Below is graduation information for the Class of ’24.  This page is constantly updated, so please check back often.

LAPTOP COLLECTION:

Laptop Collection will be June 4th-6th. Seniors will not be permitted to march in graduation if devices are not returned before the ceremony.

CAP & GOWN PICTURES:

Cap & Gown pictures will be Friday, May 17th. For prices and other important info, click here
Candid Color Photography – Schedule Your Appointment Here

SENIOR WALKS AT ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Some are listed HERE. Each WJCC elementary school will set their own date and time to hold their Senior Walks.  Please refer to the weekly LHS Principal’s Newsletter or contact your elementary school for more information.

DUKE OF GLOUCESTER (DOG) STREET PARADE

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the larger community will come together to cheer on the Class of 2024 as they drive through the past to begin their future. One division-wide DoG Street parade will be held for all WJCC Schools seniors at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. Photos of the parade will be shared on WJCC Schools’ Facebook page.

Seniors must pre-register to participate in the DoG Street parade; only registered participants and vehicles will be allowed on the parade route. Registration has been extended to Friday, May 17! Students wishing to ride together must register together. The parade line-up begins at 4:45 pm at Matthew Whaley Elementary School. All registered cars must be checked-in by 5:20 pm.

Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/X0SW7RWstE

**CLEAR BAGS ONLY FOR GRADUATION**
This year, Graduation will return to Kaplan Arena on the Campus of William & Mary. WJCC must abide by the clear bag policy set by William & Mary. Guests will not be allowed into Graduation with a non-approved bag. For more information on the type of approved bags, click here: Willam and Mary – Clear Bag Policy 

GRADUATION

Celebration of our graduates will culminate with our formal graduation ceremonies on Friday, June 14, at Kaplan Arena on the William & Mary campus.

  • 9:00 a.m. – Lafayette High School
  • 1:00 p.m. – Warhill High School
  • 5:00 p.m. – Jamestown High School

Doors will open to ticketed guests one hour before the ceremony.

Guests must follow William and Mary’s Clear Bag Policy. Information on this policy is available here: Willam and Mary – Clear Bag Policy 

Graduates are encouraged to arrive at Kaplan Arena one hour before their ceremony. Following check-in, graduates will line up in their caps and gowns for a formal procession into the arena where they will be seated for the ceremony. Ceremonies will include student speeches, musical performances, and the awarding of diplomas as each student is called by name to walk across the stage. Each ceremony will be livestreamed on the division’s website, wjccschools.org. Professional photos taken of each graduate will be available for purchase and candid pictures will be posted on the division’s Facebook page.

Each graduate will receive 15 guest tickets. All guests, ages two (2) and up, must have a ticket. Only guests with a ticket will be allowed in the arena. Seating is unassigned and available on a first come, first seated basis. All guests are expected to display behavior, etiquette, and attire appropriate for a formal ceremony.

We thank you in advance for fostering a formal, celebratory atmosphere for our graduates.

Each graduate will receive 15 tickets. Ticket pickup is June 4th – 7th from Mrs. Morgan in the Main Office. All laptops, chargers, and books must be turned in, and all fees paid, before picking up tickets.

*All information is taken directly from the weekly Principal’s Newsletter.