Senior Information


GRADUATION INFORMATION 


Live Graduation Stream


**Reminder** - Caps and Gowns will NOT be distributed to students unless all of their Fees and Fines have been taken care of. 
If you would like to view and/or pay your students' fines and fees, please do so by going to Infinite Campus Parent Portal. Verify your student is listed and then click the green arrow to be taken to a screen to pay.

Contact Person
Ms. Jayne Vahle  [email protected]
(303) 982-8751

Senior Sunset and Blind Cafe
Friday, May 13th (Sunset on the field @ 7:45)

Senior Finals

5/16/22 – ATTEND periods 2,4 FINALS Periods 6,8 (Silver Day)
5/17/22 – Periods 1,3,5,7(Blue Day)   
5/18/22 – Periods 2,4  (Silver Day) Seniors dismissed after block 4 for senior exit and picnic.                            

Senior Picnic

Wednesday, May 18th - Following Senior Exit
Location: Clement Park Pavilions D,E

Graduation Rehearsal
Friday,  May 20th – 1:30  in the Commons
*All students who plan on participating in Graduation at Red Rocks must attend*

Graduation Ceremony
Friday,  May 20th, 2022 - 7:00 pm at Denver Coliseum (Map and Handicapped Access)*Graduates are to report at 6:00 pm at the Coliseum

Columbine High School 
Class of 2022 Graduation Ceremony
will take place at the
Denver Coliseum
May 20th at 7pm
**Tickets not required*

Click HERE for Common Questions

Use this link to purchase parking for graduation.
Pre-Paid Parking purchases for Red Rocks will be honored

Ceremony Expectations

  • Graduation is a celebration, not a party. 
  • Please dress appropriately.
  • Please be respectful to all graduates and attendees.
  • Please refrain from using noisemakers and airhorns during the ceremony.

    Diplomas
    Diplomas will be available for pickup on May 25th from 9-11 in the counseling office. Legal names are printed on diplomas. Preferred names may be read at graduation with student and parent approval. 

    Fines & Fees
    All fines and fees must be cleared and books/materials returned in order to pick up cap and gown after graduation rehearsal. Fines and fees can be paid on Infinite Campus Parent Portal. Please contact Cathy Dice at (303) 982-4433 with finance questions.

    Handicap/Elderly/Disabled

    • Reserved seating will be available (rows 1-8).  Space is limited, we ask that only one additional person per family sit in the designated area. No tickets will be issued for this area.

    • Row 1 is reserved for WHEELCHAIRS ONLY.

    • Shuttle buses will be available from the upper South lot for handicap, elderly, and disabled only.  All others are expected to walk.

    • You do not need to contact the school if you plan to utilize the shuttle or reserved seating.

    RED ROCKS PARKING MAP

    Parking
    NEW from Red Rocks--No Cash Parking

        • $12.50 in advance via AXS
        • $15 onsite – credit card only
        • Parking is sold per day not per graduation (distribute link and QR codes for your date below)
     

    Photos
    Photos can be purchased from Grad Images, 1-800-628-4509 or gradimages.com.

    Video
    We work with a 3rd party vendor to live-stream Graduation on . We also have a recorded copy of Graduation available the day after graduation on the Senior Page.

    Weather
    If it rains, we get wet.  Please come prepared with an umbrella. The weather would have to be very severe in order for us to move the ceremony. If this occurs, please check the Columbine website for updates. If canceled by Red Rocks,we will notify families of the alternate location. 

    Additional Announcements

    Senior Breakfast Dates and Times – SAVE THE DATE!

    Elementary School Attended                  Date               Time

    UTE MEADOWS                                    May 10th          7:30am

    GOVERNOR’S RANCH                         May 19th           9am 

    LEAWOOD ELEMENTARY                    May 19th          9:30am

    NORMANDY                                           May 23rd          7:45am

     

    SENIOR IMPORTANT DATES
    March 8th                  Jostens Distribution of Graduation Orders 

    March 29 and 30     Senior meetings in English 12 classes

    April 6,  2022            Tryouts for graduation speakers – Main Office 2pm

    April 7, 2022            Class meeting / senior picture at 8:30 a.m. – All seniors must attend.

     April 25, 2022         Graduation Agreements due to main office

    April 25, 2022        Scholarship/military enlistment information due to Counseling Center

    April 28, 2022         Stretch for Excellence Assembly 6 pm (Invitation Only)

    April 30, 2022         ALL FINES MUST BE PAID to receive yearbook & Cap and Gown

    May 9, 2022            Cap and gown distribution-Main Foyer 10:00 – 1:00 PM

    May 16, 17 and 18, 2022          Senior finals

     May 18, 2022          Senior Exit and Picnic after 4th Block

    May 19, 2022           Senior Awards Night @ 7 p.m., Auditorium

    May 20, 2022      REQUIRED: Graduation practice in gym, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

    May 20, 2022  GRADUATION-   Red Rocks Amphitheater, 7:00 p.m.  (Doors Open 1 Hour Before). 
    Seniors  at top of the amphitheatre by 6:00  p.m.

    May 25, 2022           Distribution of Diplomas 9:00-11:00 AM in the Counseling Office


    Chromebooks & School Google Accounts

    You have some tasks to complete in terms of your Chromebook and  Google Drive.

    Use THIS FORM to go through a checklist of the process (it takes a few minutes and should probably be done from your computer). 

    Come see Mr. Friesen or Mrs. Fillhart in the library if you have any questions.


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