College & Career Readiness

 
Congratulations seniors; you are almost there! Graduation is our favorite time of year in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. To support students and families during this exciting time, a schedule of activities planned for members of the Class of 2016 can be found below. Please review the guidelines on dressing appropriately for graduation.
 

2016 Commencement Themes and Diploma Presenters:

 

SCHOOL

• PLACE
• TIME
• DATE

THEME

NAME OF SPEAKER

DIPLOMA PRESENTER/BOARD MEMBER(S)

ALLDERDICE
• Peterson Events Center
• 8:00-9:00pm
• Thursday, June 9, 2016
The Dice Difference
• All Valedictorians
• Dr. Donna Micheaux
• Dr. Regina Holley
• Kevin Carter
• Terry Kennedy
• Lynda Wrenn
BRASHEAR
• Peterson Events Center
• 9:00-10:00am
• Saturday, June 11, 2016
Make Your Mark
• Four Valedictorians
• Dr. Linda Lane
• Melissa Friez
• Moira Kaleida
CAPA
• Peterson Events Center
• 4:00-5:00pm
• Thursday, June 9, 2016
It's Magical
• Students
• Principal
• Dr. Donna Micheaux
• Melissa Friez
• Terry Kennedy
• Kevin Carter
CARRICK
• Peterson Events Center
• 7:00-8:00pm
• Saturday, June 11, 2016
Embrace the Past and Seize the Future
None
• Melissa Friez
• Cynthia Falls
 CONROY EDUCATION CENTER
• Conroy Education Center
• 9:30am
• Friday, June 10, 2016
Never Stop Learning
• Monte Austin
• David May-Stein
• Kevin Carter
• Dr. Regina Holley
MILLIONES
• Peterson Events Center
• 1:00-2:00pm
• Saturday, June 11, 2016
N/A
• Derrick Hardy
• Dr. Wayne Walters
• Thomas Sumpter
OBAMA
• Peterson Events Center
• 6:00-7:00pm
• Thursday, June 9, 2016
Soar Like Eagles & Take Flight!
N/A
• Dr. Linda Lane
• Sylvia Wilson
• Dr. Regina Holley
• Kevin Carter
• Terry Kennedy
• Lynda Wrenn
PERRY
• Peterson Events Center
• 5:00-6:00pm
• Saturday, June 11, 2016
Better Than Ever
None
• Carolyn Klug
• Sylvia Wilson
PIONEER
• Pioneer
• 12:00pm
• Thursday, June 9, 2016
Shoot for the Stars
N/A
• David May-Stein
• Terry Kennedy
PITTSBURGH OLIVER CITYWIDE ACADEMY
• Pittsburgh Oliver Citywide Academy
• 2:00-3:00pm
• Tuesday, June 2, 2016
One Past, One Future, No Limits
• Ms. Darlene M. Figgs
• OCA Teacher
• David May-Stein
• Sylvia Wilson
PITTSBURGH ONLINE ACADEMY
• Administration Building: Conference Room A
• 2:30-3:30pm
• Friday, June 10, 2016
Finding your Passion
• Students
• Dr. Wayne Walters
• Viola Burgess
• Cynthia Falls
SCI-TECH
• Peterson Events Center
• 3:00-4:00pm
• Saturday, June 11, 2016
N/A
N/A
• Dr. Linda Lane
• Dr. Wayne Walters
• Thomas Sumpter
WESTINGHOUSE
• Peterson Events Center
• 11:00am-12:00pm
• Saturday, June 11, 2016
N/A
• Dr. LaNise Rosemond
• Dr. Wayne Walters
• Dr. Regina Holley
• Sylvia Wilson
• Lynda Wrenn
• Moira Kaleida
 
 
 
Appropriate Dress for Graduating Pittsburgh Public School Students:            
All Pittsburgh Public School students participating in the 2016 commencement ceremonies should adhere to the following regarding appropriate dress:
  • ALL STUDENTS:  Skirt, dress, dress pants, collared dress shirt and tie, dress shoes (no tennis shoes, boots or flip-flops)
  • All STUDENTS MUST ATTEND REHEARSAL
  • NO GUM – students failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be able to participate in the commencement ceremony.
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