Senior Information

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Senior Information

Class of 2022, Welcome to your senior year! We will be using this page to keep you informed of all the things you need to know for your last year at Marlington.

Cap & Gown/Announcements
There will be a Senior Meeting with our Jostens' representative on Monday, OCTOBER 18 at 8:00 AM in the HS auditorium.
The deadline to order your cap and gown packages is DECEMBER 3, 2021. Packets were mailed to your home address or you may view all products at https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1050550/Marlington-High-School/
Orders may be placed online at any time or in person with our Jostens' representative during lunch periods on Wednesday, OCTOBER 27.
Cap & Gown/Announcements PICK-UP will be on Tuesday, MARCH 29, 2022 from 11:00AM-1:00PM outside of the cafeteria. If you are unable to pick-up during this time, please see Mrs. Mitchell in the main office.
*IF you have not yet ordered your cap & gown AND plan to walk at graduation please contact our Josten's representative, Mr. Rich Petro as soon as possible. [email protected] or (330) 877-4700

Senior Pictures for the Yearbook
Your senior picture for the yearbook is due by APRIL 22, 2022. Your picture can be emailed to [email protected] or a hard copy image can be given to Mrs. McGuire. We are no longer accepting CDs. The image can also be sent over by your photographer via email. Images should have a resolution of 300 dpi, for hard copies wallet size or larger. Confirmation will be provided, upon receipt your digital image. 

Parent Messages for the Yearbook
Do you want to congratulate your senior with a special message and photo in the yearbook? You can purchase a Senior Parent Ad for only $20 (Cash or check written to Marlington High School). Please send in your message and photo to Mrs. McGuire in room, or email [email protected] 
Parent messages are due by APRIL 22, 2022.

Junior/Senior Prom MAY 7, 2022 at the Pro Football Hall of Fame 7-10PM
Purchase Tickets HERE April 7 through May 2, 2022. 
If you are bringing an outside GUEST to Prom, you must complete a GUEST FORM before purchasing their ticket. 
*All school fees must be paid to attend Prom 

Scholarship Opportunities
Scholarship opportunities are added as we receive them on the Marlington High School Guidance Office webpage


Baccalaureate (spiritual graduation ceremony in addition to Graduation but not mandatory) will be held on Thursday, May 26 at 6:30 PM at Robertson's Kitchen & Bath Gallery 2155 W Main St, Alliance, OH 44601. All seniors, as well as their family and friends are invited and encouraged to come. Students should arrive at 6:00 PM with their cap and gown. 


SENIOR EXAMS – May 31 and June 1 

MAKE UP EXAMS – June 2 

 

COMMENCEMENT REHEARSAL (Mandatory)

Commencement rehearsal will take place on Sunday, June 5, from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM at the Canton Memorial Civic Center, 1101 Market Ave N, North Canton, Ohio 44702. Seniors who expect to participate in commencement should arrive at 11:00 AM and must be present for the entire rehearsal. Emergency cases will be considered on an individual basis.  District Dress and Grooming policy will be enforced during rehearsal. Please bring your cap, gown and tassel to graduation practice.


ALL FEES; School Fees, Lunch Accounts, Technology Fund Charge and uniforms must be paid/turned-in to receive a transcript, participate at graduation (paid by June 2, 2022). 

If you have further fee questions please call Mrs. Bogunovich at (330) 823-1300 ext. 4241 during normal school hours.


GRADUATION DAY PROCEDURES 

1.    Graduation is scheduled for Sunday, June 5 at 2:00 PM at the Canton Memorial Civic Center, 1101 Market Ave N, North Canton, Ohio 44702. 

2.    Should an emergency arise that prevents your presence at graduation exercises, if possible, please notify Mrs. Joyce so that your name may be read in absentia. 

3.    Parents and guests, please stand during the processional. Everyone remains standing until all graduates have entered. 

4.    Men’s caps should be removed during the Alma Mater and the Star Spangled Banner. 

5.    Students who earned Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude or Summa Cum Laude status will receive their cords at the conclusion of rehearsal.  Cords are $7 and must be paid for in the main office by June 2, 2022. If you choose not to purchase your cord you will return it prior to picking up your official diploma.

6.     Students will be given a diploma case during the graduation ceremony. Students may pick up their official diploma in the McKinley Room following the ceremony.


PICTURES/VIDEOS

As a courtesy to the graduates and special guests, we ask members of the audience to take pictures from their seats or from an area designated behind graduate seating.  A professional photographer will photograph graduates with their diploma. These pictures and additional prints will be available at minimal cost.  

Photographs may be ordered online at www.cockrillsstudio.com


TICKETS AND SEATING

Due to our graduation location, tickets will not be necessary. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis.

  

PROPER ATTIRE

All seniors should wear proper attire.  The attire for girls shall be a white cap and gown. That being said, girls must wear white or a pastel color under their gown. Bold print is not recommended and will be very noticeable with the transparency of a white gown.  

Boys attire will be black cap and gown; collared shirt and tie is recommended. Appropriate clothing will be worn underneath your gown.  

Boys/Girls (NO T-SHIRTS, SHORTS, JEANS, TENNIS SHOES OR FLIP FLOPS)


Students not dressed in proper attire may not be permitted to participate in the formal graduation ceremony on commencement day. Students are not permitted to decorate their graduation caps. Students wearing decorated caps and gowns will have to remove those decorations prior to the processional. 


CAP AND GOWN 

To be dressed properly for graduation, please note the following: 

  • Caps are to be worn flat on top of the head with the point of the cap centered in the middle of the forehead.

  • Tassels are worn on the right side of the cap until commencement honors are bestowed upon the graduates. 

  • Gowns should be hung up at home as most wrinkles will then come out.  If it is necessary to press the gown, please use a cool iron. Flowers, decorative pins or other adornments are NOT to be worn on gowns. 

IMPORTANT DATES:
10/18/21 - Cap & Gown Mtg 8AM
10/19/21 - FAFSA Info. Night 6-8PM
10/27/21 - Jostens' Rep. 11AM - 1PM

12/3/21 - Cap & Gown Orders Due
12/17/21 - Semester Exams
12/20/21 - Semester Exams
12/21/21 - Semester Exams

3/29/22 - Cap & Gown Pick-Up

4/22/21 - Senior Pictures Due
4/22/21 - Parent Messages Due

5/7/22 - Prom 
*All fees must be paid to attend Prom
5/18/22 - End of the Year Awards
5/18/22 - Senior DECISION DAY 
5/26/22 - Baccalaureate 
5/31/22 - Senior Exams

6/1/22 - Senior Exams
6/2/22 - Senior Exam Make-up
6/5/22 - Graduation at the Canton Civic Center
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