Graduation

GRADUATION

June 3, 2021

 

 

Graduation Practice June 2, 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Large Gym (Mandatory for Seniors)

·        8:30 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. - Graduates will pick up their name card from their Counselor in the Large Gym.

·        9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Graduates will practice moving to the Stadium, please dress appropriately to sit directly on the turf.

·        Graduates will review and practice the following: Dress Code, processional, seating, reading of the names, recessional, turning in gowns, receiving diploma.

 

 

Commencement Processional Line Up June 3, 7:30 a.m. - Large Gym

·        7:30 a.m. Line up for the processional - Students will be checked for appropriate dress for the ceremony.

·        Graduates should be in their best dress, tassel, cap and gown (ironed).

·        Best Dress -  Dress Shirts, Ties, Dockers/Slacks, Dresses or Dress pants (No flip flops or shorts) A well-dressed graduation class will make a more classy and memorable experience for everyone.

·        Purses, backpacks, bags, phones or other items to carry should be left at home.

·        Personal items that draw undue attention such as ostentatious clothing, jewelry, cap decorations, corsages, flower leis, candy leis, unauthorized sashes, medals and cords WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.

  For additional information see GRADUATION DRESS/ALLOWED SASHES,MEDALS,CORDS below

 

 Commencement June 3, 9:00 a.m. - Bruce Garrison Stadium at Copper Hills High

·        Please plan to take pictures in caps and gowns prior to the Graduation Ceremony.  Immediately following graduation, Graduates will proceed out of the Stadium to the Large Gym to turn in their gown and receive their diploma. Only Graduates will be allowed in the Large Gym; family and friends can meet their graduate outside the Large Gym by the Fire Pit, and we are asking you clear the parking lot as quickly as possible in preparation for staging the parade.

·        It is requested that attending family members and friends dress appropriately for the occasion.

·        We will LIVESTREAM the commencement on copperhillshigh.org

The current forecast reports a sunny day and a high of 92 degrees. There is no shade available in our stadium. We strongly recommend patrons wear light colors, sunscreen, hats, and properly hydrate. We anticipate the ceremony going from 9am-11am. Also, the stadium bleachers do not have backrests. You may wish to have your family sit on a pad or blanket as long as it does not encroach upon others. This is a happy event, and we wish for all families to have a positive celebration. Please treat all others at the event with kindness, consideration, and respect.

 

Commencement Tickets Available for graduates via https://chhsathletics.com/event-tickets

·        Students will have access to ticket reservations once their graduation status is confirmed.

·        Due to our limited seating capacity, we are only able to allow up to FOUR family guests for each graduate. This will be a FULL CAPACITY event. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.

·        Use the Student ID of the eligible graduate as the passcode for up to four electronic tickets.

·        Tickets are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Present at the gate printed copy or a phone picture to be scanned.

·        Once a ticket is scanned, it is no longer valid. We will not be offering extra tickets at the gate or allowing "standby" patrons. Each guest must have a ticket.

Commencement Parking Procedures

·        Parking at CHHS is VERY LIMITED, please limit vehicles to one per family, including the graduate.

·        Please follow all posted signage and obey all local parking laws.

·        Please drop off your graduate by 7:30 a.m. to line up for the processional.  Please do not have the graduate drive separately as this is one less spot for someone else.

·        The Stadium will open at 7:30 a.m. for seating. Remember your tickets.

·        After Graduation, please clear the parking lot as quickly as possible as we need to prepare for the graduate parade staging in student parking beginning at 1:00 p.m. (Parade starts at 2:00 p.m.)

Graduate Parade June 3, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - CHHS Parking Lot

·        GRADUATES MAY NOT DRIVE THEMSELVES IN THE PARADE. Graduates participating in the parade will need a responsible adult driver. 

·        Only one vehicle per graduate, however graduates may "double-up" in one vehicle with their adult driver.

·        At the end of the parade, normal posted speeds and all traffic laws will be in effect for parade drivers and passengers. Please think of safety for your graduate and everyone else involved as you make plans to participate in the parade.

·       The parade will be staged in the student parking lot starting at 1pm. Parade vehicles MUST enter the parking lot from the east entrance (north end of the stadium). Adult drivers will be directed from that point to line up in the student lot. NO OTHER PARKING WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE STUDENT LOT!

