Over 3,000 United Independent School District high school students will don graduation caps and gowns for commencement ceremonies that will take place June 2 and 3 at the Laredo Energy Arena, located at 6700 Arena Boulevard.
The schedule for the 2017 United ISD high school graduation ceremonies will be as follows:
June 2, 2017 Sames “Kia in the Klassroom” Car Drawing 5:30 P.M.
June 2, 2017 Lyndon B. Johnson High School 6:00 P.M.
June 3, 2017 United High School 9:30 A.M.
June 3, 2017 Alexander High School 1:30 P.M.
June 3, 2017 United South High School 6:30 P.M.
Additionally, United ISD is expecting large crowds at each graduation ceremony and would like to remind family and friends of the following items:
Please inform your guest that doors will open one hour before each graduation ceremony begins (with the exception of UHS which will open 1 ½ hours before the ceremony)
Admission to each graduation ceremony is free. However, each person two years of age and above is required to present their ticket at the door. Each ticket is for one general admission seat. Tickets have been bar-coded and will be scanned upon entrance to the LEA. No exceptions will be given to anyone who has lost their ticket.
Please remind your guests of the following:
The Laredo Energy Arena is a non-smoking venue.
The following items will NOT be allowed in the arena for any of the graduation ceremonies:
- Balloons, Signs or Banners
- Floral arrangements in glass vases or containers of any kind
- Baby Strollers
- Confetti, Streamers, Noisemakers, etc.
- Tripods for photographic cameras or video cameras.
School organizations have been designated to sell graduation items at each ceremony. These booths will be set up in the foyer by the main entrance.
For family members and friends who are unable to attend the ceremonies, United ISD will provide a free live broadcast of each ceremony on the Internet during their respective dates and times. Individuals wanting to view any high school graduation ceremony can log-on to the District’s website at web1.uisd.net and click on the graduation icon on the home page. The District recommends that individuals wanting to view a graduation ceremony via the Internet, log-on at least 30 minutes before the ceremony starts.