Senior Information from Counseling - Class of 2020
WMHS Senior Events - Class of 2019 (Last Year)
Click below to view the Fall 2019 Senior Info Newsletter & Timeline
Click below to view the Senior Events for the remainder of the year; this information was given to parents at the meeting on March 7, 2019
Important Dates - Class of 2020
Date TBD Graduation Rehearsal in the Warren Mott High School Annex during 2nd and 5th hours
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Honors Convocation at 6:30 PM at the WCS Performing Arts Center, 12901 15 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Wednesday, May 27 through Friday, May 29, 2020 Senior Final Exams
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Senior Prom from 7:00 to 11:00 PM at Mac & Ray's Banquet Hall, 30675 North River Rd., Harrison Twp., MI 48045
Date TBD Students will pick up Caps & Gowns in the Warren Mott High School Aux Gym from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. All fines and fees must be paid at this time.
Saturday, June 6, 2020 Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2020 are scheduled for 3:00 PM at the Macomb Community College Field House - South Campus.
Students with high grade point averages (GPA) at the end of their seventh semester will receive special awards at the annual Honors Convocation Program on May 22, 2019 at the WCS Performing Arts Center.
Cum Laude (Academic Distinction), 3.000-3.499 GPA, awarded a golden tassel
Magna Cum Laude (Great Distinction), 3.500-3.899 GPA, awarded a golden tassel and stole
Summa Cum Laude (Highest Distinction), 3.900+ GPA, awarded a golden tassel, stole, and medallion
For the Class of 2020, the fee for graduates is $50. This fee covers all aspects of graduation and related events: facility rental, diploma, diploma cover, cap, gown, tassel, and more.
The fee can be paid at the Warren Mott Book Keeper's office or online by clicking here.
Senior Exam Exemptions
Taken from WCS School Board Policy 5421A.G
Seniors wishing to be excused from Spring Final Exams must meet and maintain all criteria listed below, until the last day of the class in order to be eligible for excusal. Courses held at CPC, MMSTC, and WCSPA are exempt from this excusal. Therefore, seniors must take all finals at CPC, MMSTC, and WSCPA.
Criteria for Spring Final Exam excusal: 1. Student must maintain an A- 90% or better average in the class using the average of the two (2) marking period grades. 2. No "skips" or "unverified" absences. 3.No more than three (3) combined absences or tardies. 4. Citizenship of Satisfactory (S) or better in each marking period.
Seniors must also submit an application to each teacher for the final from which they want to be excused from no later than the Friday preceding the start of final exams. Teachers must notify students who submitted an application for excusal whether or not they are eligible no later than two (2) school days before semester exams begin. This approval may be revoked should a student no longer meet the above criteria on the day of the final exam.
Students who are excused from the Spring Final exam shall receive a "credit" (CR) on the semester exam for report card purposes. The semester grade will be based on the average of the two (2) marking period grades with each marking period accounting for fifty percent (50%).
How Many Credits Do I Need?
Credits possible over four years of high school: 24.0 Credits needed for graduation: 22.5
Credits needed for freshman status: 0.0 Credits needed for sophomore status: 4.5 at first semester, 7.5 at second semester Credits needed for junior status: 10.5 first semester, 13.5 at second semester Credits needed for senior status: 16.5 at semester one, 19.5 at second semester
Language Arts Requirements
English 9: 1.0 credit
English 10: 1.0 credit
English 11: 1.0 credit
English 12: 1.0 credit
Algebra 1: 1.0 credit
Geometry: 1.0 credit
Algebra 2: 1.0 credit
Additional Math or related credit: 1.0 credit
Social Studies Requirements
American History: 1.0 credit
World History: 1.0 credit
American Government: 0.5 credit
Economics: 0.5 credit
Earth Science or Other Science: 1.0 credit
Biology: 1.0 credit
Chemistry, Physics, or Physical Science: 1.0 credit