Dear Senior, It’s May 2018: What you need to know

Wynette Jameson, Publications Advisor

UPDATE: 5.14.18

Project Graduation tickets will be sold in the cafeteria during all lunches this week (May 14-18), Tuesday through Friday. Tickets are $40, cash or checks.

Seniors you must have your cap and gown to do the Senior Walk.

All forms needed for Seniors may ALWAYS be found in B-100


Senior Walk Permission 2018 -download English form here


Senior Walk Spanish 2018 Download Spanish form here

Photos from last year’s walk can be found here

SENIOR DAY: On Monday, May 21 Seniors will have the opportunity to participate in a Senior Celebration Day. This day will include:

  • 8:00 a.m. — Senior panoramic picture
  •  8:30-1:30 p.m. — Senior walk through CCHS feeder campuses
  •  1:30 p.m. — Senior luncheon.Permission forms must be turned into B100 by Friday, May 11th. Students who do not wish to participate in the Senior Walk will still be invited to be a part of the panoramic picture and Senior luncheon.



All 12th graders are required to complete the Senior Clearance on Tuesday, May 29 starting promptly at 7:30am regardless of whether or not they will participate in the Commencement Ceremony. Clearance Cards will be distributed through English IV classes during the week of May 14. (Students enrolled in Dual Credit English IV or students not enrolled in English IV may pick up their Clearance Card in the Counseling Center.) Students will begin collecting teacher signatures during the week of Senior final exams. All other signatures will be collected during the Senior Clearance process on the 29. Students must bring their clearance card with them to Senior Clearance to complete the process.

Replacement cards for those that are lost may be purchased in the Counseling Center for $5.00



The graduation rehearsal is mandatory for all seniors wishing to participate in the Commencement Ceremony. Graduation practice will be held on Wednesday, May 30 at 2:45 p.m. in the main cafeteria.


The Class of 2018 will graduate on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 7:30 pm. The ceremony will be held at CCISD Challenger Columbia Stadium. In the case of inclement weather, the Commencement Ceremony will be held in two sessions and will take place in the Clear Springs High School Gymnasium. Rain tickets will be distributed to students at Senior Clearance.

Graduating seniors are to arrive at the CCHS Main Cafeteria promptly at 4:30 p.m. and park in the CCHS student lot. They should be carrying their full graduation regalia. It is mandatory that all graduates be transported to Challenger Columbia Stadium by bus. After the ceremony, buses will be available to return the graduates to CCHS, or they can make alternative transportation arrangements before leaving the stadium. Seniors will not be allowed to carry anything during the ceremony and should leave all personal items at home or in their vehicle. Students will not be allowed to bring cell phones to the ceremony.

It is important that students are reminded of the proper etiquette and respectful behavior needed for the Commencement Ceremony. Students will review behavior and dress expectations during Senior Class Visits in May. The following dress code for the graduation ceremony will be strictly enforced: Men: wear a white or light colored button down shirt, tie, black slacks, and black dress shoes. Simple jewelry, such as a watch, is acceptable. Women: wear a straight dress with simple neckline (or a skirt and blouse) that does not extend below the gown, with dress shoes. Girls must wear flat shoes. Do not wear spiked heels


All forms needed for Seniors may ALWAYS be found in B-100


Senior Walk Permission 2018 -download English form here


Senior Walk Spanish 2018 Download Spanish form here

Photos from last year’s walk can be found here


PROM (Done)

No guests 21 or older will be permitted. Students who are assigned in school or out of school suspension the Friday before prom (May 11th) or the Monday after prom (May 14th) will not be allowed to attend this event.


ALL ATTENDEES must have a photo ID at check-in. (Done)

There will be CCHS staff members attending prom to help ensure a fun and safe evening for our seniors and their guests. Mr. Majewski will have the pleasure of greeting students in their cars, trucks, Limos, etc. as they arrive to prom. Strawbridge Studios will be on site offering formal portraits. Students will receive an order envelope when they purchase their prom tickets.

Students will not be allowed to leave the venue and then return at a later time. If a student needs to leave the ballroom for any reason, they will be required to have a chaperone. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Olin’s office in the E-100’s (281) 284-1739. We are looking forward to a memorable evening for the Class of 2018!

Last year’s prom photos here