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Review Info Regarding Graduation

Class of 2021June 1, 2021

Dear Students and Families in the Class of 2021,

The Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021 is approaching! Celebrations for our seniors continue, specifically the PRHS Senior Breakfast on Friday, June 4th, our seniors’ last day of school. Seniors will gather at our stadium and enjoy a bagged breakfast in the bleachers provided by our PTO. Graduation for the Class of 2021 is Friday, June 11th and we are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to celebrate every graduate in the Class of 2021! This ceremony is a recognition of each student’s personal efforts, persistence, achievements, and growth. As our vision shows, graduation is also a time to reflect on how parents, families, staff, and the community have helped each graduate reach his or her goals.

As a result of the easing of restrictions around gathering limits and mask-wearing, along with the decrease in cases and improving conditions, the following guidelines will be in place for the graduation ceremony:

Graduates

● Graduates will be asked to wear their masks indoors in the high school auditorium and/or cafeteria while preparing for the procession.

● Graduates will have the option to wear or not wear their masks outdoors as they transition to the stadium and throughout the full ceremony.

●  We will space the graduates out during the procession and have seats physically distanced on the field.

Spectators

● Spectators will be asked to wear their masks to their seats and while moving around or using the restrooms.

● Spectators can remove their masks while seated with their families.

Each graduate will receive eight (8) tickets. If there is a need for additional tickets beyond eight, please contact Mrs. Kathy Morrow (kmorrow@pinerichland.org or 724-625-4444, ext. 1600) in the high school office.

Selfie-Stations

 

We are excited to announce Senior Selfie-Stations across the district at each of our buildings from Friday, June 11 - Sunday, June 13th. The staff and PTO at each of our schools are thrilled to welcome the Class of 2021 and their families to visit the schools and take the time to share and make memories at the designated Selfie Stations. STA will have a bus parked at our stadium from Wednesday, June 9 through Sunday, June 13. Be sure to include the high school campus on your tour of Pine-Richland and capture a few memories as you celebrate your Graduation!    

Sincerely,

Mrs. Nancy Bowman, Principal

Mr. Rob Puskas, Assistant Principal

Mr. T.J. Salopek, Assistant Principal

Dr. Stephanie Svilar, Assistant Principal

 

 

End of Year Schedule for the Class of 2021

Tuesday, June 1
Final exams scheduled for Math, Art and Music.

Wednesday, June 2
Final exams scheduled for Social Studies, Engineering & Tech and Health/Physical Education.

Thursday, June 3
Final exams scheduled for Science, World Languages, and Family & Consumer Science.
Baccalaureate, 7:00 p.m. in the PRHS Auditorium

Friday, June 4
June 4 is the last day of school for seniors. Senior breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. in the Pine-Richland Stadium. The guest speaker is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. in the PRHS Stadium.                                                        

Tuesday, June 8  
Graduation rehearsal takes place from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at the Pine-Richland Stadium. The

Senior Scholastic Recognition Practice will take place from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the stadium.

Wednesday, June 9 
Graduation rehearsal takes place from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., and the Senior Scholastic Recognition Ceremony takes place at 7:00 p.m. at the Pine-Richland Stadium.   

Friday, June 11                         
The Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony will be hosted at 7:00 p.m. at the Pine-Richland Stadium.

 

Schedule of events for June 11, 2021

5:00 p.m. - Students will be notified if the ceremony has been delayed or moved to Sat, June 12. (This alert will be made if necessary via the rapid automated call system.)

5:30 p.m. - Doors to the stadium open.

6:00 p.m. - Students will report to the high school auditorium (A-K) and cafeteria (L-Z) for attendance.

7:00 p.m. - Graduation ceremony begins.

 

Inclement Weather Information

In the event of rain and inclement weather on Friday, June 11, the Graduation Ceremony will be moved to Saturday, June 12 at 10:00 a.m. The schedule will be:

8:30 a.m. - Doors to the stadium open.

9:00 a.m. - Students will report to the high school auditorium (A-K) and cafeteria (L-Z) for attendance.

10:00 a.m. - Graduation Ceremony begins.

Should there be a need to delay after Saturday, June 12, the ceremony will be held on Monday, June 14 at 7:00 p.m. and the same schedule for the evening ceremony will be followed:

5:30 p.m. - Doors to the stadium open.

6:00 p.m. - Students will report to the high school auditorium (A-K) and cafeteria (L-Z) for attendance.

 

7:00 p.m. - Graduation Ceremony begins.