Graduation Information

Denfeld High School Class of 2017

HONORS NIGHT- THURSDAY, June 1, 2017- 7:00 PM- DENFELD AUDITORIUM

SENIOR LAST DAY, JUNE 2

  •  9-10:30 am, "Senior Walk" to Elementary Schools
  • Seniors will attend their regularly scheduled classes.

  • Make up exams for Seniors throughout the day

  • Senior Tower and building tours will occur throughout the day.

  • Students should check overdue/missing book/fines list in the Main Office and clear all debts owed before Graduation practice day. (Graduation tickets will be held until all debts are cleared.)


BACCALAUREATE SERVICE- TUESDAY, JUNE 6 - 7:00 PM - DENFELD AUDITORIUM

  • Seniors, you are invited to the 2017 Baccalaureate service in honor of your graduation.  This is a non-denominational Service, and is open to all Seniors, family and friends. Please wear your cap and gown and meet in the Commons by 6:45 pm. Music by Denfeld and other local high school students.

COMMENCEMENT REHEARSAL- THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017- 8:00 AM- DENFELD AUDITORIUM

  • All seniors participating in the Commencement/Graduation Ceremony MUST attend rehearsal. (Please do not hold up the entire rehearsal because of tardiness.)

  • Juice and rolls will be provided for graduates in the Panel Lobby beginning at 7:45 a.m.

  • When you arrive, please look on posted rosters to determine what seat you will be in during the ceremony.

  • The processional, awarding of diplomas and the recessional will be rehearsed.

  • Seniors should free their calendars until 12:00 noon for rehearsal; the length of the rehearsal is entirely dependent on the cooperation of the Senior Class.

  • Each graduating senior participating in the ceremony will be given up to 6 tickets for Commencement at the end of the rehearsal. If more tickets are desired, the remainder available will be handed out, one per graduate, until they are all dispersed. (The average number has ranged between 6 or 7 extra over the last few years.)

COMMENCEMENT-THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017- 7:00 PM- DENFELD AUDITORIUM

  • All Seniors should arrive dressed in cap and gown, with appropriate attire underneath) by 6:30 pm (It takes a few minutes for line-leaders to do their job.)

  • The Auditorium Doors will be the only entrance unlocked for guest to enter, except guest using wheelchairs, have a physical disability and The Class of 2016 graduates.

  • The doors to enter the Denfeld Auditorium for family and friends will open at 5:30 p.m. (ALL guest must have a ticket to gain admission)


PARKING FOR COMMENCEMENT

  • Seniors and Denfeld Staff are asked to park in the Essentia Parking Lot on 42nd Ave W and Grand Ave. This lot is also available to graduation attendees.

  • Handicap accessible parking will be available in the lot directly in front of the Denfeld Auditorium. Handicap parking permits should be displayed and visible.

  • Also, additional parking will be available at the following lots: Lake Superior Health Clinic located on the west corner of 44th Ave W and Grand Ave, the ACME Tools parking lot, located on the east corner of 44th and Grand Ave, and all Denfeld parking lots located on the school campus.

ALL NIGHT GRAD PARTY WILL TAKE PLACE AT UMD IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING COMMENCEMENT!

Denfeld nor the school district sponsors this event, however it is a popular event planned and organized by a dedicated group of parents and community members. The committee will present important information at Commencement Rehearsal on June 8th.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Handicap seating with one guest is available in the front row of the Auditorium as you enter through the Panel Lobby or through the 44th Ave W  Auditorium entrance, which is on the side of the building.

  • Commencement has traditionally been designed to be a formal occasion and cheering and noise making during the awarding of the diplomas is discouraged.

  • Seniors who opt not to participate in the Commencement ceremony may pick their diplomas up in the Main Office after June 12th.

  • Seniors must have all work completed by 12 noon on Monday, June 5, 2017

  • Seniors who have outstanding books, fees or fines will not receive their Commencement tickets until all accounts have been cleared.

  • Seniors who would like to be candidates to speak at Commencement must sign up on the sheet on the counter in the Main Office by Wednesday, May 21, 2017 and auditions starting on May 26rd during WIN. The final selection will be made by a staff committee.

ALC Credit Recovery

Thursday, April 13 - Last day to start ,50 credit recovery at ALC

Tuesday, May 30 - Deadline for credit recovery course work and check ins to be completed for 2017 Denfeld Graduation


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