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Upcoming Important Senior Events - Class of 2021


Wednesday, May 12 - MANDATORY Graduation Rehearsal at 12:30 PM in the NWHS Gym

Rehearsal for graduation will be held on Wednesday, May 12 at 12:30 PM in the Northwest High School gymnasium. Attendance at graduation practice is MANDATORY for those participating in the traditional ceremony. Students who do not attend this rehearsal cannot participate in the ceremony. Please be on time. Students will receive seat assignments at rehearsal.


Saturday, May 15 - Graduation Ceremony - 11:00 AM

The Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2021 will be held in the Colerain High School Stadium on Saturday, May 15 at 11:00 AM. Graduates should arrive at Colerain no later than 10:00 AM to check in and begin to line up. Each graduate will receive six tickets for this event and gates open at 9:30 AM for guests to begin arriving.  If the weather forces a postponement, we will hold the ceremony on Sunday,  May 16 at 1:00 PM in the Colerain High School Stadium with a 12:00 PM arrival for graduates and gates opening at 11:30 AM.  If we cannot hold the ceremony due to the weather on either Saturday, May 15 or Sunday, May 16, we will hold the ceremony on Tuesday, May 18 at 6:00 PM in the Colerain High School Stadium (graduates arrive by 5:00 PM, gates open at 4:30 PM).


Waycross Community Media will stream Saturday's Northwest High School Graduation live.  The link becomes live at 10:30 AM on Saturday 5/15: https://www.waycross.tv/northwest.html 


Waycross will also offer a DVD or digital copy of the ceremony for purchase at: https://www.waycross.tv/order.html


Monday, May 17 - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Diploma Pick-Up

We have changed our arrangement with Graduate Services and graduation gowns no longer need to be returned.  Students can pick up their diplomas beginning Monday, May 17 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM in the front lobby.  Only the student can pick up their diploma, and they will be required to sign a document in order to receive their diploma. Parents or friends can not pick up diplomas for students. All seniors must report to school on May 17 OR any date after that to receive their diplomas.


Download and print PDF - Senior Events.pdf

Important Links and Documents

Guide to Graduation 2021.pdf - Everything you need to know about the 2021 commencement ceremony!
Herff Jones - Cap & Gown Link - Visit this site to order your cap and gown.  
Graduation Cap & Gown How-To PDF.pdf - A step by step guide to navigate the site and order your cap and gown!
Senior Signs 2021.pdf - Order your senior yard sign by Aprils 30th!
Adopt-A-Senior.pdf - Need a little encouragement to finish the year strong?  Sign up for the Adopt-A-Senior Program.