Updated Information for Seniors & Junior Marshalls
Please come to the school on Monday, June 15 between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm to pick up graduation materials. You need this packet even if you are opting for the drive through graduation. You need to bring your school ID or drivers license when you come. The packet includes waivers, tickets, cords, stoles, etc. You and your guest must have signed health waivers to attend the on-site graduation. Your guests must have a ticket to attend the onsite graduation. If you have not already paid your fees, you will be able to do so then. You will not receive your diploma until fees are paid. The graduation fee is $18.00.
If you are not planning to participate
in either the drive through or on-site ceremony, you may pick up your diploma
at this time.
Please read the letter below. It has important information for graduation.
on graduating! It has been a very
different year, and this graduation ceremony will certainly be different. Please dress appropriately for this special
day, no jeans, shorts, or flip-flops. Traditionally (we recommend following
tradition): Girls wear dresses or skirts and guys wear dark dress pants (khakis
are fine) with shirts and ties. Remember that you will be walking on grass and
across a stage that may have ridges; wear shoes that will allow you to do so
comfortably and safely. Please do not decorate your caps. In order for this day to be special for
everyone, we must all follow the guidelines and cooperate. A Lifetouch
photographer will be here to take pictures.
The entire ceremony will be live streamed. Please read this information carefully and
show up on Wednesday morning ready to celebrate your accomplishments.
open at 8:30. You will not be
admitted before that time.
- The only
entrance and exits will be the ones used for football/bus parking and the
main entrance to the school (the one used for student drop off and pick
will enter through the main door of the school.
- Turn in
your signed waiver at the door.
the instructions of staff members in the parking lot and use the
designated paths to ensure proper social distancing.
- You will be
directed through the school and to your seat on the football field.
- Remain in
your seat once you are seated.
will be staff members at each end of your row. They will tell you when to stand and
direct you to and from the stage where you will receive your diploma.
remain seated until all graduates have received diplomas and returned to
- Please do
not throw your hats.
Mr. Clingan and staff member’s directions to exit the football field.
- You will
exit through the school and out the main entrance.
- You will
be directed by staff and expected to maintain proper social distancing
during the exit process.
follow the paths to your vehicle and wait for your guests to join you
Instructions for Guests-All guests must have a ticket and a signed waiver to
enter the field. This includes all Wayne County employees.
will use the entrances and parking lots used for football/bus parking and
the main entrance to the school.
will enter the football field through the football and baseball gates.
members will collect signed waiver and tickets. (Every guest
have a ticket and a signed waiver.)
members will direct guests to these entrances along paths marked to
ensure proper social distancing guidelines are being maintained.
will be directed to seating in order to maintain proper social distancing.
are asked to remain seated until directed to do otherwise.
are asked to hold applause and celebrations until all graduates’ names
are called to ensure each graduate’s name may be clearly heard.
will be dismissed by Mr. Clingan in order to ensure proper social
distancing is being maintained.
- Graduates and guests should follow
all guidelines for maintaining proper social distancing at all times.
Students who are
choosing drive through graduation, if you did not answer the survey or have
changed your mind, please email [email protected].
You are receiving emails specifically about drive through graduation.
Rain date: Thursday, May 18-If this is necessary, you
will receive details via email and all senior call.
morning Junior Marshals!
just been provided the following information in regard to Graduation!!
Marshals are allowed to attend graduation!!
do not want to attend, you certainly are not required.
plan to attend, you must pick-up a COVID Health Waiver at the front desk,
complete the waiver with appropriate signatures, and bring it with you the
morning of graduation.
will not have any official duties this year.
choose to attend, Marshals will sit in a row of chairs 6 feet
apart behind the Seniors on the football field.
What to wear?
Ladies (dress, skirt & blouse/top, dress pants &
blouse/top) you are not required to wear white, no flip-flops or extreme high
heel shoes - you will be walking in the grass
Gentlemen - pants and collared shirt, you are not required to wear a
tie, no shorts or flip flops
is next Wednesday, June 17th at 9 am
plan to attend, please be at school at 8:30 am and enter in the front of the
school lobby door with your signed COVID Health Waiver.
not be provided any guest tickets.
have any questions, please let me know!
We have a date for
on-site graduation! On-site graduation will be held at 9:00 am on
Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
INFORMATION, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! (No, I am not
yelling. I am using my emphatic teacher voice!)
on-site participant and guest must sign a waiver and that waiver must be
presented on June 17, 2020.
participating senior will receive 2 tickets-only 2 tickets.
guest (including SCHS and other Wayne County Employees) must have a ticket.
must be paid prior to receiving waivers and tickets.
fee is $18.00.
may come to the school and pay fees between 8:00 am and 2:30 pm.
may pay fees on the day you pick up your graduation cords, stoles, tickets,
material delivery will be on Monday, June 15 from 9:00 to 1:00. We will use the
same drive through delivery method used for delivering senior signs and gift
o If the
date for on-site graduation changes your plans for participating in graduation,
please email me directly.
o If you
are not participating in the on-site graduation, you will not receive waivers
o If you
do not plan to participate in graduation, you may come to school, pay any
outstanding fees, and pick up your diploma during school operating hours
o If you
plan to participate in a drive through graduation, you will be contacted with
more information later this week.
