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SENIOR PORTRAITS

SENIOR PORTRAITS

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Graduation/Senior Activities

2023 GRADUATION - APPROXIMATELY 1 1/2 HOURS

2023 GRADUATION - APPROXIMATELY 1 1/2 HOURS

The Class of 2023 Commencement Ceremony will take place in the Badlands Stadium on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at TBD.  Please read Graduation information below regarding tickets, parking, caps/gowns, and more.
 

GRADUATION TICKETS 

Graduation Tickets – Every graduate will receive 5 free tickets to graduation.  These 5 tickets along with any additional purchased will be handed out at Cap & Gown distribution day on May 30th after seniors last final exam. 
 

PARKING/SHUTTLE/DROP OFF

Every graduate will receive 1 pass to park on campus for the Graduation Ceremony. This parking pass will be distributed with the graduation tickets and caps and gowns at the Cap & Gown Distribution Party on May 31st from 1:15pm to 2:00pm in the stadium. 
 
  • Parking - To park on campus the day of graduation, all cars that enter must have a graduation parking pass.  This is not the school issued parking passes that students purchased to park on campus throughout the year.  Cars will be directed where to park. 
  • Shuttles – There will be shuttle service from Ladera Ranch Middle School (LRMS) and Esencia K-8.  Shuttles will run continuously from LRMS and Esencia K-8 to SJHHS beginning at 2:30 PM. Shuttles will run until 4:00 PM.  After the ceremony, shuttle service will run from SJHHS to LRMS and Esencia K-8 until 7:00 PM.
  • Accessible Parking – There is accessible parking for persons with disabilities available on our campus.  Accessible parking will consume your 1 parking pass that is given and spots are limited.
  • Drop-Off - There will be a designated drop off for those arriving via Uber, Lyft, or other means of drop-off at the baseball field parking lot.
JOSTENS - CAP & GOWN PURCHASE

JOSTENS - CAP & GOWN PURCHASE

Caps & Gowns are purchased through Jostens. Stay tuned to Cap & Gown purchase information coming soon!
COMMONLY ASKED GRADUATION QUESTIONS!

COMMONLY ASKED GRADUATION QUESTIONS!

WHAT CAN WE NOT BRING TO GRADUATION?
Umbrellas, balloons, coolers, and air horns or other loud noise makers are not allowed in the stadium. Umbrellas/balloons can obstruct views, coolers are unnecessary, and air horns can be uncomfortable to those around.
 
WHEN DO WE RECEIVE OUR GRADUATION TICKETS, OUR 1 PARKING PASS, AND CAPS & GOWNS?
Cap and gown pickup along with graduation ticket pickup is May 31st in the Badlands Stadium from 1:15-2:00pm.  Make sure all debts are clear and chromebooks returned. Anyone owing debts will not receive their gown/tickets.
 
CAN I ARRIVE EARLY AND SAVE SEATS OR WAIT IN LINE?
No, the stadium is shutdown until the parking lot opens 1 hour prior to the start of the ceremony. Any blankets/chairs that make it into the stadium prior will be swept. 
 
WE HAVE A PERSON WITH DISABILITIES AND NEED ACCESSIBLE PARKING, DOES THAT COUNT AS MY 1 PARKING PASS?
Yes, every graduate receives 1 parking pass to park on campus.  Accessible parking is limited and on a first come first serve basis. 
 
WILL THERE BE ACCESSIBLE SEATING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AT THE EVENT?
Yes, there will be seating for persons with disabilities and their families on the track. Like parking, this is limited, and on a first come first serve basis.
 
WILL ANYTHING BE DONE ABOUT THE WEATHER?
The weather cannot be controlled. June can be hot and June can be gloomy.  Check the weather prior to the event and dress accordingly.  Hats and sunscreen are highly recommended.
 
CAN MY GRADUATE WEAR LEIS AND OTHER SORTS OF REGALIA DURING THE CEREMONY?
Only school provided/approved regalia may be worn during the ceremony.  This regalia is distributed during senior awards and consists of cords, stoles, and medals that are directly related to and approved by SJHHS. Leis can be given to graduates after the ceremony and look great in pictures! Student requesting to wear culturally relevant regalia during the ceremony must get prior approval from ASB.
 
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR UNDER MY GOWN AND ON MY FEET?
Clothes and shoes!  After graduation there will be pictures taken by family/friends.  Think about what you want to wear under your gown that will make your family happy during pictures.  This is a dignified ceremony and it is suggested that graduates wear dresses and dress clothes.  Absolutely no heels on the turf!  The heels will not only poke holes in the turf, but they will also get stuck and you may fall.  Flats or wedges are recommended.
 
WILL THERE BE A PHOTOGRAPHER TAKING PICTURES OF GRADUATES RECEIVING THEIR DIPLOMAS?
Why of course there will!  South Coast Photographic will be taking a still shot of each graduate holding the diploma and another shot of the student receiving the diploma on stage. 
 
WILL WE BE ABLE TO COME ONTO THE FIELD AND TAKE PICTURES AFTER THE CEREMONY?
The graduates will do a recession out of the back of the stadium at the end of the ceremony and pick up their diplomas.  Parents/guests will exit the front of the stadium and wait for their graduate outside of the stadium and gym area.  The stadium will not be available after the ceremony.