Manatee School For the Arts

A Public Charter Middle and High School

        Welcome Class of 2016!!
Graduation is Tuesday, May 31st at 7pm
at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.
We are excited about your senior year of school at MSA!!  You will all be receiving information about the Senior Trip, Graduation and many other fun and exciting activities we have planned as soon as you get back from summer break.  We are here to help you, so if you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ms. Kelly Hillman at
Please start paying your $100 Senior Fee and putting down payments on your Senior events like Prom, Grad Night and Senior Camping Trip! Money can be turned in to Mrs. Stahl, Ms. Hillman or to the Finance office. 


Class of 2016 “Overview” Information

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




Graduation Fee $100- due by December 15th

·         Prom $65- on sale beginning of March

·         Sr. Trip- Universal Studios- $135- due by February 1st

·         Camping Trip- $15- 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

·         An MSA Class of 2016 Facebook page will be launched soon- 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 8th! Call #749-1263

·         Graduation is Tuesday, May 31st, 2016 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.

o   Your rehearsal is Tuesday, May 31st 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 16th as long as all of your fees are paid! 

**All class and graduation fees must be paid PRIOR to attending senior trip, prom and/or camping! 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, camping trip and Universal trip). **


 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 14, 2015