The MHS Senior Awards Night will be May 23, 2013 at 6:30pm in the Davis Theater. Seniors will be recognized for their accomplishments including presentations from local scholarship organizations, AP+program completers, perfect attendance and more. The evening culminates with the recognition of the Hall of Fame winners. Seniors who will be recognized on stage will receive a postcard in the mail in the next couple of weeks asking them to RSVP. For more information, contact Linda Norris, College and Career Resource Specialist, at
Cap and Gown orders!
Seniors who missed placing their cap and gown orders with the Herff Jones representatives in November must place their orders by mail or online. Orders are made directly with Herff Jones, not MHS. The deadline to order by mail is December 7th; the deadline to order online is January 10th. After these dates, the prices go up. The website to place orders is www.gradproinc.com -- register as a Manatee High School student.
Important Information for the Class of 2013
Seniors - click here for important information from Guidance. This letter includes information about graduation requirements, Florida Bright Futures and more. See your Guidance Counselor if you have any questions.
Florida Bright Futures
Florida Bright Futures
Are you on track to receive the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship? New changes include a community service requirement, that all applicants complete the FAFSA and changes in the SAT/ACT test score requirements. It's your job to know and meet the requirements. Click here to learn more. Apply on line today -- you must apply before graduation, or you lose your eligibility!
Graduation - Class of 2013
Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2013 will be on Saturday, June 1st at 8:00pm at Joe Kinnan Field at Hawkins Stadium at Manatee High School. For all Senior Important Dates, including prom and graduation rehearsals, click here.
Be sure to check the Manatee High School Scholarship List for opportunities to help pay for college. The list is updated weekly, so check it often. Click here to see the latest posting.
SAT and ACT Test Dates
Click here for the 2012-2013 SAT and ACT test dates. Register on-line and be aware of the deadlines to avoid a late fee. If you qualify for a fee waiver, see your guidance counselor. New this year -- both the SAT and ACT require students to upload a photo when registering.
The MHS College Handbook for Seniors is now on-line! This handbook has helpful information about finding a college, the application process, time lines, essay tips, financial aid and more. Click here to access this valuable tool as you plan for college and complete your admission applications.