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    Oak View High School 

    GRADUATION 2023 Information

    Dear parents of graduating seniors,


    Congratulations!!  We are so proud that your student is scheduled to graduate in May! Participation in the ceremony and receipt of your diploma is contingent upon successful completion of all graduation requirements. Please make every effort to ensure that you are making satisfactory progress towards completion.  The following activities and deadlines are coming up soon!  


    Diploma, Cap & Gown: DEADLINE FEB 17th  Please return the Cap and Gown Order form and Diploma Card form by February 17th so the order can be placed. –Seniors get to keep their cap & gown, & tassel.


    Individual Senior Portrait:   Ms. Allen will take your senior portrait when group pictures are taken (see below).   If you would like a professional senior portrait, sittings are available Tuesdays and Thursdays at Cornerstone Photography, (805)529-3187. Please call to schedule an appointment.


    Group Senior PortraitTuesday, April 18th.  OVHS will take a group senior portrait of all our seniors, in their gowns, together on Tuesday at Oak View High School at 9:30 a.m.  Gowns will be available on this date for pick up. Boys must wear a white shirt and tie under their gown.  Students will receive a digital copy of this picture. 


    Senior Breakfast: Tuesday, April 18th (Following Senior Portrait) 

    Oak View invites your senior to join us for the annual senior breakfast at the IHOP off Kanan Road. All seniors on campus will travel in the school vehicles. All off-campus seniors are invited to ride with us or meet us there.


    Senior Field Trip:  DATE TBD. Universal Studios Hollywood 

    Senior trip tickets this year are free and we will include transportation to and from Universal Studios for an all-day admission to the park. We will leave campus at 9am and return at 5pm. I’d like to remind parents to either send your student with a packed lunch or money for lunch in the park– be aware that food in the park is pricey! 

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Principal, Kent Cromwell.


    OPHS Senior Prom: May 20th @ The Majestic Hotel Oak View students are welcome to attend OPHS Senior Prom. More information to follow.  


    OPHS Grad Night:  Oak View students are welcome to attend OPHS Grad Night Scheduled for May 25th (Thursday). It is held immediately following OPHS graduation.. The buses will return around 4:00 am. Students are still expected to attend school/graduation rehearsal the following day. Tickets are $220 until February 28th, then they are $270 until March 31st.  No sales after that date. 

    Grad Night information can be found at this link: https://ophsgradnight.wixsite.com/mysite.  


    Yearbook:   The yearbook contains student and staff personal pages and senior congratulatory messages. We will create it in-house and will cost $40 per yearbook. All photographs taken during the year for events are available through the school's websites, and the newsletters have provided information about students, events, and scholastics.  Parents of seniors are given a FREE full page to create a congratulatory ad for their child.  Ms. Allen will send out an email with instructions on how to purchase, must be purchased by May 1st. 


    Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal: Friday, May 26th @ 11:45 am at Oak View High School.


    Graduation Ceremony:  Friday, May 26th  @ 5:00pm at the Oak View High School softball field.  Graduates should arrive earlier @ 4:30 dressed in cap & gown (white shirt & tie for boys).  Tickets are NOT needed for graduation. 


    Requests for Fees and Donations
    Fees are permissible for field trips and excursions in connection with courses of instruction or school related
    social, educational, cultural, athletic, or school band activities, as long as no student is prevented from making
    the field trip or excursion because of lack of sufficient funds. (Education Code § 35330(b)).  For more
    information, please see: https://www.oakparkusd.org/domain/914