Senior Class Information

High School Graduation Date for the 23-24 School Year
The 2024 Commencement Ceremony is Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 6:30 pm in the Gymnasium. Doors open at 5:30 pm.

Senior Canvas Page
Access to the Appleton North Graduating Class of 2024 Canvas Page is HERE.

Cap & Gown Order
Order your Cap & Gown HERE. Full package Early Bird Discount (price/fees/tax = $47.48). DUE December 1st! After that date, the prices may increase.

Important Updates
March 18 (Monday) - Senior Slideshow Submissions Open / Graduation Speech Application Open.
-Confirm photo submission completion via Canvas “Grades.” DUE May 3!
-Application for graduation speech open to all Seniors.

April 4 (Thursday) - Optional - Graduation Speaker “Draft” speech due
-If interested, prepare a draft speech and submit it to Mr. Kane by 3:30pm at the latest!

April 10 - 12 (W-F) - Optional - Graduation Speaker auditions
-Present draft speech to a panel of Staff judges during IE/Advisory hour on April 10-12 (schedule to be determined).
***Chosen Speakers will work with Mrs. Hermansen in April/May to finalize and practice speech.

AASD SENIORS and a Guest are invited to the 2024 AASD Senior Prom
April 13, 2024 from 7:00 PM-12:00 AM at the Hilton Appleton Paper Valley. Learn more HERE.

May 3 (Friday) - Ceremony Agreement, Slideshow Photos, Scholarship Notification Due
-Submit the “Graduation Ceremony Agreement” (distributed in Advisory on April 29).
-Submit final pictures for the Senior Slideshow -must be submitted by 11:59PM, no exceptions!
-See Mrs. Walker in Guidance Counseling by this date if you are receiving a scholarship and would like to be recognized at the Salute To Seniors (Recognition Ceremony takes place on May 22nd).

May 8 (Wednesday) - “Wear Your Future” Day
-Wear shirts or apparel to represent your post-grad plans. Group photos will be taken during EDficiency.
May (Exact Date To Be Determined) - Cap & Gown Distribution and (optional) Final Speeches due
-If eligible (passing grades, no fines/books/chromebrooks), receive cap & gown items during lunch hours
-Graduation Speakers only - Submit final speech to Mr. Kane by 3:30pm.
-Final week to clear all dues, pay fines, and turn in Library books and Chromebooks/Chargers by May 17th at the latest.

May 20-24th (Monday-Friday) - Graduation Tickets Available For Pick-Up
-A Google Form is required to be filled out before picking up graduation tickets.
-Each graduatin Senior will receive six (6) tickets.  There are no extra tickets available due to capacity restrictions.  Please connect with other Senior students/families to seek extra tickets.

May 29 (Wednesday)
- Graduation Day!
-Attend the Graduation Rehearsal & Senior/Staff Breakfast, Commons. Doors will open at 7:30 am. Rehearsal starts immediately after breakfast at 9:00 am.
-Attend the Graduation Ceremony - Arrive at 5:30 pm, Ceremony begins at 6:30pm
-Attend the “Class of ‘24 Post-Grad Party” planned by the Post-Grad Party Committee. More Info TBD. We are seeking donations for the raffle. Please see Mrs. Budler-Rozoni in Students Services if you are interested.

For additional questions regarding anything graduation, please see the contacts below:
Mrs. Lori Krueger (Seniors Guidance Counselor) - [email protected]
Mrs. Hailey Kaufman (Registrar) - [email protected]
Ms. Duyen Bagwell (caps and gowns/ceremony/Senior graduation communications) - [email protected]
Ms. Heather Budler-Ronzoni (Post Grad Party) - [email protected]

Important Dates

Wednesday May 29, 2024
Graduation Ceremony in the Gym at 6:30 
Breakfast/Rehearsal: Commons 7:30 pm
Arrive for Ceremony: 5:30 pm
Post-Grad Party: TBD
Graduation Ceremony: Wednesday, May 29th 6:30 pm
Post-Grad Party: Wednesday, May 29th 9:30 pm - 12:15 am

March 1st
Cap & Gown Due: March 1st (Order here)

March 18th

Senior Slideshow Submission/Graduation Speech Application Open: March 18th

April 5th 

Graduation Speaker "Draft" Speech Due

April 8-12th

Graduation Speaker Auditions

April 13th
Appleton Area School District Prom.  Learn more HERE

May 3rd
Ceremony Agreement, Slideshow Photos, Scholarship Notification Due

May 8th

Wear Your Future Day

May 17th

Last day to clear up all dues, and fines before you can pick up caps and gowns

May 20-24th
Graduation ticket distribution.  Google Form must be filled out before pick-up

May (TBA)
Cap & Gown Distribution