Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

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1600 SW Salmon St | Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (503) 916-5200 | Fax: (503) 916-2700

Senior Year & Graduation 2015


CLASS OF  2015

Prom - May 2nd

Effective April 4th, the PPS 60-Day rule is in effect. 

This rule requires that seniors be disqualified from participation in commencement exercises and related activities if with 60 consecutive calendar days of the last senior school day they are found to be in violation of District Alcohol or Drug policy or any violation resulting in three or more days of suspension or more serious disciplinary action. Reference: 4.30.022-AD

 Coliseum Information:

·         No helium balloons allowed inside the Memorial Coliseum

·          No noise makers, horns or confetti of any kind

·          Video camera’s are allowed, but no tri-pods of any kind

·          No outside food or beverages

·          Students: No bags of any kind are to be brought into the Memorial Coliseum

·          Concession stand will close at the start of each graduation

Graduation Ceremony Prep

Graduation is an exciting time and students and families eagerly look forward to the festivities. Please be sure support LHS and your participation in the ceremony by following student handbook policies.

  • Order a cap and gown (Fall): Contact www.jostens.com/contact  All students are required to wear a cap and gown to be part of the ceremony. Please contact your student's counselor if you have any questions.
  • Senior check-out June 4: All seniors are required to pay any LHS fees prior to receiving graduation tickets and their physical diploma. Letters detailing unpaid fee (i.e. lost textbooks, library and parking fees) information are sent out in early May.  
  • Important Senior Dates: April 10th CRLE Due; May 1st all CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS grades due (PSU, BYU etc); June 2-3 final exams; June 4th, Senior Breakfast/Senior Awards Assembly; 
  • Graduation tickets (after senior check-out in June): All graduating seniors will receive 10 tickets each after clearing fees at the senior check-out. Students can request more tickets after the check-out is complete at the mandatory rehearsal practice.
  • Graduation Day: June 8th  Rehearsal 9:30 a.m. at Memorial Coliseum; Commencement 8:00 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum. Seniors should arrive at the Coliseum at 7:15 p.m. wearing regular clothes and carrying cap and gown.
  • Graduation location and parking: The ceremony will be held at the Memorial Coliseum June 8 at 8pm. This is a formal ceremony and students are expected to honor conduct guidelines. Parking fees apply as posted, there is no free or validated parking. Families needing information about handicap access and seating should contact the Coliseum directly.
  • Senior All-Night Grad Party (follows ceremony):  Students and parents can print out the graduation party waiver/medical form and submit it with the registration fee ($100, payable to LHS PTSO. Check your fall registration receipt to see if you've paid this amount already--if so, just send in the form) to the senior grad party mail box in the main office. Questions? Want to help? Please contact Geni Director at gdirector@comcast.net or April Paris at akparis@comcast.net . Partial scholarships are available on request, see your counselor.

Check out this SENIOR PRESENTATION for helpful information

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If your graduation questions have not been answered in the information above or the Senior Presentation, please email skinnison@pps.net