Graduation Information
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Important Dates for Seniors 2019:




October 17, 2018

Senior Class Graduation Meeting

3rd Hour -Auditorium

October 25, 2018

Cap/Gown Ordering - Balfour

Lunches -Courtyard

October 25, 2018

Senior Night for Parents and Seniors - Order Cap/Gown, FAFSA, & much more!

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.(Come and Go) Admin Building

March 8, 2019

Last day to register for online classes

March 28, 2019

Graduation Announcement Delivery

Lunches - in Auditorium Lobby

April 3, 2019

Senior Class Graduation Meeting

3rd Hour -Auditorium

April 4, 2019

Cap & Gown Delivery

Lunches - in Auditorium Lobby

April 26, 2019

Online classes must be finished

April 27, 2019


7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Location TBA

April 29, 2019

Golden Scholars/Scholarship Awards Program

9:30 a.m. - Auditorium

May 15, 2019

Senior Dinner (seniors only)

Cafeteria - 6:00 p.m.


Senior Finals

May 19, 2019

Baccalaureate (Optional)

1:00 p.m. - MHS AuditoriumSeniors meet in mini-gym by 12:30 p.m.

May 23, 2019

Mandatory Graduation Practice

7:45 a.m. - MHS Auditorium

May 23, 2019


7:30 p.m. - Wells Fargo Arena

2019 Graduation Information

Mesquite High School Class of 2019 Graduation

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Wells Fargo Arena, ASU

7:30 PM (doors will open at 6:30 PM for seating)


Cap & Gown/Announcement Information 

All students participating in the Graduation ceremony must have a cap and gown. Caps and gowns may be purchased through Balfour. Packets are available in the school office or you can visit their website at

Balfour’s phone number is (480) 990-0141.


Baccalaureate (Optional):

Baccalaureate (an Inspirational Service) is Sunday, May 19, 2019, at 1:00 PM in the Mesquite High School Auditorium.  If you plan to participate, please be in the mini-gym by 12:30 PM. Directions will be given there.


Graduation Practice- May 23nd

Graduation practice will begin promptly at 7:45 AM in the MHS auditorium. Practice should be over by 10:00 AM. Parents, please express to your child the importance of being on time and attending rehearsal. Graduation practice is mandatory in order to participate in the commencement ceremony that evening.


 Information Regarding the Ceremony on May 23nd

-The graduation ceremony will begin at 7:30 PM. ASU will open their doors at 6:30 PM.
-All graduates should arrive to the arena by 6:30 PM carrying their cap and gown.
-All personal belongings should be left at home or with family members, as there will be no place to keep them during the ceremony.
-All graduates should check in with their line leaders.
-All graduates should enter the west doors of the arena.
-Seating at Wells Fargo Arena is first come first serve. There isn't a limit to how many may come see your child graduate.

-Parking is free in the parking lots located around Wells Fargo Arena at ASU for our graduation ceremony.
-After the ceremony you can meet your graduate on the lawn south of the arena.


Graduation Pictures:

A professional photographer from GradImages will be at the graduation ceremony to take a candid photograph of each graduating senior at the time the diploma is presented.  A free proof of this photo will be e-mailed to you or your graduate within 5 to 7 days following the ceremony. You may place orders or obtain answers to questions at or 1-800-261-2576. Since professional photographs will be available, family members and guests should remain in their seats, relax, and enjoy the ceremony.


Commencement Ceremony DVD’s are also available from Great Video Productions. For more information please go to or call them at (480) 940-9678.



Attention Parents/Guardians and Students of the Class of 2019: ASU will be enforcing the Clear Bag Policy. Please take the time to read this important information:

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