Royal Palm Beach Community High School

Seniors

Email Mrs. Cote with any questions

BarbaraVictoria.Cote@palmbeachschools.org

🎓Senior Letter🎓

FY21 Senior Letter 5.25

🎓Commencement Rehearsal🎓

Commencement Rehearsal will be Virtual on Wednesday, June 2nd. Your scheduled time has been emailed. Commencement Rehearsal will last no longer than 60 minutes. There will be no early dismissals from rehearsal, and the camera must be on at all times. You must log on using your district email. No entry from personal emails will be allowed.


If a graduate does not attend the Commencement Rehearsal, they will not participate in the Commencement Ceremony. Attendance is mandatory; there will be no make-up appointments.


Time slot appointments are as followed for virtual rehearsal.

CHECK STUDENT EMAILS FOR GOOGLE MEET LINK

  • Last Name A-C 8:00 am to 9:00 am

  • Last Name D-Ha 9:15 am to 10:15 am

  • Last Name He-Me 10:30 am to 11:30 am

  • Last Name Mi-R 11:45 am to 12:45 am

  • Last Name S-Z 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Commencement Timeline

  • 4:00 Graduate Arrival Time

  • 4:45 Doors will open for guests

  • 5:50 Doors will close for guests

  • 6:00 Graduate Procession

  • 6:10 Doors will re-open


Important Dates

  • May 17th - Obligations Due

  • May 18th - District Survey Due

  • May 21st - Online Courses Completed

  • May 22nd - Senior Drive-Thru Celebration

  • June 1st - Senior Last Day

  • June 1st - Grades are Due

  • June 1st - Virtual Scholarship & Stoles Night

  • June 7th - Hybrid Senior Awards Night

Important Dates For Commencement

  • June 2nd - Commencement Rehearsal

        • Times will be emailed to students (mandatory)

  • June 4th - Senior Check-Out (mandatory)

        • Non-Fast Pass @ 8:00 am to 11:00 am

        • Fast Pass @11:30 am - 2:00 pm

  • June 8th - Commencement Ceremony

        • Graduates MUST arrive by 4:00 pm

Obligations - Due by may 24TH

How to make a payment

  • Pay Cash/Check/Money order on campus

  • Mail in - Check/Money Order

      • Include your Name and student number

  • Credit card on SchoolCashOnline.com

      • $2 service fee for online transactions


Any overdue library books and unpaid fines related to media center, please contact

jessica.sleek@palmbeachschools.org

Check your student email for weekly notices

Senior check-out - June 4th

🚗 Fast pass 🚗

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 pm

Drive-thru By appointment

Mrs. Cote will email your time

In order to receive a fast pass, students must have completed the following:

  • NO Financial Obligations

  • NO Textbook Obligations

  • Online Courses Completed

  • District Senior Survey completed

Non-Fast Pass

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m

RPBHS Gymnasium


If student have NOT completed any of the following, they MUST come prepared to:

  • Must Pay Financial Obligations

  • Turn in Textbook Obligations

  • Turn in Chromebooks

  • Complete District Survey


If you have any academic concerns about a class, grade, assessment, or requirements, email your guidance counselor.

Last Name A-C Ms. Natalie Pluta

natalie.pluta@palmbeachschools.org

Last Name De-Ha Ms. Cindy Rosado

cindy.rosado@palmbeachschools.org

Last Name He-Me Ms. Tori Larbig

tori.larbig@palmbeachschools.org

Last Name Mi-R Mr. Gary Harmon

gary.harmon@palmbeachschools.org

Last Name S-Z Ms. Lori Kushel

lori.kushel@palmbeachschools.org

Ms. Kathryn Murphy - Counselor Coordinator

kathryn.murphy@palmbeachschools.org

🎓Commencement Ceremony 🎓

Date: June 8, 2021

Location: South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center

9067 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Time: 6:00 pm (doors close at 5:50)

Student Graduates MUST arrive by 4:00 pm for check-in

Tickets: Two per graduate (seating in pods of two)

There will be a lottery for extra ticket during commencement rehearsal.


For families and friends who are unable to attend the ceremonies in person, all ceremonies will be streamed live online at palmbeachschools.org, on Comcast channel 234, and AT&T U-Verse channel 99.

Recordings of the live ceremonies will be posted on the District’s website shortly after each commencement.

Pronunciation of Name Recording

Pronunciation of Name Recording

Please upload a recording of how you would like your name pronounced during graduation.

Recording Name Form

Safety Measure

  • Face Coverings must be worn at all times.

  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout all buildings.

  • Socially distanced seating for guests and graduates.

  • Bathroom attendants have been added to monitor soap dispensers, hand sanitizers, and regulate the amount of people inside.

  • Students will maintain social distancing for the processional and awarding of the diplomas.

  • Magnetometers and wanding will take place prior to entering the venue.

  • Guests will wait in line prior to entering into the Expo East building.

  • No food or drinks will be sold by the Fairgrounds.

  • Palm Beach Sheriff's deputies will be on site to monitor the magnetometers.

  • Clear bags and one unopened water bottle will be allowed.

It is important to note that the School District continues to follow the most recent guidelines and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), local, and state health departments. The health and safety of our graduates, staff, and guests remains our top priority. With that in mind, the District reserves the right to cancel the in-person events if health conditions warrant such action.

Dress code

ALL GRADUATES MUST WEAR THIS YEAR’S CAP AND GOWN TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY.

DRESS CODE WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED AT COMMENCEMENT.

NO EXCUSES.


LADIES:

  • No sunglasses.

  • No oversized jewelry.

  • Small necklaces only (must be worn under gown).

  • Only school sponsored academic stoles, cords, and medals
    can be worn as part of your attire.

  • If the hem of your dress falls below your gown, the dress
    must be a DARK color (black/navy/dark brown).

  • Dark color slacks (black/navy/dark brown). NO JEANS.

  • Dark color (black/navy/dark brown/nude) dress shoes. NO SNEAKERS.

  • Hair should be styled to allow for the hat to be positioned flatly on top of the head.



GENTELMAN:

  • No sunglasses.

  • No oversized jewelry.

  • Small necklaces only (must be worn under gown).

  • Neck ties/bow ties must be worn, under gown.

  • Only school sponsored academic stoles, cords, and medals
    can be worn as part of your attire.

  • Long sleeve dress shirt (with a collar).

  • Dark color slacks (black/navy/dark brown). NO JEANS.

  • Dark color (black/navy/dark brown/nude) dress shoes with socks. NO SNEAKERS.

  • Hair should be styled to allow for the hat to be positioned flatly on top of the head.


WARNING:

In order to participate in the Commencement Ceremony, it is imperative graduates follow the dress code guidelines. The guidelines include wearing this year’s CAP and GOWN.

Caps may NOT be decorated.

Senior Items for purchase

  • Yearbooks - Yearbookforever.com

  • Cap & Gown - herffjonespalmbeach.com