Class of 2020 Graduation Procedures and Guidelines

Students and Families of the Class of 2020,
The countdown is on to graduation day this Saturday, June 27, 2020. The following letter outlines the procedures for graduates and families to follow, upon arrival and a modification to invited family
and guests. Please read this letter in its entirety and as always, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

I am pleased to announce that the restriction of only allowing parents and guardians has been lifted. Each graduate is allowed a total of four (4) guests of their choosing. Please arrive together as there is a sign-in accountability process for COVID-19 at the entrance.

This section outlines the graduation procedures for both John Wall Stadium (weather permitting) and the PHS Concert Hall (alternate location).
Guidelines for the following graduation times:
Graduation 1 – Line-up at 9:25am                                                              Graduation 3 – Line-up at 10:55am
Graduation 5 – Line-up at 12:35pm                                                     Graduation 7 – Line-up at 2:15pm
Graduation 9 – Line-up at 3:55pm                                                    Graduation 11 – Line-up at 5:35pm

John Wall Stadium
● Parking: Park in the PHS main parking lot – Lots A and B
● Graduates: Check-in at the John Wall Stadium ticket booth and get lined up. Honor cords and medals will be passed out here.
● Families and Guests (Four (4) per graduate): Check-in at the NORTH entrance of John Wall Stadium (brick arches). Please arrive together as one member of the group will need to document for each guest. After signing-in, families and guests will take a seat
in the pre-marked section of the stadium.

The Concert Hall at College Community – Prairie High School (Rain Location)
● Parking: Park in the PHS main parking lot – Lots A and B
● Graduates: Check-in at the PHS Main Entrance and proceed to Room 2216 and get lined up. Honor cords and medals will be passed out here.
● Families and Guests (Four (4) per graduate): Enter through the main entrance of Prairie High School and proceed to The Commons and sign-in. Please arrive together, as one member of the group will need to document for each guest. After signing-in families and guests will move to the Concert Hall.

Guidelines for the following graduation times:
Graduation 2 – Line-up at 10:15am                                                         Graduation 4 – Line-up at 11:45am
Graduation 6 – Line-up at 1:25pm                                                             Graduation 8 – Line-up at 3:05pm
Graduation 10 – Line-up at 4:45pm                                                 Graduation 12 – Line-up at 6:25pm

John Wall Stadium
● Parking: Use the Prairie Creek School parking lot on the south side of the stadium.
● Graduates: Check-in at the John Wall Stadium South entrance (near the stadium scoreboard) and get lined up. Honor cords and medals will be passed out here.
● Families and Guests (Four (4) per graduate): Check-in at the SOUTH entrance of John Wall Stadium (near the stadium scoreboard). Please arrive together, as one member of the
group will need to document for each guest. After signing-in, families and guests will take a seat in the pre-marked section of the stadium.

The Concert Hall at College Community – Prairie High School (Rain Location)
● Parking: Park in the PHS main parking lot – Lots A and B
● Graduates: Check-in at the PHS Main Entrance and proceed to Room 2218 and get lined up. Honor cords and medals will be passed out here.
● Families and Guests (Four (4) per graduate): Enter through the main entrance of Prairie High School and proceed to the Learning Stairs and sign-in. Please arrive together,
as one member of the group will need to document for each guest. After signing-in, families and guests will move to the Concert Hall.

Additional Information:

● It is recommended that all graduates and all guests wear masks while in the stadium. ***If the ceremony is held in the Concert Hall all graduates and guests will be required to wear a mask. Please have these on upon entrance to the ceremony.
● Each graduation will last approximately 30 minutes and be live-streamed – the YouTube link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpcj8Py7lSM
● Graduates please do not forget your cap, gown, tassel, stole, and cords.
● Please be on time, as we are on a tight schedule and will begin on time for eachceremony.
● We ask all parents to exit the stadium/concert hall immediately following the ceremony, as we will sanitize between ceremonies.
● Please do not bring noisemakers.
● If you decorate your mortarboard, please keep your design within the dimensions of the board and appropriate.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us 319.848.5340 ext.0 or at kthies@crprairie.org.

Take Care and Be Well,
Karla Thies, Principal
Prairie High School