NPHS Class of 2023 Senior Source!

#7: June 1, 2023

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10 School Days Until Graduation

It's the final countdown... 10 school days left. So many fun things are coming up this next week: Finale Rally, Senior Recognition Night, Senior Picnic & Grad Nite!!! Please make sure to read through the events in this smore to understand all rules and procedures for each one.

Important Things

  • Last Day for Graduation Tickets- they are on sale at the Student Store and online for one more day. Please buy by 6/2. Please review the rules below before purchasing.
  • Finale Rally & Spirit Week
  • Senior Picnic
  • Grad Nite
  • Yearbook Delivery is delayed. We will keep you posted.
  • Technology Reminder-Learn Accounts will be disabled right after graduation. Please review instructions below for transferring your account over to a personal one.
  • Save the Date for Senior Sunset & Donation Requests
  • Grad Practices, Attire (No Decorating Caps), and Rules

Remember to make sure to review all the information below to avoid missing out on anything. Also, follow the Class of 2023 on Instagram @nphs.23 and bookmark Senior Information on the NPHS website. Please continue to work hard and make good choices so that you can cross that finish line with pride.

As always, we are here to answer any questions you might have. Do not hesitate to reach out to me or our AP of Activities, Carly Adams.

We Are Better Together!

Mr. Lepire

Class of 2023 Upcoming Events

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Unfortunately our Yearbook Delivery is delayed. We are hoping for distribution next week. We will send out a notification when we get more exact information.


Monday, June 5: Finale Rally and the theme is PANTHERCHELLA!!! Seniors are encouraged to wear college or career wear and to sit in the VIP seating area on the track.

Tuesday 6/6: Taylor Swift “Midnights”-Wear PJs to show your Senioritis!

Wednesday 6/7: Bad Bunny- Wear Sunglasses and throw some shade to all those not attending Senior Picnic that day.

Thursday 6/8: “Eye of the Tiger”-Wear Band T-shirt and get ready to rock!

Friday 6/9: “Black & Yellow”-Wear black & yellow and show your NP spirit.

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Senior Recognition Night

On Tuesday, June 6 in the Gym specific seniors received an invite and will be recognized for various academic achievements and receive their regalia. Be sure to check in with your counselor in the front of the Gym before entering to get your correct seat.


Senior Picnic is Wednesday June 7. Students who are attending must have purchased a ticket during ticket sales. Please check your Student Store account online to make sure you have a ticket.

Seniors attending Picnic are excused from class for the day and their attendance will be taken in the Gym at 9:30am so that we can load the busses and depart by 10:00am. Students who are not attending Picnic are expected to be in class or parent/guardian will need to clear the absence with attendance.

Reminder that every student attending must have a completed Field Trip Permission Form on file. Students were notified if they have NOT completed a form. If a form is not completed, the student will not be allowed to attend. Please read through the form carefully, fill it out, and submit. If you have any questions, please contact

Lunch will be provided to all students including gluten free and vegetarian options. Drinks, snacks and popsicles will also be included throughout the day. There is an inflatable water slide, paddle boats, lawn games, picnic games, and more.

What to Wear/Bring:

  • Swimsuits (make sure the suit adequately covers all private parts, even while swimming)
  • Sunscreen
  • Towels
  • Hats

Students attending MUST ride the bus TO and FROM picnic.

Please arrive in the Gym at 9:30am for Check-in. All students are subject to a security search so please make sure to continue to follow all school rules, policies, and procedures for this activity to avoid disciplinary action including the loss of Graduation. Busses will leave around 10am and will return around 4pm.

Bus Assignments are alphabetical based on last names:

  • Bus #1: A-Can
  • Bus #2: Car-Fi
  • Bus #3: Fle-Hu
  • Bus #4: Hua-Lip
  • Bus #5: Lo-Ng
  • Bus #6: Nu-Re
  • Bus #7: Rho-Stei
  • Bus #8: Stew-Zo

Please arrive on time and follow the rules so that we can have a fun in the sun kind of day.


