Countdown to Graduation

Countdown to Graduation
Central Valley High School 
2021 Graduation
7:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 3rd
Central Valley High School Ron Hale Stadium



April 29th, 9:00 a.m. – Senior Panoramic Picture

Seniors meet in the small gym for gown disbursement; students must be in gowns to participate in the picture. ($16 no frame: checks payable to Lifetouch) LATE ORDERS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED IN THE MAIN OFFICE; they will be handled through Lifetouch only. All picture orders will be mailed to students.

April 26th, Senior Checkout Forms (sample)

Seniors will receive sample checkout forms in 2nd period. (Official checkout forms will be received May 24th) It will be necessary to complete all paperwork with any special mobility (i.e.: wheelchairs, walkers, etc.) needs to be addressed on the form.

May 13th, 6:00 p.m. – Honor Grad & Scholarship Awards Virtual

 Scholarships and awards will be presented to graduating seniors. A link will be posted when available.

May 26th, 6-8 p.m.-Spring Fling

This will be on the S-Path and we will have cap and mask decorating for graduation as well as music, games, etc.

By June 1st Bills, Books & Chromebooks

In order to graduate, seniors must check out in the library at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 2nd.  Seniors should return books and clear all bills through the library prior to June 2nd to avoid long lines.  Graduates will not be permitted to participate in graduation practice or the commencement ceremony if bills are not cleared. All debts must be paid in cash or money order, no checks accepted for student bills after May 11th.  More information will be coming from the IT department regarding the collection process for Chromebooks.
June 3rd, 8:30 a.m. - Graduation Rehearsal

All graduating seniors MUST participate in the graduation rehearsal to be held on the football field on Thursday, June 3rd, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. 


  • Tickets are required for admission into the CV Football Stadium – no exceptions. (This includes toddlers and infants in strollers.)
  • Tickets will not be issued unless all bills are cleared.

Cap and Gown Information
All graduates must have a cap and gown to participate

Graduates Arrive Early and Assemble at Central Valley Football Stadium

Graduates will assemble in the large gym no later than 6:45 p.m. and march single file into the Football stadium at 7:30 p.m. Graduates should find their place in line according to the master list. If you are taking photos prior to the ceremony please ensure enough time to be punctual.


In order to facilitate a dignified and orderly procession, the front gates will be closed at 7:30 p.m.

Late arrivals will be seated after the procession. Anything other than school-issued gowns, hats, cords, and sanctioned school-affiliated items. (prior to graduation practice) are not allowed.


Graduates are required to dress appropriately, as you will be in front of an audience people representing yourself, your family, and your school. Please no flower leis or money leis.

Boys:  Dress shirt with collar – tie preferred – no jeans or shorts –no sandals or flip flops.

Girls: Dress or slacks – appropriate dress shoes or sandals –no jeans or shorts – no flip flops or high-heels.

Parents & Graduates Please Note the Following

In order to ensure that the Graduation Commencement is a ceremony that exemplifies dignity and quality for all graduating students and their families please follow these expectations.

*Students are quiet and respectful during the ceremony.

*Students are prohibited from bringing inappropriate items into the ceremony.

*All caps and gowns shall be unaltered/or any minor alterations must be appropriate and approved.

Inappropriate dress or behavior at the graduation ceremony will result in removal from the ceremony and/or community service requirements to receive a diploma.

Parents and guests: Please refrain from giving senior gifts until after the ceremony. We appreciate your support in celebrating your son’s or daughter’s graduation by making this ceremony a dignified, memorable, first-class event.

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