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2024 Graduation Ceremony Information

 

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Congratulations Class of 2024!

Here, you'll find all essential details regarding this year's graduation ceremonies - from dates and times to venue information and protocols.

Please note that while we strive to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information, schedules and guidelines may be subject to change. We encourage you to check back regularly, especially as we approach the event dates, to ensure you have the latest updates.

Rules & Requirements

We hope to make your graduation ceremony a safe and pleasant experience for all graduates and attendees. In doing so, we have adopted the following requirements.

For Attendees

Code of Conduct:
  • No Loud Disruptions
  • Refrain from Chanting or Ceremonial Related Activities
  • Excessive distruptions may result in being removed from the event
Please refrain from bringing:
  • Drones
  • Noise makers
  • Balloons
  • Ice chests/coolers
  • No outside food or drinks
  • Pop-up shades, large banners/posters, or any items that will obstruct the view of others
Water Bottles:
  • Only clear, unopened water bottles will be allowed
Bags and Backpacks:
  • Clear bags are preferred
  • No backpacks or large bags will be allowed (excluding diaper bags)
  • All bags & purses will be subject to search
Seating:
  • Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Saving or blocking off large sections will not be allowed
  • Special seating for Handicapped Guests will require passes that must be obtained in advance from the hosting high school’s office. No walk-up passes will be issued. Only 2 guests will be allowed to accompany each handicapped person who has a pass
  • No parents are allowed in the pre-graduation staging area with the graduates before the ceremony

For Graduates

Hat decorations must be pre-approved 15 days prior to the ceremony and meet the following:

  • Two dimensional only
  • School appropriate messages/images
  • No tails or streamers from hat

Cultural & Religious Graduation Regalia

  • Requests for religious stoles must be received at least 15 days prior to the ceremony
  • No money or flower leis or any other stoles will be allowed during the ceremony, but can be brought to the field after the ceremony
  • Only chords and medals issued by the school will be allowed to be worn during the ceremony

High School Commencement Locations & Times

Full Schedule

2024 Commencement Schedule

Download the full commencement schedule for all Middle School promotions and High School commencements.

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Visalia Adult School

Date:
Friday, May 17, 2024
Location:
Neighborhood Church

5505 West Riggin Avenue
Visalia, CA 93291

Commencement Begins:
5:30PM

(Doors open at 5:00PM)

Golden West High School

Date:
Tueday, May 28, 2024
Location:
Mineral King Bowl

1001 West Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

Commencement Begins:
7:30PM

(Doors open at 7:00PM)

Parking & Entrance Map:
Parking Map for the Mineral King Bowl
Accessible Parking:

See map for accessible parking spots. Parking is on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge for handicapped parking.

Visalia Adult School

Vocational Nurse Pinning Ceremony
Date:
Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Location:
L.J. Williams Theater

1001 West Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

Commencement Begins:
5:30PM

(Doors open at 5:00PM)

Accessible Parking:

In front of the west entrance of the stadium off of Giddings Street. 

In the parking lot off of Conyer Street east of the stadium on a first come, first served basis.

Parking is on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge for handicapped parking. 

El Diamante High School

Date:
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Location:
Mineral King Bowl

1001 West Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

Commencement Begins:
7:30PM

(Doors open at 7:00PM)

Parking & Entrance Map:
Parking Map for the Mineral King Bowl
Accessible Parking:

See map for accessible parking spots. Parking is on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge for handicapped parking.

Sequoia High School

Date:
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Location:
L.J. Williams Theater

1001 West Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

Commencement Begins:
4:00PM

(Doors open at 3:30PM)

Accessible Parking:

In front of the west entrance of the stadium off of Giddings Street. 

In the parking lot off of Conyer Street east of the stadium on a first come, first served basis.

Parking is on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge for handicapped parking. 

Redwood High School

Date:
Thursday, May 30, 2024
Location:
Mineral King Bowl

1001 West Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

Commencement Begins:
7:30PM

(Doors open at 7:00PM)

Parking & Entrance Map:
Parking Map for the Mineral King Bowl
Accessible Parking:

See map for accessible parking spots. Parking is on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge for handicapped parking.

Visalia Technical Early College High School

Date:
Thursday, May 30, 2024
Location:
L.J. Williams Theater

1001 West Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

Commencement Begins:
4:00PM

(Doors open at 3:30PM)

Accessible Parking:

In front of the west entrance of the stadium off of Giddings Street. 

In the parking lot off of Conyer Street east of the stadium on a first come, first served basis.

Parking is on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge for handicapped parking. 

Mt. Whitney High School

Date:
Friday, May 31, 2024
Location:
Mineral King Bowl

1001 West Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

Commencement Begins:
7:30PM

(Doors open at 7:00PM)

Parking & Entrance Map:
Parking Map for the Mineral King Bowl
Accessible Parking:

See map for accessible parking spots. Parking is on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge for handicapped parking.

Visalia Charter Independent Study

Date:
Monday, June 3, 2024
Location:
Mineral King Bowl

1001 West Main Street
Visalia, CA 93291

Commencement Begins:
7:30PM

(Doors open at 7:00PM)

Parking & Entrance Map:
Parking Map for the Mineral King Bowl
Accessible Parking:

See map for accessible parking spots. Parking is on a first come, first served basis. There is no charge for handicapped parking.