Houston County Schools

Class of 2020 Graduation Ceremonies

The Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter (map)
Miller-Murphy-Howard Building
401 Larry Walker Parkway
Perry, GA 31069

Grad cap

GRADUATION CEREMONY TIMES:

Friday, May 22, 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Warner Robins High

Veterans High

Perry High 

Houston County High

Northside High

  4:30 p.m.

  8:00 p.m.

  8:30 a.m.

12:00 p.m.

  3:30 p.m.

Graduation Ceremony Information
Tickets
Tickets are not required for commencement ceremonies. There is no limit on the number of guests who may attend. Seating, however, is limited in the Miller-Murphy-Howard building.
Doors Open One Hour Before Ceremony
Doors open one hour prior to the ceremony and will be locked 15 minutes prior to the ceremony or earlier if the seat fill up.  Guests who arrive after the doors are locked may find seating in Heritage Hall.

Ceremony Protocol
Please read the graduation letter to parents for important information about ceremony protocol.  Please note balloons, posters, or noisemakers of any kind are not permitted in the graduation venue.

Parking
Guests requiring assistance may park in the designated parking area.  Please review the handicapped parking map (Parking in highlighted in yellow.  View a zoomed view of the area.).  All other guests may park in the paved parking area.
Directions

Traveling North on I-75
Take Exit 135

  • West Gate: Turn right at the end of the exit ramp, turn right at first traffic light, West Gate entrance is on the left.
  • North Gate: Turn right at the end of the exit ramp, proceed straight through the traffic light, North Gate entrance is on the right.

 

Traveling South on I-75
Take Exit 135

  • West Gate: Turn left at the end of the exit ramp, turn right at first traffic light, West Gate entrance is on the left.
  • North Gate: Turn left at the end of the exit ramp, proceed straight through the traffic light, North Gate entrance is on the right.
Additional Seating
The Miller-Murphy-Howard building offers seating for more than 5,700 people. Additional seating will be offered in Heritage Hall where guests can view a live broadcast of the ceremonies.

Physical or Sensory Assistance
Handicapped seating will be available on the end of rows in both the Miller-Murphy-Howard building and Heritage Hall.  Wheelchair guests and one family member will be allowed to enter through the South entrance of MIller-Murphy-Howard 15 minutes prior to doors opening to the public.  At that time, staff will be able to remove a chair at the end of the aisle to make room for a wheelchair.

With advanced notice, hearing enhancement assistant is provided upon request. To request special assistance or a sign language interpreter, please contact School Operation at 478-988-6200, ext. 10513 or by e-mail to Ann Cowles.

Live Internet Viewing
The commencement ceremonies will be broadcast live on our website and district Facebook page.

Questions?
Contact your graduate's school.