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Graduation Information

Please subscribe to the Class of 2022’s Remind account. It is your responsibility to stay informed of the details for your graduation events. I will text out important reminders and Mr. Sena will text out college and financial aid info. We’ve used the same account since your freshman year, and so most of you are already enrolled. Find Remind Codes at cibola.aps.edu. Click “Programs” then “School Communication”.

Cibola’s graduation Dress Code:

  1. White cap and gown with gold stole purchased from campus specialties. The deadline to order before our bulk discount expires is December 1st , 2021. www.highschool.herffjones.com, (505) 275-9357, 1529 Eubank Blvd # B, Albuquerque, NM 87112
  2. Students must wear a white dress with white or nude dress shoes or black slacks, white dress shirt, black tie, black socks, and black dress shoes. Traditional cultural attire may be worn under the cap and gown in place of the other dress requirements. Questions about attire should be directed to Ms. Chavez. No jeans, no sneakers. Cibola’s graduation is a dressy occasion.
  • October 4th – Cap, Gown, and Announcements meeting during advisory.
  • October 20th – Cap, Gown, and Announcements sold on campus during lunch and from 5:00-7:00pm.
  • February 3rd - Senior Panoramic Photo - TBA - This is still being planned because we are waiting to see if there is a point in the year that we can take a class photo inside, without masks. Stay tuned.
  • April 4th - Senior class meeting during advisory to discuss graduation
  • April 20th - Powder Puff, stay tuned to your senior remind texts for details
  • April 23rd - Prom - The Class of 2023 Presents: “An Enchanted Evening”. 8-11pm, Sid Cutter Pilots
    Pavilion at Balloon Fiesta Park. Senior Tickets go on sale April 4th. Tickets will be limited to 700 total.
    Seniors may take outside guests. Tickets are on sale now for seniors only.
  • Senior Final Exams - April 28th and 29th
  • Wednesday, May 4th - Cap and Gown Distribution - 1:00-2:00pm at Cibola High School. You may not receive your cap and gown until your account is clear of all fees. You can check ParentVue/StudentVue online to pay student fees.
  • Thursday, May 5th - we will have two activities that are REQUIRED for all graduating seniors.
    • 8:30 am – graduation rehearsal, Cibola Concourse
      • Mandatory Rehearsal. You must attend rehearsal, in full graduation attire, or you will not “walk the line”.
      • We will follow rehearsal with optional Graduate Walks at our neighborhood elementary schools. This year, we will visit 7 Bar Elementary and one other feeder elementary school. While this is not required, the students that have participated in the past have found these “walks” to be a highlight of their graduation experience.
    • 5:30 pm – Mandatory Honors Assembly, Cibola concourse
      • At 5:30 pm all graduates must report back to Cibola to get ready for the Senior Awards Assembly. The Awards Assembly begins at 6:30pm. Doors will open at 6:00.
      • Attendance, in full graduation attire, is mandatory.
  • Friday, May 6th - Graduation parade at 10:00 am. Details to be discussed at the senior class meeting, 4/4.
  • Monday, May 9th – Graduation. The ceremony begins at 2:30 pm at Tingley Coliseum. Graduates will be asked to show up by 12:00 pm. There are no tickets required for admission. Doors open at 1:30 for spectators. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Noisemakers, glass vases, balloons, and signs are prohibited. ADA seating available.

Details are subject to change as the dates approach. I encourage you to please subscribe to the Class of 2022 remind.com account so that you are always informed of the latest information.

Thank you,

Jeanine Chavez

Activities Director

Cibola High School