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Class of 2019 graduation information

graduation cap Senior class meeting
A mandatory class meeting for all seniors is 9:15 a.m. Thursday, April, 4 in the PHS auditorium.
Cap and gowns can be ordered online at
Class of 2019 photo
The senior class group photo will be taken at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, in the PHS gym. The large and medium panoramic laminated photos will be for sale for $35. They will be available to pick up the very next day during lunches April 4. For $45, you get both photos, plus the '19 formation photo. Bring cash, money order or check made out to Goldbeck Company.
Senior breakfast
Senior breakfast is 8 a.m. May 30. Parents that want to help serve need to contact Mrs. Lauren Stokes, 469.952.5400 ext. 3041. Table seating and food is reserved for seniors and parents. After breakfast, seniors will have graduation practice in the main gym.
Senior breakfast slideshow
If parents have photos of seniors from elementary, junior high or high school they would like to include in the slide show at breakfast, please send a digital copy to Please title your email as Senior Slide Show and include the name of your student. Deadline for submitting photos for the event is Friday, May 10.
This is not the same slideshow that will be shown at graduation.
Baccalaureate will be May 28 at 7 p.m. in the PHS auditorium. Seniors will need to arrive at PHS by 6:30 p.m. See below for attire.
Senior attire for graduation and Baccalaureate
Cap and gown will be worn at both ceremonies. Boys should wear dark trousers, dress shoes or boots, solid color dress shirt and tie. Girls need to wear a dress and dress shoes.
The cap should be worn with the square top parallel to the floor and the tassel on the right. Students will need to follow the appropriate guidelines for decorating the top of their graduation hat. Thanking a parent, teacher or recognizing the university you will be attending are appropriate items to put on your cap. Please also put the graduate's name on the inside of the cap.
Guidelines for decorating your cap:
1)       All decorations must be pre-approved with administration
2)       Decorations cannot hang over the edge of the cap
3)       No offensive language, sayings, nicknames, pictures or lyrics on cap
4)       No 3D objects can be placed on the hat, such as flowers, bells or signs
5)       All decorations must lay flat
6)       Caps cannot make noise
7)       All decorations must be put on a piece of cardboard and attached to the hat with Velcro
8)       No decorations attached directly to the hat in case a mistake is made
9)       Princeton High School administration reserves the right to remove any decorations that are not deemed appropriate
10)   Administration needs to see a picture of hat decorations for final approval
Participation in graduation is an extracurricular activity and privilege. Students do not have a right to participate in the graduation ceremony. A student is subject to removal from the graduation ceremony for inappropriate behavior before or during the ceremony. A student may also be removed from the ceremony for inappropriate dress.
Graduation practice
The first graduation practice is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7. The remaining graduation practices for seniors are May 9 and May 30. More dates will be added if needed.
Graduation day
Thursday, May 30 at 7 p.m., at Allen Event Center, 200 Stacy Road, Allen, TX 75002
Graduates will arrive at 6 p.m.
Parents, family and friends of graduates will need to be in their seats by 6:45 or they will miss the graduates walking out. They will be allowed to sit after the graduates have been seated. Please plan for traffic on Stacy Road.
Photos at graduation
Double T Photography will be at Allen Event Center to take photos of graduates after they receive their diploma. A copyright image of your senior will be $10. Orders will be accepted online through May 29 at Forms and money may be returned to Mr. Jeff Coburn at Princeton High School through May 24.
To contact Double T Photography, call 214-551-1222 or email shannon@doubletphotography.comfor more information.
Senior trip
The 2019 senior trip is May 29 to Lake Lavon Camp. Cost is $10, which includes a meal. Seniors pay Mrs. Teresa Rodriguez in the front office. Meet at PHS that morning to take attendance, and all students will take school transportation. All seniors will need to sign a school permission form and waiver. Parents are needed to chaperone. If you are interested, email Mr. Coburn at  
Senior awards
Senior awards will be May 15 at 6 p.m. in the PHS Auditorium.
Diploma and transcript pick up
Final transcripts and diplomas will be ready for pick up at the PHS office starting June 21. Request transcripts for colleges through Parchment or contact Ms. Florence Cuffle at