Announcements for Seniors

Class of 2022

Otay Ranch Seniors Your Time Has Come!

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Message from Principal

Dear Seniors and Parents/Guardians of Seniors,

Below is the calendar for this week—and beyond the last day of school on June 3 (for diploma pick-up). Please also note important reminders. Below is the link to Graduation Frequently Asked Questions:

Graduation FAQ's: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1I0QlSpQTsj4iLWrNH7yDa4ptYNA6L-Ojt36IjTlY_gE/edit?usp=sharing

MAY:
Monday, May 30:
  • HOLIDAY--No School

Tuesday, May 31: TEXTBOOK/LAPTOP RETURN & SENIOR SUNSET
  • Laptop and textbook return: Make-up day for Seniors; settle (pay) fines and debts
  • Senior Sunset 6:30 PM @ Stadium
  • All non-grads officially informed by counselors

JUNE:
Wednesday, June 1: GRADUATION PRACTICE (Attend practice at the time you are signed up for graduation) & CAP & GOWN PICK-UP (after rehearsal)
  • Graduation Rehearsal 9:00 AM (arrive no later than 8:30 AM); check-in at stadium gate
  • Graduation Rehearsal 12:00 noon (arrive no later than 11:30 AM); check-in at stadium gate
  • Cap & Gown pick-up at area by tennis courts AFTER graduation rehearsal (you will exit there after your practice)


Note: Rehearsal is a required activity. Seniors who are present get to pick their seats during their respective rehearsals.

Thursday, June 2:

  • Pay fines and debts (to prevent diploma hold)

Friday, June 3: GRADUATION DAY!
Every graduate is allowed six (6) guests and they must check-in together. For the benefit of our community, graduation will be livestreamed. Links for each session are below.


  • Graduation at 9:00 AM ( graduates & guests report at 8:00 AM) at Stadium
Livestream link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/otay-ranch-high-school-chula-vista-ca/evt89a162b21b
  • Graduation at 12:00 Noon (graduates & guests report at 11:00 AM) at Stadium
Livestream link: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/otay-ranch-high-school-chula-vista-ca/evtdf41f43826

Graduation FAQ's: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1I0QlSpQTsj4iLWrNH7yDa4ptYNA6L-Ojt36IjTlY_gE/edit?usp=sharing

Tuesday & Wednesday, June 7 & 8: DIPLOMA PICK-UP
  • Diploma pick-up 8:30-11:30 AM; 1:30-3:30 PM @ ASB windows. (Students who owe books/devices, library fines, or device fines will be subject to diploma holds. If you need assistance, please speak to the Librarian, Mr. Pomatto. He will be available Thursday, June 2).

ORH staff looks forward to honoring our graduates at their commencement ceremony in June.

With gratitude,


Mary Rose Peralta
Principal

Senior Sunset

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Cap and Gown and other Graduation Products

Cap and Gown Distribution will be at ORH on June 1 after every graduation practice. If you have not purchased your cap and gown, there will be a limited number available for sale. If you need a loaner, please see Mr. Manuel Tapia in the ASB.


Other Graduation Products can be ordered through the SoCal Recognition website (link below):


SoCal Recognition Website

Book and Laptop Returns for Seniors

Book & Laptop Return + Pay Library Fines: Tuesday, May 31

Pay Library Fines: Tuesday, May 31 and Thursday, June 2

Diploma Pick Up (Must be cleared of fines): Tuesday & Wednesday, 8:30 - 11:30 AM & 1:30 - 3:30 PM @ the ASB windows

Official Transcripts

Class of 2022–


Action required. Please read this important message.


To request an Official Transcript be sent to your college/university you must submit a request.


Instructions are posted on our school website. Here is the link:


http://orh.sweetwaterschools.org/class-of-2022-official-transcript-request/


Important: Please submit your request as soon as possible to allow sufficient processing time.



Note: If you completed courses through Southwestern College, you must request your Southwestern College Official Transcript be sent to your college/university. Instructions for ordering the Southwestern College Official Transcript:


www.swccd.edu/degrees-and-certificates/graduation-support/transcripts/



Thank you,

ORH Counselors and Registrars

Diploma Pick Up

Diplomas will be available to pick up for graduating seniors:


Tuesday & Wednesday, June 7 & 8

8:30-11:30 AM; 1:30-3:30 PM

at the ASB windows.


In order to receive a diploma you must:

  1. Meet the requirements for graduation for the class of 2022
  2. Return your textbooks and devices (laptops and mobile hotspot if you have one checked out)
  3. Pay all library fines

Sweetwater Accounts Will be Deactivated

Graduating students (and students leaving the district) will need to create a new google/gmail account (for personal use) and save any desired files/information from their existing SUHSD google account. Their SUHSD GOOGLE/GMAIL accounts, ending in @sweetwaterschools.net, will be deactivated and deleted. Students should not use the SUHSD domain as a personal google/gmail account.

  1. For 12th/13th grade students graduating, we will deactivate/delete their accounts starting the first weekend of September. (We understand that students can possibly receive awards communications via email through August.)

  2. Other students, leaving the district, will have 30 days before their account is deactivated/deleted.

  3. We will send out reminders (IC Messenger) in May to students and parents reminding them to save wanted information from their @sweetwaterschools.net google account and to create a personal google/gmail account, to be used for their higher education endeavors or gmail needs when they leave SUHSD.

  4. This notification will also be posted on our district website, under the Students and Parents tab, starting in May.

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