2022 Spring Senior Bulletin

Important Dates

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Monday, May 16th @ 9:00AM: RSVP by May 11th by emailing tgipe@mgsd.k12.nc.us a financial aid award/college acceptance letter, proof of enlistment, or proof of employment.

Senior Scholarship Night/Academic Excellence Recognition

Thursday, May 19th @ 6:30pm - Mooresville High School Performing Arts Center.

Baccalaureate Service-

Wednesday, May 25th @ 6:30pm - Mooresville High School Performing Arts Center

Graduation Practice - Attendance is mandatory

Friday, May 27th

8:00am Breakfast in the cafeteria

8:30am Practice begins in Main Gym

Graduation Day!

Saturday, May 28th @ 8:30am

Cap and Gown Pick Up

Cap and gowns can be picked up in the counseling office. 2022 tassels can be purchased in the counseling office for $12 cash.

Cap and Gown Pick Up

Thursday, April 7th: In order to control the flow of students and provide a quick and easy experience, please pick up your cap and gown during your assigned time slot.

A-E: 8:30am - 9:30am

F-J: 9:30am - 1030:am

K-P: 10:30am - 11:30am

Q-U: 11:30am - 12:30pm

V-Z: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

*Last chance pick up from 1:30pm - 2:30pm

**If you aren't able to pick up your cap and gown on April 7th, we will hold all paid in full orders in the counseling office for pick up.

E3- You must RSVP!

MHS is proud to host the 7th annual E3 event. Here’s what you need to know!

  1. Who: E3 stands for “Enrolled, Enlisted, Employed” so ALL seniors are invited!
  2. What: An awesome lunch, snacks and the ice cream truck, fun stuff to do, time to hang with your friends & raffle prizes!
  3. When: Monday, May 16th, 9am-1pm
  4. Where: Event begins in the PAC.
  5. Why: Because you’ve earned it!
  6. How to RSVP: Provide one of the documents below to Mr. Gipe either by email or dropping it off to Ms. McKee in the counseling office.
  • 4-Year College/University: Fin Aid Award Letter(s), Acceptance Letter, or Proof of Enrollment
  • Community College: FAFSA Student Aid Report or Proof of Enrollment
  • Military: Enlistment Paperwork or email from recruiter
  • Employment: Pay-stub or letter from employer

Make sure your name and your school name/military branch/employer’s name are on the items you turn in!


Please contact Mr. Gipe with any questions and to RSVP tgipe@mgsd.k12.nc.us

Senior Scholarship Night- Cap and Gown Event

Senior Scholarship Night is Thursday, May 19th at 6:30pm in the MHS Performing Arts Center. This night is dedicated to honor and recognize the Class of 2022’s scholarship awards. Local scholarships and college scholarships awarded based on merit will be recognized.

**If you have received a merit scholarship from your college or an organization, you need to email or bring a copy of the award letter to Mr. Gipe by Wednesday, May 11th. Seniors who have turned in their award letter to Mr. Gipe will be recognized at Senior Scholarship Night for their eligible scholarships. Seniors are recognized for the scholarships they use, not for all of the scholarships they are offered. If you do not turn in your letter, you will not be recognized. Please see Mr. Gipe or Ms. Bustle if you have any questions.

**If you applied for a local scholarship and will receive one, a counselor will tell you prior to this night that you should attend. Most local scholarship recipients are announced at this event.


Academic Excellence

Seniors with a weighted 3.5 GPA or higher will be recognized at Senior Scholarship Night on May 19th. Seniors will be called by name and receive an academic excellence medal.

*On April 28th, Seniors will receive their AE certificate in Advisory. The seniors receiving a certificate will be recognized at Senior Scholarship Night.*

Baccalaureate Service

The Baccalaureate Service on May 25th is a celebration honoring Mooresville High School's Class of 2022. Seniors should come wearing their cap & gown and report to the PAC by 6:00pm to walk in as a group. Members of the Class of 2022 will speak along with an invited guest speaker. This event is traditionally religious in nature. Students are not required to attend but are encouraged to if they are comfortable.

Graduation Practice - Attendance is Mandatory

Graduation practice on May 27th is mandatory.

Breakfast will be served at 8:00am in the cafeteria.

Practice will begin promptly at 8:30am in the Main Gym.

Rain tickets and graduation picture information will be distributed at practice.

A complete graduation run through will occur. Do not bring/wear your cap and gown. Casual summer clothing is encouraged.

Practice will be over around 12:00pm.

Graduation Day

MAY 28th 2022


Coach Joe Popp Stadium

Graduation begins at 8:30am, but seniors need to report to the MHS Main Gym by 7:45am. All graduates should be in their gym seat at 7:45am.

Only students that meet all graduation requirements will be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony.

*Graduation in the stadium is typically HOT! Seniors are allowed to have battery powered fans for comfort. Bottled water is provided for graduates.

*Seniors are allowed to invite as many guests to the outdoor graduation as they wish. However, if it rains, the ceremony will be moved to the The MHS Main Gym and an admission ticket will be required.

