Class of 2016 Senior Class Information

Senior year is an exciting time with many different facets - academically and socially. Use this page to keep track of everything a Walled Lake Central Senior needs to know.


Dates and Calendars:
  • PDF DocumentCalendar for the Final Weeks of School
  • PDF DocumentDaily Calendar - May & June
    • Monday, May 2nd  - Senior Honors Night - WLC Auditorium 7:00pm by invitation only
    • Monday, May 9th - Legacy Scholarship Night - WLC Auditorium 6:45pm by invitation only
    • Monday, May 23rd & Tuesday, May 24th - Seniors pick up 2 free commencement tickts at lunch
    • Friday, May 27th - Senior Prom - Thirty North, Pontiac
    • Monday, May 30th - No School - Memorial Day
    • Tuesday, May 31st - C Block (1, 3, 5, 6)
      • Senior Exams 5th & 6th Hours
      • Lockers MUST be cleaned out by end of the day to avoid $5 locker clean-out fee
    • Wednesday, June 1st - A Block (1, 2, 4, 6)
      • Senior Exams 1st & 4th Hours
      • Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal during 6th Hour - Main Gym
    • Thursday, June 2nd - B Block (2, 3, 4, 5)
      • Senior Exams 2nd & 3rd Hours
      • Seniors Dismissed after 3rd Hour
    • Friday, June 3rd:
      • Senior Luncheon 11:00am-Noon - Football Field
      • Cap & Gown Distribution - 12:00-12:40 - Auditorium Lobby
      • Senior Celebration - 1:00-2:19 - Main Gym Parent Welcome
    • Sunday, June 5th - Commencement - 7:00pm - Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center
      • Seniors must arrive by 6:00
Graduation Information:


    • Eastern Michigan University – Convocation Center
      799 North Hewitt, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
      Sunday, June 5th, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
  • Arrival
    • All seniors must arrive at EMU Convocation Center by 6:00 p.m. and report to the auxiliary gym.
  • Attire
    • Proper attire for all seniors is requested: No flip flops or athletic shoes.
    • Ladies are asked to wear dress shoes with a skirt, dress, or dress slacks with a blouse or dressy top.
    • Gentlemen are asked to wear dark dress shoes, dress pants with a dress shirt and tie.
  • Possessions/Accessories
    • NO purses, cameras, phones, IPods, coats, etc. Nothing should be carried into arena by graduate.
  • Tickets/Seating
    • Each senior will receive two (2) complimentary, non-reserved tickets. These tickets may be picked up by the student at lunch on May 23rd & May 24th.
    • Additional tickets may be ordered by contacting Eastern Michigan University by telephone at (734)487-2282 or at The cost is $5.00 for each ticket. All persons over the age of five (5) require a ticket to enter the arena. The graduating senior does not need a ticket.
    • There will be no tickets sold or distributed at the door. Please acquire all tickets necessary for your family and friends well in advance of graduation day.
    • In addition, Eastern Michigan University is providing private suites for a flat fee of $300. Each suite can seat up to 20 people comfortably. These suites can be ordered by calling EMU at (734)487-8198.
    • Handicapped seating is available throughout the arena. No more than one (1) guest may accompany each handicapped person. Please call EMU at (734)487-2282 for all questions regarding ticket sales.
  • Diploma Distribution
    • Diplomas will be distributed at the Convocation Center immediately following commencement in the auxiliary gym.
    • Graduates will sign for diploma packets and if necessary, return NHS stoles.
    • If diplomas are not picked up after commencement on June 5, they may be picked up in the Main Office at Central during school hours of 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
  • Exiting Arena
    • Graduates will exit the arena after receiving their diplomas and meet parents in the parking lot. There is no re-entry into the building.
  • Photographs
    • An official photograph will be taken of each graduate with his/her diploma. An order form with proof will be sent home.
    • Guests are not allowed to approach the stage to take pictures. Pictures may be taken from your seat.
Prom Information:


  • Date: May 27th
  • Time: 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Place: Thirty North, 30 N. Saginaw St., Pontiac, MI 48342
  • Food will be provided as a sit down/buffet dinner. Other snacks and desserts, such Sweet Dreams, will be provided
  • Bring your photo ID
  • Doors close at 7:00 pm. NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Prom packets with tickets will be sold for $85 at lunch starting in April
  • If you are bringing a date, you must fill out a guest contract
Yearbook Information:
Senior All Night Party





updated February 22, 2016