Senior Year Timeline

CFHS Class of 2023

Senior Meeting

Please check out the following resources for the Class of 2023:

  • Class of 2023 Senior Meeting video
  • Class of 2023 Senior Meeting in PDF
  • Class of 2023 Timeline
  • Class of 2023 Senior Book

Class of 2023 Meeting
Class of 2023 Senior Book

Everything seniors need to know including dates, information, and details to get to 2023 graduation!


  1. Attend the Senior Meeting on September 12th. Parents and students are encouraged to attend together.
  2. Complete your Senior START Survey with important information about graduation
  3. Sign up for October 22nd ACT by September 16th.
  4. Seniors meet individually with school counselors. Credit check/planning and Xello tasks.
  5. Sign up for JOB SHADOW by September 23rd.
  6. College Application Week: September 26th to 30th. Get help with college applications from college representatives. Also, get signed up for your FSA ID.
  7. Early Graduation Applications Due: October 1st. Pick up paperwork at the senior individual meeting with your school counselor.
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  1. Complete FAFSA starting October 1st. Help sessions will be shared.
  2. Continue exploring and filling out college applications
  3. Sign up to take the ASVAB on December 16th at 8:45 a.m. in the library.


YEARBOOK PICTURES NEED TO BE TURNED IN BY: NOVEMBER 22nd TO MR. WINKEL. We need just one digital file or print. Digital is actually the easiest. The submission should be a vertical portrait (head and shoulder), color, and have no special effects (colorization, unnatural lighting, etc.) or props (vehicles, toys, hats, sports equipment, etc.) If a print is submitted, it should be 4×5 inches approximately. If a digital file is submitted, it should also be 4×5 inches and at least 300 dpi resolution. Digital files can be e-mailed to Mr. Winkel at All pictures must be submitted by the day before Thanksgiving break, Tuesday, Nov. 23rd.


  1. Explore scholarship options.


  1. Sign up for 2nd-semester JOB SHADOW
  2. Apply for local scholarships on the Cedar Falls High School Counseling Scholarship Page


  1. Meetings with Iowa, ISU, UNI, and Hawkeye to prepare for the next steps
  2. Senior EXIT interviews and EXIT Survey


  1. Senior Honors Convocation-May 9th at 7:00 p.m.
  2. Seniors Last Day-May 25th
  3. Senior Breakfast/Grad Practice at 9:00 a.m.-May 26th
  4. Grad Walk at Elementary and Junior High Schools-May 26th
  5. GRADUATION-MAY 28th AT 2:00 P.M. at the McLeod center.