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Countdown for Class of 2024!

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Graduation Information:

Date: May 23, 2024

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Grand Canyon University, 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017



Important Dates

  • March 8th - Jostens’ Senior Product Distribution 

    • During seniors’ 4th hour classes in the Auditorium (students will receive information on graduation expectations along with invitations and/or other graduation products, if ordered from Jostens). 
    • Please note the graduates’ Caps and Gowns will be distributed after graduation practice (May 22, 2024) in the Gym.
  • May 6th - 17th - AP Testing

  • May 19th - Sweetwater and PVOnline Course Completion

    • Sweetwater Community School or PVOnline courses, on or off campus, must be completed and passed in order to meet graduation requirements.
  • May 16-17 - Senior Final Exams

    • May 16th - Periods 1, 3 & 6 
    • May 17th - Periods 2, 4 & 7 
    • Seniors need to attend all classes on both days.
  • May 20 - 21 - Senior Check-out, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • Monday, May 20th Seniors with last names A-K
    • Tuesday, May 21st Seniors with last names L-Z
    • (Senior check-out forms will be available outside of the Administration Building before school, 7:00 am - 7:30 am on May 17th.)
  • April (date to be determined) - Senior Awards Ceremony, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    • By invitation - more information to come.
  • May 22 - Mandatory Graduation Practice, 8:00 am

    • ALL seniors report to the large gym. 
    • Doors close at 8:00 am sharp.  Graduates must be at practice before the doors close in order to participate in the graduation ceremony.
    • After graduation practice, Seniors will pick up their caps and gowns in the gym. 
  • May 23 - Graduation night!

    • Seniors arrive in their caps and gowns at Pinnacle no later than 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm and meet in the large gym. 
    • Doors close at 3:45 pm sharp. 
    • Graduates must be in the gym before the doors close in order to participate in the graduation ceremony.
    • Pinnacle High School will provide one-way transportation to Grand Canyon University for all of the graduates so that we will all arrive at the ceremony together and on time.
    • Buses will leave promptly at 4:30 pm.  Bus transportation is provided one-way only.  Graduates are expected to leave the Grand Canyon University with their families. 
    • We suggest that graduates are dropped off at Pinnacle High School as they will be returning with their families after the graduation ceremony.  This will ensure that their vehicles are not locked in the PHS parking lot after the ceremony. 
    • “Project Grad” is a free all-night graduation party sponsored by Parents of Pinnacle (POP).  It will be held at Dave & Busters Desert Ridge Marketplace.  The party will begin at 10:00 pm and end at approximately 5:00 am.  This event is “Drug/Alcohol Free”.