Marina Seniors - 2014 “End of Year”
Information Packet
Wednesday – May 1
All School Payments – Beginning May 1, all transactions must be CASH or CREDIT CARD ONLY
(no checks).
Fines – Fines incurred up through the end of Senior Year MUST be paid by May 10. Cash or Credit
Card only beginning May 1.
Tuesday – May 20
Golden Shield Awards - Huntington Beach High School, District Auditorium, 7 p.m. (Invitation only).
Thursday May 22 & Friday May 23
Senior Days – Seniors meet in the Gym at 8:00 a.m. for the mandatory senior assembly. Fun
Senior Activities all two days, plus Administration will meet with the seniors to discuss Graduation and
end-of-year procedures.
Additional Graduation Tickets – Request form for two (2) extra tickets will be distributed on
Thursday, May 22. Please return the form on Friday, May 23. Tickets will be distributed on
Tuesday, June 10 in the cafeteria along with cap & gown distribution. After Friday, May 23,
requests forms can be dropped off in Room 301. Seating at Graduation is limited so turn in your form as
soon as possible because distribution is on a first come first served basis.
Tuesday – May 27
** Silent Auction Reserved Seating Bids **
The winning bids will have 1 bench reserved for them (one bench = 6 adults -must have
tickets already) and 2 reserved parking spots.
The silent bid for reserved seating at graduation will begin on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 and go until Tuesday,
June 3, 2014. The top ten winners will be contacted by Thursday, June 5
Payment will be due to the bookkeeper by the close of the day Monday, June 9, 2014.
Please remember - CASH only at this time.
Any winning bids not paid on that date will have to relinquish their opportunity and the next highest bidder will
be contacted. For more information contact the Marina Activities Office
Monday – June 2
Final Senior Transcripts - Please visit to order your FINAL transcript.
IMPORTANT NOTE: In order to request a FINAL transcript, you MUST select “Next Grading
Period” when you place your order. If not, a 7th semester transcript will be sent
Larry Doyle Hall of Fame – 6 p.m. in the Cafeteria (by invitation only).
Senior Finals – Tutorial 4/5/6 Schedule
Seniors attend all classes each day. Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday – June 3/ 4 / 5
Tue – June 3:
Wed - June 4:
Thu - June 5:
Business/English/Foreign Language/History/Social Science
Consumer Family Studies/Math/Science
Industrial Tech/Visual & Performing Arts/P.E.
AS YOU COMPLETE FINALS TURN IN TEXT BOOKS to the Textbook Room/English Hallway.
Transactions are CASH ONLY (no checks).
Monday – June 2
Seniors Only - Yearbook Distribution.
Tuesday – June 3
Underclassmen Only - Yearbook Distribution after 6th Period
Wednesday – June 4
STAR Award’s Ceremony – 3rd Period in the bowl (By invitation only).
Thursday – June 5
Fines All Textbooks must be turned in and Senior fines paid at the textbook room, English hallway.
Friday – June 6
Make-up Finals
Senior Check-Out - All Seniors are to attend all classes
a. Go to attendance windows between 7:15 and 8:00 a.m. to pick-up Clearance check-out sheet.
b. Textbook/Miscellaneous Clearance – Textbook Room/English Hallway.
c. TEACHERS will sign clearance check-out sheet period-by-period on June 6. NOT BEFORE.
All fines must be paid before clearance can be completed.
Clearance check-out sheet MUST be completed with all signatures by the end of the day. DO NOT lose
completed check-out sheet over the weekend! If you loose this sheet, you will have to repeat the
entire clearance process.
Senior Honors Night in the Gym (Invitation Only) – Arrive at 5:30 p.m.
Monday – June 9
Make-up Finals & Senior check-out for those who missed on June 6.
Tuesday – June 10
Cap/Gown and Graduation Ticket distribution is in the Student Cafeteria- 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Seniors must FIRST take their signed check-out sheet to the attendance windows to receive a stamp, thus
completing the check-out process. Students must turn in completed check-out sheet (with stamped approval) at
Cap/Gown pick up station in the cafeteria.
IF YOU DID NOT PRE-ORDER YOUR CAP AND GOWN: You may pay for cap/gown in the Cafeteria.
CASH only – no checks. $40
Reserving Graduation Tickets
 All graduates will receive four (4) tickets – Photo I.D. card is required when picking up tickets, cap
and gown.
 Students who need extra tickets may request an additional (2) two tickets, (form to be received May
22). Seating is limited, therefore distribution of extra tickets will be on a first come, first served basis.
 The request for extra tickets may be turned in beginning May 23 at the Senior Days. After May 23,
requests may be turned in at the Activities Office, Room 301. The actual tickets will be distributed at
the same time as cap and gown on Tues., June 10.
 Students needing more than a total of six (6) tickets can ask friends who may not need all of their
allotted tickets.
Wednesday – June 11
Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal will be held in the Bowl at 9:00 a.m. You must attend rehearsal to
participate in the graduation ceremony.
Senior Dedications Recordings in room 320 after graduation rehearsal!
Grad Night T-shirt Distribution – The Grad Night Committee will hand out shirts to everyone who
purchased a Grad Night ticket after the rehearsal.
Senior Sunset at a location at the beach to be announced.
Thursday - June 12 – Graduation in the Bowl – 4:00 p.m.
Seniors are NOT allowed on campus during the school day
1. Seniors report to the tennis courts carrying cap and gown at 3:00 p.m. Entrance to the courts must be
along either side of the school, NOT through the front admission gates. Please, do not bring any items that need to be
carried with you.
2. Parents, friends or family are NOT allowed in the tennis court area.
3. Graduation Ceremony - 4 p.m. - Bowl
4. Grad Night party (all night party) June 12 at 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. June 13 at Marina.
Parents and Guests of Graduates:
Leis, corsages or anything decorative will not be permitted on graduate’s caps and gowns during the ceremony.
Balloons block the view of the stage and are NOT allowed. Anyone bringing balloons will be asked to return
them to their car until after the ceremony is over.
Graduation Instructions:
You are the Forty-ninth Graduating Class of Marina High School. Your graduation ceremony is very important to you,
your parents and staff of Marina High School. The ceremony should reflect this occasion.
Dress: Boys - White or light shirt, tie, dark slacks, dark shoes and dark socks. No flip-flop shoes.
Dress: Girls - Light colored dress (dark colors will show through gown) No flip-flop shoes.
Do not bring ANYTHING with you:
 No gum, keys, cameras, cell phones, purses, corsages, flowers, balloons, leis or sunglasses.
(MHS will not be responsible for any of these confiscated items).
 No decorations on caps/gowns.
 No Flowers of any kind during the ceremony.
Graduation Ceremony - only guests with tickets will be admitted. Guests will not be seated during the processional.
A professional photography company, Grad Images, will offer a photo package to every graduate participating in the
ceremony. Information on this service is attached. Photographs are not to be taken from the aisle during any portion
of the ceremony as it disrupts the commencement program. Please instruct your guests that this is a serious and solemn
occasion and that you would appreciate their cooperation in this regard.
Applause and outbursts of noise for an individual make it impossible to hear the next name. Every parent should be
afforded the opportunity to hear his or her student’s name as it is read.
Diploma delivery . . . will take place immediately after the graduation ceremony at the attendance windows.
Grad Night - All Night Party . . . At Marina High School - 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. NO admittance after 11:30 pm
Diploma . . . Seniors who do not participate in graduation may pick up their diploma from the Registrar, Ms. Tubbs,
beginning Tuesday, June 17 - 10:00 a.m. to Noon / 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. You must show current photo ID.
Congratulations and Good Luck!