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Seniors & Parents can utilize this page for all graduation announcements.

The Class of 2019 will graduate Thursday, June 6th at 7:00 pm at the WCU Ramsey Center.

Graduation Events Timeline:


    Wednesday, June 5th 2019

  • Graduation Practice is at 1:00 PM at the WCU Ramsey Center
    -Graduation Practice is MANDATORY, if a senior misses Graduation Practice they will be unable to participate in the Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, June 6th 2019

  • Seniors should arrive to the WCU Ramsey Center at 5:45 PM to prepare for the Graduation Ceremony
  • The Graduation Ceremony begins promptly at 7:00 PM


WCU has updated their website for high school graduation information as well as FAQs about the Ramsey Center and parking. Visit the following sites for information, or see the attached FAQs and Parking Map below.

-Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center website


-Direct link to high school graduation page on WCU website


-Interactive and mobile-friendly parking map



Want to give your graduate flowers after the ceremony or a class of 2019 tshirt? There will be a kiosk set up at the Ramsey Center during graduation where you can purchase flowers or a shirt for your student. Want to pre-order? Check out: www.thecommencementgroup.com/smokymountainhs/ 


Senior Meeting 5/21/2019:

  • Seniors were given their Senior Clearance Forms. All forms are due back to the Student Support Center after students complete their last exam. Additional copies of this form can be found in the Student Support Center.
  • Graduation Practice is Wednesday, June 5th at 1:00 pm at the WCU Ramsey Center.
  • Graduation Practice is MANDATORY, all students participating in graduation should plan on attending. Students should park in the creek lot or the baseball lot for practice. 
    • Any student NOT walking in the graduation ceremony needs to confirm this with Ms. Brooks in the Student Support Center.
  • Remember, students were only allowed to decorate their cap (mortarboard) if they went through the approval process and were approved to do so. Any student that comes to the graduation ceremony with a cap that is decorated but was not approved will receive a replacement cap to wear during the ceremony.
  • All edgenuity hours, FFs, and Incomplete must be finalized by this Friday, May 24th.


Senior Meeting 4/24/2019:

  • Seniors participating in the Senior Walk must come to the Student Support Center and sign up for the elementary school they will be visiting by 3:00 pm this Friday!!!
    • Anyone requesting permission to drive must complete a permission form and return it to Mrs. Graning for approval by Monday, April 29th at 3:00 pm
  • To vote for the graduation speaker go to: https://forms.gle/j67JcrKNxZ4vJnJdA Voting closes Wednesday, May 1st at 3:00 pm.
  • Submit your plans after high school for the graduation slideshow ASAP:
  • Jostens will be here during lunches Monday, April 29th for you to pay for and pick up your cap/gown or pick up your pre-ordered graduation announcements. Students must have their orders paid in full in order to pick up their Jostens order. Orders can be paid that day in cash, or students can pay ahead of time by calling (828)681-1712.
    • Remember you must have your cap/gown in order to participate in the senior walk and the graduation ceremony
  • Students were given information about the approval process if they want to decorate their mortarboard (cap) for the graduation ceremony. Only students that go through this required  approval process will be allowed to wear a decorated cap at the graduation ceremony
  • Graduation Practice on Wednesday, June 5th at 1:00 pm at the WCU Ramsey Center is MANDATORY all student should plan accordingly.
  • All debts should be paid by Friday, May 24th
  • All Forms given out at today’s meeting are attached at the bottom of this page