• Graduation Information

    Graduation Date:  Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 7:30 PM at the Infinite Energy Arena (formerly known as Gwinnett Arena).

    Due to limited seating, the ceremony will be live streamed.

    Link to Live Stream.

    More Information

    *The arena will have a clear bag only policy for all guests.

  • Graduation Practice Guidelines

    • Mandatory to walk in the ceremony
    • Do not bring your cap & gown to the practice
    • Meet in South Gwinnett Commons
    • Dress code is still enforced

    The practice date will be May 28th at South Gwinnett High School. Seniors will begin to arrive at the school at 9:45 am and arrival will be by last name to continue social distancing. Please adhere to the times below

    • 9:45 am All Honor Graduates and A-H
    • 10:05 am I-P
    • 10:25 am Q-Z

    Bring any items you need to return (books, Chromebooks, calculators, etc.).  All senior dues and all outstanding school fees (chrome books, parking, library, textbooks, etc.) must have been paid by the practice date on MyPaymentsPlus.

  • Tickets

    Tickets: Tickets will be given out at the graduation practice/meeting on May 28, 2021.

    • Each graduating senior will receive 5 tickets
    • Each graduating senior Must show picture I.D. to receive tickets
    • Graduation tickets can be withheld from seniors who are not on track to graduate, or have outstanding technology,  books, fees, fines, and/or items.

    Each senior who has paid dues will receive the same amount of graduation tickets. Due to COVID guidelines, as of right now each graduate will receive two tickets.  Seniors will need to show a photo ID and sign for their tickets. Please remember the ceremony will be live streamed for those who do not have a ticket but wish to watch the ceremony.

  • Ceremony Arrival Times and Seating

    Seniors will begin to arrive at 5:30 p.m. To continue practicing social distancing, arrival times are scheduled by last name. Please adhere to the times below.

    5:30 pm - All Honor Graduates and Graduates A-H

    5:50 pm - I-P

    6:10 pm Q-Z

    • Doors open for family and friends one hour before the ceremony. (6:30 pm)
    • Arena staff will assist with seating to ensure social distancing.
    • Handicap seating is available.
    • Be aware of traffic and how it will affect your travel time.

  • Infinity Arena Parking with Maps

    Seniors will receive a parking pass on May 28th for their car.  Parents and seniors may ride together.

    If Parents/Guests are in a separate car, they will need to pay for parking. NO CASH.  It would be easiest to prepay on the Infinite Energy Center website.

    2021 Arena Map - Students

    2021 Arena Map - Parents

  • Instructions for Students

    • Do not bring in cell phones. They will be confiscated. Those confiscated will be available for pick up at South Gwinnett High School after Memorial Day.

    • The only items seniors may bring into the arena are cap, gown, and one car key.

    • If other items are brought in they will be collected and can be picked up at the school during the week following graduation.  This includes cell phones. We recommend leaving all other belongings at home or in your car to save you the time of having to retrieve them from school at a later date.

    • Please do not wear your gown in; simply drape it over your arm. You can put on the gown after you go through security.

    • Before graduation, you should remove your cap and gown and hang it up so most of the wrinkles fall out. Only use a cool iron if necessary.

    • All students will walk into the Arena with a cap and gown in hand so that clothing can be checked.

    • Face masks are required and will be provided at graduation.

    • Do not decorate your caps/gowns. All caps and gowns must be plain.

    • If you are worried about the pronunciation of your name at the ceremony, click link, write your name phonetically and then use the audio feature and record your name by May 12.

  • After the Ceremony

    Due to COVID-19 guidelines, Infinite Arena Staff and South Gwinnett Faculty will assist the graduates with exiting the floor of the arena by rows. Families need to arrange a meeting place off-site of the arena. Congregating/gathering is not allowed on arena property. Please plan to meet off-site. If you rode with your graduate to the ceremony, please meet at your car and leave after the ceremony.  If there is an issue with behavior during the ceremony from students who are attendees, they will be escorted out of the arena

  • Official FINAL Transcripts

    OFFICIAL FINAL TRANSCRIPT must be purchased by May 21, 2021 on MyPaymentsPlus.com.

    Cost: $5.00 each

    It then MUST be picked up and signed for in person on June 11, 2021 or after.

    *For in-state colleges and universities, please visit www.GAFutures.org to requests your final transcript to be sent. 

    For final transcripts from GAFutures.org, please wait until June 4, 2021 to request the final transcript; ordering prior may result in the Fall 2020 transcript to be sent. 

    Please click here>>> HOW TO REQUEST TRANSCRIPT FROM GAFUTURES to request your transcript from GAFutures.org. If you have an issue requesting a transcript from GAFutures.org, please contact your counselor. 

     

  • Senior Remind Sign Up

    Sign Up For Remind by LAST NAME!

    Get mobile app notifications:
    Download the mobile app for iOS and Android devices and create a new account (or log in if you already have one.) To join a class, tap the + by Classes Joined and either join with your class code (listed under the section of the alphabet - begins with @) or search for your class. You'll automatically get app notifications. Please sign up according to last name.

    SGHS Senior Class A-B
    @sghssrsa-b

    SGHS Senior Class C-F
    @sghssrsc-f

    SGHS Senior Class G-K
    @sghssrsg-k

    SGHS Senior Class L-N
    @sghssrsl-n

    SGHS Senior Class O-R
    @sghssrso-r

    SGHS Senior Class S-V
    @sghssrss-v

    SGHS Senior Class W-Z
    @sghssrsw-z

  • Valedictorian - Salutatorian

    Val and Sal