Class of 2020

Class of 2020!

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Amount covers: Cap & Gown, Graduation Costs and Awards, Senior Picnic

1. $115– If payment is received by December 20, 2019.

2. $125– If payment is received after December 20, 2019.

Payment Options: 1. Using

2. Drop off a check (payable to McDonough High School) or cash in the main office.

**After March 24th, senior dues become a student debt. Any senior who has not paid by March 24, 2020, his/her account will be annotated with such debt.


MANDATORY DRESS ATTIRE – All caps & gowns are purple.

Includes: Graduation Day, Dress Rehearsal & Senior Awards Night

Girls: Dress, black shoes (no sport shoes; 2-inch heel maximum). Shoes must have a strap (no strapless sandals or slides), If wearing stockings, they must be flesh tone. Dresses should be no longer than mid-calf and must not hang below graduation gown. A skirt and a blouse count as a dress. Small stud earrings only and necklaces with large pendants are prohibited.

Boys: White dress shirts, navy blue or black neckties, navy or black slacks (no denim), dark socks, and standard black dress shoes (no sport shoes or studs). All belts must have a standard buckle. Small stud earrings only and necklaces with large pendants are prohibited.

Cap & Gown Gowns should be pressed. Cap is to be worn parallel to the floor. Tassels should be placed on the right side of the mortarboard (hat). No alterations or decorations are permitted on the cap.

***Please refer to the 2019-2020 Charles County Public Schools Code of Student Conduct***

***A request for any exemptions from the above requirements may be made by an individual student and must be submitted in writing to the principal by the end of the

school day on March 20th. The written request must include a justification for the exemption and a detailed description of the attire that the student is seeking to wear.***



May 20, 21, 22, 26 & 27 are mandatory graduation rehearsals, 7:25 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

(Full cooperation is needed to ensure that practice ends at or before 11:00 a.m.)

College Scholarship Information

Parents, please remind your seniors to give Ms. Cusic, MHS’ College and Career Advisor, copies of college acceptance letters as well as awards, grants, and scholarship letters.  This information is used for the graduation program and a state report.