EHS Graduation

Finnegan Fieldhouse, Franciscan University

Commencement Ceremonies will be held Friday, May 26th at 7:00pm

Below you will find everything that you need for Graduation this year, including a detailed schedule of all events and a list of frequently asked questions and answers!

EHS Commencement Ceremony

Friday, May 26th 2017 at 7pm

Finnegan Fieldhouse, Fransiscan University, Steubenville, Ohio

Schedule of Events for Seniors

January 31st--Deadline for Senior Pictures and Baby Pictures to be Submitted.

Electronic submission preferred. Send Pictures to:

May 2nd--Deadline for Yearbook orders and payment

Click Here to Order

May 21st--Senior Honors Banquet

2:00pm The Countryside

May 23rd--Baccalaureate

7:00 EHS Auditorium

6:30pm Seniors Report (EHS Cafeteria) Caps and Gowns required

May 24th--Graduation Practice (Attendance Required)

12:00pm Finnegan Field House, Franciscan University

Carpool, if possible. Casual Attire.

May 25th--Senior Picnic

1:00pm EHS Cafeteria

May 26th--Graduation

7:00pm Finnegan Field House

6:15pm Graduates Assembled in Foyer

May 30th-June 2nd

Diploma Pick Up

7:00am-2:00pm EHS Office (See Mrs. Ramsey)

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What should I wear to graduation?

Answer: Ladies, wear light colored dresses and light colored shoes. Gentlemen, wear dark dress pants (NO JEANS), dark shoes, white shirts, and ties.

No decorating/bedazzling caps or gowns!


Question: When should I arrive for graduation on Friday, May 27th?

Answer: You should be in the upstairs hallway no later than 6:15pm. We will need to line you up at this time. Please try to carpool to the site to allow more parking for your parents and other guests. Commencement will begin promptly at 7:00pm.

Question: Where do I get my mother’s flower?

Answer: Flowers will be distributed at practice.I will have a few flowers available at the arena. If you would like flowers for your stepmother, please ask about availability at practice.

Question: How long will the ceremony last?

Answer: The ceremony will last no longer than two hours.

Question: Does my family need tickets?

Answer: No, seating is done by ushers on a first come first serve basis. Floor seating and bleacher seating will be available. There is ample seating for families with handicapped members. If you have a handicapped member in your party, approach one of the ushers for assistance.

Question: Can my family bring noisemakers and confetti?

Answer: No, confetti and noisemakers are prohibited.

Question: Will individual scholarships be announced?

Answer: No, this information will be printed in the program. Please be sure to get any information you wish to have included to the guidance department as soon as possible.

Question: Will graduates be able to throw their caps?

Answer: Yes, before the Recessional. Be sure that your name is written inside of your cap if you want to be sure you get the same one back.

Parents and guardians,

This is a very special time in your lives as well as that of your son/daughter. Mr. Morrison and I will be working very diligently to provide a memorable commencement exercise to honor your son’s/daughter’s accomplishments. If you should have any other questions, please email me at or call 740-765-4313 EXT 224. I will return your email or your call as soon as possible. We at Edison High School are tremendously proud of your son/daughter.


Jamie Evans

Senior Class Advisor


There is a $10 class fee to cover the cost of the senior picnic, honors cords, the flowers for the mothers, and any costs associated with baccalaureate/commencement.

This fee will be collected by Mr. Evans beginning on Monday, March 13th. The fee must be paid in order to walk at graduation.