 

  • At 2pm, the parade cars will proceed south across the Driver Ed lot to the back of the school, turn west (right) and proceed around the west end of the school and then east down the front side of the school (on campus). Cars will then exit campus onto New Bingham Highway and proceed east. Cars must remain in the right lane until the parade ends as New Bingham Highway merges into 7800 S. Please follow all directions given by law enforcement along the way, and follow all traffic laws once you reach 7800 S. 
  • Please remember SAFETY in all of your plans and participation!

 

 

 

GRADUATION DRESS/ALLOWED SASHES,MEDALS,CORDS 

·        Jordan District Policy AA442 - “In order to maintain dignity and decorum at high school commencements, students participating in commencement exercises are subject to the dress and grooming standards articulated in Policy AA419 Student Conduct and Dress, and must wear the prescribed cap and gown during the entire duration of the commencement program, from the opening processional to completion of the recessional, without additional ornamentation or decoration. Personal items such as clothing, accessories or jewelry, that draw undue attention or detract from the dignity and decorum of the occasion, shall not be allowed.  Mantles, cords, insignias or medals signifying achievement, honor or recognition are restricted to awards issued and approved for display at graduation by the local high school.”

·        ALLOWED SASHES, MEDALS, CORDS 

·        Jordan School District Recognition

·        Tech Center Leadership Medal

·        CHHS Recognition

·        NHS Sash

·        Top 7%

·        Sterling Scholar

·        End of Year Recognitions

·        Valedictorian Medal

·        Salutatorian Medal

·        Alpha Ursa Medal

·        Male and Female Athlete of the year Medals

·        Leadership Medal

·        Spirit Medal

·        Honor Cords

·        Associates Degree Recognition

·        Salt Lake Community College Honors

Graduation Letter 2021
 

Dear Parents and Seniors,

 

We are excited about the upcoming graduation exercises.

 

Please familiarize yourself with this information as we approach graduation.

 

Graduation Practice June 2, 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. - Large Gym (Mandatory)

  • 8:30 a.m. to 8:50 a.m. - Graduates will pick up their name card from their Counselor in the Large Gym.
  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Graduates will practice moving to the Stadium, please dress appropriately to sit directly on the turf.
  • Graduates will review and practice the following: Dress Code, processional, seating, reading of the names, recessional, turning in gowns, receiving diploma.

Commencement Processional Line Up June 3, 7:30 a.m. - Large Gym

  • 7:30 a.m. Line up for the processional - Students will be checked for appropriate dress for the ceremony.
  • Graduates should be in their best dress, tassel, cap and gown (ironed).
  • Best Dress -  Dress Shirts, Ties, Dockers/Slacks, Dresses or Dress pants (No flip flops or shorts) A well-dressed graduation class will make a more classy and memorable experience for everyone.
  • Purses, backpacks, bags, phones or other items to carry should be left at home.
  • Personal items that draw undue attention such as ostentatious clothing, jewelry, cap decorations, corsages, flower leis, candy leis, unauthorized sashes, medals and cords WILL NOT BE ALLOWED.
    • Jordan District Policy AA442 - “In order to maintain dignity and decorum at high school commencements, students participating in commencement exercises are subject to the dress and grooming standards articulated in Policy AA419 Student Conduct and Dress, and must wear the prescribed cap and gown during the entire duration of the commencement program, from the opening processional to completion of the recessional, without additional ornamentation or decoration. Personal items such as clothing, accessories or jewelry, that draw undue attention or detract from the dignity and decorum of the occasion, shall not be allowed.  Mantles, cords, insignias or medals signifying achievement, honor or recognition are restricted to awards issued and approved for display at graduation by the local high school.”
      • ALLOWED SASHES, MEDALS, CORDS 
          • Jordan School District Recognition
            • Tech Center Leadership Medal
          • CHHS Recognitions 
            • NHS Sash
            • Top 7%
            • Sterling Scholar
            • End of Year Recognitions
            • Valedictorian Medal
            • Salutatorian Medal
            • Alpha Ursa Medal
            • Male and Female Athlete of the year Medals
            • Leadership Medal
            • Spirit Medal
            • Honor Cords
    •  
    • Associates Degree Recognition
      • Salt Lake Community College Honors

