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Senior Announcements

Updated: May 15, 2023

Senior Updates as of May 15, 2023

  • MAY 17: Graduation Speaker Auditions are May 17th after school. If you're interested in trying out but haven't already met with Ms. Ricks, do so immediately.

  • MAY 20: Senior Dinner Dance: Saturday, May 20th, from 7 - 10 p.m. at the Cottonwood Country Club. The ticket is $25 and includes dinner, dancing, and a photobooth. The dance is semi-formal and not a date dance, but a chance to spend one last night as seniors only, before graduation. Buy tickets online! (Colts webstore)

  • May 22-26: Senior Week (daily activities and events for seniors only)

  • May 31: Graduation Deadline - all seniors must be cleared to graduate by end of day in order to participate in commencement.


The Senior Awards Application is out and available for students to fill out to earn various awards and recognition. The link to the presentation is on the Senior Page.

*You must come in and get a hard copy packet that requires teacher signatures. The deadline is Friday April 14th.

The only thing you need to walk in the commencement ceremony is a cap and gown, which is free at If you need help ordering, call Suzy, our secretary, at 385-646-5265, and she’ll order for you.

Important Dates:

  1. Annual Talent Show – April 28th, morning assembly. Auditions are next Monday – Thursday, after school, in the auditorium.

  2. Graduation Applications distributed – week of May 1 – 5, lunchtime. All seniors must complete a graduation application, including early grads. You can pick yours up from the counseling center any time that week.

  3. Grad Night - Friday June 2nd. Meet at the school at 10:00pm to travel to All-Star bowling/fun center at Valley Fair Mall (Bowling, laser tag, arcade games, food, mini golf, climbing wall, bumper cars, escape room) Seniors who want to attend will need to purchase a shirt ($25) as their entry ticket. Sold during lunch about two weeks before the event.

  4. Josten's delivery – May 15th, lunchtime. Jostens will hand out caps and gowns to seniors cleared for graduation. All caps and gowns will then be stored in the counseling center for seniors to pick up once they’re cleared.

  5. Graduation Tickets – May 15th, to seniors cleared for graduation. *All seniors’ tickets are reserved for them personally.

  6. Senior Dinner Dance – May 20th, 7 p.m., at the Cottonwood Country Club. Tickets are required and will be for sale in May.

  7. Graduation Practice – MANDATORY, June 1st, 7:45 a.m., auditorium.

  8. Graduation (commencement ceremony) – June 2nd, 1 p.m., auditorium. Seniors report to school that day at 12 p.m..

Commencement is a ticketed event. All seniors are expected to receive 7 tickets, with the possibility of an extra ticket handed out the day before graduation. This number could change based on the final number of graduates.

Seniors - Make sure to check out your Senior page for important class of 2023 information at



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