** Early graduates are those students who complete their coursework by December of 2020 and no longer attend Antelope High School for the spring semester. Students must apply for early graduation through their counselor by the beginning of their junior year to determine eligibility. **
Class of 2021 Graduation Information- Early Graduates
Graduation is scheduled for Thursday, May 27th 7:00pm
Ceremony will be held Antelope High School. 7801 Titan Dr. Antelope, Ca. 95843
***ALL GRADUATION ACTIVITIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND ARE DEPENDANT ON STATE AND LOCAL COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS. ANTELOPE HS WILL UPDATE THIS PAGE WHEN NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.***
SENIOR GRADUATION INSTRUCTIONS
Congratulations! Graduation from high school is a life milestone and an important accomplishment. Antelope High School graduations are known to be very special ceremonies where students and families are celebrated.
Following is some information about the Class of 2021 graduation. This is NOT comprehensive or final information. Be sure to check the Antelope High School website regularly during the spring for more information. You will receive a mailing with more information in the spring. If you do not receive information by the beginning of May please contact Antelope High School.
There will be a specific time for both graduates and guests to arrive to the location. These times will be shared prior to the ceremony.
GRADUATION PRACTICE AND SENIOR ACTIVITIES
Mandatory graduation practice will be held on the morning of Thursday May 27th, from 9am-Noon at Antelope High School. Any student not at graduation practice will NOT be able to participate in the ceremony Thursday night.
As an early graduate, you are not eligible to attend senior picnic during the school day. You may attend Senior Sunset on the evening of Wednesday, May 26 from 7:45-8:45. You may also attend Titan Ball as a guest of a current Antelope Junior or Senior (a guest pass is required).
SENIOR DRESS CODE
Graduation is a formal event, and attire should reflect the importance of the occasion. Acceptable attire: collared shirt/ dress shirt/ dress slacks/ dress/ skirt.
No jeans or shorts. No flip flops. No Spiky heels, wedges are acceptable.
When you arrive, please do not have your gown on. You will be searched for prohibited items (cell phones, inflatable items, noise makers, etc). Any prohibited items will be held during the ceremony and returned after.
Caps should not be decorated at all. Graduates will not be allowed to be part of the ceremony if they have altered their cap. Graduates may wear any cords, medals, or pins earned as part of an Antelope High School program. Any decorations that are culturally significant are also permitted to be worn.
All guests, except babies (1 yr old or under), must have a wristband if sitting in reserved or general seating. All guests over the age of 2 MUST wear a mask.
Each graduate will be given 4 wrist bands for guest admission. Graduation guest wrist bands will be released to the graduates at mandatory graduation practice on the morning of Thursday, May 27. Graduates must pick up their own wristbands (friends cannot pick up for each other). All parents, family, and friends MUST wear a wrist band in order to be granted admission to the 2021 graduation ceremony and must be affixed BEFORE entering. Wrist bands are not replaceable if lost. No exceptions will be made.
Additional tickets are NOT available from Antelope High School.
We will be livestreaming the ceremony for those who are unable to attend. More information to come.
PERMITTED/ PROHIBITED ITEMS
Guests must be wearing a mask. Guests may bring one sealed water bottle per person.
Prohibited items include: lawn chairs, coolers, noise makers of any kind, food, drinks, umbrellas, balloons, food or open beverage containers. A more comprehensive list of permitted and prohibited items will be posted to the Antelope High School website prior to the graduation date.
Graduates: Please do not bring any valuables or additional items - we cannot guarantee the safety of them. Leave all purses bags, phones, etc at home or with family members. (Wallets and keys will be permitted to be carried in pockets). NO CELL PHONES ALLOWED with graduates - any graduate with a cell phone will have their phone collected until after the ceremony. We highly suggest you leave your phone with your family until after the ceremony.
RENTED GOWNS/HATS/TASSEL - RETURN
You will be able to return your gowns at the end of the evening graduation night or Friday morning (May 28) in the office.
If you have any questions regarding graduation, please contact Assistant Principal Ms. Cutts (Parker) @ (916) 726-1400 ext. 6060.