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Graduation 2020

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In-Person Graduation Information
SHS In-Person Graduation Information
May 19, 2020,

Graduate and Parents:

Smithville High School will host an in-person graduation ceremony on Friday, May 29, 2020. In the abundance of caution, Smithville High School will instate precautions and protocols for the event to take place while practicing social distancing guidelines. Students and their families are not required to attend.
Please read the information below closely as no exceptions will be made for those who do not pick up their tickets on May 26th or 27th. The pre-recorded video of graduation will air at the times and locations online as previously released.

Graduation Ticket Information:
Graduation ticket pickup will take place on May 26th and 27th from 7:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the high school front office. The graduate and at least one parent must be present in order to pick up tickets. Each graduate will be allowed a maximum of 4 guests. Tickets will be required to enter the stadium. Due to assigned seating for graduates and attendees, there will be no additions after May 27th.

An administrator will be present at the graduation ticket pickup to review expectations and details as they pertain to the graduation ceremony.

We look forward to seeing you!

Go Tigers!

Smithville ISD

High School Graduation Procedures

May 29th, 2020


All procedures are based on the guidance provided by the Governor and Education Commissioner of Texas. We ask that all guests adhere to the procedures provided in order for SISD to be in compliance. Non-compliance with the listed procedures may void your attendance for the graduation ceremony. It is not necessary to attend the in-person ceremony to receive your diploma. Diplomas will be mailed to graduates.

**The graduation ceremony will not be rescheduled. If the in-person event is cancelled due to bad weather or other public health concerns the “virtual graduation” will be utilized.


  • Graduates and guests will have assigned times for arrival to the stadium
      • Reverse Alpha-order
  • 4 or fewer guests per graduate in attendance (No exceptions)
  • Guests must arrive together with the graduate (No exceptions)
  • Guests must park in the high school student or faculty parking lot
  • Guests and graduates must sign off on the compliance screening questions
    • Questions are located on the tickets provided to the graduate
  • Face masks are required for all adults and children to enter the ceremony and must be worn for the entirety of the ceremony
  • Graduates must report directly to their assigned seat upon entry to the stadium
  • Guests must report directly to their assigned seat upon entry to the stadium
    • Each graduate will have 4 seats assigned for their guests in the bleachers
    • Ushers will be present to assist guests in finding their assigned seat
  • No re-entry into the stadium will be permitted during this event


  • Social distancing of 6 feet must be observed at all times, except members of the same household will be allowed to sit together in the audience
  • Family groups must remain 6 feet from other family groups while seated
  • Restroom facilities will be open on the home and visitor side of the stadium
    • The number of people in a restroom facility will be limited
    • An attendant will be present during the ceremony to sanitize and clean
  • Young children must be closely monitored to ensure social distancing
    • At no time will children be allowed to move about unattended
  • No guests will be allowed on the field during this event

Leaving the Ceremony

  • Directions will be given to graduates and guests at the beginning of the ceremony
  • All graduates and their guests are asked to exit the stadium immediately after being dismissed
2020 SHS Graduation Information
2020 Scholarship & Awards Ceremony
The 2020 Scholarship & Awards Ceremony will take place virtually via video on Thursday, May 28, 2020 beginning at 7:00 p.m.
2020 Senior Memories Video
The 2020 Senior Reception will not take place in person, therefore, SHS has created a Senior Memories video that will go live via video on Friday, May 29, 2020 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
2020 SHS Graduation Ceremony Information
The 2020 Graduation Commencement Ceremony will take place virtually via video on Friday, May 29, 2020 beginning at 8:00 p.m.
All videos will be accessible via the Smithville ISD website at, the Smithville ISD YouTube Channel at, the Smithville High School Facebook page, and the Smithville ISD Facebook page.
Facebook Graduate Frames 

Smithville ISD is proud of the SHS Class of 2020, and we want to recognize their achievement. Facebook profile picture frames were created in their honor.


The frames can be both accessed in Spanish and English and say "Smithville High School #TigerPride", “Proud of my SHS Graduate”, and “Proud of our SHS Graduates!” . There are three frames: one for the graduate, one for family and friends, and one for SISD staff and community. We encourage our graduates, parents, families, staff, and community to use these frames to celebrate the SHS Class of 2020.


To access the frames, go to your Profile on the Facebook app and tap "Edit" on your profile picture.  Then tap 'Add Frame".  The frames are named:

  • Proud SHS Grad 
  • Proud of My SHS Grad!
  • Proud of My Grad Spanish
  • Proud of Our SHS Grads
  • Proud of Our SHS Grad Spanish


For more information on how to post a Facebook profile picture frame, please visit

SHS 2020 Grad Facebook Frame
Facebook Frame for the SHS Class of 2020 Graduates! 
Proud of My SHS Grad Facebook Frame   Proud of My SHS Grad - Spanish
Facebook Frame for Parents & Family Members of SHS Class of 2020 Graduates!
Proud of Our SHS Graduates    Proud of Our SHS Grads Spanish
Facebook Frame for Teachers & Community Members of SHS Class of 2020 Graduates!