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AVHS Graduation - May 31, 2018

AVHS GRADUATION - May 31, 2018 - 6:00 pm



Congratulations Class of 2018!


-          - Graduating Seniors will meet in the Large gym at 4:30p.m. with your cap & gown, student ID, and practice card. Be on time.

-          - Girls will not be permitted to wear heals. (wedges and platform heals are acceptable)

-          - Cap and gowns may not be decorated or adorned with anything other than official district approved items.


Graduation Information – For Graduates and Families


Dear Graduates and Parents/Guardians,


Please be sure that you read this entire document carefully. It is also very important that ALL of your guests have this information as well.


  • Graduation ceremony is Thursday May 31st at 6:00 pm – Gates open at 4:30 pm
  • All guests over the age of 2 years must have a ticket.
  • Tickets are distributed and sold PRIOR to the evening of the ceremony. Additional tickets WILL NOT be sold at the gates.
  • Children 2 years and under may sit on a lap.
  • Due to increased safety measures, large bags will be subject to search prior to entering the stadium.
  • Please do not save seats for others.
  • All guests are expected to remain seated and quiet throughout the ceremony.
  • Noisemakers, balloons, signs, and umbrellas are strictly prohibited. If brought, these items will be held at the gate until after the ceremony. Cell phones must be turned off or silenced.
  • 3 Graduation Programs were given to the Graduates at Senior Check-out.
  • GRADUATION PROGRAM and information can also be found on the AVHS Website at
  • There will be two entrances for the ceremony – Home side and Visitor side. Please check with your student prior to Graduation to know which side to enter and sit on.


  • Senior Check-out – Friday May 25th – During Economics class
    • You must have your ID to check-out
    • All fines and fees must be paid in order to complete Senior check-out
    • Senior Check-out must be completed to receive cap and gown, Graduation tickets, and to participate in Graduation practices and ceremony.


  • Graduation Practice – Tuesday May 29th and Wednesday May 30th – TIME: 7:45 am to 12:00 pm
    • Start in the Large Gym at 7:45 am
    • Arrive on time or early to the Large Gym for check in each day
    • Both practice days are MANDATORY – failure to participate in practices will result in you not participating in the ceremony.
    • TICKETS - 5 complementary tickets are given at Senior Check-out. Graduates may purchase up to 5 additional tickets ($5 ea.) STARTING AFTER day 1 of Graduation practice on May 29th.


  • Graduation Ceremony – Thursday May 31st
    • Check-in begins promptly at 4:30 pm in the Large Gym. You must remain in the Large Gym until the ceremony begins.
    • You must have your Student ID to check-in.
    • Come dressed in your Graduation attire (see Senior Contract on for graduation dress code details). Graduates may not wear thin heals in the large gym or on the field during the ceremony. Platform or wedge heals are ok.   
    • Your Graduation cap and gown may not be decorated or altered in any way (this includes leis, flowers, beads, balloons, etc.)