When is Graduation?
Graduation will be on Thursday, June 15th at 3:00pm.
Where is Graduation?
UVM Patrick Gymnasium, 97 Spear Street, Burlington, VT.
Is there a Graduation Rehearsal?
Yes, graduation rehearsal will take place on Thursday, June 15th from 9:00-11:00 am in Patrick Gymnasium. This is a mandatory rehearsal for all seniors who are graduating and walking in graduation. If you do not attend the graduation rehearsal, you will not be able to participate in the graduation ceremony.
What time do I need to arrive for the actual Graduation Ceremony?
Graduates – Please arrive at graduation no later than 2:00 pm. Graduates will meet on the indoor turf – this location will be shown at graduation rehearsal.
Guests – Doors will open at 2:30 pm for seating. It is first come, first serve. We ask that families sit together whenever possible.
How many tickets does each graduate get and where do I get them?
Each Graduate will receive ten tickets. If your family requires more than ten, please call the Main Office to be put on a waiting list. If you have extra tickets, please return them to the Main Office by June 7th so we can redistribute them.
Pick up tickets on Wednesday, May 31st in the Hub between 1:00-1:30pm or Tuesday, June 6th in the Hub between 2:15-2:45 pm
What if I need accessible seating?
We have a limited number of floor seats available for those who need accessible seating. Please complete this form to reserve your floor seats by Monday, June 5th at noon.
How do I get my Cap and Gown?
Caps and Gowns will be distributed on Wednesday, June 14th after your mandatory senior class meeting from 1:25 – 2:00 pm in room 143.
Can I decorate my cap/gown?
Caps may be decorated. We reserve the right to replace any cap deemed inappropriate or offensive.
If you would like to plan ahead, the dimensions of the cap are: 9” x 9”, with a quarter sized hole in the center for the tassel.
Gowns may not be altered or adorned.
What if I haven’t ordered my Cap and Gown yet?
Email Ducky Jones ASAP – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Your full name
- Your height
- Your approximate weight/shirt size
Caps and gowns are $30.00 each. Payment is accepted via cash or check (made out to Burlington High School), and will be accepted until May 26th. Please give payment to Lisa Straley in the Main Office.
What if I’m not sure I’m graduating?
Connect with your school counselor ASAP if you have questions or concerns about your graduation status.
What about my books/chromebooks/outstanding lunch balance?
Chromebooks: Seniors will be able to return their Chromebook to IT as early as June 5. Chromebooks will be locked and disabled by 4 pm on June 9. The final day that seniors can return their Chromebook is June 12.
- If you have books you are no longer using, please turn them into your teachers ASAP
- If you are using a book through the end of the year, please turn them into your teacher by June 2nd
- If you have books left over from last year, please bring them in ASAP
How can people who aren’t at graduation still watch me graduate?
There will be a live stream via The Media Factory at www.mediafactory.org/bhs – you can watch all graduates graduate in real time!
Who do I go to if I have questions?
Fines – Lisa Straley/Carlie Allen – email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org
Cap and Gown Ordering: Ducky Jones – email@example.com
Tickets – Colby Skoglund – firstname.lastname@example.org
May 30th – Graduation Ticket pick up A – L
May 31st – Graduation Ticket pick up M – Z
June 1-13 YES Session – mandatory for graduation
June 14th – YES Presentation of Learning Day 9:00-1:05 (mandatory)
June 14th – Senior Class Meeting 1:20-2:00 pm in room 143 (mandatory)
June 15th – Graduation Rehearsal 9:00-11:00 am at Patrick Gymnasium (mandatory)
June 15th – Graduation – please arrive by 2:00 pm