Senior Class Sponsor

Senior Class Sponsor: Mrs. Kinsella-Brinley
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Class of 2020 Senior Information

Senior Meeting & Graduation Orders

Cap & Gown orders can be made after the Fall Senior Meeting in October on October 16th at 8:30am. Jostens 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 Jostens after the senior meeting. Caps & gowns will be $60. We reccomend purchasing your cap and gown before January 1st, 2020 as the price will increase to $80.

Orders can be placed online at You can email or call for assistance in placing an order. [email protected]/407-894-3131

Just ordering your cap and gown? Visit:

The website will be open to place orders until April  30th. 

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Senior Prom

Saturday, April 18, 2020 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, March 30th through Thursday, April 17th. Juniors & Seniors must have their school ID to purchase tickets and enter prom, & no outstanding obligations. Dress Code

Seniors may bring an outside guest. Outside guest forms can be picked up in the Activities Office.

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Grad Bash

Friday, April 24, 2020: 5:30pm-3:30am. Ticket price is $125 and will include entry to both parks at Universal Studios and charter bus ride. Tickets will go on sale starting Monday, January 13th through February 14th. 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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Bright Futures

You must sign up online after December 1st, 2019 if you are interested in applying for a Bright Futures scholarship. 

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Senior Final Exams

Senior Final Exams will be held on the follwoing dates: May 11, 14, 15 & 18.

May 11th: 2nd & 5th Period

May 14th: 3rd & 7th Period

May 15th: 4th & 6th Period

May 18th: 1st Period

Exam schedule will be posted at a later date. 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.

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Final Senior Meeting for Graduation
Thursday, May 21st at 1pm in the Auditorium. To be followed by the Senior Celebration. Return to Top
Senior Celebration & Final Meeting

Thursday, May 21st at 1pm. Join us for 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” 

This year's Celebration will start in the Auditorium with this year's Graduation Meeting.

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Graduation Tickets

Graduation tickets will go on sale Friday, May 1st. Ticket price & sales information to be determined 

*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 2020 will be held at the Ocean Center/Daytona Beach, on Tuesday, May 26th at 10am. Seniors must arrive 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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Date & Location to be determined. 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 2020 will be at the Ocean Center on Wednesday May 27th at 7pm, Daytona Beach. Graduates must be at the Ocean Center at least 45 minutes before graduation start time (6:15pm). 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.

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), black 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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