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Seniors - Class of 2018


Monday       8:15am Senior Symposium (in PAC)
                  11:30am Senior Picnic - Don't Miss Senior Event!!
                  Drop off grad night permission slips/check in C&C Center
Tuesday      Finals Begin!
Thursday    Last chance to drop off Memory Frame in C&C Center
Friday         Weather should be perfect - 76 degrees and sunny
                  12:30pm Mandatory Graduation practice
                  Eat before you come to Graduation
                  Carpool to school or get dropped off
                  Remember -- tassels go on the right of graduation caps
                  4:00pm Gates open for Graduation seating
                  4:00pm Grad night check-in* and lei pick up begins
                  6:00pm sharp Graduation Ceremony begins
                  8:00pm Buses load for Grad Night
                  3:30am-ish Seniors will return via bus to Acalanes  
                  *Seniors: Bring change of clothes, closed toe shoes, 
                        and sweatshirt for Grad night!

Congratulations to all our Seniors!!

Attention All Alacanes Parents: Grad Night Volunteers Needed on June 8

Grad Night 2018 is in desperate need of parent volunteers! This incredible event offers a safe, fun atmosphere for students to celebrate all night long but it takes over 30 volunteers to make it happen! Junior, sophomore and freshman parents --  please consider “paying it forward” by signing up to help. The event is at Umigo Indoor Racing and Event Center in Livermore. We have lots of activities (both indoors and outdoors) and food trucks lined up but we can’t do it without your help!! 

There will be transportation available for parents from Acalanes to Umigo at 11:30pm. Parents will then ride the busses home with the students @ 3:30am. Sign up to help.

If you have any questions about the event please contact MaryBeth Towery and Nancy Curless at Thank you for your consideration. We appreciate it!


Senior Google Accounts

The district office will be deleting Google accounts of Seniors over the summer. Remind your student to transfer their work out of the account before it is deleted. Read more

Time of Reflection

June 3rd at 3pm at Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church
Families are invited to attend the 1.5 hour long reflective program complete with student and staff speakers, performances and a slideshow. A light reception will follow.

Senior Symposium & Senior Picnic

June 4th
Seniors should arrive at 8:15 a.m. to the PAC with their Student ID for their day long program. The morning portion features speakers, mandatory information on graduation and an alumnus panel. The afternoon is filled with free lunch, games and activities and time for seniors to sign yearbooks.

Senior Memory Frames

Completed senior memory frames should be dropped off in the college & career center no later than June th. They will be hung outside the football stadium prior to graduation for viewing. Following graduation, please stop by and pick it up. Any questions, please contact Sally Fonstein.


June 8th
Please check the Acalanes Graduation page for information regarding graduation including times, parking information and special requests.

Grad Night

Purchase your Grad Night Ticket for $250 by check anytime! We have full and partial scholarships available. Please email your school counselor for information.
Wondering if you already purchased a Ticket, or if you have both forms turned in? Check My Status

Drop off checks and permission slips in the College and Career Center ASAP!
If you have any questions regarding grad night, please contact 
Mary Beth Towery or Nancy Curless at

Final Transcripts

Final Transcripts are sent free of charge. Your senior’s final transcript WILL NOT be sent to their college unless they fill out the Senior Exit Survey in Naviance. The survey needs to be completed by ALL seniors regardless of their plan for next year. Two and four year colleges will get transcripts.

Update Naviance

Please encourage your student to update their application status in Naviance, it would be greatly appreciated. The data they share is what the juniors will use for list building; this is where the Scattergrams data comes from.

Senior Exit Survey

ALL seniors must complete the Senior Exit Survey for the College and Career Center. This is where they request their final transcripts and how the C&CC gathers data for future years. Please remind your senior to complete the survey.

Voter Registration 

There are voter registration cards in the College & Career Center. Encourage your 17 or 18 year old to register.

Graduation Leis

The deadline has passed to purchase Graduation Leis. For any questions contact Gayle Burleigh

Senior Portrait
To order prints, or for other follow up on Senior Portraits, phone Studio One at (925) 361-0430.  Studio One Photography.


New Scholarships are posted weekly in the College and Career Center. Send your senior in to take a look.

​Senior page on Acalanes School Website
Questions?  Contact your Class Liaisons:
Tasha McNamara 925-285-6544
Sarah Franz         415-999-4883
Meagan Hagglund 925-381-6613