FAQs


FAQs

How do I order a cap and gown and graduation announcements?
Every senior must attend the mandatory informational meeting on Thursday, September 9 during Homeroom in the Theater.  At the meeting, they will receive very important information regarding graduation as well as the order form for their cap and gown.  
*Seniors who did not attend the September 9 meeting are able to pick up a Jostens packet in the Main Office.  They may also order a cap and gown online at
jostens.com. It is highly recommended that cap and gown orders be place as soon as possible. 

When will I receive my cap and gown?
UPDATE:  Caps and gowns will be distributed after the completion of rehearsal. The MANDATORY graduation rehearsal is Tuesday, May 17 at 1:30 p.m.  All seniors who plan to participate in the ceremony must attend graduation rehearsal - no exceptions!  Seniors must be in attendance for the duration of the rehearsal.  Rehearsal will end at 4:30 p.m. Seniors should be at EchoPark Stadium no later than 1:15 p.m. to find their assigned seat.  

How many guests may attend per graduate?
Each graduate may have 10 guests attend their graduation ceremony.

What is the dress code for graduates?
Male Graduates: Khaki-colored slacks, a white long-sleeve shirt, a red or dark colored tie (no bow ties), and dark dress shoes – no athletic shoes or sandals.
Female Graduates: Dress – length shorter than gown, dress sandals or shoes –no flip flops, athletic shoes or boots. Avoid high heels due to the amount of walking and turf field. Pants – Khaki-colored, a white blouse, and dress shoes. Important Note:  Dress code will be strictly enforced.
Seniors may not wear, carry, or alter their appearance in any manner (including graduation cap). Per the Douglas County School District policy, only approved medals, cords, and sashes of achievement awarded by Chaparral High School can be worn.

Where is the graduation ceremony?
EchoPark Stadium is located at 11901 Newlin Gulch Blvd in Parker.

Where can I park?
Parking is available at the stadium and at the adjacent Double Angel baseball fields.  Parking at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints church is not allowed. Handicapped parking and seating is available at the stadium

When do the gates open?
At 9:00 a.m., one hour prior to ceremony

What about bad weather?
The ceremony will take place as planned, rain or shine.  If inclement weather includes lightening, a delayed schedule is implemented and will be posted on the school and district websites.  On the day of graduation, additional information regarding weather will be available on the school’s main phone line (303-387-3500).

 

How long does the ceremony last?
The ceremony is approximately 90 minutes.  

Have other questions?
Contact Linda Cherry at [email protected] or call 303-387-3504.