Grafton High School

To prepare all students to be life-long learners and responsible citizens

Senior Class Information

Senior exams begin on Monday, May 22nd with period 4 and 6 exams. The attendance policy will remain in effect through Graduation

May 22nd         Monday           Senior Exams (4 & 6)            Day 4 - (4, 6) 7, 1, 2

May 23rd          Tuesday           Senior Exams (5 & 1)            Day 5 - (5, 1) 2, 3, 4

May 24th          Wednesday       Senior Exams (2 & 3)            Day 6 - (2, 3) 6, 7, 1*

May 25th          Thursday          Senior Exams ( 7 )                  Day 2 - (7) 3 4, 5, 6

                                                (*change in order)



May 11th          Thursday          School and Community Scholarship Night           7:00pm                        Auditorium


                                                All scholarships will be awarded this night.

                                                Students receiving an award and their parents/guardians will receive an invitation                                             letter.


May 17th          Wednesday       Student Council Banquet                            6:30pm                        Auditorium



May 18th          Thursday          Spring Concert/Arts Night                          6:00pm            Auditorium



May 24th          Wednesday       National Honor Society Reception             6:30pm                        Auditorium

                                                Parents of NHS members are strongly encouraged to attend.   



May 26th          Friday              Senior Exam Make Up Day




May 29th          Monday           Memorial Day – No School



May 30th          Tuesday             Class Trip      7:30am-5:00pm              

Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park, Portland, CT


No food or beverages will be allowed on the bus.  All bags will be checked before any student boards the bus.  If there is a problem with a student, parents will be called to pick him/her up.  All school rules apply. 









May 31st          Wednesday       Athletic Awards                                                                   6:30pm                        Auditorium

Athletic awards will be distributed to seniors.  Please dress appropriately.

                                                Parents strongly encouraged to attend.




June 1st             Thursday          Senior Breakfast      8:00am-9:00am                       GHS Commons

                                                Superlatives will be announced at this time.


Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal  9:00am-11:30am         Gym

Please arrive by 9:00 am and meet in the auditorium.  Students will receive their school records, health forms and caps and gowns immediately after rehearsal. 


                                                Senior Class Night               6:30pm-8:30pm           GHS Auditorium

All seniors and their family members are strongly encouraged to attend this event.  Presentation of academic awards and yearbooks, and senior video will take place.  Seniors should dress appropriately, as this is a formal event.  Everyone come and recognize the graduating class of 2017. Light refreshments will be served after in the Commons.        




June 2nd            Friday              Graduation Rehearsal         8:15am            Rehearsal at Hanover Theatre

·       Seniors must arrive promptly at 8:15am at GHS to board the bus.

·       Busses will leave by 8:30am for Hanover Theatre


                                                Graduation    5:00 pm Doors Open at the Hanover Theatre

5:45 pm Guests must be seated.

5:50 pm Doors Close/Students Line Up – We must close the doors to ensure a smooth graduate procession.

6:00 pm Ceremony promptly begins! (Doors will not be reopened until the procession has finished.)                               


Seniors must report at 5:00pm.  Seniors must wear proper attire under their gowns.  NO SNEAKERS. NO DECORATIONS ON CAPS.


                                                Bon Voyage Party                             10:00pm-5:00am


The party will be a lock-in at the gym at Grafton High School starting at 10:00pm.  They may be picked up the following morning at 5:00am.

Bags will be inspected.