Please read the critical information below and share it with your parents. More information will follow as we approach graduation. If you have any questions, please contact us at 702-257-0578.
Caps and Gowns
Odyssey will order a cap and gown unit for all students which includes a cap, gown, and tassel. The cost will be $25 per unit. Cap and gown orders will be available for pick up in May, 2017. Counselors will be checking grades at that time to verify that you have met all the graduation requirements and are eligible to receive a cap and gown. You will be given directions on how to pick up your cap and gown during your normal attendance day. Additionally, you can stop by the front office during regular business hours.
MANDATORY Graduation Rehearsal
Information and Details to be handed out at a later date.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
4500 W Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103
Las Vegas, NV 89103
5:00 – Graduates arrive to line up
5:00 – Guest seating begins
6:00 – Graduation ceremony begins
For directions to the Orleans Arena, please visit their website.
Each student will receive 15 tickets for the graduation ceremony. Requests for additional tickets will be considered beginning in the spring. More information will be provided as we approach graduation.
There are handicap accessible seats at the graduation location. If a student’s family chooses to sit in the seats surrounding the accessible seat they must arrive in a timely manner to occupy those seats. All general seating is first come first serve.
Senior Speeches and Poetry
Each year OCHS Administration picks several students to speak at graduation. It is always one of the high points of the graduation ceremony. The opportunity to submit a speech is extended to all 2017 graduates. Additionally, original student poetry is often used for the graduation program. More information concerning due dates for student speeches and poetry will be provided as we approach graduation.
Graduation Dress Code
All graduates should plan to wear dress clothes to the ceremony. No jeans, tennis shoes, or flip flops will be allowed. Graduation gowns look best if pressed/ironed. Hair should be worn in a style that allows the cap to fit on the top of the students head. All gowns must be fully zipped. Boys, your gown looks best with a shirt that has a collar.
All graduates will be photographed by Seniors@3017 during the week of January 30 – February 3 from 10 am to 2 pm. Students will be pulled from class on their regularly scheduled day. Senior pictures will be taken in a cap and gown provided by the school. Please style your hair to accommodate the grad cap. Please no t-shirts or hoodies. For more detailed information on picture packages, pricing, and/or a more individualized photo session please review the senior photo flyer.
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