Graduation Viewing information (info on page)

CHS Graduation 2021 Scheduled for June 5

Graduation Viewing information (info on page)We are excited to announce that Charlottesville High School will hold graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 5th at 10:00 am on DeBerry-Bingler Field at Theodose Stadium (CHS Athletic Field Complex). Each student will be given six tickets for family and friends. See below for additional information.

Tips for Attending/Viewing

  • Allow plenty of time for traffic, parking, and walking from CHS parking lots to the athletic stadium (up to a half-mile walk).
    • Information for guests with limited mobility:
      • There will be a shuttle available at the front of the building to drive over guests who have mobility needs (please park in the parking lot, not in the loop)
      • ADA parking inside the stadium is available ONLY for persons with ADA issued placards or license plates
      • There will be NO exceptions due to limited parking at the stadium
  • Plan to arrive via Meadowbrook Heights and Grove since Melbourne will be closed from am-12noon (between Grove and John Warner Parkway).
  • Watching at home? Tune in to Comcast Channel 14 (starting at 10am), the Cville Schools Facebook page (starting at 9:45am), or the Cville Schools YouTube page (starting at 9:45 am). No accounts needed.  Thanks to our team of staff and student livestreamers!

The rain date is scheduled for Monday, June 7th at 7:00 pm.

Please check below for information about ordering caps, gowns, and diploma covers.

We are looking forward to giving our seniors a memorable experience!

Ordering Caps, Gowns, and Diploma Covers

Congratulations, Class of 2021! It’s time to order your graduation items from the company Herff Jones! Before you order, take a look at the additional links listed below.

Order anytime online or by phone!

Student Information Presentations

  • Class of 2021 Family Presentation–details on Senior Celebration Day, Senior Clearance, AP Testing, Graduation, Senior Speeches Submissions, Cap and Gown,  Yearbooks, Senior Work Sessions, and more.

 

Questions?

If you have any questions regarding graduation items, please email Emmett Bradshaw at egbradshaw@herffjones.com or call Herff Jones at 804-598-0971.

For CHS-specific questions about caps, gowns, and diploma covers, reach out to Brandi Underwood in the Counseling Department at underwb1@charlottesvilleschools.org.

More Graduation Information

Dear CHS Families,
We are so excited about graduation! Please review the following information as we prepare for our 2021 Graduation Ceremony.
 
Graduation 

June 5 @ 10AM at DeBerry-Bingler Field at Theodose Stadium
Gates for admission open at 9:30 AM

  • All students received 6 tickets
  • You must have a ticket to enter
  • Children under 4 do not need a ticket
  • There will be no re-admission

Rain Date: June 7 @ 7pm (arrive @ 6PM)

The city will be closing Melbourne Road from John Warner Pkwy to the entrance of CHS (see map).

  • Use the Meadowbrook Heights exit off of 250, take a right on Grove Rd., and enter either at the back/track entrance or the CHS front entrance on Melbourne Rd.
  • Please allow ample time in the morning for traffic and parking.
Parking
  • Parking is available at the CHS campus
  • Guests will need to walk over to the stadium
  • There will be a shuttle available at the front of the building to drive over guests who have mobility needs (please park in the parking lot, not in the loop)
  • ADA parking inside the stadium is available ONLY for persons with ADA issued placards or license plates
  • There will be NO exceptions due to limited parking at the stadium
Live Stream 
  • For those who are not able to be in attendance, you can watch the graduation ceremony live.
  • A link will be sent out closer to the date of the ceremony!
Reminders
  • When the ceremony starts, we ask that there be no open umbrellas in the bleachers to avoid obstructing the view for any guests
  • Please bring water and dress appropriately for the weather because it may be hot/humid
  • Seating will be available on both sides of the field
  • All seniors were required to participate in senior clearance prior to graduation.  Students will not receive their diplomas until all of their school obligations have been fulfilled.

Additional Information for Seniors

1) The last day of school for seniors is May 28.  Students should submit all assignments to their teachers by May 27.

2) On May 27th during BKT, we will have a Senior Meeting. Please make sure to attend.

3) Senior Clearance will be June 1 and 2 from 9am-4pm at CHS in the small gym.  If your student is on Track A, they should attend June 1.  If your student is on Track B, they should attend June 2.  This is required to participate in graduation.

4) Graduation rehearsal will be Friday, June 4 at 10am at the football stadium.  Attendance is mandatory.  Students will receive their graduation tickets at the end of rehearsal.

5) Graduation will be Saturday, June 5 at 10am at the football stadium.  All students will receive 6  tickets to disperse to their desired guests.  You do NOT need to register for the tickets.