NORWALK, Conn. -- The Norwalk High School Class of 2016 will be holds its graduation Tuesday — the school's 114th commencement ceremony.
Six tickets are allotted per student for the outdoor ceremony. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be in the auditorium but students will receive just two tickets. The tickets must be shown when entering for the 6 p.m. event.
Guests are urged not to block aisles or stand in front of others to take photos. A professional photographer will take pictures of all graduates as they shake the hand of the principal, Mr. Roberts.
Each graduate must have his or her cap, gown, medallion and tassel. The flowers will be handed out the night of graduation. All graduates are to report to the auditorium at 5 p.m.
Boys are to wear ties and light shirts under the graduation gown. Shoes, socks, and pants are to be a dark color. Girls are to wear light-colored shoes, if possible. Lightweight and light-colored clothing under the gown is preferable.
Students will not be permitted to participate in the graduation ceremony wearing shorts, jeans and/or sneakers. Both boys and girls will wear their caps flat on their heads. There will be staff available to help secure caps.
Both boys and girls should plan their hairstyles accordingly. All graduating seniors must wear a school-issued cap and gown to participate in the ceremony.
At the close of the ceremony, the procession will remain in line until the front door of the school. Upon entering the building after graduation, all seniors are to proceed to a designated room in D and E Houses to receive their diplomas.
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