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Attention Seniors, Important Graduation Information!


Posted Date: 04/23/2019

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Seniors, please find important information below regarding your Commencement Ceremony.

Westside High School Class of 2019 Commencement Ceremony will occur on Monday, May 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the First National Bank Arena (formerly ASU Convocation Center).  Graduation rehearsal for seniors will be held on Monday, May 20 at 12:00 p.m. at First National Bank Arena.  This is a mandatory practice.  All graduates need to report by 11:45 a.m.  Graduation practice should only be attended by graduates due to increased security measures.

Dress Code

The graduation ceremony is a special formal occasion, and students are required to dress appropriately for the ceremony.  Men are asked to wear dress shirts, dress slacks, and dress shoes.  Ladies are asked to wear dresses or pants.  Students are not to wear shorts, blue jeans, or flip flops.  You may not alter your graduation attire in any way.  All regalia including cords and stoles will be provided to the students.  Any alteration of graduation attire will result in the student being removed from the graduation ceremony.  This means no decoration of caps or gowns other than what is specifically given to the student for honor purposes.  Mr. George will make the final check in the student lineup.  

ASU Policy

The First National Bank Arena staff does not allow air horns or other noise makers inside the arena.  The arena security reserves the right to search any and all bags brought to the arena.  Please comply wiht the policy so that we have a respectful ceremony.

Arrival time and meeting place

All students should report to the RED entrance near the box office no later than 6:15 p.m.on May 20.  You must wear your graduation robe in order to gain entrance to the meeting room.