*All seniors will receive 4 rain tickets at graduation practice on May 27th. These tickets are required IF graduation is moved to The MHS main gym due to weather. These tickets are not replaceable if lost. The Performing Arts Center will be used for overflow. Any guest who doesn't have a ticket will be able to watch the graduation ceremony via livestream.

*Graduation will be broadcast on Facebook Live.

*Families and friends are invited down to the field once graduation is over for photographs and celebration!

*Seniors will pick up diplomas in the field house after the ceremony. Graduates will not receive their diploma if they owe fees/fines. For questions about fees owed, please see Ms. Melanie Greenwell in the MHS Main Office.

Graduation Announcements

Mooresville High School Graduation Announcements can be ordered from Souther Recognition at the link below.

Order Here!

If you are still in need of any other items offered by Southern Recognition, please go to their website www.srgrad.com to order or contact them directly at support@southernrecognition.com or (980) 247-0707.

Graduation Attire

Graduation Dress Code-

Graduation is a special day that requires special, more formal attire. MHS requires all graduates to follow the graduation day dress code as listed below.

  • Graduates must wear the cap and gown sold by Southern Recognition. The gown cannot be altered.
  • Dresses or skirts should not be visible below the gown
  • Pants should be a dark color

  • Shirts should be collared and white/light colored

  • Shoes and sandals must be a dark color

  • Tennis shoes and flip-flops are not allowed

  • High heels and wedges are strongly discouraged due to the field turf and risk of falling

  • Graduation cords, stoles, and other adornments are not allowed unless school issued

If you cannot afford any of the required items of clothing, please see the principal, a counselor, or a teacher privately. Give us enough time, and we can help you get what you need.

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Graduating with Honors

Latin Honors and NC Scholar will be notated by the graduates name in the printed graduation program.

Latin Honor System

Summa Cum Laude

4.5 with highest honor

Magna Cum Laude

4.2-4.49 with great honor

Cum Laude

3.9-4.19 with honor

Honors are based on final weighted GPA’s. Cords will be awarded at the mandatory graduation practices. The honor will be read at graduation after the graduate's name.

NC Scholar -

Seniors who achieve a final unweighted GPA of a 3.5+ AND meet course requirements will be distinguished as a NC Scholar. NC Scholars will receive a gold tassel at the mandatory graduation practice and a gold seal will be placed on their diploma. NC Scholar will not be read at graduation.

*Please note that GPA's are not rounded up in order to award Latin Honors or NC Scholar.

Club graduation cords and other honor cords

The MHS counseling department will only distribute Academic Excellence medals, Latin Honor Cords and NC Scholar tassels. For all other graduation cords, please see your club advisor.

Graduation Yard Signs

Orders are now closed for the PSTS signs. Please reach out to BlueDevilPTSO@gmail.com to inquire.

Signs are available for purchase from Southern Recognition. Visit srgrad.com for more info!

ATTENTION CLASS OF 2022 SENIORS AND PARENTS! Graduation signs are ready to be ordered! Prices are as follows:

Single-sided/ no name: $15

Single-side/ personalized: $19

Double-sided/ no name: $21

Double-sided/ personalized: $26


On the final payment screen, in the "purchase notes", please include the best email and phone number to reach you, as well as personalization for your sign if you order one of those. We will contact you, and post here, with instructions when they are ready for pick-up.

To order, please go to this page, and click on the appropriate payment option: https://osp.osmsinc.com/MGSD/BVModules/CategoryTemplates/Detailed%20List%20with%20Properties/Category.aspx?categoryid=AA014&fbclid=IwAR0Z7_BuGWHTfnnRPJeMODvk5QOjNyjtHfcdA4383c7wXLXcm00YMySWf1k

Thank you for your support, and we can't wait to see these signs all over town to celebrate our Seniors!!!!

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Final MHS Transript

Colleges require a FINAL transcript in order to complete enrollment. Seniors will need to request their final transcript via Parchment. If you have already committed to your school, go ahead and request your final transcript to be sent to your college today. Just make sure you select HOLD FOR GRADES when you place your order. If you do not select hold for grades, your current transcript will be sent. The college needs confirmation that you have graduated and the final transcript confirms that. Let your counselor know if you have any questions!

**Graduates have to pay a fee for transcripts beginning August 1, 2022. Final transcripts are free as long as they are requested prior to August 1st.

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Mitchell Community College Transcript

If you took a course at Mitchell and want that college credit transferred to your college in the fall, you must request a transcript from Mitchell be sent to your school of choice.

Please use the link below to request your official Mitchell transcript. Mitchell charges a fee to send your transcript.


If you are needing an unofficial copy of your transcript please email records@mitchellcc.edu. Please include in your email a copy of a photo id.

Please contact your school counselor with questions or call the counseling office at the number below. Thank you!

Counselor Emails-

A-C Mary Royal - mmroyal@mgsd.k12.nc.us

D-G & P Rachel Bustle - rachelbustle@mgsd.k12.nc.us

H-L & V Brian Landis - blandis@mgsd.k12.nc.us

M-O & Q-R Allyson Morris - amorris@mgsd.k12.nc.us

S-U & W-Z Madison Hartney -madisonhartney@mgsd.k12.nc.us