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GRADUATION - MAY 16TH @ 2:00pm

All the details you need to attend Graduation 2017...


GRADUATION:  Tuesday, May 16 (2 PM) Sullivan Arena


Seniors need to arrive at the Sullivan no later than 1:15 PM (doors will open at 1:00).  Seniors should park in the Ben Boeke lot and enter using the Southeast doors.  All Seniors will be required to clear a security checkpoint before lining up for the processional.  Seniors are asked to not bring purses, backpacks, cameras, valuables, etc. as these items will not be allowed past the security checkpoint.


Seniors will be instructed to dress appropriately for the ceremony.  Men should wear dress pants and light colored shirts with a tie.  Women are requested to wear nice dresses or blouses and skirts that do not extend below the gown.  We also request appropriate shoes.


All graduating Seniors who plan to participate in the commencement ceremony are required to wear a cap/tassel and gown with a Class of 2017 Stoll.  Please do not write anything on the outside of the cap, Seniors will not be allowed to wear the altered cap and will have to purchase another one for the ceremony.  Jostens distributes these at school.  If you have any questions about an order, please contact Mr. Scott Brown with Jostens at 223-6002.


The following items are not permitted for Seniors at the Graduation ceremony: latex balloons, hats, wigs, funny glasses, bubbles, beach balls, silly string, signs, noise makers, or any items that would detract from this formal occasion.




Entry for the general public (including parents) is via the Northwest doors and tickets are not required.


A professional photographer will be present to take a picture of your son or daughter receiving a diploma.  Seniors will receive further information about ordering pictures at Graduation practice.


Live streaming of the ceremony will be available at the following website:


You may present flowers, leis or a corsage to your Senior after the completion of the ceremony.  Graduates will proceed directly back to their seats after receiving their diploma.  Family and friends will be able to connect with Graduates after the tossing of their caps, as that marks the conclusion of the ceremony.


Noise makers or any items that would detract from this formal occasion are not permitted.


FINES:  All fees and fines for Seniors must be paid by Friday, May 12


Seniors with unpaid fines for library books, textbooks, athletics uniforms, class fees, parking fines, etc. will need to settle all outstanding accounts (cash or check only) prior to Graduation in order to receive their diploma.  Questions may be directed to Marcia Odens at 742-2780.