Class of 2020 Graduation Information
Due to current guidelines on large group gatherings, the May 22 graduation date has been cancelled. BPS is currently targeting the June back-up date for the in-person graduation ceremony. Our June back-up is on Friday, June 26 at 7:00 PM. Final decisions will be made based on prevailing guidelines for group gatherings from local and state authorities. In the event that we cannot convene on the June date, our July back-up is on Friday, July 24 at 7:00 PM. The in-person graduation ceremony will be ticketed and each graduate will receive a limited number of tickets to be announced soon.
Senior Award Ceremony
The Melbourne High School Senior Awards Ceremony will honor all current seniors accepting a financial award from a community agency or university. We would like to know about your award. In order to obtain all necessary information, and include you in our celebration, we ask that you complete the survey at the following web address:
By invitation only – will receive via us mail
Date, time, and place is to be determined.
Please note that athletic scholarship recognition is deferred to signing ceremonies, and Bright Futures eligibility is not determined until July therefore is not included in this program.
School Counselors will begin individual senior meetings on September 23rd through the end of October. Parents are encouraged to attend with their senior students. Please call the guidance office to schedule an appointment with your students’ counselor 321-952-5880. Be sure to say it is for your “senior meeting.”
Want Money for College?
FAFSA can help. Beginning October 1st student can fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA. Students who complete the FAFSA early can receive up to twice the amount of state and institutional aid as those who complete it later. Don’t delay – be ready on October 1st!
Step 1: Create an account (FSA ID): https://fsaid.ed.gov (student and parent must have separate FSA ID’s)
Step 2: Sign in and begin: FAFSA.gov
Bright Futures Scholarships
Did you know in your senior year you MUST complete an application to receive the Bright Futures Scholarship? Beginning October 1st you can complete the senior application process by going to https://www.floridastudentfinancialaidsg.org/SAPHome/SAPHome
- Under First Time Applicants
- Click on Create a Student Account
- Once you have an account created go back to the home page and log into your account and complete the Florida Financial Aid Application, FFAA.
You can and SHOULD complete this application even you have not completed your volunteer hours or have your desired test scores. Bright Futures will match that information to you as it comes.
Senior Pictures and Yearbook
Due Friday, September 27: Senior Pictures, Senior Quotes, and Senior Ads
Senior Quotes and Senior Ads are due to Ms. Marrara (Rm. 225) or Ms. Yost (Rm. 850).
Yearbooks can be ordered directly with these teachers as well.
Senior Pictures need to be scheduled through Dean Stewart Photography:
Cap/Gown, Invitations, Accouncements, Etc.
Ordered through Jostens
Josten’s will be on MHS campus October 29th to present to all seniors about ordering graduation regalia.
Orders will be due on November 4th and 5th during power hour.
Orders can also be placed online at www.jostens.com.
Josten’s local phone number 321-242-2055
College Application Deadline
November 1st for most Universities
Check with your individual college or university for exact deadlines
Go Higher Get Connected
Community outreach by EFSC to help students with college applications and the FAFSA.
February 19, 2020
In MHS Media Center during your English class
You DO NOT need to plan on attending EFSC to use this resource. They will assist with ANY college application, the transfer process, and any other college questions you may have.
However, if you do plan to attend EFSC you can pay the application fee and complete all application aspects on this day.
College Commitment Day
Be sure to have returned your letter of commitment to your college of choice by this date.
May 8, 2020
King Center for Performing Arts
8 – 11 PM