST be School Appropriate!  At check-in, caps will be reviewed.
  • If a cap is decorated inappropriately, we will confiscate.
  • A fee of $5 will be charged to receive a new cap

POST GRADUATION DISMISSAL

  • Pre-arrange with your parents where you will meet following graduation. ABSOLUTELY NO CELL PHONES!
  • You will exit from the rear of The Venue; by Garage F
  • Once the ceremony has ended, the UCF ARENA will not permit people to loiter.  No one is permitted onto the arena floor.

CEREMONY DECORUM

  • Honor every graduate.
  • Honor your Principal, faculty  members, and our special guests.
  • Honor your school and your family.
  • Parents taking pictures must remain seated.
  • No one allowed on the Stadium floor during the ceremony except the graduates and staff.
  • This is a dignified ceremony. No one is to  bring noise makers of any type, balloons, beach balls, banners, food or drink.  These items are NOT allowed by the UCF staff or Lake Mary administration.

GRADUATION CEREMONY WILL BE LIVE STREAMED!

  • The link will be posted on the LMHS website, on the Senior page.
  • Concrete Lyons Production also offers a weblink that is FREE to download the ceremony. The link is below.
  • Personalized graduation videos can be purchased using the information below.

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