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Seniors - Class of 2019

For more events see: Important Dates for Seniors

Important Dates

April 11 Senior Parent Meeting, 7 pm, PAC

May 4 Junior & Senior Prom, Academy of Sciences

June 2 Time of Reflection, 3 pm Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church

June 3 - 6 Finals Week

June 7 Graduation Rehearsal, 9 - 11 am Mandatory Attendance! (breakfast served)

   Graduation, 6 pm

   Grad Night, 8 pm busses leave for Umigo

Grad Night Information

Acalanes High School parents have a proud tradition of offering a safe, alcohol and drug-free event for our graduating students. Grad Night is held Friday, June 7th immediately following the Graduation Ceremony at Acalanes and includes transportation to and from Umigo, dinner, snacks, drinks, games, dancing and lots of entertainment options for grads to spend the last moments as Acalanes Dons together. Purchase your 2019 Grad Night Ticket for $220 on the Webstore. Grad Night Tickets Webstore. Please note the ticket price will go up to $250 on March 1 so buy soon! The last day to purchase Grad Night Tickets online via the Webstore is May 23rd and then we can accept checks only. Please note there are NO Refunds after May 10th. Two permission slips are required to attend Grad Night. See the Webstore page to download the permission slips. Return your permission slips by one of these methods:
  • Mail to Angela Ketcham, 7 Greene Place, Lafayette, CA 94549
  • Drop off in the Grad Night basket in the Counseling Office
  • Bring them to the Senior Parent Meeting on April 11.

Grad Night Fundraiser

Get wonderful Mother's Day, Father's Day and Graduation gifts while raising funds for the Class of 2019 Grad Night. Check out Boon Supply via this link Acalanes High School -- Grad Night. Started by the founder of Serena & Lily, Boon Supply is a cause-shopping platform that offers an amazing selection of practical and affordable goodies (most items are under $25) across home, kitchen, lifestyle and outdoor items, from compost bins to shopping totes, dorm-room must-haves to candles, water bottles, phone chargers and other tech gifts. 50% of the proceeds sold go to the Class of 2019 Grad Night and everything is shipped directly to your home.

Senior Panoramic Photo

If you pre-ordered the Senior Class Panoramic Photo, they were delivered to school on January 22nd. If you did not get your order, pick it up at the main office, or contact Studio One. Copies can still be ordered from the website Studio One Photography, or call (925) 361-0430.

College & Career 101

Have you looked at the District’s College & Career 101 website? This is a GREAT resource for everything college. There is a new Naviance Section too which should help you navigate all that you need to do in Naviance.

College Acceptances

Congratulations to those seniors who have already been admitted to college. There is a marble jar in the College & Career Center where students can add a marble for each acceptance. Send your child in when they hear good news from a school. 

Don’t Forget Thank You's  - Handwritten thank you notes go a long way. Encourage your child to reach out to their teachers and counselor who wrote them letters of recommendation and supported their college application process.

Scholarships - As students finish applications, they move on to looking for scholarships. Information on available scholarships is posted in the College & Career Center. Send your student in to take a look.

Diablo Valley College Classes in Spring Semester

High school students wanting to take an elective at DVC while still in high school can register for classes starting January 15. Check the DVC Catalog for available classes. Students need to apply to DVC online first, and then get a concurrent enrollment form signed by their counselor and register in person at the DVC Admissions office.  Check with your school counselor if you need more information.

What is Your Don's Legacy?

How would you like to leave a lasting memory at Acalanes? Inscribe your message on the Don's Legacy Wall at the Front Quad. Memorialize your student, a favorite teacher or coach, or special thought. Read More

Senior Parent Night
View the slides from the counselors’ college presentation at Senior Parent Night. The slides include college and financial aid application information as well as important Senior year dates.

Senior Portraits

Contact Studio One Photography for Senior Portrait orders, please visit their website Studio One Photography, or call (925) 361-0430. The Senior Class Panoramic Photo can also be ordered on their website.

Senior Memory Frames

Parents, a Senior Memory Frame can be a treasured memento of your student's time in high school. Create a photo collage to share at the graduation ceremony, and then take home as a keepsake. More Information

​Senior page on Acalanes School Website
Questions?  Contact your Class Liaisons:

Anne Bone (925) 998-9052 
Gayle Burleigh (925) 299-0808
Rhonda Andronico
Maureen Wickline (510) 938-2281