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Senior Year & Graduation Information


NOW Arena Graduation Guide 2023

Graduation_CapMay 21, 2023 @ 3 p.m. 
NOW Arena • Hoffman Estates, IL (Directions)








  • Date, Time and Place: Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 21 at 3:00 pm at the NOW Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL. Seniors need to report to the NOW Arena by 2:00 pm. Students may drive to the NOW Arena on their own, however, bus transportation to the NOW Arena and back to MHS will be available for students and families who need it. There will be no cost for bus transportation. Please email with any questions about bus transportation.
  • Tickets and seating: Each graduate will be issued 15 tickets for guest seating. General seating will begin at 2:00 pm.


Students must meet all graduation requirements in order to participate in the graduation ceremony. Students are encouraged to check with their school counselors if they are uncertain of their eligibility status. Students with outstanding fee balances on their school accounts should make payment to the MHS Bookstore/Payment Center before graduation. Fee balances are printed on the bottom of all progress reports and report cards. Please contact Mrs. Olson at extension 1235 with any questions regarding your school account.


A representative from Herff Jones was at MHS in the fall to reserve your cap and gown, tassel and alumni medal. The approximate cost is $40.00. You will be billed and will receive the gown in May that is yours to keep.


Announcements and other graduation products may also be ordered from Herff Jones: Herff Jones


All seniors and their parents are invited to attend the Senior Honors Ceremony which will take place on Tuesday, May 16 at 7:00 pm. A reception with light refreshments will be held in the Cafeteria after the Honors Ceremony.

 Senior Graduation Information

Graduation_CapIt's not too late to order your student's graduation cap & gown.
                       Order online here or call: Herff Jones at 815-756-4743