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Class of 2018 Graduation Information

Important info for Graduates and their parents!

Class of 2018 Graduation Information


When: Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 8:00pm

Where: in the DMHS Athletic Stadium



If you missed ordering cap/gown and announcements you can pick up a packet in the front office or order on line:

Balfour of Arizona


480-941-8713 fax


Senior graduation announcements will be distributed during lunch on Friday, March 23rd.


Graduation Speech or Song

Students wishing to audition for a graduation speech or song must register with Mr. Paweski in the front office by March 29th.

Speech Auditions:  Tuesday, April 17th at 2:30 pm in the choir room

Song Auditions:  Wednesday, April 18th at 2:30 pm in the choir room

*All students must arrive at 2:30pm to audition.  Auditions will be held on a 1st come basis


Senior Parent Meetings

Parents of seniors are required to attend a graduation meeting regarding the expectations and procedures for graduation and Project Graduation.  Note: It is only necessary for one parent to attend one meeting. Please mark your calendar now! Graduation tickets and other materials will be distributed after the meeting.


           Monday, April 16, 2018 at 6:30pm in the Auditorium

           Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 6:30pm in the Auditorium

           Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 9:00am in the Auditorium


Senior Graduation Meetings

Senior students will also attend a mandatory graduation meeting during the first week of May. The schedule for those meetings will be disseminated through the English classes.


Cap and Gown Distribution

Distribution of caps and gowns will be Tuesday, May 8th, during lunch. Please make sure you bring your I.D. when picking up your gown. NOTE: you must have attended the mandatory graduation meeting in order to pick up your gown. 


Senior Breakfast

Senior Breakfast will be held Friday, April 6, 2018, from 8:30 am until 11:30 am at The Hilton Scottsdale Resort, 6333 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250. The students must have a signed field trip permission form and permission to transport themselves in order to purchase a ticket and attend. The permission forms will be distributed to students in March, and should be returned to the bookstore when purchasing their ticket.



Junior / Senior Prom will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018, the location is currently still a surprise!


Bookstore Fees and Fines

All books and fees must be cleared before graduation. Check the status of your account here.