SENIORS NEED TO CHECK THEIR EMAILS DAILY TO STAY UPDATED ABOUT GRADUATION PLANS AND IMPORTANT END OF THE YEAR INFORMATION!
Seniors who have not picked up cap n gowns can come to the office between 8:30 - 11:30 Mon thru Fri.
Cords will be given all together at some point before graduation.
Keep checking your emails for graduation information.
Herff Jones will distribute senior cap and gowns on campus on Tuesday, May 5, between 8 AM and 12 PM. It will be on a drive up basis in front of the school. Safe social distancing will be observed.
Announcements will have the original graduation date on them.
Due to the school closures caused by COVID-19 all of the dates below are subject to change.
Dear Graduating Seniors and Parents,
Graduation is quickly approaching. Here are a few details that may help you plan
more efficiently for this special day.
Please pay all fees owed as soon as
possible. Diplomas will not be issued until
all fees are paid. Fees may be paid in the media center or to Mrs. Kennedy
during first period.
Caps and Gowns
Please make sure you have ordered
your cap and gown. The easiest way to do
this may be online. Go to https://highschool.herffjones.com/secom/school/NC/Spring%20Creek%20High%20School/32000881000/2380/buildpackage/1 .
Scroll to the bottom of the page, and you will find a picture of a cap
and gown. Click on the picture. You need
to include your height and weight when you order to ensure that you gown fits
correctly. You may also contact Jay
Kornegay at [email protected] if you have questions about your
Please dress appropriately for this special occasion. Obviously,
students will wear caps and gowns for the actual ceremony.
Female graduates wear dresses and
dark shoes. Please wear dress shoes that will allow you to navigate steps
and walk across the stage without fear of stumbling.
Male graduates wear dark dress pants
Caps may not be decorated.
Practice will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, June 12 at Kornegay
Arena on the University of Mount Olive Campus. The address is 630 Henderson
Drive, Mt. Olive, NC. Please arrive
promptly. Practice will end when everyone demonstrates an understanding of what
to do and when to do it, so please cooperate and practice will be over
quickly. Any outstanding fees should be paid prior to graduation
practice. Fees will be collected after graduation practice.
You will receive ten tickets at graduation practice. If you
need more than ten tickets, please talk to your classmates to see if anyone has
Graduation is a very special occasion. It officially marks your transition from childhood to adulthood, and you should all be proud. I understand that families are excited and ready to celebrate; however, the celebration needs to wait until every graduate has crossed the stage. If you and your family celebrate when your name is called, the next graduate’s family may not get to hear their student’s name called. Please be polite and respectful and wait to clap and yell until all graduates’ names have been called.
Graduation will be held at Kornegay
Arena on the University of Mount Olive campus.
The address is 630 Henderson Drive, Mt. Olive, NC. The doors
will open at 9:00 am. Graduation will begin at 10:00 am.
Graduates, please arrive in a timely
manner. You will need to line up and be ready when the processional
Graduate Families and Guests, you do not want to miss your graduate’s entrance into the arena, so please arrive in time to be seated before the processional begins at 10:00 am. Any guest not seated at the time the processional begins will be held in the lobby until the processional is complete. Only then will latecomers be seated.
Balloons are not allowed inside the
arena. Gifts of balloons will be held in the lobby until the ceremony is
continue to be diligent in school attendance and class work. All academic requirements must be met in
order to participate in the graduation ceremony. I hope that these last few
months of senior year are great ones.
Happy for all of you,
Tammy Kennedy [email protected]
All Fees Are to be Paid By May 1
Cap & Gown
Orders If cap & gown was not
been ordered by February 18th, the cost will be $100.00
Herff Jones Contact Number 919-581-0355
April 21, 2020 Cap
and Gowns delivered during lunches
April 22, 2020 Cap
and Gown Picture Day by Appointment (sign up with Mrs. Shivar)
May 8, 2020 Prom 8:00 until 12:00 – Tickets are $25.00 each
for 1 day only (March 27th)
March 30 - April 9, $30 each April 20 – May 1, $35 each May 4 – May 8, $40 each
fees owed to the school must be paid prior to purchasing a prom ticket (this
includes graduation fee)
May 18, 2020 National Honor Society Induction 8:00 am
May 19, 2020 FFA Banquet and Awards 6:00 pm
May 20, 2020 Athletic Banquet 6:00 pm
May 21, 2020 Senior Awards 5:30 pm
May 22, 2020 Senior Picnic 3rd Block
June 12, 2020 1:00 pm Graduation Practice
(time TBA) at The University of Mount Olive (Kornegay Arena).
Students will receive their 10
tickets for guests at practice.
June 13, 2020 Graduation 10:00 am at The University of Mount Olive (Kornegay Arena). Doors open at 9:00 for guests.
(Graduates should be dressed and in line by 9:15 am)