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MHS Graduation Information
Posted 01/26/2018 06:59PM

Student Facts for Graduation 2017-2018

Graduation Schedule for 2018:

  • Mansfield High School - Friday, May 25 @ 7:00 p.m. 

  • Graduation ceremonies will be held at the Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts (the Center) located at 1110 W. Debbie Lane, Mansfield, TX 76063: http://www.center.mansfieldisd.org 

  • Seating capacity at the Center is 5360 and parking capacity is 2000. 

  • Seating is reserved seating (Seating is not first come, first serve) 

  • Each student will receive 8 reserved seat tickets and 3 parking passes 

  • These 8 tickets will be grouped together 

  • Every person regardless of age must have a ticket (per Fire Code) 

  • For handicapped seating, contact the Academic Associate Principal’s secretary, Lori Berney at MHS: loriberney@misdmail.org or 682-314-0171 no later than 4/6/18. 

  • Tickets will be issued Thursday, May 3, 2018 in the MHS cafeteria during all three lunches.

    Instructions for acquiring tickets: 

    1. Seniors must return iPad with charger/accessories & be cleared of all fines in order to pick up graduation tickets on May 3, 2008. 

    2. Students will not be allowed to pick up tickets without a current MHS school ID. 

    3. Students not utilizing all tickets are encouraged to return extras to Mrs. Priddy’s office. 

    4. Graduates needing additional tickets should check with classmates for extra tickets. 

    5. Students may sign up for extra tickets from May 3 – May 11 with Ms. Berney in the Academic Associate Principal’s office. Signing up for extra tickets does not guarantee that the number of tickets requested will be provided. Extra tickets will be dispersed on May 14 at a place and time to be announced later. The number of extra tickets cannot be determined in advance. Seniors must be cleared of all fines and have a current MHS ID to pick up extra tickets. 

    o An overflow room at the Center will be used for a live broadcast of the ceremony for guests without tickets to view the ceremony and then have access to graduates after the ceremony. 

    Students who have not ordered cap and gown should contact Brad Golden at Jostens: www.goldengraduation.com 817-461-6837 

On the day of Graduation, May 25, 2018:

  • Seniors, faculty advisors, and administration will meet at the home campus and transportation will be provided to the Center for the ceremony 

  • Schedule: 

o Students will report to the MHS Cafeteria at 4:00pm on May 25th dressed and ready to go with cap, gown & tassel (Don’t lose tassel – they are $10 to replace) o Transportation will leave the home campus for the Center 2 hours and 30 minutes prior to the graduation start time

o Students will stage in the banquet room at the Center
o Students will prepare to enter the auditorium 10-15 minutes prior to start time
o Transportation will be provided for students that do not have transportation back to their home campus approximately 30-45 minutes after the ceremony

  • Students and faculty advisors will be seated on the stage or partier 

  • Guests admission to the Center auditorium will begin 1 hour prior to the graduation start time

  • Students will be expected to dress appropriately for the ceremony 

o Specific campus guidelines will be communicated to students.
o Students should leave purses and back packs at home. Items brought in by students must be able to fit in pockets (ex. Cell phone, lip stick); girls may carry a small cross-body purse worn under their gown as long as it doesn’t look bulky.

  • No hired video or photography is allowed in the Center. 

  • No flowers, balloons, noise-makers, or air-horns will be allowed in any part of the Center at any time before, during, or after the graduation ceremonies

  • Food and drink will not be allowed in the Center before, during, or after the graduation ceremonies. Graduates need to eat prior to arriving at the MHS cafeteria at 4:00pm.

  • In preparation for the next graduation, students and family members will not be allowed to re-enter the Center after exiting

  • Entrances to the Center parking will be off Main Street and Debbie Lane. 
  • Shuttles will be utilized in the parking lot to assist guests to the Center

Reminder: Construction on Debbie Lane will be ongoing. Please allow yourself more time than usual to accommodate evening traffic and construction delays.

The ceremony will begin promptly at 7:00pm. 


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605 East Broad Street
Mansfield, Texas 76063
Phone: 817.299.6300
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Mansfield, TX 76063
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