Trabuco Hills High School

Trabuco Hills High School

Graduation Ceremony

Trabuco Hills Graduation: June 1 @ 7:30 pm 

Graduation: June 1 @ 7:30 in THHS Stadium

Seniors are permitted to decorate their caps and be photographed by a professional photographer


Graduation Rehearsals

Mandatory Grad rehearsal Tuesday May 30 @ 9 am

Gap and Gown Parade May 30 at snack

Grad Rehearsal Wednesday May 31 @ 10:30 am

Senior Event Information

Hello Class of 2023 and Families,

Graduation Week Information

  • Mandatory Grad Rehearsal-Tuesday, May 30 at 9:00am

Seniors should report to the gym at 9:00am for orientation and graduation practice. Student name pronunciation and correct names will be checked for the graduation ceremony. Line up order will be determined. BRING CAP & GOWN

  • Senior Gear, Cap & Gown, & announcement pick-up

If you have not picked up your items that you ordered, you may pick them up in the front office beginning Tuesday morning at 8:00am.

  • Cap & Gown Parade- Tuesday, May 30 at snack

Directly following rehearsal you will put on your Cap & Gown and proudly walk through campus during snack as students cheer you on and retiring teachers lead the way.

  • Senior Outing- Tuesday, May 30 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Seniors are invited to Coto Valley Country Club (23331 Via Venado, Trabuco Canyon, 92679) for dinner and a night of fun! Cost is $100 w/ASB, $110 w/out ASB. If you did not purchase the senior event package, purchase your tickets at the webstore or student store before May 30. Students will enjoy dinner, professional DJ, horse drawn carriage, pool tables, ping-pong tables, foosball tables, photo booths, mechanical bull, chocolate fountain, dessert bar, and s’mores station. Transportation will not be provided.  Seniors only and no guests.

  • Mandatory Grad Rehearsal- Wednesday, May 31 at 10:30am

Seniors should report to the gym at 10:30am for orientation and graduation practice. Line up order will be practiced, followed by a full graduation walkthrough. Graduates will receive their graduation tickets at the end of the rehearsal. Students must be present to get tickets. 2 extra tickets for each student are available on a first-come-first serve basis. If you have not already requested your extra tickets on the webstore, do so by Monday, May 29.

  • Senior Lunch- Wednesday, May 31 @ 12:30

$20 w/ASB, $25 w/out ASB- Wednesday, May 31st at 12:30pm Celebrate graduation with your senior class in the aux gym after graduation practice. Buy your Senior Lunch ticket through the webstore or student store by May 30. $30 at the door- cash only.

  • Thursday, June 1- Commencement Ceremony

Commencement will be held at 7:30pm in the THHS Stadium. Admission will be by ticket only. Seniors should report to the gym by 6:30 pm in caps and gowns.

Graduates Report at 6:30 p.m. As a reminder, graduates will be reporting to the gym at 6:30 pm to line up for the ceremony. They should be dressed in cap and gown. (No spike heels on the stadium turf.) Graduates will not be allowed to bring cell phones, purses, cameras, leis, etc. into the ceremony. Only school-sponsored and approved sashes and cords are allowed to be worn with the cap and gown.

Important: Seniors will be searched prior to marching into the stadium. Leave all personal belongings at home (i.e. sunglasses, purses, cell phones, keys, and cameras).

Dress Code- Please dress semi-formal

Guidelines: Closed toe shoes, long pants, shirts w/ collar, skirts or dresses, and no flip-flops (do not wear high heels that will sink into the turf).

  • Decoration of Caps

Guidelines: Seniors are permitted to decorate their caps. All decorations should be school-appropriate, acknowledging the solemnity of the graduation ceremony. Inappropriate caps will be checked and replaced with a plain cap.

Cords/Sashes- Only school sponsored groups with the approval from administration can wear cords or sashes. No novelty leis will be allowed to be worn during the ceremony.

Guest Arrival-  Gates to the stadium will be open at 6:30 p.m. If you plan to arrive early, you may use a personal umbrella for shade until the ceremony starts. Water and other snacks/drinks will be available for purchase from the stadium snack bar. To enter, you must have a ticket. Tickets are being distributed to the graduates after graduation practice on May 31st.

Parking-  Available on campus beginning at 5:00 p.m. on June 1st. The parking spots in front of the 800 building are reserved for the Board members, PTSA auction winners, and dignitaries.  Please feel free to park in or on the parking structure and any lots on the campus, or along Mustang Run. We encourage you to carpool; parking is limited.

Seating- There is no assigned seating for the ceremony. You are welcome to bring a “bleacher seat” as our bleachers do not have back rests. Please don’t bring ice chests, chairs, E-Z Ups, megaphones, or noisemakers as we have over 600 students graduating and our stands will be filled to capacity.

Handicap Accessible Seating and parking-  We have limited handicap accessible seating available on both sides of the stadium. Each handicapped person is able to have one guest sit with them in a chair that will be provided. If the parking lot is full and you need a handicap seat in the stadium, please tell a parking attendant and you will be allowed drop off access in front of the stadium. We cannot guarantee handicap parking; only drop off access after the lot is full.

Graduation Photographer- A graduation photographer has been booked to take pictures of seniors as they receive their diplomas. These photos will be made available directly to parents by mail after the commencement.

Ceremony Livestream- The commencement ceremony will be available to view live if you or loved ones are unable to attend. 

  • Grad Nite 2023- Ticket sales are closed.

For those who already purchased tickets, go to for details.

Grad Nite is a PTSA Sponsored Event. All Grad Nite fees go towards the costs of the venue, food & beverage, transportation, and any other Grad Nite expenses. The THHS PTSA does not collect money for the purposes of fundraising or any income surplus.

  • Diploma & Graduation Banner Pick-up: UPDATED INFO- Diplomas and PTSA purchased banners will be available for pick-up in the front office June 6-8 from 8:00am-12:00pm. They will not be distributed on the day of graduation.  

We look forward to a great week!

Go Blue