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Senior Portraits

Class of 2018... Graduating Titans you should have received senior portrait information in the mail in the mail at the beginnin gof July, 2017 from Hansen Fine Portraits. Upon receiving this information you will call 386-753-9093 and schedule your senior photo session. 

Call and schedule your senior photo session today! 

Appointments can be scheduled by calling Hansen Fine Portraits at 386-753-9093 or on-line by going to www.hansenfineportraits.com. Click on Online Session Booking, select your session type and select your date & time. It's just that easy. All sessions are paid for at time of session.

Photographers will also be on campus Oct. 19th & 20th, for seniors, but only formal shots will be taken on these days (meaning only the shots that go into the yearbook.)   No casuals or other poses will be done on the campus days. NO appointments will be granted after these dates. If you want to schedule for the school date, you must call the studio to make an appointment. Please keep in mind that if you go elsewhere for your senior pictures, those pictures will not get into the yearbook.  We will only be using the formals taken by Hansen Fine Portraits for our UHS Yearbook.

GRADUATION DAY:

GRAD Images will be present at graduation to capture your graduates special day. Your graduate will complete an information card for GRAD Images at the graduation rehearsal. A few days following gradutaion, proofs will be emailed to the email address submitted on that information card. You may purchase proofs by responding to that email from GRAD Images.

SENIOR PANORAMIC WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE TOP OF 7th PERIOD ON FRIDAY, DEC. 15th.

 

Senior Yearbook Ads

The bells on campus resound, a reminder of the final year your child will walk the halls of University High School. This is it!

Your child is a part of our 2017-2018 graduating class, which means they will have their formal pictures in the yearbook, and you have the opportunity to purchase the timeless keepsake of a senior ad.

The yearbook will be out at the end of the year, and there is no better way to tell your graduate how proud you are of them.

These ads usually contain short messages of congratulations, best wishes, or continued success. The wording of the message is completely up to you, but this must be included and MUST be typed. Include the student’s name, your message, and how you wish it to be signed (i.e. “Love Always, Mom and Dad”). Along with the message, please include pictures. The more space you purchase, the more pictures we can fit. While the choice of photos is up to you, they must be of good quality (300 DPI/High resolution). If they aren’t, they will look grainy and pixelated once printed. Photos taken off of online sites are generally very poor quality and not printable. However, iPhone photos from a 5 or higher can be emailed at their highest quality. Any specific questions about quality can be sent via email to [email protected]

Orders can be completed in one step online at yearbookforever.com. Otherwise, if you choose to submit a physical Senior Ad Order Form (see below)to the school, photos can be sent to us electronically at [email protected] along with your typed message. In necessary situations, we will also take any original, physical photos, and once we scan them, we will turn them into the front office for pick up.

There is a limited amount of space available in the yearbook for senior ads. Completed orders will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

 FINAL DEADLINE TO PLACE AD ORDER October 31, 2017.

Senior Graduation Cap & Gowns

Herff Jones Representatives will be on campus to host a Senior assembly for the Class of 2018. On Tuesday, Oct. 17th during 4th period...all seniors will be called to the auditorium for a senior assembly. Herff JOnes representatives will share information regarding graduation announcements, graduation cap & gowns, graduation fees, and class rings. After this assembly graduating students, parents & guardians will have the option to come in and place orders: Dates will be forth coming...

Dates & times for graduating seniors to purchase senior graduation packages: 11am-12pm, Oct. 20 & Oct. 27th in the courtyard & 10am-12pm, Oct. 21 & 28.

Graduation orders can also be placed by visiting the Herff Jones website:  http://www.herfforlando.com/ or calling 407-647-4373.

The deadline for all graduation orders will be December 31, 2017. If you have any questions or concerns please contact me, Sophia Pearsall at 386-968-0013 ext: 46259.

 

PLEASE NOTE A NEW GOWN WAS SELECTED in 2017.

All graduating seniors participating in graduation must adhere to University High School's Graduation dress code:

  • Graduation Cap & Gown, UHS Medallion & Tassel purchased through Herff Jones
  • Men Dress Code: White collared shirt, dark tie, black socks, black dress slacks & black dress shoes
  • Women Dress Code: Black dress(dress should go to mid thigh & not hang below hemline of graduation gown), black dress or dress sandals ( shoes should not be more have more than a 2-inch heel) & small earrings (2-inches or smaller is acceptable).
  • Graduation caps are NOT to be decorated.

Graduates who do not follow dress code may not be allowed to walk at graduation.

If you have any questions please contact Sophia Torres-Pearsall at 386-968-0013 ext: 46259.

For your convenience:
Herff Jones
112 N. Wymore rd.
Winter Park, Fl
407-647-4373

Prom: Saturday, May 5th, 2018, 7-11pm

2018 UHS Prom

When:           Saturday, May 5, 2018.  Check-in and seating begins at 7:00 pm.  We will not allow entry to prom past 8:30pm. You must be in line to enter by 8:15pm.

Where:          The Plaza, N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Parking:        More info to come regarding parking 

Dress Code:  Formal attire is required. Also, adequate coverage for ladies is a must. If you have any attire related questions, please see Mrs. Pearsall, 3-200 or Ms. McCann, 1C-310.

Pictures:       TBA

Directions:    I-4 east to I-95 North Exit 261. East on International Speedway Boulevard. (Route 92) 6.5 miles. Turn left (north) on Atlantic Avenue (A1A), and the hotel is seven blocks on the right. 

