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Senior Events and Graduation, 2020

Video Taping Our Graduation Ceremony

Production services for Minneapolis Public Schools graduation ceremonies are being provided by All graduations will play throughout the summer on MPS Cable Channel 15 and simulcast on the internet at DVD copies of the program can be ordered from



March 12 - March 15




Project Prom at The Shoppes of Arbor Lakes, Maple Grove



March 30 – April 3


Spring Break – No School for Students


Wednesday, April 8

8:00 am –

2:00 pm

ONLY day to pay for Prom, $100-couple, $60-single,                        Room 103


Friday, April 24


7:30 pm -12:00 am


Prom, Edinburgh USA – Brooklyn Park, MN


Friday, May 15



Deadline for Scholarship Information to be included in programs – Give to Sue Cragg in Room 103


Friday, May 15



Last day to pay for Senior Valleyfair Trip, $25 cash, Rm. 103


May 18 – 22



Senior Wrap-Up and Final Assessment


Friday, May 22



Last day to pay for Senior Overnight, $30 cash, Room 103


Monday, May 25



MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY – No School for Students


Tuesday, May 26




8:30 am


10:00 am –

7:00 pm




Graduation Rehearsal


Senior Valleyfair Trip


Senior Teachers Record Keeping Day

Wednesday, May 27

10:00 am – 3:00 pm

SENIOR Locker Clean-Out/Checkout Process

Textbook and Lock Turn-in – Media Center




OUTSTANDING OBLIGATIONS:  Before SENIORS leave the building today, be positive that you do not have any outstanding obligations.  Textbook/library book fees can be paid in the Media Center, athletic equipment/school uniforms must be turned in to Mr. Maxey in the Athletic Equipment Office by May 15th and outstanding IB Exam fees must be paid to Mr. Owen in room 104B by May 15th.  It is best to see if you have obligations and to take care of these obligations as soon as possible.  Also note that payment for any obligations must be in CASHNo checks will be accepted. 


You will not be permitted to participate in commencement exercises nor receive your diploma on graduation day if you have any outstanding obligations. 







Thursday, May 28







10:00 am – 2:00 pm







Distribution of caps & gowns in the auditorium for persons without prior obligations.  Students must bring proof that all obligations have been cleared (yellow Senior Checkout List). 


Friday, May 29


10:00 am – 12:00 pm


1:00 – 3:00 pm


9:30 pm


Dedication Day Program in Auditorium.  Parents & friends of seniors are invited.  A reception will follow.


Graduation Walk (Olson, Loring & Jenny Lind)



Arrive at Patrick Henry for All Night Party, buses will depart shortly after.


Saturday, May 30


6:00 am


Buses return to Patrick Henry (Seniors will not be admitted into the building so please make sure you have a ride arranged).




5:30 pm


SENIORS Report to Patrick Henry’s cafeteria for busing to the Minneapolis Convention Center



8:00 pm


Commencement exercises at the Minneapolis Convention Center.


Immediately after the Commencement Program, SENIORS are to pick up their diplomas from the senior meeting room at the Convention Center.


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