Important Dates

Congratulations! You've finally made it to your senior year. What an accomplishment! Be sure to check here for updates and deadlines.

Dates to Remember

Monday, August 14: Girls’ Senior Portraits: Appointment times and picture info in school email

Tuesday, August 15: Boys’ Senior Portraits: Appointment times and picture info in school email

Thursday, August 24: Senior Portrait Make-up Day

Thursday, August 31: Jostens Presentation (cap and gown, Class of 2024 items)

Thursday, September 7: Jostens Order Day (All students participating in the graduation ceremony

**must order and purchase a cap and gown from Jostens.) **

Friday, September 15: Yearbook: Submit a baby picture for the senior section in the yearbook.

Submit your picture using the Google form from Mrs. Kelly Houston in your school email.

Thursday, October 19: Yearbook: Senior ads due

Pay by check or cash to Mrs. Kelly Houston (checks payable to NPHS). Please include an ad message and pictures in an envelope or email to

Thursday, October 19: Yearbook: Senior biographies due

** Yearbook biography forms will be handed out on Oct. 2. Students will list all honors and extracurricular activities while attending NPHS. Forms must be submitted to Mrs. Kelly Houston by October 19 to be included in the yearbook.**

Wednesday, December 13: Senior Meeting with Principal & Senior Sponsors @ 9:00 a.m. (gym)

Wednesday, March 6: Senior Meeting with Principal & Senior Sponsors @ 8:45 a.m. (gym)

Friday, April 26: Graduation Fee of $40 due

** Payment Options**

-Pay by check or cash to Mrs. Andrews, Mrs. Bales, or to Mrs. Wells (check payable to NPHS)

-Mail payment to North Pike High School, Attn: Emily Wells, 1022 Jaguar Trail, Summit, MS 39666

-Pay through the “EZPayments” link, found on the school website

-Seniors finishing in December need to pay the graduation fee before the end of the semester.

Friday, May 3: All fines and fees must be paid (fees may include textbooks, library books, band fees, fundraiser fees, workbooks fees, club fees, Jostens balances, etc.)

** Caps and gowns will be held for students who have unpaid fees or fines.**

** No payment arrangements will be made; No Exceptions!**

Thursday, May 9 : Senior Exams

Friday, May 10 Senior Exams

Friday, May 10: Caps & Gowns Issued/Senior Meeting @ 8:30 a.m. (gym)

**Monday, May 13: **

1) Senior Walk (Elementary); meet in gym @ 8:30 a.m. (must wear cap & gown)

2) Senior Night Practice; high school gym immediately following senior walk

3) Senior exams makeup day

Tuesday, May 14: Senior Night Ceremony; high school gym @ 6:00 p.m. (attire—dressy casual; no blue jeans, no shorts; academic and community cords or medals are permissible)

Thursday, May 16: Graduation Practice @ SMCC @ 9:00 a.m. Practice is required for participation in the graduation ceremony.

Friday, May 17: Graduation @ SMCC @ 7:00 p.m.

Seniors must arrive at SMCC by 6:00 p.m.

Seniors who are not in the line-up on time will NOT be allowed to participate in the graduation ceremony.

Only school personnel and senior graduates will be permitted in the area where graduates will convene.

Graduation Ceremony Update

Graduation is scheduled for May 17, 2024 at 7:00 P.M. at SMCC at John I. Hurst Stadium.

***Since graduation is a dignified occasion, graduating seniors are expected to behave appropriately. Any student who exhibits inappropriate behavior, such as dancing, yelling out loud, etc., will not receive his or her diploma and transcript until the principal authorizes the release.***

Graduation attire:

  • Ladies-Dress or dress pants, dress shoes (flats, wedges or dress sandals)
  • Gentlemen- Dress pants or khakis, white button-up dress shirt with a tie or bow tie, dress shoes
  • NO flip flops, NO blue jeans, NO spiked heels, NO decorated caps
  • Only NPHS issued cords or stoles may be worn
  • No medals will be worn at graduation
  • Seniors who do not meet dress requirements will not be allowed to participate.
Fall College Preview Days

Alcorn State University - Sept. 23
Mississippi College - Oct. 14 and Nov. 6
Mississippi State University - Oct. 9, Nov. 10, and Nov. 20
Southeastern LA University, Hammond - Sept. 30,  Oct. 20, and Nov. 17
University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) - Sept. 23, Oct. 14, and Dec. 2
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg - Sept. 16, Oct. 9, and Nov. 4