Manatee School For the Arts

A Public Charter Middle and High School

Senior Class Facebook Page the Early Bird yearbook pricing ends 10/30/16.
Right now books are $45 or $50 for Name Stamp and Autograph Section included.
        Welcome Class of 2017!!
Graduation is Monday, May 15th at 7pm
at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.
Doors open at 6pm. Must have a ticket to enter!
We are excited about your senior year of school at MSA!!  Information about the Senior Trip, Graduation and many other fun and exciting activities we have planned is listed below. Be sure to join the MSA Class of 2017 Facebook page. We are here to help you, so if you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ms. Kelly Hillman at

Class of 2017 “Overview” Information

· Graduation Fee $100- due by November 7th

Below is a list of approximate costs for your senior year. Start saving now!

·         Prom $70- on sale beginning of March

·         Sr. Trip- Universal Studios- $145- due by February 1st

·         Class Fees are due at the beginning of the school year and are determined by the classes you take. You will be given class fee info with your schedule

·         The MSA Class of 2017 Facebook page is launched- make sure you join the page as soon as possible to stay informed! All senior communication will be through the Facebook page as well as listed on the “Senior page” on the  website!

·         Schedule your official MSA Senior photo sessions now! Deadline is August 1st! Call #749-1263. You must have these photos taken to appear in the yearbook!

·         Graduation is Monday, May 15th, 2017 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.

o   Your rehearsal is Monday, May 15th from 9:45am until noon at the Convention Center. Your “call time” for graduation is 5pm! All graduates get 20 tickets to graduation. These will be issued with your cap/gowns the week of May 3rd as long as all of your fees are paid! 

**All class and graduation fees must be paid PRIOR to attending senior trip and prom!  You may start making payments to Ms. Hillman this summer! Or you can pay the entire balance of $315 any time prior to February 1st!

(The $315 includes graduation fee, one prom ticket, and Universal trip). **


·        Graduates return to Convention Center at 5pm for pics., line up, etc.

·        Doors open at 6pm for your guests- they MUST have a ticket. Each graduate receives 20 tickets!

·        Ceremony begins PROMPTLY at 7pm. Doors will close. NO one will be able to enter late!!! Tell your family to be on time!

Senior Class Important Dates!
Prom- Saturday, April 22 at 7:30pm- Tickets are $70 and go on sale the end of February!
Senior Grad Night at Universal Studios - Friday, April 7th- $145
Senior Awards and Gallery Showcase- Tuesday, May 9th- Free Event
Senior Showcase- Thursday, May 11th- Free Event (Seniors last day)
Senior Picnic- Friday, May 27th- 11:30am-2pm- Lunch provided!
GRADUATION- Monday, May15th- Bradenton Area Convention Center- Rehearsal 9:45am- 12:30pm. Graduates return at 5pm. Seating begins at 6pm, doors close and ceremony begins promptly at 7pm!


 Be sure to stay on top of ALL of your deadlines!

You cannot participate in graduation or receive your diploma if you have outstanding fees!!!!

**This is a BIG year, so stay organized and it will be a year you will always remember! **


Last Modified on October 26, 2016