Commencement exercises for the USD 457 Garden City Alternate Education Center and Virtual Academy will take place 10:30 a.m. May 11 in Clifford Hope Auditorium on the Horace J. Good Middle School campus, 1412 N. Main St.

More than 50 students will receive their diploma at the ceremony.

The school’s administration is requesting that guests do not bring balloons, air horns or other noise-making devices to distract from the ceremony. Graduates are being asked to follow a few guidelines, including:

• Dress will be semiformal or business casual. (No shorts, tank tops, etc.)

• Shoes or sandals are required. There are to be no beach flip-flops.

• Please do not bring cellphones. They will not be allowed during the ceremony.

• The tops of the caps cannot be decorated.

Parents and guests are asked to enter Horace Good Middle School through Door 3 on the southwest side of the building. The doors will be open at 9:30 a.m. for guests to enter the auditorium and be seated. The audience is asked not to move from their places during the ceremony unless they are leaving.