graduation announcement

PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. -- Pulaski County Special School District will host graduation ceremonies for all four high schools for the class of 2021 seniors. Graduation ceremonies will be held outdoors at each school on the football field. The dates and times for each graduation ceremony are as follows:

  • Sylvan Hills High School Saturday, May 15 at 8 p.m.
  • Maumelle High School Friday, May 21 at 7 p.m.
  • Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High School Saturday, May 22 at 9 a.m.
  • Joe T. Robinson High School Saturday, May 22 at 11:30 a.m.

The graduation events will be open to families of the graduation seniors only. There will be a limit of six guests per senior. However, if there is an inclement weather situation, the location for each graduation will be moved indoors. Therefore, the number of guests per senior will be limited to as few as four per senior. All attendees will be required to wear masks. Physical distancing will be enforced and additional safety protocols will be followed in accordance with current ADH guidelines.

In addition to graduation, the high schools will host prom for juniors and seniors with capacity limitations; however, seniors will have priority on ticket purchases. Each school will follow the capacity limitations for their selected venues based on CDC guidelines. Students who choose to bring a guest from another school must be approved prior to the prom by school administration. 

Masks will be required for all guests in attendance and must be worn properly at all times. Students may only remove their mask for professional and grand march, if applicable, photos taken upon entry. The dates, times and locations for each prom are listed below. Additional information regarding ticket sales and school-specific prom details are available at each school.

Maumelle High School prom will be held on Saturday, April 10 from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. at Next Level Events. Joe T. Robinson High School prom will take place on Saturday, April 17 from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. also at Next Level Events. The following week, on Friday, April 23, Sylvan Hills High School will host their prom at Bella Terra Estate from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Finally, Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High School will host their prom on Friday, May 7 from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. at Albert Pike Memorial Temple.