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Class of 2017 Senior Events

Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 18th at 7:00 p.m.

Commencement Ceremony:

Ceremony will be held at Leggett & Platt Athletic Center on the campus of Missouri Southern State University. Graduates, please arrive at Young Gymnasium no later than 6:15 p.m. in cap and gown. 


Senior Awards Night: Tuesday, May 16th

This event will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the high school gym. Seniors will be recognized for all of their accomplishments that have been provided to Miss Hughes prior to the ceremony. The sheet to turn in your accomplishments is enclosed in this mailing, so please make sure she receives it back. All family members are invited to attend.  

(Seniors are are asked to wear business casual clothing (no caps and gowns).


Board Reception: Tuesday, May 16th

Immediately following the Senior Awards night, parents and seniors are invited to join the Board of Education for a come and go reception following the awards presentation.  


Graduation Practice: Wednesday, May 17th

All seniors are encouraged to attend our practice at Missouri Southern State University on Wednesday, May 17th. All seniors will eat first lunch and meet the busses behind the high school cafeteria at noon. Senior check out sheets will be handed in as you load the bus. While at MSSU, we will hand out your cap and gowns (if you have all your fees paid) and practice the process of entering the gym at MSSU for graduation. We will return to the high school by 3:00 p.m.  All students MUST ride the bus to MSSU.  Students who are at MSSU will have their names entered into the lottery drawing for extra tickets first.  If, after all in attendance at MSSU for practice have received tickets, extra might be available for those who do not attend practice.  


Baccalaureate: Wednesday, May 17th

Baccalaureate, an extension of the Neosho Ministerial Alliance, will begin at 6:00 p.m. You are encouraged to attend, but it is not mandatory. If you are going to attend, you must be in the cafeteria for line up by 5:45 p.m. We will move quickly to the high school gym for the 6:00 p.m. start.  (Wear cap and gown)


Senior Assembly:Thursday, May 18th

You will report to the cafeteria at 8:45 a.m.  You will sit in your assigned seat, and you should wear your cap and gown. We will line up and move to the H.S. Gym at approximately 9:00 a.m.  We will recognize all students (grades 9-12) with awards that have been won during the school year.  Also, students that are Cum, Magna, and Summa levels will receive their cords to wear at commencement.  


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