• Graduation Information

    Graduation Location:

         Friday, June 5th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.

         Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church

         11427 Fair Oaks Blvd

         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
                   Order form with Herff Jones merchandise flyer
                   Outside vendor for Senior Portraits.


    Dear La Entrada Graduate/Prospective Graduate:

    We are presently preparing for graduation which will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020 at Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church.  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:

    • Submit the Graduation Order Form no later than Friday, April 3, 2020
    • Return all books and/or pay all fines by Thursday, May 28, 2020
    • Participate in the mandatory graduation rehearsal held on the day of graduation, Friday, June 5, 2020


    Graduation Timeline  

    Jan 23, 2020

    Alternative Learning Center – Room 11

    10700 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

    5:00 pm-7:30 pm

    Grad Info Night and FAFSA Workshop

    All graduating seniors and parents/guardians welcome

    April 3, 2020

    Graduation Order Form and payment due

    April 3, 2020

    Graduation student performances signups and speech submissions due

    April 3, 2020

    Scholarship applications due

    May 11, 2020

    RSVP for Senior Brunch due

    May 14, 2020

    Alternative Learning Center – Room 11

    10700 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

    10:15 am-11:45 am

    Senior Awards Brunch

    12:00 pm

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

    graduation information

    May 28, 2020

    Returned all books and cleared any overdue fines

    June 2, 2020

    8:00 am-11:00 am

    Senior Checkout & BBQ - Return Check Out Form to Rm 1

    Then pick up cap & gown orders and loaners in Rm 12

    11:00 am-12:00 pm

    Senior Good-Bye BBQ

    12:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Continue Senior Checkout

    June 5, 2020

    Graduation day:   Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church

                               11427 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA  95628

    11:30 am-1:30 pm

    Rehearsal – MANDATORY for those participating in the ceremony.

    6:00 pm

    Graduates must arrive at Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church

    6:30 pm

    Guests begin arriving

    7:00 pm

    Graduation ceremony begins promptly

    After ceremony

    Pick up diploma from office staff by the entrance

    Caps and Gowns (due by April 3 - Rm 12)

    Caps, gowns, and tassels are required wardrobe for the graduation ceremony.  Graduates have the option of purchasing the grad 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 April 3)

    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 Ms. Lloyd at 971-5039 or paula.lloyd@sanjuan.edu to schedule an audition by April 3, 2020.

    Graduation Speeches (due April 3 - Rm 1)

    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 April 3, 2020.  Please see our graduation packet for details.

    Scholarship Applications (due April 3 - Rm 1)

    Those students planning on continuing 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.  Please see our graduation packet for details.

    Textbooks and Fines (due by May 28 - Rm 1)

    All textbooks 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 5) - MANDATORY

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

    Ceremony (evening, June 5)

    Graduates must arrive at 6:00 pm.  Guests may begin arriving with their entrance ticket and be seated at 6:30 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 5)

    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 5, 2020. 

    *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.