Class of 2020

2020 Honor Graduates

Class sponsors

Class officers

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President Valentina Mia Chen
Vice President   Kaylee Alanis
Secretary Adaeze Ahanotu
Treasurer Caroline Aguilar
Historian Vashati Silvaz

Media access

  • Classroom by Google: Class Code 21mwhg
  • Remind code: enter this number 81010; text this message @LCHSclass
  • Facebook page: LCHSClassOf2020
  • Twitter: @LCHSClassOf2020

Student Record Release Form

Graduating Seniors, please fill out the Student Record Release Form. This fillable form is used for sending transcripts to colleges and universities and needs to be on file for each senior. You will need Acrobat Reader in order to complete the form.

Important information and dates

Graduation Tickets Pickup

Thursday
June 4, 2020 

8:00-11:00am & 2:00-5:00pm

 

Tickets must be picked up by Graduates or Primary Parent (listed in Skyward) with a valid ID in the front of the building. In order to maintain social distancing, please place your name in the car window and remain in the car. 

If you are unable to pickup on June 4th, a make-up pickup date is scheduled for June 8th from 3:00-4:00pm. 

 

Graduation Information

UPDATE:
Friday, June 12, 2020

Visit the district's Graduation Ceremonies page for the latest information. 

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Graduation will take place at Globe Life Field in Arlington on June 12, 2020 at 2:30pm.  

Each graduate will receive six tickets to be used by members of the same household.  Every attendee must have a ticket in order to enter, including infants and children who will sit on their parents’ laps. Seating assignment will be designated on tickets from Globe life Park.

Prior to attending the ceremony, participating students and attending family members will be screened via questioning by staff for any of the following new or worsening signs or symptoms of possible COVID-19:

  • Cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, diarrhea, feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit, known close contact with a person who is lab confirmed to have COVID-19 if exposure to the active confirmed case occurred within the last 14 days.
  • Those found with any of the signs or symptoms above will not be allowed into the graduation venue.
 
Final Transcripts   ALL transcripts are ordered through Naviance. Seniors need to have a "Student Record Release" authorization form on final in order to process the request. Be sure to order FINAL transcripts, and allow 24-hours for processing.

AP Exams
Online

 

May 11-22, 2020    
Check with your AP Teacher and Counselor for details. Visit the AP Center Site for updated information. 

Senior Prom

 

Due to COVID-19 circumstances, the Senior Prom has been canceled.  

Prom Refunds will take place on Tuesday, May 26th from 8:00-11:00am and 2:00-5:00pm in the front of the school building. 

Graduation Rehearsal

 

Due to COVID-19, graduation rehearsal will not take place for Class of 2020 Graduation.

Graduation Tickets

  Each graduate will receive a total of six tickets to be used only by members of the same household.  Every attendee must have a ticket in order to enter, including infants and children who will sit on their parents’ laps. Seating assignment will be designated on tickets from Globe Life Field.
Graduation Pictures  

Photos will be taken on the walkway near the podium and in the photography tent with diploma covers. 

There will not be a formal stage, but students will walk across in front of the podium on the field and receive diplomas, while being shown on the Jumbotron. There will not be any handshaking due to social distancing. Staff who hand out diplomas will be wearing gloves as required by the Texas Education Agency guidelines for Graduation 2020.

Graduation Transportation   Students should ride with their families to the ceremony.  Please arrive at 1:30pm before the ceremony so that they can be lined up and prepared the start of the ceremony.
GRADUATION CEREMONY  

The ceremony is limited to 90 minutes. No congregating will be allowed before or after the ceremony. Guests will be dismissed in sections to move immediately to cars after ceremony ends. Visit the district's Graduation Ceremonies page for the latest information. 

Remember:  Graduation is a privilege, not a right. There are certain guidelines and conduct that will be expected of every senior (refer to the Graduation Contract). 

All graduates are required to have a signed Graduation Contract on file with Mrs. Turner in the main office if they wish to participate in the commencement ceremony. 

Graduation Contract Information

Below is the information contained in the Graduation Contract. You may print a Graduation Contract or pick on up from Mrs. Turner in the main office. Please keep a copy of the printed Graduation Contract for your records.

