• Graduation Information


    If you missed Grad Info night, check out the video recording here 


    Graduation Location:

         Friday, June 4th, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

         Bella Vista High School (Stadium)

         8301 Madison Ave

         Fair Oaks, CA 95628

     Updates for the Grad Pack and Order Form will be available in January.  The timeline below is updated.
                   Full graduation packet with information on timelines, speeches, scholarships, order forms
                   Fillable order form
                   Outside vendor for Senior Portraits.


    Dear El Sereno Graduate/Prospective Graduate:

    We are presently preparing for graduation which will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 4, 2021 at Bella Vista High School's Stadium.  Even if you graduated earlier in the school year, we hope that you will join us for this very special event.

    To be eligible to attend our graduation ceremony, you must:

    • Place your Cap & Gown order no later than Friday, March 26, 2021
    • Return all books and/or pay all fines by Thursday, May 27, 2021
    • Participate in the mandatory graduation rehearsal held on the day of graduation, Friday, June 4, 2021


    Graduation Timeline

    Jan 27, 2021

    Grad Info Night and FAFSA Workshop                                                      

    All graduating seniors and parents/guardians welcome

    5:00 pm-7:30 pm

    Zoom -  If typing in the address use this short URL  http://bit.ly/38VvjXA


    March 26, 2021

    Final day to place Cap & Gown orders

    March 26, 2021

    Graduation student performances signups and speech submissions due

    March 26, 2021

    Scholarship applications due

    May 13, 2021

    Senior Awards & Senior Meeting - Zoom Link will be emailed

    4:30 - 5:30 pm

    Senior Awards

    5:30 - 6:30 pm

    Senior Meeting - Checkout Form: senior survey, clear books and fines, additional graduation information


    Final day to turn in all books/chromebooks  and clear any overdue fines



    Senior Checkout - Return Check Out Form and pick up cap & gown orders and loaners

    June 4, 2021

    Graduation day:   Bella Vista High School (Stadium)

                                    8301 Madison Ave, Fair Oaks, CA  95628

    10:00 am-11:00 am

    Rehearsal – MANDATORY for those participating in the ceremony

    5:00 pm

    Graduates must arrive at Bella Vista High School

    6:00 pm

    Graduation ceremony begins promptly

    After ceremony

    Pick up diploma from office by the entrance


    Caps and Gowns (due by March 26)

    Caps, gowns, and tassels are required wardrobe for the graduation ceremony.  Graduates have the option of purchasing the graduate packages, or using one of our loaner cap, gown, and tassel sets.  Suggested dress for men - shirt and tie, dress pants, and dress shoes.  Suggested dress for women - dress/pant suit and dress shoes.

    Student Talent (due by March 26)

    Each year at graduation, we feature our talented students.  If you have a talent (sing, play an instrument, etc.) and would like to perform at the graduation ceremony, please contact Mr. Feliz at 971-5071 or mfeliz@sanjuan.edu to schedule an audition by March 26, 2021.

    Graduation Speeches (due by March 26)

    Each year at graduation, speeches are made by some of our graduates.  If you have an interest in speaking at our graduation, please submit your speech in written form by March 26, 2021.

    Scholarship Applications (due by March 26 - Rm 1)

    Those students planning to continue their post-secondary education, either at a community college, a 4-year college, or a vocational training school next fall, can apply for a scholarship.

    Textbooks, Chromebooks and Fines (TBD)

    All textbooks, chromebooks must be returned and all overdue fines from all past San Juan USD high schools must be paid prior to graduation ceremony.  Graduates owing fines or having unreturned textbooks will be able to participate in the graduation ceremony, however, they will not receive their diploma until all fines are cleared.  Please be aware that textbooks will not be accepted at the graduation ceremony.

    Rehearsal (11:30 am - 12:30 pm, June 4) - MANDATORY

    Graduates participating in the graduation ceremony must attend the rehearsal, no exceptions. Please arrive no later than 11:30 am.

    Ceremony (evening, June 4)

    Graduates must arrive at 6:00 pm.  Ceremony starts promptly at 7:00 pm.  Please be aware that balloons are not allowed in the graduation venue. For guests arriving late, doors will be locked during the color guard and graduate processional, admittance to the hall will be barred until this honor is complete.

    Diploma Pick-up (after ceremony June 4)

    Students will pick up their diploma after the graduation ceremony, returning all borrowed caps, gowns, and tassels.

    If you have any questions, please contact Narine Chilgevorkyan at 971-5090, Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.

    We look forward to seeing you at our graduation ceremony on June 4, 2021 


    *Graduates who have completed all course work should make sure to update their mailing address as needed to be assured of receiving all mailed information for graduation.

Last Modified on April 14, 2021