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Graduation Information

Graduation Information class of 2020


Class of 2020 Graduation Information 

Senior Awards:  Honors Night is a scholarship and awards ceremony where we honor seniors who have excelled in academic endeavors.


    • When: Thursday June 4 @ 6:30
    • Where: Link to YouTube channel will be sent out via Connect Ed, Senior TEAMS, school website and school social media accounts



  • Cap & Gown: Distribution took place on May 21st, if you missed it, you can pick up your items in the front office during the hours of 8am – 3pm

  • Graduation Pictures: Dean Stewart Photography will be our official graduation photographer this year. Please visit to pre-register in order to be notified when your pictures are ready for viewing.

  • Graduation Practice:

    • Graduation Practice is Mandatory
    • When: Tuesday, July 7th @ 7:30AM at the OCEAN CENTER
    • Where to Park: Free Parking will be in the SOUTH LOT next to Peabody Auditorium
    • Park & be inside the arena by 7:00AM


  • Graduation Ceremony:

    • When: Friday, July 10th @ 8:30AM at the OCEAN CENTER
    • Graduates must arrive inside the arena at 6:30am, dressed & ready
    • Where: Ocean Center, Daytona Beach


*New information regarding CDC guidelines for safety during this event will be forthcoming


  • Graduation Tickets:

    • Graduation Tickets:  $3.00 each and may be purchased online at
    • How many: Seniors will be able to purchase up to THREE tickets per graduate
    • Parking: $5 (cash only, usually) and can be paid for the day of at the Ocean Center
    • When:  Tickets will go on sale Monday, June 22nd – ONLINE ONLY at

*pending School Board decision June 15th  

  • Deadline to purchase graduation tickets: July 5th

  • Tickets will be distributed to graduating Seniors at graduation rehearsal on July 7th



**ALL senior obligations must be paid by June 30th




Expectations for the Class of 2020


  • As a 2020 Atlantic Shark Senior, thank you in advance for providing a great example to students with your mature and responsible behavior J

  • Each Senior Shark will conduct himself/herself in a manner appropriate to the occasion and will always be respectful to his/her fellow classmates, school personnel, family, and guests in attendance. 



Dress Code & Expectations for ALL Senior Events

  • Hairstyles should support the required graduation caps

  • Caps are to be level on head and may not be decorated. 

  • Leave sunglasses, hats, phones and purses at home or in your vehicle. There will be no one to care for valuables during the ceremonies.

  • NO GUM!

  • Only those items distributed by Atlantic HS personnel can be worn on or over the gown.

    • No extra adornments on the gown such as corsages, pins, medals, etc

Female Graduates:

·         Wear a cool, lightweight dress or skirt and blouse under the graduation gown; choose a style with simple neckline which will not interfere with the neckline of the graduation gown. Dresses should not hang below the graduation gown.

·         Wear dress shoes with low/medium size (height) heels.

o    Shoes that you can gracefully walk across the stage


Male Graduates:

  • Wear

    black or dark navy dress pants and black dress shoes

    – no jeans, sneakers, topsiders, flip flops, or sandals are allowed.

  • Wear a dress shirt with a collar and a men’s tie

    . (If a tie is needed please speak to your counselor)


Concerns?  Please contact Dr. Culver with any concerns regarding Graduation Dress Expectations


386-322-6100 (38239) or email @ [email protected]



THANK YOU!   We look forward to Celebrating the Class of 2020!







Upcoming Senior Dates

Senior Dates to Remember

Atlantic High School:   Important Senior Dates




7 - JULY

Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal - Ocean Center - 7:30am 

10 - JULY

Graduation - Ocean Center - 8:30 AM


Graduation Rehearsal: Mandatory for all graduates!

Graduation Fee, Senior Class Dues & Obligations: Can be paid for on our website at: Go to School information / Online School Payments.

Questions? Contact the Activities Director, Mrs. Gudzin at [email protected]

Senior Fee Schedule

Atlantic High School - Class of 2020 - Fee Schedule
Make all purchases at
  $10 Senior Dues (includes senior shirt) Pay by October 31, 2019
  $65 Graduation Fee (includes Cap & Gown) Pay by Nov. 22, 2019
  $10 Senior Class Panoramic Photo Pay by May 2020
  $25 Homecoming Dance Pay by October 17, 2019
  $100 Grad Bash (includes bus & theme parks Pay in January, 2020 (until bus fills up)
  $60 Prom at the Shores Resort Pay by April 16, 2020
  $65 - $250 Yearbook Ads, 1/8 page - full page Pay by January 15, 2020
  $55 - $65 Yearbook (current price $55 / will increase to $65 in Feb. 2020) Pay by Jan. 31, 2020 for $55 price

Senior Speech Application

College Application Deadlines

Fall 2020

College Application Deadlines


UF                         November 1st

FSU                       November 1st

USF                       November 1st (Preferred) 1/1 (Priority for Financial Aid)

FLPOLY                 November 1st (For Scholarship) 4/1 – (Final)

NCF                       November 1st (Early Decision) 3/1 (Priority) 7/1 (Final)

UWF                      December 1st (Priority for Scholarship) 6/1 (Final)

FGCU                    November 1st (Early Decision), 3/1 (Final)

FAU                       February 15th (Priority), 4/15 (Final)

UCF                       May 1st

FAMU                    October 1st (For Scholarship Program) 5/1 (Final)

FIU                        April 13th

UNF                       October 31st (Recommended), Rolling Admission

* With rolling admission deadlines, the earlier you apply the better.  Admission and scholarship opportunities decrease with time*

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