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Important Graduation Information

Welcome to Graduation Week! Graduation will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2023 at Ken Gunn Stadium. The graduation ceremony will begin promptly at 6:00 pm. As we prepare for that special day, here are some important reminders for the week:

GRADUATION PRACTICE: All Seniors must report to the gym tomorrow and Wednesday at 8:00 am for graduation practice. Be prepared to be there until 11:00 am. Please make sure you bring comfortable clothes, sunscreen, and water. Please CLICK HERE to see what row and seat you will be sitting in. It will help us get lined up in the gym. The sooner we start, the sooner we finish. Please be there at 8:00 am! 

Below is important information for the day of graduation to help you prepare. CLICK HERE to see a logistics map for graduation. 

  • PARKING: Our student parking lot gates will open at 4:00 pm. We highly encourage you to carpool as there is limited parking in this lot. Parking on the street is available.

  • SENIOR CHECK-IN: Graduates must arrive in the gymnasium by 4:15 pm to get checked in.

  • GATES OPEN: Gates will open for general admission into the stadium at 4:15 pm. Handicapped seating is available starting at 4:15 pm. Seniors must visit Mr. Schultz to put guest names down on the handicap entrance list.

  • GRADUATION TICKETS: Graduation tickets will be passed out to Seniors during graduation rehearsal on May 24. Children 3 and under do not require a ticket.

  • LIVE STREAM: We plan to live stream the ceremony over YouTube live for friends and family who cannot attend. We will send that link out to you this week to share with family and friends. 

  • PROHIBITED ITEMS: Any items that obstruct the view of someone sitting behind you are prohibited. This includes balloons, umbrellas, and large signs. We ask that you do not bring air horns or loud noise makers to the ceremony and are considerate of the people sitting around you.

We will continue to send updates as we get closer to graduation. We are excited to celebrate with you on this fantastic day for you and your grad!