Senior Class Sponsor

Senior Class Sponsor: Mrs. Kinsella-Brinley

Class of 2019 Senior Information

Senior Meeting & Graduation Orders

This year's Senior Meeting will be on October 10th. Herff Jones will be on hand to discus ordering cap & gowns, and Mr. Lucero with Student Services will go over graduation requirements. Cap & Gown orders are made directly through Herff Jones after the senior meeting. Please contact Herff Jones online @ or @ (407) 647-4373 to order graduation supplies. Be sure to order early, as prices do go up on January 1, 2019. The website usually opens with in a couple of days after the meeting.

Any time after April 5th, Caps & Gowns may be purchased at the Senior Celebration on May 16th for $80 cash. Herff Jones will be on hand with extra Caps & Gowns.

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Final Senior Meeting for Graduation
The final senior meeting to go over details on graduation will be on Friday, May 10th during 6th period (Starting at 12:57pm). Return to Top
Senior Final Exams
May 10th, 13th - 15th. Any make up exams must be completed before by the end of the day on May 16th. For Florida Virtual School, you want to make sure your final grades are in before May 1st to be sure your grades are in on time. Return to Top
Senior Celebration

Thursday, May 16th @9am, in the DHS Cafeteria. Join us for breakfast and a celebration of your time at DeLand High. Your cap & gowns will be available to pick up, you will be able to purchase yearbooks, enjoy your classmates at your last official event at DeLand High and be celebrated by your schoolmates as they send you off towards your next step in life as you continue DHS’ newest tradition: “Senior Walk”

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Graduation Tickets

Graduation tickets will go on sale Wednesday, May 1st. Tickets will be $3 each and are limited to 10 tickets per senior through May 17. Starting May 20th, additional tickets can be purchased until noon on May, 24. Any tickets we do not sell on campus will be available for purchase at the ticket office of the Ocean Center on the day of graduation. We will also be selling parking passes for the Ocean Walk Parking Garage at this time for $5. Tickets and Parking Passes are non-refundable.

*ADA rules state that each handicapped guest is allowed 3 guests with them during the ceremony in the handicap seating area.

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Graduation Rehearsal

Graduation rehearsal for the Class of 2019 will be held on Tuesday, May 28th at 10am at the Ocean Center/Daytona Beach. Seniors must report to the exhibit hall no later than 9:15am. ALL SENIORS planning to walk at graduation must attend this practice. No excuses. Be prompt! You may wear casual clothes. Be sure to fill out and turn in any information that is requested of you at this practice. Parents are not encouraged to attend.

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Tuesday, May 28th, promptly at 6:30pm at 1st Assembly DeLand (551 S. Kepler). Sponsored by the DeLand Youth Ministerial Association. Baccalaureate is for ALL graduating seniors and their families. Attendance/participation is voluntary. You must wear your Cap & Gown and the type of clothes you will at graduation. (No shorts, jeans, etc.)

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Graduation for the Class of 2019 will be on Wednesday, May 29th at 7pm at the Ocean Center, Daytona Beach. Graduates must be at the Ocean Center at least 45 minutes before graduation start time. If you arrive late, you may not be able to walk. Graduates MUST have on your Cap & Gown. Diplomas will be available for pick-up at the Ocean Center IF ALL OBLIGATIONS ARE PAID BEFORE GRADUATION DAY. VCS Graduation Schedule

Girls Wear: A dress (any color as long as it cannot be seen through your gown) appropriate for graduation (dress cannot be longer than your gown and must not have spaghetti straps, halter style or cannot be strapless-even if you wear a sweater or jacket over the dress), skin colored hose and black pumps (must be dress shoes with heels or flat, no slide on shoes or flip flops, must have a back or strap) and a minimal jewelry.

Boys wear:  Black dress pants (no jeans), dark dress shoes (non-athletic), dark socks, white dress shirt and dark tie.

Audience expectations: DeLand High School’s graduation is a ceremony which honors the accomplishments of the “Class of 2018” and is not a celebration. In keeping with the significance of the ceremony, noisemakers are not allowed in the audience. All members of the audience are asked to remain seated during the graduation ceremony. Gifts and flowers will be removed if placed on graduates’ chairs before the ceremony. 

Ocean Center Bag Policy:

  • Each ticket holder, including children, may carry an approved clear bag and a clutch purse:
    • One clear bag no larger than 12”x6”x12” or a one-gallon clear Ziploc, or similar, bag
    • One small clutch bag or purse no larger than 6.5”x6.5”, with or without a strap
  • Diapers and wipes may be carried in a clear bag; however, diaper bags are not permitted.
  • Additional clothing, blankets, etc. are permitted if carried loosely (preferably over the shoulder to be screened more quickly) or in an approved clear bag.
  • Small cameras, binoculars and cell phones may be carried loosely or in an approved clear bag
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Bright Futures

You must sign up online after December 1st, 2018 if you are interested in applying for a Bright Futures scholarship. 

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Prom Royalty Voting
Prom royalty voting will be held on Friday, April 19th. Seniors will be able to vote on election runner. The link to vote will be on the Elections page. Return to Top
Grad Bash

Friday, April 5th, 2018 from 5:30pm-3:30am. Ticket price will include entry to both parks at Universal Studios and charter bus ride.  Tickets will be on sale from January 7th through February 15th. Price is $110. Ticket price includes entry to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and charter bus ride.  Permission slips will be available in the activities office and must have a parent signature before tickets are purchased. You must have a school ID and at the time of purchase and no outstanding obligations.

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Senior Prom

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at The Plaza Resort & Spa in Daytona (600 N. Atlantic Ave.) from 8 pm to midnight. Tickets will be $55 and go on sale starting Monday, April 1st through Thursday, April 25th. You must have a school ID to purchase your ticket and enter prom, no outstanding obligations, and outside guests must be preapproved. Dress Code

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