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Graduation 2017

Graduation Rehearsal:

Mandatory rehearsal will be held Monday, June 19th @ 10:30 am (following Senior Breakfast) in the PHS Gym

 

Commencement Ceremony Information:

Date: Tuesday, June 20th @ 4:00 pm

Location:  Orange Coast College, Lebard Stadium  (see MAP at the bottom of this page)

Gates Open: 3:00 pm

Ceremony Time:  4:00 pm

Click Here To Download Driving Directions To The Orange Coast College Stadium

 

Graduate's Information: 

  • GGUSD hosts formal graduation exercises. We are proud of the traditions we have created and we request that families and guests honor the graduates for the accomplishments they have made.
  • Please refrain from bringing noise makers, large signs, or other objects that could impede the ability of guests to hear their graduates name or see them cross the stage.
  • All graduates are required to have their cap and gown draped over their arm as they go through the check point.
  • Graduates report to the parking lot next to the fitness center on Monitor way.
  • Graduates are not allowed to bring, phones, cameras, purses, noise makers, beach balls, confetti, food, or beverages of any kind into the stadium.  
  • All students need to be dressed and ready for line up by 2:30 pm, and checked in to the track area by 3:00 pm.
  • Graduates must have only their cap and gown in hand.  All other items should be left in a car. 
  • Graduates are not allowed to decorate the graduation caps; they will be taken and they may or may not have a cap to wear if they arrive with a decorated cap.
  • Graduates may drive themselves, but Pacifica Staff highly encourages families to arrive together so that they may proceed to post-celebrations together in one car. 
  • Graduates should be dropped off by 2:30 pm at the parking lot next to the Fitness Center on Monitor Way (located adjacent to the football stadium off of Monitor Way, behind the home side of the football stadium). 
  • Graduates will meet their administrators and  teachers to line up for graduation on the track next to Lebard Stadium. 

Graduate Dress:

  • Please dress comfortably and appropriately for graduation. 
  • Pre and post commencement celebrations as well as the graduation ceremony itself  are full of photographic opportunities.
  • Please make sure to dress like you are graduating.
  • OCC does not permit high heels or pumps on the artificial turf.                                                                                                    

Diploma Pickup: 

  • Please make sure to pick up your diploma immediately following the ceremony. 
  • The diplomas will be available in the parking lot by the Fitness Center.  SIGNS will be posted and after picking up the diplomas graduates will exit the stadium area.

Spectator Information:

  • GGUSD hosts formal graduation exercises. We are proud of the traditions we have created and we request that families and guests honor the graduates for the accomplishments they have made.
  • Please refrain from bringing noise makers, large signs, or other objects that could impede the ability of guests to hear their graduates name or see him or her cross the stage.
  • Pacifica High School's Commencement Ceremonies are being held within the City of Costa Mesa in LeBard Stadium at Orange Coast College. 
  • The gates open for seating at 3:00 pm. The ceremonies will start at 4:00 pm and last approximately one hour and thirty minutes. 
  • There are two spectator entrances and exits that are located at the southwest end of the stadium. 
  • Parking is located adjacent to the stadium, in the large parking lot off Adams street. Parking is free.
  • Water and Snacks will be available for purchase; no other food or drinks will be allowed in stadium.
  • Come prepared with sunscreen and/or hats (guests); it may be bright and sunny during this time of day.

Ticketing information:

  • No tickets are necessary for this event this year.

Photographic Services:

Grad Images has photographed our graduation ceremonies for over twenty years.  They do an excellent job of of photographing the special memories a graduation ceremony creates. 

Thank you,

E-mail Questions To:

Mrs. Patterson  mpatterson@ggusd.us

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!