• Class of 2018 Graduation Dates

    Thursday, September 28,2017      Jostens presentation and graduation order packets distributed 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM                                                   in the Auditorium

                                                      *ALL Seniors are responsible for purchasing required graduation items to                                                      be able to walk at graduation: black gown and cap, orange and black                                                            tassel, orange stole with PHS crest


    Thursday, October 5, 2017            Jostens will take graduation supply orders during lunch in the lobby


    October 9 – 13, 2017                    FALL  BREAK


    Tuesday, October 17, 2017           ACT Test Day for Seniors 

                                                      For Seniors who have previously taken test and first time ACT test takers at no                                                       cost to students.

                                                       *Taking the ACT test at least once is a state mandatory requirement for                                                        graduation.


    Tuesday, November 21, 2017       *Last day to order ALL graduation supplies at regular price


    December 18 – 19, 2017              Knox County Schools Final Exams


    Wednesday, December 20, 2017   LAST  DAY for Early Graduates to have ALL coursework completed to meet                                                    graduation requirements


    Tuesday, January 2, 2018             *LIMITED graduation supplies can be ordered at an increased cost


    March 12 – 16, 2018                     SPRING  BREAK


    March 19 – 30, 2018                     Honors Gold Cord (3.5 GPA or higher) pre-paid orders taken. $5.00 – see Coach                                                      Porter with questions


    Tuesday, March 20, 2018              Statewide ACT Test Day

                                                      For first time senior test takers only at no cost to students.

                                                       *Taking the ACT test at least once is a state mandatory requirement for                                                        graduation.


    Thursday, April 5, 2018                Graduation Supplies distributed / Senior breakfast

                                                      9:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the Cafeteria /Auditorium


    Saturday, May 5, 2018                 PROM at Knoxville Hilton Hotel


    May 10 – 11, 2018                       SENIOR  Knox County Schools Final Exams


    May __, 2018                              Senior Awards Day - date and time TBA


    Thursday, May 17, 2018               Graduation Practice    *mandatory attendance*

                                                              10:00 am at Thompson-Boling Arena



    Saturday, May 19, 2018                Class of 2018 GRADUATION

                                                              9:00 AM at Thompson-Boling Arena

                                                              Seniors required to be in attendance at 8:00 AM

                                                               *NO decorations on graduation gowns or caps will be allowed. Only                                                              PHS sponsored tassels, stoles, cords, etc. will be allowed.


    Senior Counselor                           Emily Lanius

                                                       865-938-2171 ext. 74613



    College & Career Center                Cassidy Taylor

                                                       865-938-2171 ext. 74615



    Graduation Facilitator                    Jim Porter

                                                       865-938-2171 ext. 74656



    2018 Class Sponsors                     Kristi Jeffers

                                                       865-937-2171 ext. 74639


                                                       James Lee

                                                       865-938-2171 ext. 74652



    Senior Awards Day Coordinator      Courtney Fuson

                                                       865-938-2171 ext. 74678