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The Board of Trustees desires to provide a safe school environment that allows all students equal access and opportunities in the district’s academic and other educational support programs, services, and activities.  The Board prohibits, at any District school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student’s actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnicity, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.


4/17 - 5/1

$65 w/ ASB, $75 w/o


5/2 - 5/8

$75 w/ ASB, $85 w/o



5/9 - 5/10

$85 w/ ASB, $95 w/o



$95 w/ ASB, $105 w/o

ALL GUESTS $105 5/9 - 5/11



  • ASB discount only applicable to CVHS students, not guests.
  • Students with unserved consequences (detention) may not purchase tickets.
  • Students with unpaid Library Debts may not purchase tickets.
  • Outside guests must complete a guest pass and have it signed by an Assistant Principal before purchase.
  • Students must have a signed permission slip in order to purchase a ticket.
  • Credit & Debit Cards will be accepted at Activities window ($2 service fee added).



General Information:  Graduation will be held Thursday, June 1st, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. in Cougar Stadium. For safety and security, school and stadium gates will remain closed to visitors during the school day and will NOT be opened to visitors until 2:00 p.m.  Please do not arrive before this time.  Due to the volume of people attending the ceremony, attendees are NOT allowed to save seats in the stands.  Stadium capacity is 3,242 (approximately 6 guests per graduate).


Parking Options:  General parking is available in the upper student lot, the lower student lot, Stoneybrooke, and at Saddleback College (there may be a minimal charge of $2 for a day pass).  Limited handicapped parking will be available to those who have a valid handicapped placard on a first-come first-serve basis.  After all available handicapped parking is filled; a handicap drop-off area and shuttle will be available in front of the small gym beginning at 2:30 p.m.  The shuttle will take handicapped persons and one assist person only to the stadium for seating in a special area.  Drivers and other guests must then park in the specified lots above and make their way to the general seating areas.


After the ceremony:  No visitors will be allowed on the field.  However, immediately following the ceremony, graduates will recess to the quad between the gym and the M-Building where they can then meet their families and pick up their diplomas.


South Coast Photographic: South Coast Photographic will be on the field/stage capturing this special event as the students receive their diplomas. You may view and order prints online at:



Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal – Thursday Morning:

Rehearsal begins at 8:30a.m. Thursday morning (Graduation Day, June 1st), with all seniors reporting to the large gym.  Seniors will then be given their row assignment along with directions for the processional, seating and the ceremony. If you do not attend rehearsal you will not participate in the ceremony


Graduation Ceremony – Thursday Afternoon

Plan to get a ride to the school from your parents or other family.  You won't want to have extra cars at school after the ceremony.


Please arrive to the gym in appropriate attire NO LATER than 2:30 p.m.  You may only bring a wallet and car/house keys if necessary.   No cell phones, iPods, flowers or leis are permitted.  All such items will be confiscated at check-in, so please do NOT bring them.


All students must bring their Capistrano Valley cap, gown, tassel, and medal to the gym.  (Do NOT wear your cap and gown to the gym prior to check-in; please just carry these items until after you have been checked-in.)


PLEASE wear comfortable shoes!  Heels are prohibited on the field. They will damage the turf and will sink into the ground, causing you to trip!


NHS, Drama, Key Club, ASB & AVID stoles, and CSF cords are the only additional items that may be worn during the ceremony.  No other group regalia may be worn.  CAPS and GOWNS MAY NOT BE ALTERED OR DECORATED in any manner.


Diplomas:  Please pick up your diploma from quad area between the gym and the M-Building.  Thank you



Second Semester Activities


Second Semester Begins


January 9

Pep Rally


January 13

Martin Luther King Jr. Day


January 16

Winter Formal*


January 21

Club Rush


January 24-27

Winter Play - Blackbox


January 27 & 28

Shape Up Cougars


Jan 30 - Feb 3

Multicultural Week


February 6-10

Multicultural Faire


February 10

Camerata Bistro


February 13

Area Concert


February 13

End of First Grading Period


February 16

Lincoln Day - NO SCHOOL


February 17

Washington Day - NO SCHOOL


February 20

Capo Art Gallery Gala Event



Instrumental Music Concert


February 21 & 24

Open House / 8th Grade Expo


February 23

Minimum Day


February 24

Air Guitar


March 10



March 12-15

Jersey Jam*


March 17

Spring Musical


March 22-25

Clash of Classes Pep Rally


March 31

End of Second Grading Period


March 31

Spring Break


April 3-7

School Resumes


April 10

ASB Election Speeches


April 13-14

ASB Elections


April 14

Dodge-ball Tournament


April 17-28

Senior Class Disney Trip



Achievement Awards


April 27

AP/IB Testing


May 1-19

Instrumental Music Concert


May 3 & 4



May 13

Senior Awards


May 18

Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL


May 29



May 30 & 31 - June 1

Senior Brunch


May 31



June 1

* Chaperones needed

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