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Class of 2022 Graduation Information

Houston County School District to Hold Graduation Services on May 27-28

Commencement ceremonies for Houston County School District high schools will be held May 27 and 28, 2022. All five ceremonies will be held in Perry at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Reaves Arena. Each graduate will receive 12 tickets for graduation. Tickets will be required for entry into Reaves Arena.

The graduation commencement schedule is listed below. Doors will open one hour prior to the start of each ceremony. Please allow plenty of time to park and find a seat inside of the arena before ceremonies begin. Perry High and Warner Robins High will use Exit 134 and park at the West Gate. Houston County High, Northside High, and Veterans High will use Exit 135 and park at the North Gate. Guests requiring handicap parking will enter through the North gate with their decal prominently displayed and park in the courtyard behind the Georgia Grown Building.

  • Perry High School, May 27, 4:00 p.m.
  • Houston County High School, May 27, 7:30 p.m.
  • Northside High School, May 28, 8:30 a.m.
  • Warner Robins High School, May 28, 12:00 p.m.
  • Veterans High School, May 28, 3:30 p.m.

Safety is our number one priority! To provide a safe environment for our graduates and their guests, the Houston County School District has implemented new guidelines limiting the types of bag allowed at graduation ceremonies. All bags must be clear and will be subject to inspection. Small purses under 4.5”x6.5,” diaper bags and medical bags are allowed, but are also subject to inspection. Thank you for your cooperation as we celebrate our graduates!

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Bonaire Primary - Georgia’s 2022 National Distinguished Principal

Bonaire Primary School Principal Recognized as Georgia’s 2022 National Distinguished Principal

Dr. Elgin Mayfield, principal of Bonaire Primary School, was named as Georgia’s 2022 National Distinguished Principal by the Georgia Association of Elementary School Principals (GAESP). The presentation was made by Hal Beaver, Executive Director of GAESP, and included a cash award of $1,000 made possible through a sponsorship from national K-12 publisher, Istation. In October, Dr. Mayfield will join winners from other states at the 2022 National Distinguished Principal event in Washington, D.C. This program is sponsored by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and GAESP.

“Dr. Mayfield has made a measurable impact over the past 15 years as a passionate school principal for the Houston County School District,” said Hal Beaver, executive director, GAESP. “He’s an influencer with pivotal strength to affect the forward momentum of his school and organization. He creates the conditions for individuals and teams to be successful by building a school culture focused on connectedness, collaboration, trust, and transparency.”

To read the complete release, click here.

Class of 2022 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Valedictorians and Salutatorians Named for the Houston County School District

High schools from throughout the Houston County School District have announced their valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2022. The top graduates are:

  • Houston County High - Valedictorian Shiv Patel and Salutatorian Melissa Do
  • Northside High - Valedictorian Ishaan Vyas and Salutatorian Heta Patel
  • Perry High - Valedictorian Preston Prater and Salutatorian Caroline Gallemore
  • Veterans High - Valedictorian Hailey Tayag and Salutatorian Samuel Guimond
  • Warner Robins High - Valedictorian Timothy Howell and Salutatorian Christopher Hyde

To read more about our Valedictorians and Salutatorians, click here.

Kindergarten Round Up

Kindergarten Round Up Begins May 2

Our district will hold Kindergarten Round-up from May 2 to May 31. During Kindergarten Round-up, parents are encouraged to register their rising kindergarteners for the 2022-2023 school year. Registration takes place at the Central Registration office, located at 410 Bear Country Boulevard in Warner Robins.

“We are excited to welcome new students to our District! While the kindergarten registration process is ongoing throughout the year, we encourage parents to register their child during the month of May in order to beat the summer rush,” said Dr. Cheryl Thomas, Assistant Superintendent for School Operations. “Our online registration and appointment system expedites the process for our families.”

Parents are encouraged to follow three steps to register their child:

1. Schedule an appointment online at;

2. Pre-register online at; and

3. Bring the proper documents to the scheduled appointment at Central Registration.

To read the full release, click here.


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