Graduation Information

Cap and Scroll

Campo Verde High School

Class of 2018 Commencement Information 

Baccalaureate is Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 3:00pm in the Auditorium. Tickets are not required, but seating is limited. Students who plan to participate should be in the mini-gym by 2:30pm wearing their gown, medallion, cap & tassel. Students may sit with their friends.

 Commencement Rehearsal will be on Wednesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00 am in the football stadium. If you are not at rehearsal and on time, you may NOT participate in the ceremony.

Commencement Ceremony will be on Wednesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Coyote Stadium.

Appropriate Attire:
*Gown, Medallion, Cap & Tassel (Required) – All items are available for purchase through Jostens.  Caps may not be altered in any manner. Bring bobby pins for your cap if necessary.
*Gentlemen – Shirt, slacks, socks and dress shoes required. No jeans or shorts are permitted.
*Ladies – Dresses or blouse and slacks, and dress shoes required. No jeans or shorts are permitted.
*Students dressed inappropriately will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony.
*Seniors, it is important for you to: Keep your grades up, attend classes, clear yourself through the Bookstore, Library, Athletics and Music (uniforms), complete all discipline assignments and online classes, and participate in the mandatory graduation rehearsal on May 23, 2017.
*Your immunization record will be in the envelope with your diploma. KEEP this record, don’t throw it away.
*Professional photographs will be taken as you receive your diploma cover, courtesy of
*Both sides of the stadium will be open for seating parents, relatives and friends. The auditorium will be open and air-conditioned for our heat sensitive guests. Limited handicapped seating will also be available on the track, but is restricted to 4 seats per family. Call 480-545-3100 ext.2101 to request special seating.
*Guests will not be allowed on the football field at the conclusion of graduation. Graduates can meet their friends and family on the west practice field at the conclusion of the ceremony.

*Students with inappropriate objects (balloons, beach balls, signs noisemakers, etc.) in their possession will have the object confiscated and/or the student will be removed from the ceremony.
*Students seeking to disrupt the ceremony in any way will be removed by Gilbert Police and Security.
*Students in possession, smelling of/or under the influence of alcohol, drugs, etc., may not participate in the ceremony and will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action in accordance with District policy.

The Senior Class has requested that no noisemakers be used at their graduation ceremony. Many times, names of fellow students cannot be heard because of noisemakers. Thank you for supporting their request.

Important Information for Senior Students and Parents

Seniors and Parents:

MANDATORY graduation rehearsal will be on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 7:00am SHARP. Practice will last approximately 30 minutes. Parents please express to your senior the importance of being on time and attending rehearsal. Graduation practice is mandatory in order to walk in the commencement ceremony that evening.

For the commencement ceremony seniors must report to their assigned classrooms at 6:00pm. All personal belongings should be left home or with family members as there will be no place to keep them during the ceremony. Caps and gowns are not to be altered in any way. No additional accessories are allowed except those awards or honor cords provided by CVHS. Dress attire is required.

Gentlemen: Shirt, slacks, socks, and dress shoes are required. No jeans or shorts permitted.

Ladies: Dresses or blouse and slacks and dress shoes are required. Heels are not recommended on the stadium field. No jeans or shorts are permitted. Be sure to have bobby pins for the cap if necessary.

Students dressed inappropriately will not be permitted to participate in the ceremony.

Reminder that seating in Coyote Stadium is first come first serve. Noise makers are prohibited from the graduation ceremony due to the interference it causes when names are being announced. No one will be allowed on the stadium field at the end of the ceremony. You can meet your graduate on the southwest practice fields at the conclusion of the commencement ceremony.

Seating will also be available in the auditorium where the ceremony will be broadcast on the large screen. The auditorium is perfect for those individuals who may not be able to tolerate the heat. Handicap seating is also available but reservations are limited and required. Reservations will only be taken for the West and East sides of the football field. Reservations are also taken on a first come first serve basis and will be shut down once capacity is reached. Please call 480-545-3100 ext.2101 for reservations (please call no later than Friday, May 18th if seating is still needed).

The ceremony will also be broadcast online. You can access the ceremony at The auditorium will be broadcasting the online stream. Our hope is that we will not have any technical difficulties with this online broadcast but please be understanding and respectful if the broadcast is not up to all of our expectations.

Family car-pooling to and from the graduation ceremony is highly encouraged as parking is limited. We will have overflow parking at Central Christian Church with buses going to and from Campo Verde. We ask that you enter and exit Central Christian off of Lindsay Road and park in the southwest parking area. The Bus Pick-up/Drop-off will be on the south side of Central Christian. At the conclusion of the commencement ceremony you can meet the buses at the east side of the stadium to return to Central Christian.

Professional photographs will be taken as your student receives his/her diploma cover. Information on ordering pictures from Grad Images will follow as we get closer to the commencement day.







Jostens’ Senior Graduation Delivery



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Prom Night


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May 3rd

Scholarship Award Ceremony (11th,12th)



May 3rd

Golden Scholars/Scholarship Award Ceremony (9th,10th)



May 7-18th

AP Testing


As Scheduled


Deadline to Complete Online Courses

Depending Enrollment

Global Academy

May 9

Senior Banquet (Senior Students Only)



May 17-21

Senior Final Exams


Assigned Rooms

May 22

Project Graduation



May 23

MANDATORY Graduation Rehearsal


Coyote Stadium

May 23

Graduation Ceremony (Seniors arrive @ 6:15pm -
report to assigned rooms)


Coyote Stadium


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