Graduation Class of 2017
What to wear for Graduation:
Only stoles, collars, cords and/or medallions that are awarded by CMCSS and the
State of Tennessee may be worn in CMCSS GRADUATION ceremonies.
Any cords or other graduation regalia received from outside sources or
paid memberships or affiliations will not be allowed.
CMCSS Graduations are formal events and reflect our students'
accomplishments within their high school years.
The DRESS CODE GUIDELINES for the KHS Graduation ceremony for will be strictly
adhered to. Students who do not choose to comply with the dress code
will not be allowed to walk in the ceremony.
This is a formal ceremony and will be respected as such.
Please read the dress code below carefully. If you are not sure about what you are planning to wear, get approval from a school administrator BEFORE Graduation day!
Kenwood High Seniors are required to wear the following graduation attire:
* Clothing that shows outside of the gown (other than the shirt collar)
BLACK OR VERY DARK GRAY!
Shirt with a SOLID / WHITE COLLAR
TIE is REQUIRED - your choice of color/print
BLACK or very dark PANTS (proper full length)
BLACK/DARK dress or plain lace-up or slip on shoes.
NO sandals, flip flops, tennis shoes, or boots.
Do not bring jackets for the ceremony - it will be too hot and there is no place to keep them!
* Clothing that shows outside of the gown (other than the collar) must be Black!
School Appropriate Dress OR skirt & top OR pants & top.
Shirt or dress collar must be worn inside gown.
Pants/pantsuit may be worn - BLACK solid pant with appropriate shirt & collar.
BLACK dress or plain Shoes ONLY - 2 to 3 inch heel height LIMIT
No sandals of any style, flip flops, tennis shoes, or high or spiked heels, or boots
Shoes must have strap on heel (for safety on stairs/ramps)
"Peep toe" dress shoes are acceptable if the opening is small!
That means only the top of 2 toes are visible!
No large earrings (hoops or long dangles)
No obvious facial piercings.
No large hair adornment (bows, headbands, etc.)
Do not bring purses or other valuables with you that you cannot carry in with you.
There is no place to keep your belongings during the ceremony.
TURN CELL PHONES TO SILENT!
** Clothing that is covered by the black grad gown may be a different color
but must be school appropriate! **
Attending Graduation Practice is REQUIRED to participate in the Graduation ceremony!
All Graduation attire must meet standards of the school system dress code.
Students must arrive and enter APSU Dunn Center with their
cap & gown in hand or on hangers.