Grad Nite is at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Friday, June 9th-Saturday, June 10th. Students can only attend if they purchased a ticket during sales. No additional tickets can be purchased, and tickets can't be refunded. Tickets can only be used by the student who purchased it, no transfers. No season passes are accepted.

Grad Nite is an exclusive event where the park is only open to seniors and their school chaperones. There are no student in and out privileges. Once you enter the park you can't leave until the end of the event. The park is closed to the public and the event is from 9pm-4am. Students MUST ride the bus TO and FROM the event, and are required to stay the entire event.

What each student can experience there: There are thrilling coasters and high energy dance areas featuring DJs playing the hottest hits, as well as movies playing throughout the night at Golden Bear Theater. Some extra grad perks is that every student attending will be given a free meal, a 2023 grad souvenir, and a Grad Pass that provides over 180 return visits to Six Flags Magic Mountain. If a student would like to purchase any additional food, beverages, or souvenirs, Six Flags only accepts credit cards. They have kiosks available to transfer cash into a debit card that can be used for those students without cards.

Reminder that every student attending must have a completed Field Trip Permission Form on file. Students who have NOT completed a form have been notified. If a form is not completed, the student will not be allowed to attend. Please read through the form carefully, fill it out, and submit. If you have any questions, please contact

Students are to meet in the NPHS GYM at 6:30pm with their School/Photo ID to check-in and load busses.

All students are subject to a security search so please make sure to continue to follow all school/district and Six Flags rules, policies, and procedures for this activity to avoid disciplinary action including the loss of Graduation. In addition to our school and district rules, as well as the Park Policies already in place at Six Flags Magic Mountain, the following rules and regulations apply during Grad Nite:

  • Absolutely NO Alcohol, Drugs, or Weapons of any kind are permitted.
  • Six Flags is a SMOKE–FREE Park and will not tolerate smoking in the park on Grad Nite. This includes E-Cigarettes and Vaping.
  • Only buses or chaperone driven vehicles will be permitted to park. Absolutely NO student/parent driven vehicles will be permitted.
  • No student or guest of a student will be permitted to leave Grad Nite prior to park closing.
  • No outside food, drink, coolers or other food containers are permitted.
  • ALL students and guests are required to adhere to the Dress Code provided or entrance to Grad Nite may not be permitted.

Six Flags Dress Code

In keeping with their family-friendly environment, and for safety reasons, Six Flags enforces a dress code. Proper attire must be worn in the park at all times, including shirts and appropriate footwear. Clothing or tattoos with offensive language or graphics are not permitted at any time. Examples of clothing NOT permitted are those displaying:

  • Profanity
  • Pornography
  • Graphic violence
  • Support of alcohol and/or drugs and drug use
  • Gang symbols
  • Promotion of discrimination against any group
  • Ski Masks


  • Six Flags Security has the right to refuse admission to anyone they deem not appropriately dressed for the event.
  • Any student or guest not permitted because of dress code must remain accompanied by a chaperone until a resolution has been found.


  • For security to go quicker, it is recommended to NOT bring any bags or purses. Backpacks are not permitted, unless it is a drawstring backpack. Backpacks, purses, or bags, if brought, should NOT exceed 8.5x11 in size.
  • Wear jeans or leggings/yoga pants
  • Wear T-shirts, Blouse, Sweater or Top that covers breasts, backs, and bellies.
  • Temperatures drop overnight – it is recommended to avoid wearing shorts, skirts, or dresses. Bring a Sweatshirt.

No student is allowed to bring medication into the park, including over the counter. If medicine is required to be taken, it needs to be given to their bus chaperone to hold and make arrangements for medication to be given.

