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2024 Graduation Dates

Location: Baxter Arena, 2425 S. 67th St.

Commencement Schedule:

Tuesday, May 21, 2024:

Wednesday, May 22, 2024:

Thursday, May 23, 2024:

Public doors will open 1 hour prior to graduation start time.

Live streams begin approximately 15 minutes before the event.

Bryan and Northwest will have a non-student day; staff will work in their building in the morning and support graduation in the afternoon.

Attendees will not need a ticket to enter graduation events. 

Clear bags are not required, however all bags will be checked at the arena doors. Guests needing accessibility accommodations should contact info@baxterarena.com

Graduates should not bring any items into the arena. Have family and guests hold on to bags and coats during the ceremony. You will be directed outside the area immediately following the ceremony and should meet guests outside for photos.

Please note the following items are prohibited at Baxter Arena:

  • Any type of weapon, fake weapon or object resembling a weapon
  • Alcohol, drugs, illegal substances and vaporizing pens
  • Smoking materials and electronic cigarettes
  • Laser pointing devices
  • Drones
  • Hover boards, Heelys, skateboards and rollerblades
  • Artificial noise-making devices of any kind including whistles and air horns
  • Balloons, vases or confetti
  • Fireworks, pyrotechnics and aerosols
  • Outside food and beverage (20 oz. or smaller empty clear plastic bottles will be allowed for water)
  • Animals except for service animals
  • Any item deemed to compromise public safety

 


Program Graduations:

  • Multiple Pathways: Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 11 a.m., MCC South CAM Building
  • JP Lord: Friday, May 10, 2024, 1:30 p.m., JP Lord
  • Blackburn: Thursday, May 16, 2024, 5 p.m., Kroc Center
  • Omaha Virtual School: Friday, May 17, 2024, 11:30 a.m., TAC Auditorium
  • Integrated Learning Program (ILP): Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 11 a.m., ILP
  • Transition Program: Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 1 p.m., TAC
  • Multiple Pathways: Monday, July 15, 2024, 11 a.m., MCC South CAM Building


High School Graduation Rehearsal Schedule:

Monday, May 20, 2024:

  • Bryan High: 8:15 – 10 a.m.
  • Central High: 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • South High: 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21, 2024:

  • Northwest High: 8:15 – 10 a.m.
  • Benson High: 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024:

  • Burke High: 8:15 – 10 a.m.
  • North High: 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Schools will practice in two separate areas:

  • Holland (staging)
  • Main Arena (graduation ceremony)

Parent/guardians will not be permitted to participate in rehearsal.