Graduation

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!  To watch the ceremonies, please click on the square below for each school.

VHS Class of 2021 Graduation
PHS Class of 2021 Graduation
HCHS Class of 2021 Graduation
NHS Class of 2021 Graduation
WRHS Class of 2021 Graduation

Commencement ceremonies for the 2021 Houston County School District high schools will be held May 28 and 29, 2021.  All five ceremonies will be held in Perry at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Reaves Arena. 

The graduation commencement schedule follows.

  • Veterans High School, May 28, 4:00 p.m.
  • Perry High School, May 28, 8:00 p.m.
  • Houston County High School, May 29, 8:30 a.m.
  • Northside High School, May 29, 12:30 p.m.
  • Warner Robins High School, May 29, 4:30 p.m.

In accordance with the Department of Public health guidance, seating will be limited and each graduate will receive a specific number of tickets for their ceremony. 

The ceremonies are also live-streamed.  The live stream may be accessed by clicking on the image at the top of this page.  Ceremonies will also be livestreamed on all school Facebook pages.

“We are pleased to offer our 2021 graduates and their families an in-person experience,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Mark Scott.  “We are also glad that our commencement ceremonies will return to Reaves Arena, which offers stadium-style seating with a better view of our graduates, as well as more room for social distancing.  We look forward to celebrating our Classes of 2021 and providing our seniors and their families with a memorable graduation experience.”

The Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter (GNFA) is located at 401 Larry Walker Parkway in Perry.  A traffic flow and parking map, as well as directions, are provided below.  For a map of the facilities to download, please click here. For more information, please contact the individual high schools or visit the GNFA website or call 478-987-3247.

Please continue to follow this page for updates and possible changes.  To view the 2020-2021 school calendar, click here.

Tickets
Tickets are required for commencement ceremonies.


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 facility is full. 


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.

Traffic Flow and Parking

To improve traffic flow and parking, family and friends who attend the ceremonies are asked to follow the directions on this map to enter, exit and park at the Fairgrounds.

Guests requiring assistance may park in the designated handicap parking area.  All other guests may park in the regular parking area.

General Traffic Flow and Parking Map
GNFA

Directions

Traveling South on I-75

Exit 134
* For NHS or PHS, Enter South Gate: Turn right at end of the exit ramp; Take first left onto Fairgrounds

Exit 135
* For HCHS, VHS, or WRHS, Enter North Gate: Turn right at end of exit ramp; Proceed straight through traffic light; North Gate entrance on right

Traveling South on I-75

Exit 135
* For HCHS, VHS, or WRHS, Enter North Gate: Turn left at end of exit ramp; Proceed straight through traffic light; North Gate entrance on right

Exit 134
* For NHS or PHS, Enter South Gate: Turn left at end of the exit ramp; Cross over the interstate, take first left onto Fairgrounds

 

 


Physical or Sensory Assistance

Handicapped seating will be available.


With advanced notice, a hearing enhancement assistant is provided upon request. To request special assistance or a sign language interpreter, please contact School Operations at 478-988-6200, ext. 3287, or by e-mail to Ann Cowles.

 

Live Internet Viewing

The commencement ceremonies will be livestreamed on the Houston County School District website.  Please click on the image at the top of this page to view.


Questions?

Contact your graduate's school.

GNFA Map
Graduation Info Banner

Class of 2021 Spotlights

Each year, our principals select one member of the graduating class who embodies the values and spirit of their school.  Class of 2021 Seniors will be featured on our district social media channels in the five weeks leading up to graduation.  Our first spotlight was released on April 27.  Check back each week to view more!

Houston County High

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Northside High

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Perry High

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Veterans High

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Warner Robins High

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