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When and Where

Venue

Academy District 20 Stadium
8720 Scarborough Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
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Dates & Times

Below are current planned ceremony dates and times. Please contact your school for additional details that may apply to graduates, families and guests.

  • Aspen Valley High School

    • Monday, May 24, 2021 starting at 12:00 p.m.

    • Details from AVHS (forthcoming)

  • Pine Creek High School

    • Tuesday, May 25, 2021 starting at 8:00 a.m.

    • Details from PCHS (forthcoming)

  • Rampart High School

    • Tuesday, May 25, 2021 starting at 12:00 p.m.

    • Details from RHS (forthcoming)

  • Air Academy High School

    • Wednesday, May 26, 2021 starting at 8:00 a.m.

    • Details from AAHS (forthcoming)

  • Liberty High School

    • Wednesday, May 26, 2021 starting at 12:00 p.m.

  • Discovery Canyon High School

    • Thursday, May 27, 2021 starting at 8:00 a.m.

    • Details from DCHS (forthcoming)

  • Village High School

    • Thursday, May 27, 2021 starting at 12:00 p.m.

    • Details from VHS (forthcoming)

Cancellations and Use of Backup Dates

Cancellations due to extreme weather events, or weather conditions that pose a threat of danger, will be made on the day of the scheduled event. It is the goal of Academy District 20 not to cancel and move graduations ceremonies, but will do so if there is an immediate threat due to inclement weather.

  • Backup #1 – Friday, May 28 starting at 8:00 a.m.

  • Backup #2 – Friday, May 28 starting at 12:00 p.m.

  • Backup #3 – Saturday, May 29 starting at 8:00 a.m.

  • Backup #4 – Saturday, May 29 starting at 12:00 p.m.

If the originally scheduled ceremony is cancelled due to extreme weather, it will be moved to the first available back up time and a communication will be sent to the families to notify them as soon as possible. If the back up time is cancelled due to extreme weather, the ceremony will be fully cancelled.

Health Guidelines

D20 will follow all El Paso county health guidelines currently in effect at the time of the ceremonies. As of April 16, 2021, the guidelines for outdoor events do not require spacing of households, health screenings, or the wearing of masks, however we encourage all participants to be aware of best practices as outlined by the El Paso County Health Department.  If these guidelines are changed, we will adjust accordingly and let the community know as soon as possible.  

Important Information for Guests

Eight Guests Per Graduate

We can only accommodate a limited number of guests at each ceremony, so each guest must have a pass in order to attend. Schools will be giving eight passes for each graduate.

Livestreams

Livestreams and recording will be made available on the district website.

Waivers Required for Attendance

Guests will be required to sign a waiver, provided by their respective high school, prior to attending the graduation ceremony.

Guest Seating

Guest seating will be located on the field, the east bleachers, and the west bleachers.  Seating will not be assigned.  Handicap seating is available.

Please see D20 Stadium Seating layout.

Parking & Traffic

Parking will be limited for this event.  Please plan for a maximum of 2 cars per graduate group. Please follow all directional signs and parking attendant instructions.

Please review the parking and traffic map.

Photographs

Inspirations in Photography will be taking professional photos for all ceremonies.  Galleries will be uploaded within 7 days of the ceremony. Go to inspirationsinphotography.com to view and purchase.
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Good to Know Before You Go

  • Gates open one hour before ceremony start time.

  • Maximum of 2 cars per graduate group.

  • Follow traffic and parking signs/attendants.

  • Water bottles may be brought in, extra will be on hand if needed.

  • No high heels on the field. 

  • Be prepared for all types of weather. Bring raincoats, coats, sunscreen, etc.

  • Reminder - No handguns on school property.

Graduation Ceremonies

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