Menu:         Buffet style finger foods

Guest:           The maximum age for your prom date is 20 years old at the time of prom. If your guest is not a student at University High School, a guest form must be completed and a photocopy of a photo ID must be attached prior to ticket purchase. Remember, you will be held responsible for the behavior of your date and yourself.

Tickets:        TBA

Reentry: Once a student leaves prom they may not renter. Make sure you bring everything you need as you are not permitted to go out to your car.

2018 Senior Grad Bash: Friday, April 27, 2018 4:30pm-3am

Senior Grad Bash will be held at Universal Studios & Islands of Adventure.

Grad Bash Tickets price to be announced.

Baccalaureate: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 7-8:30pm

Volusia County Baptist Church will be sponsoring, and hosting, the Baccalaureate service for the Class of 2018. Volusia County Baptist Church is located at 261 South Orange Ave, Orange City.  Graduates and their families should arrive by 6:30p.  Graduates will line up and enter the church together as the Class of 2018. This will be the first time you wear your cap and gown in public.  Please make sure you take your gown out of the package and hang it so that the wrinkles will come out prior to the service. 

Senior Awards: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 6:30-9:30pm

Graduates and their families should arrive by 6:00p.  Graduates will line up and enter the gymnasium together as the Class of 2018.  For some this may be the first time you wear your cap and gown in public.  Please make sure you take your gown out of the package and hang it so that the wrinkles will come out prior to the service.     

Honor Cords for Rho Kappa, Mu Alpha Theta, Quill and Scroll, and National Honors Society designation will be given out at this ceremony. These cords should  be worn around the collar.  No other cords will be permitted.

Senior Class President will be given a stole. Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and Academic Honors designation with a final cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher have not been determined yet.  These stoles will be given out prior to graduation. These stoles should be worn around the collar. No other stole or designation will be permitted.

 

Last day for Seniors, Senior Breakfast & Countdown: TBA

Seniors will gather in the student parking lot and be paraded formally through our courtyard to the gym to enjoy their last day senior events. Senior Breakfast (last day for seniors) will be held at University High School from 8:30a-9:30a and from 9:30a-11:00a the countdown will take place in the gymnasium.  Graduating seniors will be served breakfast prepared by the Culinary Arts Department.  At 9:30 the Class of 2018 will have a final senior class meeting and enjoy activities leading up to the final countdown and dismissal at 11:00a.  At the conclusion of the Senior Countdown, all seniors will be allowed to leave campus.  If a senior is going to remain on campus, they must follow all school rules and class schedule for the remainder of the day.

Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal: Thurday, May 31st, 2018 at 10:30am

Seniors will meet at the Ocean Center for rehearsal and should enter at the Exhibit Hall, which is located on the west side of the Ocean Center. Seniors must provide their own transportation.  Graduates must attend this rehearsal in order to participate in the graduation ceremony. For rehearsal only, parking is FREE in the South Parking Lot, which is west of the Peabody Auditorium. If you park in the parking garage, you will have to pay the metered price. There will be as many rehearsals as necessary for entering and exiting. Do not bring or wear your cap and gown to graduation rehearsal! School appropriate dress is required.

Class of 2018 Graduation: Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 7pm

Graduation Date to be announced.  Seniors need to arrive at 5:30pm and report quickly to the Exhibit Hall on the west side of the Ocean Center.  Parents and guests may enter the Ocean Center at 6pm. In accordance with ADA only 3 guests will be permitted to sit with each handicapped guest in the handicapped seating area.

**Disrespectful or disruptive behavior that interferes with or detracts from the dignity of the occasion, including but not limited to, the use of noisemakers, air horns and other disruptive devices or behaviors, shall be grounds for removal from graduation ceremonies.**

Graduation Dress Code  Students must follow this dress code.  Students who do not follow dress code may not be allowed to walk.

  • Men
    • white collared dress shirt
    • dark tie
    • black socks
    • black dress slacks
    • black dress shoes   
  • Women
    • black dress:  dress should go to the mid-thigh and not hang below hemline of the graduation gown
    • black shoes/dress sandals with no more than a 2-inch heel
    • small earrings (2 inches or smaller is acceptable)

Graduation caps are NOT allowed to be decorated.

If students have an issue complying with the dress code, please see Mr. Devito or Mrs. Pearsall in the Student Activities Office prior to graduation.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL YOU BE PERMITTED TO ENTER WITH JEANS, SNEAKERS OR FLIP-FLOPS.

NO JEANS!  NO SNEAKERS!  NO FLIP-FLOPS!
 

Graduation Ticket  Information:

  • Graduates have free admittance.
  • Each person that wishes to attend graduation must purchase an admission ticket: Price TBA  Only babies and small children that can sit on a lap are exempt from needing a ticket.
  • Graduation tickets go on sale in the student activities office , 2B-110. Dates TBA.
  • "X" amount of ticket go onsale to graduating seniors for a 2-3 week time period at the beginning of May. After that time period, however many tickets are remaining, if there are tickets remaining they will go on sale, on a first come, first serve basis. More information regarding tickets to be announced in the upcoming months, please stay tuned to this website for further details.
  • ADA rules state that each handicapped guest is allowed 3 guests with them during the ceremony.

Parking:

On the day of graduation, each car need will need to pay for parking. More info to follow, stay tuned to this website.