Graduation Information

Contact Person

Liz Cole

Graduation Ceremony

  • Time—9:00 am
  • Ceremony Length- 2 hours
  • Date—Friday, May 18, 2018
  • Place—Red Rocks
  • Tickets-Tickets are not needed for graduation
  • What if it rains? We get wet, so please be prepared with an umbrella. (The weather would have to be very severe in order for us to move the ceremony to the gym. If this occurs, please check the Bear Creek website for updates.)
  • All fines and fees must be cleared and books returned in order to pick up cap and gown at the rehearsal.
    Contact Gina Shellhorn at 303-982-8860 with finance questions.
  • Graduates are required to arrive at Red Rocks no later than 8:00 am (meet up top to
    line up) the parking lot can get congested and the walk is tough, arrive early
  • Parking—Red Rocks charges $10 per car
  • Handicap/elderly/disabled—
    • Reserved seating will be available (rows 1-8)
    • Row 1 is reserved for wheelchairs only
    • Space is limited, we ask that only one additional person per family sit in the designated area.
    • No tickets will be issued for this area.
    • Shuttle busses will be available from the upper South lot for handicap, elderly and disabled only, all others are expected to walk.
    • You do not need to contact the school if you plan to utilize the shuttle or reserved seating
  • Diplomas—presented after the graduate exits the stage
  • Legal names are printed on diplomas and read at graduation
  • Cap and gown-- picked up on 5/17 after rehearsal after all fines and fees are cleared.
  • Jostens- at 303-470-5136 for cap and gown questions
  • Video- TBD
  • Photo- Grad Images 1-800-628-4509,


  • Dress appropriately
  • Respectful to all graduates and attendees
  • Not meant to be a party, it’s a celebration
  • Please refrain from using noise makers during the ceremony

Senior Picnic
Thursday, May 17

Final Exams
Friday, 5/14 1,3,5,7
Monday, 5/15 2,4,6

Graduation Rehearsal
Thursday, 5/17 12:00 Main Gym

All graduates must be in attendance for rehearsal, see Ms. Cole with issues or questions.

Graduation Requirements

English--4.0 credits
Social Studies--3.5 credits
      0.5 credit U.S. Government
      0.5 credit Geography
      1.0 credit American History
      1.0 credit World History
Mathematics--3.0 credits

      1.0 credit of Algebra I or higher
      1.0 credit of Geometry or higher
Science--3.0 credits (2 lab-based)
PE--05 credit
CTE or Fine Arts--0.5 credit
Electives--8.5 credits

Total 23 credits

Students wishing to prepare for college will need to add additional classes and a world language.
American Government--0.5 credit 
Economics--0.5 credit 
World Language--1.0 credit 
Academic Electives--2.0 credits 

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2018 West Corporation. All rights reserved.