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Class of 2024 Graduation

The graduation celebration for RHS seniors and their families is Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. in the Rogers High School Fieldhouse.

 GRADUATION INFORMATION 

Graduation Rehearsal and Senior Breakfast 

Sponsored by the Elk River Education Association, the graduation rehearsal and senior breakfast is Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at 8:15 a.m. in the RHS Commons.

GRADUATING SENIORS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND REHEARSAL! 

Prep Room Assignments

Students will be notified of their assigned prep room at rehearsal.  Graduating seniors should report to their assigned prep room at 6:15 p.m. with their cap and gown.  Clothing for the All Night Grad Party may also be brought to the prep rooms for safekeeping during the ceremony.

Handicap Accessible Seating

Handicap seating will be available on the ground floor of the fieldhouse on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Tickets for Commencement 

Each student participating in the graduation ceremony will receive 4 tickets for seating in the RHS Fieldhouse at rehearsal on Tuesday, June 4, 2024.  The office does not have extra tickets to distribute.

The ceremony will be live-streamed on the RHS Livestream Channel.  Friends and family can view the ceremony in the RHS Performing Arts Center or from the comfort of their homes.  There is no ticket required for PAC seating. 

Graduation Regalia
ORDER graduation regalia by January 31, 2024, on Campus Parent Portal School Store
  • ROYAL BLUE Cap, Gown & Tassel Set 

The graduation cap and gown package includes the following:

  1. Royal Blue Cap

  2. Royal Blue Gown

  3. Blue/Black/White Tassel  

If you do not purchase a cap & gown for commencement, the required dress is black dress pants and a white shirt.

  • OPTIONAL:  ROYAL BLUE Cap ONLY

The cap only is available for students who already own a gown and do not need to purchase the set.

  • OPTIONAL:  BLUE/BLACK/WHITE Tassel ONLY

The tassel only is available for students who already own a cap and gown and do not need to purchase the set.

  • OPTIONAL:  GOLD & WHITE Honor Tassels 

Honor Tassels are available for students with a current qualifying GPA—seniors whose tassel eligibility changes may exchange them at distribution on May 30, 2024. 

GOLD = 3.51 and above 

WHITE = 3.0 – 3.509

  • OPTIONAL:  Graduation NHS Cord

National Honor Society (NHS) cords are available for active members in good standing within the NHS program.

Graduation regalia (cap & gown packages, blue/black/white tassels, honor tassels, and cords) will be distributed after the senior picnic on Thursday, May 30, 2024, for all seniors, including online and PSEO students.  There is NO early pick-up.

Students who cannot attend the seniors’ last day events may pick up their cap & gown packages, blue/black/white tassels, and cords in the main office on Friday, May 31, 2024.

Order your graduation regalia by January 31, 2024.  *Cap and gown packages ordered after the deadline are NOT guaranteed the correct size.   Visit Campus Parent Portal School Store and order your regalia today!

Academic Requirements 

Only those students who have completed the graduation requirements established by the ISD 728 Board of Education and the State of Minnesota will be eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony.  The requirements are as follows: 

  • 8 English, 

  • 7 social studies, 

  • 6 math, 

  • 6 science, 

  • 2 arts, 

  • 1 physical education, 

  • 1 health,

  • 12 electives.

Coursework - 43 semester credits

Graduation Requirements must be met by Thursday, May 30, 2024, for seniors to graduate.  

RHS Financial Obligations 

The District will send unpaid fees to collections for the 2023-2024 school year on December 31, 2024.  This does not include optional fees or donations.  Pay outstanding fees or fines on Campus Parent Portal.  Please contact the main office if your student's account fee is in error. 

Attendance 

The school district's attendance policy remains for seniors through Thursday, May 30 (seniors' last day).  There are no authorized class skip days, and unapproved absences will be addressed according to school policy.

Student Conduct 

Seniors who have conduct issues during the last days of school can be suspended from the graduation ceremony.

ANGP

RHS parents sponsor the All Night Graduation Party.  Party and contact information is available on the All Night Grad Party website at www.rhsgradparty.com


Graduation Contacts

General Questions:  Jessica Zoubek, jessica.zoubek@isd728.org

Counselor - Gr. 12:  Shannon Macken, shannon.macken@isd728.org

 


Calendar of Senior Events

Monday, May 6, 2024

  • Senior Scholarship Night 

7:00 - 8:30 PM

RHS Performing Arts Center

Monday, May 13, 2024

  • AVID Senior Send-Off

6:00 - 8:00 PM

RHS Commons

Thursday, May 30, 2024

  • Last in-person day for seniors

Seniors will turn in Chromebooks

- RHS Talent Show 

- Yearbook distribution

- Senior Picnic 

- Distribute cap & gowns, Honor Tassels, NHS cords 

- Grad walk at area elementary schools 

All graduation requirements must be completed.

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

  • Graduation Rehearsal and EREA Breakfast

8:15 AM

RHS Commons and Fieldhouse

- Distribute Tickets

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

  • Graduation Ceremony

7:00 PM

RHS Fieldhouse

- The building will open at 6:00 PM

 


Parents, Sign up for the Class of 2024 All Night Grad Party email list at www.rhsgradparty.com

Rogers All Night Grad Party is an independent parent-run organization separate from RHS and ISD 728.  Questions about ANGP should be directed to rogersangp@gmail.com.  Party and contact information is available on the All Night Grad Party website at www.rhsgradparty.com.