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Gilroy High School Graduation is Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM
CAP AND GOWN PICK UP
 
PRE-ORDERS (THOSE WHO ORDERED ONLINE AND HAVE ALREADY PAID)
12:30 - 1:00 Last Names A - M
1:00 - 1:30 Last Names N - Z
  • Enter the staff parking lot on 10th Street and give Mr. Leong or the HJ rep your name
  • Parents/guardians if you are picking up for your student please be prepared with their ID number and name to verify
 
NEED TO BUY OR BORROW
2:00 - 3:00 Last Names A - H
3:00 - 4:00 Last Names I - Q
4:00 - 5:00 Last Name R - Z
  • Enter the staff parking lot on 10th Street
  • Once you enter you will be given a small form to complete
  • PLEASE BE SURE TO BRING YOUR OWN PEN OR PENCIL
  • Please complete the form in your car and once you arrive at the front of the line we will process you accord to your answers on the form
  • PARENTS/GUARDIANS if you are picking up for your student please know their Student ID number, height and weight so we may give you the appropriate size gown
  • If you are purchasing a cap and gown please be prepared with $50 cash (NO CHECKS)
  • Those borrowing a gown will not receive a cap or tassel if you would like to purchase that the cost will be $20 cash (NO CHECKS)
EVERYONE PLEASE REMAIN IN YOUR CARS AT ALL TIMES AND PAY ATTENTION TO STAFF DIRECTIONS ON WHERE TO GO ONCE YOU ENTER THE PARKING LOT.  IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND FOR ANY REASON WE WILL LOOK INTO A MAKE UP DAY IN THE FUTURE.  
 
AS AN ADDED BONUS YOU WILL ALSO BE PICKING UP YOUR COMPLIMENTARY CLASS OF 2021 LAWN SIGNS AS WELL!
 

CLASS OF 2021 FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

When will I receive my Cap and Gown that I purchased?
Caps and Gowns will be distributed on Wednesday April 21st (Schedule TBD)
 
What if I didn't order my Cap and Gown Yet?
The Herff Jones rep will be on-site on April 21st to sell you a Cap and Gown--and most likely you will walk away with it right then and there!
 
Last year’s seniors received lawn signs--will the class of 2021 get them, too?
Yes! We will distribute those in April as well.
 
How will I receive my stoles and special recognition?
Program manager will provide process and details in obtaining stoles and program recognition items.
 
What if I didn't take a Senior Portrait?
You can visit the Prestige Studios in San Jose to take a senior portrait.  Please visit https://local.prestigeportraits.com/ca/san-jose/1375-blossom-hill-rd.html to schedule the appointment.  
 
Can I still purchase a Senior tribute in the Yearbook? 
Yes, We have limited availability left, please contact our yearbook advisor, Chris Leong at Chris.Leong@GilroyUnified.org
 

Can I still order a yearbook?
Yes, please visit https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/ and use the find my school function to purchase a yearbook.

When will I receive my yearbook?
We are scheduling a summer distribution, similar to last year. You will be contacted when yearbooks are ready to be picked up.
 
Have the plans for graduation changed now that we are in the Red Tier?
We have multiple plans for graduation and celebrating our seniors.
 
For certain-the virtual graduation will debut at 6PM on Thursday June 3rd.
Class of 2021 Senior and Family Celebrations (reading of the graduate names, walking the stage, receiving of a diploma) will occur on Thursday June 3rd. (Schedule TBD)
Should we have county and district guidance that a traditional graduation ceremony can occur this ceremony will take place on June 3rd, Time TBD.
 
What do I need to do to prepare for the virtual ceremony?
Please be on the lookout for further instructions and details in April. We will be visiting your Gov and Econ classes to explain the details.
 
Updated 3/12/21

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