Prom, Graduation, And Project Graduation Update

Prom, Graduation, And Project Graduation Update
All three PCSS high schools have set dates for prom. Upperman High School will celebrate prom on Thursday, July 23 from 7:00 p.m. - 11 p.m. at The Monarch in Baxter. Monterey High School will follow on Friday, July 24 from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at The Saltbox Inn in Cookeville. Cookeville High School will round out the celebrations with prom on Saturday, July 25 from 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. at CHS. Director of Schools Corby King said, “Prom is a special night and a significant part of senior class activities. We will continue working with local health officials and monitor the Coronavirus situation in our community throughout the month of June and early July with the hopes that the situation is stabilized and the Class of 2020 will have the opportunity to celebrate this special occasion with their friends and classmates.”

Graduation ceremonies are slated for June 12 - 13. All ceremonies will be conducted at TTU’s Tucker Stadium. The Upperman High School ceremony is scheduled for Friday, June 12 at 6:00 p.m. The Cookeville High School ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, June 13 at 10:00 a.m. Monterey High School’s ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, June 13 at 4:00 p.m. Should graduations need to be postponed, all three ceremonies will move to the following weekend, June 19 and 20.

As previously announced, graduates at all three schools are limited to four (4) guests each. Admission wristbands must be picked up by the graduate at their high school on Wednesday, June 10. Times will vary by school and will be announced by Monday, June 8. Wristbands are numbered and will be assigned to each graduate. Social distancing guidelines, as well as information regarding parking, stadium entrance, and seating, will be distributed along with the wristbands on June 10.

All three high schools are also finalizing plans for Project Graduation. Guidelines for all Project Graduation celebrations have been developed to address concerns for cleaning, sanitizing, and social distancing. If parents or students have questions, contact the school directly.

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