Phone: 720-886-5300

16100 E. Smoky Hill Rd.
Aurora, CO 80015
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   7:00 p.m.
Tuesday               April 16   (A-L) 
Wednesday           April 17   (M-Z)

Any student planning to participate in the graduation ceremony MUST ATTEND one of these meetings WITH a parent or guardian. If unable to attend assigned night, please attend alternate night.

Studio 5 School Portraits will be at Smoky Hill on April 18th and 25th, from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  This will provide seniors an opportunity to acquire individual, studio quality cap and gown portraits.  (Individual pictures are not taken during the commencement ceremony.  Video only will be available.)  A wide variety of portrait packages will be available.  No sitting fee required.  Photos will be delivered to Smoky Hill High School on May 13th.  Students may come by to pick up their photos in the Activities Office.  To take advantage of this opportunity, students can make an appointment in the Activities Office the week of April 8th.
Tuesday, May 21st, 9:00 a.m., West Gym

Cap and gown distribution follows practice.



  • Seniors must clear all fines in Bookkeeping in order to participate in graduation.
  • Be sure you have paid for your cap and gown through Jostens, (, prior to the Mandatory Senior/Parent Meetings in order to receive your tickets for graduation.
  • Keep studying!  Stay focused! 
  • If you have any questions about graduation, please call Scott Cohen, Assistant to the Principal, or his secretary, Donna Irisawa 720-886-5550.
2013 Commencement Ceremony
Thursday, May 23, 2013
4:00 p.m.
Ritchie Center, University of Denver

Smoky Hill High School

Important Dates for Seniors

Class of 2013

Tuesday, April 16         A – L      Mandatory Senior Parent Meetings
Wednesday, April 17     M - Z      7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium
Saturday, April 27             PROM and AFTER PROM
Friday, May 10                 Senior Celebration Field Day
Mon-Thurs, May 13-16        Senior Final Exams
Tuesday, May 14               Academic Achievement Recognition Night
                                  6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium
                                  All School Awards
                                  7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium
Thursday, May 16              Senior Exit Assembly
                                  1:30 p.m. in the West Gym
                                  (Shortened Class Schedule)
** Seniors must settle all fines and outstanding debts in the Bookkeeping Office
in order to check-out and participate in Commencement. **
Friday, May 17                  Seniors' Last Day and Check-out
Monday, May 20                 IB Recognition Program
                                   8:30 a.m. in the Auditorium
Tuesday, May 21                Senior Breakfast
                                   8:00 a.m. in the cafeteria
                                   Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal
                                   9:00 a.m. in the West Gym
                              Cap and Gown distribution follows rehearsal
Tuesday, May 21                Advanced Placement Scholar Reception
                                   7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium
Thursday, May 23               COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
                                   4:00 p.m. – RITCHIE CENTER
                                   UNIVERSITY OF DENVER CAMPUS
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