Graduation 2020


The following collection of useful information is specific to the PHHS Class of 2020. Specific details will not be finalized until March, 2020. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Danette Melott at 816-359-5542 or 


Graduation Letter

An informative letter regarding graduation will be mailed and emailed to all senior families in late March or early April. A copy of the letter will be posted here when it is sent to families.


Graduation Ceremony

The graduation ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Municipal Auditorium (301 W. 13th Street) at 5:00 pm.


Seating Requests

We do not limit the number of guests a graduate may invite, but special seating may be requested for the handicapped or elderly.


Spectator and Student Conduct

As a courtesy to others, the audience is requested to remain seated throughout the ceremony and to refrain from any loud or disruptive outbursts.


Student Attire for Graduation

In addition to the required cap and gown, gentlemen should wear a dress shirt, tie, dress pants (no jeans) , socks and dress shoes. Ladies should wear dresses, skirts, slacks (no jeans) and dress shoes.


Cap and Gown Distribution

Jostens will be at school to deliver caps and gowns in April. Stay tuned for the exact dates and more information.


Senior Parent Celebration

A special event for all parents/guardians of seniors is typically held in the cafeteria. This event is for parents/guardians only – no seniors. Information coming in March – Sponsored by PHHS PTSA


Senior Awards Night

Senior Awards will be presented at a special program in the auditorium. Information coming in March


Junior/Senior Prom

Prom will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 7pm at the Hilton – KCI.

More information coming in March


After Prom Party

Information coming in March – Sponsored by PHHS PTA


Advanced Placement (AP) Test Dates

Advanced Placement Exams will begin on May 4 and continue through May 15, with make-up testing being May 20-22.


Senior Finals Schedule

Information coming in March


Senior Fun Day

Information coming in March – Sponsored by Senior Exec


Senior Breakfast

A free breakfast will be served in the cafeteria for all seniors. Information coming in  March – Sponsored by Senior Exec


Graduation Practice

All seniors who plan to participate in graduation will need to attend graduation practice. Caps and gowns are not needed for practice. Information coming in March. Stay tuned.