Graduation Information

Graduation is Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will be held outside on Ken Bruhn Field, weather permitting. If inclement, the ceremony will be held in the main contest gym.

All graduates must be at school by 9:00 a.m. and be wearing their cap and gown. Gates/doors will open at 9:00 a.m. Graduates will recess after the ceremony to pick up their diploma IN THE INITIAL CLASSROOM THEY LINED UP IN. Plan to meet your graduate outside either at the Main Entrance or Theater Entrance.

Graduation is a formal event. Students should wear dress pants/trousers or skirt/dress and dress shoes. Students not dressed appropriately will be sent home. Students will not be allowed to walk at graduation if they are wearing flip flops or gym/tennis shoes.


If the ceremony is held outdoors, no tickets are needed and seating is first come, first served.

Each graduate will receive 4 tickets to be used for seating in the gym and 2 tickets for theater simulcast of the ceremony if the ceremony is held inside for a total of 6 tickets per graduate.  Students will receive these tickets at graduation practice, Thursday, May 16. PLEASE NOTE: if you need to request special seating accommodations in the gym, those special seats will require use of a gymnasium admission ticket. 

All available indoor seating will require a ticket. The ceremony will be live-streamed on our CLS YouTube channel. Please suggest to any family or friends that will not have a ticket to watch it from their location. 

The number of tickets issued reflects the number of occupants in the gym according to the Fire Code capacity. NO ADDITIONAL TICKETS CAN BE ISSUED.  In addition, if tickets are lost, we cannot issue replacements.

Handicapped Seating

Contact Jay Wiese ( or Kristin Diaferio ( with the number of handicapped seats needed no later than Thursday, May 16. If the ceremony is inside, use of a gymnasium admission ticket is required for each seat. Handicapped parking is available.


Enter the parking lot using the main entrance off McHenry Avenue.  The back drive will be closed prior to graduation. Proceed to the football field if the ceremony is held outside; enter the building through the Athletic/Theatre entrance if the ceremony is inside.

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Jay Wiese

Kristin Diaferio