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    2021 Haltom High School

    Senior Dress Requirements When in Cap and Gown

    Please note: If there are religious reasons preventing you from following these requirements, you must speak to Ms. Sheasley or Ms. Pena several days before any senior event.

     

    When you are participating in an event that requires you to wear your graduation gown the dress requirements below must be followed or you will not be allowed to participate in the event. Events that require seniors to wear their gowns include

    • Senior Picture (gown, no cap)
    • Senior Awards (gown, no cap)
    • Senior Walk (gown, no cap)
    • Baccalaureate (gown, no cap)
    • Graduation Ceremony (cap and gown)
    • First In Family (gown, no cap)

     

    Seniors Dress Requirements

    • Gown (pressed - do this ahead of time because they are severely wrinkled)
    • Only the tassel may be worn on the cap - no other adornments, writings or decorations allowed
    • School appropriate hair
    • No flip flops or athletic shoes (black dress shoes only)
    • No facial piercings of any kind
    • Nothing worn outside of gown other then cords, medals, sashes issued by the counselors
    • No bags, backpacks, or purses
    • No gum
    • No cell phones or electronic devices, no earphones/buds

     

    Ladies

    • Black dress shoes (no athletic shoes)
    • Black hose or tights that cover toes (no exceptions)
    • Dresses/skirts must be black
    • Dresses/skirts must be school appropriate in length but must not show below the robe
    • Dresses/shirts must not show above the collar of the gown
    • Black slacks with black socks or hose
    • Top must meet or overlap at the waistband of skirt or pants
    • Appropriate jewelry

    Gentlemen

    • Black dress shoes (no athletic shoes)
      • All black cowboy/western boots are acceptable
    • Black socks
    • Black dress pants (no jeans or shorts)
    • Black belt
    • White dress shirt with collar (must be pressed)
    • Black tie
    • No T-shirts with or without a collar

     

    (Revised 10.26.2020)


    FALL SENIOR MEETING -- October 30, 2020

    I.  OPENING -- DR. VARNADO or MS. SHEASLEY 

    II. CLASSROOM/ACADEMIC EXPECTATIONS—ASHLYN WALKER/RUTH COOPER

    1.  CONFERENCES- HAPPENING NOW!
    2.  LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION
    3.  TCC SCHOLARSHIPS
    4.  SCHOLARSHIPS: SHELLY KNIGHT
    5.  COLLEGE CAREER ADVISOR—GO CENTER, COLLEGE EDUCATION DRIVE, FAFSA NIGHT

    III. COST OF BEING A SENIOR—MS. SHEASLEY

    1. COLLEGE APPLICATIONS
    2. YEARBOOK
    3. PROM
    4. SENIOR DRESS—mention if they need financial assistance
    5. INVITATIONS
    6. CAP AND GOWNS— mention if they need financial assistance

    IV.  HERFF JONES: https://youtu.be/ZYYnMWm4PcI

     V.  UPCOMING EVENTS—MRS. PENA

    1. SENIOR NIGHT FOR FOOTBALL AND FALL ACTIVITIES—NOV 6 & 12
    2. YEARBOOK PHOTOS—NOV. 12TH, NOV 18 FOR DRAPE & TUX BY APMT, DEC. TRIBUTE AD DEADLINE. (Seniors will sign up for 11.18.20 pics on the 12th)

    3. REMIND 101 - @ca8463

     

    Please record your name pronunciation!

    Click here to be taken to the Name Coach recording site. 

    • Can choose to drop the middle name completely or just do the middle initial. 
    • Can not substitute your official middle name for a nickname.  
    • We will pronounce your name as closely as possible to the way their mother/father says it. 
    • If you have two last names on the official record, the announcer will say both unless you get a legal name change. 
    • The announcer will say your complete first name, no shortenings. 

     


     

    Cap and Gown Information

    Herff Jones

    3300 Joyce Dr.  Suite A

    Fort Worth, TX 76116

    www.hjtexan.com

    COREY SCHNEIDER -- Haltom High School Rep