Students should enjoy this all night party and will leave Six Flags at 4am and will arrive at NPHS around 4:45/5am ready to sleep their Saturday away. :-)


To attend Senior Picnic and/or Grad Night, every senior must complete their Senior Contract and a permission form. If you purchased a ticket and did not complete a permission form you need to do so or you can not attend. If you don't complete the form you will not be allowed to attend and will not be refunded. CLICK HERE

ALL SENIORS should come by the Activities Office if they have not picked up a FREE lawn sign or their Jostens Cap & Gown Orders if they ordered by Feb. 1.

If you have not purchased or rented a cap and gown unit please contact ASAP or come to the Activities Office for assistance.

Senior Walks at Your Former Elementary School

Your elementary schools are hosting Senior Walks which is an opportunity for Seniors to return to their elementary school in their caps and gown and walk around the campus, showing the elementary school students what they are all working toward. It is also an opportunity to go back to where you started your educational career, see and thank your old teachers and staff, and showcase how much you have grown. Please be sure to RSVP or contact your school.

Banyan Elementary:

Wednesday, June 14th at 1pm-contact Ms. Kennedy to RSVP

Cypress Elementary:

Wednesday, June 14th at 1:20pm-Link to RSVP

Earths Magnet School:

Wednesday, June 14th from 1-2:45pm-contact Mr. Rickert if you have not already received an email

Maple Elementary:

Wednesday, June 14th at 1:30pm-contact Ms. Lewis to RSVP

Madrona Elementary:

Monday, June 12th at 1pm-RSVP to

Sycamore Canyon School:

Wednesday, June 14th at 12:30pm-Link to RSVP

Walnut Elementary:

Wednesday, June 14th 1pm-call the office (805)498-3608 or RSVP HERE

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Donations Requested

The Class of 2023 began the year with a Senior Sunrise in the Stadium and now they will end the year with a Senior Sunset in the Quad. This is a free, low key event for the Class of 2023 to get together, sign yearbooks, hang out, watch the sunset and then a slideshow. (

The Class of 2023 Officers would like to make this night a little more fun with raffles/giveaways! They want to be able to have some cool items to encourage students to come to the event and participate. They are looking for the following:

  • Gift Cards for $5, $10, $15, $25 or more to Amazon, Target, Starbucks, Local Restaurants, or any other places that Seniors would like.
  • Swag Bags/Gift Baskets filled with a variety of themed items (ie: College Care Package, Movie Night, Sports, etc.).
  • Big Ticket Items (Amusement Park Tickets, Sporting Event Tickets, a Car, who knows ?!? We are open to anything).

We are also in need of a few cases of water for Senior Sunset and Graduation.

Donations can be dropped off in the office. Please put the following on your donation:

Attn: Carly Adams for Senior Sunset.

Donator: Your Name

Name of Item/Amount

Thank you in advance for any support you can provide. Please contact the Activities Department- or our Senior Class Advisor with any questions or donations.

Technology Reminders

As the end of the 2022-2023 school year approaches, Technology Services would like to remind everyone that district-issued Chromebooks assigned to graduating seniors will be collected at the end of the year. Collection dates will be communicated in the weeks leading up to the end of the school year, but please be aware that devices will not be collected prior to finals, as students may be required to use them for their exams.

Please remember that Learn Accounts will be disabled right after graduation. Please transfer anything you would like to keep to your personal accounts before then. If you have changed your account settings in anyway use the instructions below. If not, a simple method is to click on your profile in the upper right corner of Drive, and then click on “Data & Privacy”. From there, you should be able to click on “Transfer Your Content” & send your files to a personal Google Drive just by typing in your email & verifying that email.

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Senior Chromebook Return Schedule

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Graduation Attire & Regalia

At NPHS each graduate is to wear a black graduation gown, cap, a 2023 tassel, and a 2023 NPHS Class Stole to the graduation ceremony. Individual students may receive specific academic recognition stoles/cords/pins for accomplishments they have made at NPHS. Those students will be recognized at the Senior Recognition Night on June 6th, and they will receive their regalia there.

Our CVUSD Board Policy states that any graduating student who has completed basic training and is an active member of any branch of the United States Armed Forces may, at the student's option, wear a military dress uniform at the ceremony (Education Code 35183.3). Any student who has officially enlisted shall be permitted to wear a recognized object provided by any branch of the United States Armed Forces.

