CLASS OF 2021

May 7, 2021

Dear Parents / Guardians and Seniors,

Patriot High School is proud to announce our Class of 2021 graduation ceremonies will be held on May 25 and May 26, 2021. The ceremony on May 25 will be held for last names: A-K, and May 26 will be held for last names: L-Z. As this momentous time in your lives draws near, all of us feel the excitement in the air.  Now, more than ever, every senior must strive to remain focused to ensure your participation in the graduation ceremony.  This celebration of achievement represents the best of Patriot High School and the broader Warrior Community.  We want YOU there!  In preparation for this event, please allow me to focus your attention on several key points including the attached "Senior Timeline" document.  Parents, please review this information with your graduate.

GUEST INFORMATION--Each graduate will be allowed 4 guests at graduation.  There is limited seating at the stadium based on seating capacity and the California Department of Public Health's COVID-19 guidelines. Extra guests per graduate are not allowed, and please remember we will expect all guests to social distance in family clusters and wear a mask. 

ELECTRONIC TICKETS—Students will complete a Google Form (link and directions below) to request tickets using their district computer accounts by May 14, 2021. A PDF attachment with all four tickets will be emailed to the student during the week of May 17- May 21. Guest will need to present a digital or printed copy of the ticket with the scannable QR code upon entry to the ceremony. Each QR code is unique for each guest and can only be used one time. 

RSVP Link

English directions 

Spanish directions

GRADUATION PRACTICE – MANDATORY for all graduates to attend their day of practice. Graduation practice #1 will be Monday, May 24th for graduates with last names starting with A-K, Functional skills, & RCOE at 9:30 am near the PHS gym. Graduation practice #2 will be Tuesday, May 25th for graduates with last names starting with L-Z at 9:30.

GRADUATION – all students will be searched upon entering the staging area.  NO cell phones, cameras or inappropriate material will be allowed on the field.  

  •  Only issued graduation attire will be allowed on gowns.  No money leis, flower leis, buttons, flowers, etc.  Only administrative approved sashes (AVID, CSF, Honor Cords & Medallions).  
  •  No air horns or noisemakers are allowed on the field or in the audience.
  •  Graduates will be assigned seats in alphabetical order.
  •  Any graduates that appear “under the influence" of a controlled substance will be immediately removed from the ceremony.
  •  Any graduates disrupting the ceremony will be removed immediately.
  •  Dress attire for graduates:  Business casual.

DIPLOMAS – Each graduate will take a diploma cover from table as they near stage during the ceremony.   Actual Diplomas / Certificates of Completion will be available Thursday 5/27 and Friday 5/28 during Senior Check out after Chromebooks and textbooks are returned and any student fines paid.   Graduates must present an ID and sign for their diploma.

PICTURES – Cherished Memories will photograph your special day! Follow the instructions below to sign up to receive notifications when your photos are available online! Text PGRAD21 to 90738, visit galleries.photoday.io or download the App and enter the access code to get started.  For further questions call Cherished Memories at 951-304-4133.

LIVE-STREAM OF GRADUATION—Due to the reduced seating capacity in following California Department of Public Health's guidelines on graduation ceremonies, JUSD is providing a live-stream of our graduation ceremonies for those unable to attend. Additional information will be made available prior to graduation. 

SENIOR AWARDS NIGHT (By School Invite Only)- This event will be on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 6:00 pm at Jurupa Valley High Stadium.  School-invited seniors will be allowed 4 guests and we will check guests in using senior awards roster at the ticket booth area at JVHS Stadium.  Seniors and families are encouraged to attend this program which celebrates the awards, scholarships, and other recognitions earned by the Class of 2021.  Seniors must dress in business attire and wear their graduation gown, without the cap.   All participants must report to Jurupa Valley Stadium by 5:15pm. Tickets are NOT required for this event.

In closing, it is my honor to invite and welcome you to Patriot High School's Graduation on Tuesday, May 25th (student last names: A-K), and May 26th (Student last names: L-Z) at 6:00 pm at Jurupa Valley Football Stadium located at 10551 Bellegrave, Jurupa Valley 91752.  Parking is limited, and gates will open at 5:15pm.  

If you have questions, please call Assistant Principal Mr. Marisnick's office at 951-361-6504.


Sincerely,

 Damien Hernandez

Principal

Patriot High School​

 Senior Time Line.pdf

 CLASS O​​​F 2021 UPCOMING EVENTS

​MAY 4
​Jostens Cap & Gown Delivery- also available for purchase
​MAY 10 thru MAY 14
​Google Sheet Graduation
Electronic tickets (QR Code will be provided for each of your 4 guests)
​MAY 10 thru MAY 14
​Students who have not picked up their cap & gown, cords, yard signs
or other senior items can pick them up in the front office from
7:30-3:00 pm
​MAY 18
​Senior Awards Night (by invite only) at 6:00 pm at JVHS Stadium
Seniors receiving awards--report to Jurupa Valley stadium at 5:15 pm
near ticket booth (bring graduation gown to wear during ceremony)​
​MAY 17 thru MAY 21st
​Senior Finals (it will be to teachers discretion on what day final may be
given)
​MAY 24
​Graduation practice #1
Last names: A-K, Functional skills, & RCOE
9:30 am near PHS gym​
​MAY 25
​Graduation practice #2
Last names: L-Z
9:30 am Near PHS gym

MAY 25
​​​6:00 pm Graduation #1 Last names A-K, Functional skills, & RCOE
JVHS Stadium-gates open at 5:15 pm
Seniors report to JVHS Gym at 5:15 pm

​MAY 26
​6:00 pm Graduation #2 last names L-Z
JVHS Stadium-gates open at 5:15 pm
Seniors report to JVHS Gym at 5:15 pm

​MAY 27 & 28
​Senior Check Out (Library: chromebooks, textbooks, pay fines) &
Diploma (Front office) pick up 8:00 am-3:00 pm

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

​JOSTENS
​909-464-9063 or www.jostens.com
​CHERISHED MEMORIES
​951-304-4133 or cherishedmemoriesphotography.com
(will be taking graduation photos during ceremony)
● NO CELL PHONES, CAMERAS, SUNGLASSES.
● NO INAPPROPRIATE ITEMS ARE ALLOWED ON FIELD.
● Business Attire (dress shirt, tie, dress) NO Tennis shoes, flip flops, slippers, t-shirts.

Graduation ​​​​Banners: 


 



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