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Commencement Information


COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION – Sunday, May 22, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

Commencement is Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at the Rosemont Theatre.  The ceremony will last approximately 1 ½ to 2 hours.  Students need to report to his or her counselor by 5:45 p.m. on the evening of Commencement.  The theater will be open to students and guests at 5:30 p.m.  Please note that the doors on the main floor will close at 6:20 p.m. in order to allow for the start of the processional.

In keeping with academic tradition, the Maine South Commencement is a formal ceremony.  Formal behavior is expected of the graduates during Commencement.  Students are expected to follow the directions and rules to be explained to them prior to this prestigious ceremony.  Unfortunately, graduates who behave inappropriately before or during the ceremony may be escorted out of the venue and may not take part in Commencement.

Professional photographers will photograph the graduates as they receive their diplomas.  This is a dignified ceremony and students should be dressed appropriately.  Students should consider dress shirts, ties, dress pants, dresses, skirts, and dress shoes.  Flip-flops are not permitted and high heeled shoes are strongly discouraged as students will have to walk across a stage in front of hundreds of people.

Please be sure your student is dressed in accordance with the requirements outlined above and has their cap and gown.  Any student not adhering to the dress code will not be permitted to walk in Commencement.

No flowers or corsages will be permitted to be worn or carried during the ceremony.  Also, Rosemont Theatre does not allow helium balloons to be brought into the building.


Senior Events  

Events & Important Dates  

Great America Grad Night  

Senior Honors Night  

Senior Breakfast  

Senior Prom  

Commencement Information  


Caps, Gowns & Tassels  



Flowers for Graduation  

Graduation Photographs  

Accessible Seating/Parking  

Commencement Day Overview  

Senior Advisory Video  

Principal’s Letter