Commencement June 3, 9:00 a.m. - Bruce Garrison Stadium at Copper Hills High

  • Please plan to take pictures in caps and gowns prior to the Graduation Ceremony.  Graduates will proceed out of the Stadium to the Large Gym to turn in their gown and receive their diploma. Only Graduates will be allowed in the Large Gym; family and friends can meet their graduate outside the Large Gym by the Fire Pit.
  • It is requested that attending family members and friends dress appropriately for the occasion. 
  • We will LIVESTREAM the commencement on copperhillshigh.org  

Commencement Tickets Available on MAY 26th on https://chhsathletics.com/event-tickets

  • Students will have access to ticket reservations once their graduation status is confirmed.
  • Due to our limited seating capacity, we are only able to allow up to FOUR family guests for each graduate. This will be a FULL CAPACITY event. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
  • Use the Student ID of the eligible graduate as the passcode for up to four electronic tickets.
  • Tickets are NON-TRANSFERABLE. Present at the gate printed copy or a phone picture to be scanned.
  • Once a ticket is scanned, it is no longer valid.

Commencement Parking Procedures

  • Parking at CHHS is VERY LIMITED, please limit vehicles to one per graduate.
  • Please follow all posted signage and obey all local parking laws.
  • Please drop off your graduate by 7:30 a.m. to line up for the processional.  Please do not have the graduate drive separately as this is one less spot for someone else.
  • The Stadium will open at 7:30 a.m. for seating. Remember your tickets.
  • After Graduation, please clear the parking lot as quickly as possible as we need to prepare for the graduate parade staging in student parking beginning at 1:00 p.m. (Parade starts at 2:00 p.m.)

Graduate Parade June 3, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. - CHHS Parking Lot

  • GRADUATES MAY NOT DRIVE THEMSELVES IN THE PARADE. Graduates participating in the parade will need a responsible adult driver. 
  • Only one vehicle per graduate, however graduates may "double-up" in one vehicle.
  • The parade route starts on campus and proceeds east on New Bingham Highway. Please note that West Jordan City is allowing us to use the right lane.  The left lane will stay open to traffic.
  • At the end of the parade, normal posted speeds and all traffic laws will be in effect for parade drivers and passengers. Please think of safety for your graduate and everyone else involved as you make plans to participate in the parade.
  • There will be more parade information given as we get closer to June 3rd.

 

We look forward to sharing this celebration with you and your graduate! Thank you for being familiar with this information and working with us on creating a positive and memorable experience for all involved.

GRADUATION INFORMATION (Class of 2021):  The following information pertains to those students who are part of the 2020-2021 graduating class.  Information for graduation day will be released soon.  Below you'll find information on graduation yard signs, distribution of caps/gowns, graduation tickets, and basic summer school information.
 
Yard Signs - CHHS will be providing a graduation yard sign to all seniors (and early graduates).  Distribution for yard signs will take place Friday May 14, 2021 from 11AM-2PM in the main common area.  Yard signs will be given to either a student or parent with ID.  Yard signs cannot be picked up for friends.
 
Cap/Gown Distribution - Caps and Gowns will be available for students graduating 2021 and who have completed graduation credits or on track to graduate on Wednesday, May 26 and Thursday, May 27 before school (7-7:30AM), during both lunches and after school (2:25-3PM).  During those days, pickup will not be available during class time.  Additionally, caps and gowns will be available for pick up Friday, May 28 from 9AM-12PM.  The distribution will take place in the auditorium.  For questions on credits required for graduation, please contact your counselor.  All credit recovery is due May 17.
 
Graduation Tickets - At this time and based off of district guidelines, each student will be allotted 4 tickets for graduation.  Tickets will be available (date) using the same process used while purchasing other CHHS tickets (process).  (Glen, please include information you feel is important)
 
Summer School - CHHS will be offering in-person and online summer school free of charge to all students this summer.  Students are encouraged to attend the in-person credit recovery options to maximize credit opportunities.  Summer Session 1 will take place June 14-25 while Summer Session 2 will take place July 7-20.  More information for registration will be released soon.