The Livestream video of the commencement ceremony will be live here at approximately 6:30pm on May 31st. The stream will be recorded.  

Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2024 will be held

Friday, May 31st at 7:00pm at Al Ritt Stadium. 

GRADUATES:  Please be on the track no later than 6:00pm to get ready for the festivities. Class of 2024 Graduates are required to participate in the Commencement Ceremony Practice on Friday, May 31 at 9:00 am at Al Ritt Stadium. Breakfast for seniors will be provided starting at 9:00 am on that morning. We can’t wait to celebrate all of your amazing accomplishments–please be sure to continue to stay in good standing in order to participate in these festivities. 

GUESTS: Al Ritt Stadium gates will open at 5:30pm. The Commencement Ceremony is an open event and does not require tickets. Families are able to bring as many members of their family as they wish. Seating is available in the bleachers on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 5:30pm. Items used in an attempt to reserve seating ahead of time will be removed. The front row of the home bleachers will be reserved for those who have accessibility needs. ADA compliant ramps are available on both ends of the stadium bleachers. Parking information is below.

The rain date for the Commencement Ceremony will be on Sunday, June 2, 2024 at 2:00 pm. All arrangements and plans will remain the same.
Graduates are expected to arrive at 1:00 pm. Gates will open at 12:30pm.


Map with parking options for graduation

Map Key

  1. Parking at Creekside Intermediate School / Al Ritt Field

  2. Creekside Intermediate School Staff Lot

  3. Bates Elementary School

  4. DCS Bus Loop Lot

  5. Dexter Early Elementary Complex (Anchor/Beacon) Parking Lot

  6. DHS Staff Lot - follow the yellow walking path to Al Ritt Stadium

  7. DHS Student Lot - follow the yellow walking path to Al Ritt Stadium

  8. Accessible Parking - Only for those with proper state-issued vehicle tag