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Jan 12
Graduation for the Class of 2019

Graduation Class of 2019 – Q&A

When is graduation?

Graduation is Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 AM in the field house at Crystal Lake Central High School.

How many tickets does each student receive?

Each student will receive 6 tickets at graduation practice.

Are additional tickets available if I need more?

At graduation practice the students will be asked to turn in any tickets that they will not use.  These tickets will then be redistributed to students that need additional tickets.

Is there additional seating available for non-ticket holders?

The auditorium will have a live video and audio feed of the ceremony in the fieldhouse.  Non-ticket holders can watch graduation from the auditorium. The auditorium is air conditioned.

What should my son or daughter wear to graduation?

Graduation is a formal event.  Males should wear dress pants and dress shoes and female should wear formal attire (dress, skirt, dress pants and blouse).  Students will not be allowed to walk at graduation if they are wearing jeans, shorts, flip flops or gym/tennis shoes. Finally, students should not decorate their mortar board / hat in any way.

When will the doors open on Saturday, May 18 for graduation?

Door will open at 9:00 AM.

At what time must my son or daughter arrive at CLC on May 18?

All graduates must be in the small gym at 9:00 AM and must be wearing their cap and gown.  Students will not be able to carry purses or bags so leave them at home.

When will my son or daughter receive their official diploma?

During the ceremony the students will receive an empty diploma cover.  After the ceremony, the students will pick up their actual diploma in the small gym.

Is there handicapped seating and parking available?

Yes.  Contact Mrs. Andi Miller ( 815-459-2505 to reserve parking and seating for handicapped individuals.

When is graduation practice?

Graduation practice is Thursday, May 16 at 9:00 AM.

Is graduation practice mandatory?

Yes. Students that do not attend graduation practice will not be able to participate in the graduation ceremony.

When is the senior breakfast?

The senior breakfast is Thursday, May 16 at 8:00 AM in the CLC cafeteria.  Tickets cost $12 and MUST be purchased by Friday, May 3 online or in the bookstore before school May 1 - 3.  More information about ticket sales will be emailed to parents and students on April 15. Students who wish to attend the breakfast celebration but not eat, do not need to purchase a ticket.

Do January graduates need to come to graduation practice?


Can students that graduated in January come to the senior breakfast?

Yes.  Contact Mr. Knope for ticket (

Is there a DVD of the ceremony available?


Who do I contact with questions?

Contact Mr. Steve Knope (sknope


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