Students shall be permitted to wear tribal regalia or recognized objects of religious or cultural significance as an adornment to the customary ceremonial attire, as long as the adornment does not cause a substantial disruption of, or material interference with, the graduation ceremony (Education Code 35183.1). “Adornment” means something attached to, or worn with, but not replacing, the cap and gown customarily worn at school graduation ceremonies. “Cultural” means recognized practices and traditions of a certain group of people.

Students are not permitted to decorate their caps or have any other adornments without prior administrative approval. Students who desire to wear military dress or any cultural/religious adornments shall notify the school principal at least 14 days before the graduation (May 30) for approval.

Graduation Practice Information

Each graduate will need to attend Grad Practices on Wednesday, June 14th & Thursday, June 15th from 8:30am-12:30pm. These practices are mandatory to ensure that the graduation ceremony runs smoothly. More detailed instructions for the day will be sent out by 6/13.

If you have any conflict, you will need to contact Mr. Lepire ahead of time. Those who don't attend, and have not been excused, will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony.

Graduation Ceremony---June 2nd Last Day to Buy Tickets!!!

We are having an in-person Graduation on Friday, June 16th at 5pm. Each graduate will need to attend Grad Practices on Wednesday, June 14th & Thursday, June 15th from 8am-12pm. These practices are mandatory to ensure that the graduation ceremony runs smoothly. If you have any conflict, you will need to contact Mr. Lepire ahead of time. Those who don't attend, and have not been excused, will not be allowed to participate in the ceremony.

The ceremony will be live streamed, and a link will be provided closer to the event.

Tickets: All graduates will receive 2 free tickets for the ceremony, and have the option to purchase up to 8 more tickets for $10 a piece, allowing up to 10 total guests per graduate. Tickets will be available to purchase online only beginning Monday, May 1st from the NPHS Student Store, and ticket sales will end on Friday, June 2nd. No tickets will be sold after that date, so be sure to get your tickets on time.

Tickets will be distributed after Grad Practice on June 15th.

If you are interested in purchasing additional tickets besides the 8 available above, please complete this additional ticket request form, using your learn email account. Your name will be placed on a waiting list. When waitlist tickets become availa­ble, you will be notified (no later than June 13th). These tickets must be purchased with CASH ONLY and picked up from the Student Store on June 14th after graduation practice.

Handicapped Seating: Seniors, if anyone in your family attending the graduation ceremony will require handicapped seating, please click HERE to submit request form. A confirmation message will be sent to the preferred email address given, and further instructions will be provided as the event draws near. If you have any questions regarding handicapped seating please contact Michael Godfrey.

Graduation Rules:

In order to make our Graduation Ceremony dignified and enjoyable for everyone, please be aware of the following rules:

  1. Individuals who are sick or in isolation or quarantine must remain at home.
  2. All guests will undergo a security check before entering the stadium. To make everything move faster and smoother, we recommend not bringing any bags, purses, etc. into the stadium. Tickets and phone/camera are all that is needed. If you need to bring in a bag, clear ones are recommended.
  3. Only sealed water bottles may be brought into the stadium. No other food or drink is permitted during the ceremony.
  4. Flowers and leis for graduates must be given after the ceremony concludes.
  5. All objects that can impede anyone’s view like signs and/or balloons must be kept outside the stadium. Umbrellas may be used for shade, but will need to be collapsed when the ceremony begins.
  6. Air horns, cow bells and other noise makers are not permitted and will be confiscated by security at the gate.
  7. This is on our school campus, so no drugs, alcohol or tobacco are allowed on the premises. This includes, but is not limited to vape devices.
  8. No refunds on graduation tickets.
  9. No charge for children 2 and under, who can sit on a regular ticket holder’s lap.
  10. Attendees are asked to allow all graduates to exit the stadium first. Guests can meet graduates in Quad for photos.


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