Lakeview Centennial High School Graduation Contract - Statement of Behavior Regulations and Expectations for the Class of 2020

The form must be completed and returned to Mrs. Turner no later than February 28, 2020 in order to participate in the graduation ceremony.

Visit the district's Graduation Ceremonies page for the latest information on commencement dates. Commencement is scheduled for June 12, 2020 at the Globe Life Field. This will be a ceremony to honor you, the student, for completing all of the graduation requirements established by the Garland Independent School District. Participation in the ceremony is contingent upon your successful completion of the required credits, the passing of required End of Course tests, the completion of any Loss of Credit requirements, and adherence to school regulations for behavior and attendance. Please make every effort to ensure that you are making satisfactory progress towards your graduation requirements.

Background: “Unlike receipt of a diploma, participation in the graduation ceremony is a privilege, not a right” (Swany v San Ramon Valley Unified Sch Dist. 720 F Supp 764 (ND Cal, 1989). Although the ceremony is an important event, participation or non-participation does not alter the significance or value of the diploma (Lisa Swann, M.A.T/,. J.D.). 

A great deal of effort has gone into preparing for the graduation ceremony. This should be a very special occasion for you as a member of the Class of 2020, and also for all of us at LCHS. You are following a standard established by Lakeview Centennial High School’s first graduating class in 1978 – one of seriousness, dignity, and pride. To help us continue that tradition and to make the ceremony the meaningful event that parents, faculty, and the graduating class desire, the following must be agreed upon by each senior and his or her parent or guardian. Failure to comply with these guidelines may mean inability to participate in, or removal from, the graduation ceremony.
 

Guidelines

I will attend all practices scheduled for the graduation ceremony.  I agree to adjust my work schedule and any other obligations to meet the practice schedule. In case of illness, I will contact one of the school administrators prior to the practice.

I agree to purchase and wear the cap and gown selected for the ceremony and not alter or decorate them in any manner. I further agree to conform to the following dress code described below for the graduation ceremony.

Males should wear white dress shirts, ties, black slacks (no jeans), black socks and black shoes (no tennis shoes). 

Females are expected to wear nice dresses of an appropriate length or black dress slacks with a white collared dress shirt. Medium to flat heels are suggested because of the amount of walking and standing that will be required. You may wear dressy sandals but no flip-flops.

Hairstyles for males and females should also conform to the GISD dress code. All hair must be a natural color no later than May 15, 2020.

No facial piercing jewelry, per GISD dress code.

I will not carry anything into Williams Stadium that will disrupt the ceremony. I agree to be courteous during the entire ceremony and refrain from any activity that is disrupting, distracting or dangerous. I further agree to leave the ceremony when asked to do so if I fail to adhere to these guidelines. I understand that if I violate this I will not be allowed to receive my diploma and will be required to schedule a student/parent conference with an LC administrator.

Cell phones will be turned completely off and out of sight the entire time the class is in the arena area. If a phone is discovered “out,” it will be confiscated. I will not be allowed to receive my diploma, and will be required to schedule a student/parent conference with an LC administrator.

I agree to pay all debts, which I owe to Lakeview Centennial High School and turn in all materials as required prior to participating in graduation practice.

I agree to follow all rules at any school activity, i.e. prom, senior activities, athletic or co-curricular activities or graduation practice throughout the school year, and understand that not doing so will jeopardize my participation in the graduation ceremony. Senior activities are considered regular scheduled school days.

Students cannot drive themselves, nor have their parents drive them, to the graduation ceremony. Buses are provided.

I understand that if I violate school rules that necessitate suspension from school or placement in the District Alternative Education Program at any time during the school year, I am subject to removal from any or all senior activities, including the graduation ceremony.

I agree that my attendance in all classes shall conform to school and district policy.  I also understand that any truancies or excessive absences may jeopardize my participation in graduation ceremonies.

I understand that participation in the graduation ceremony is not required to receive my high school diploma. However, should I not attend the graduation ceremony as a result of any violation(s) of this agreement, I understand that a student/parent conference with an LC administrator will be required prior to receiving my diploma.