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Dear Parents & Guardians of Senior Students:

Although graduation ceremonies are several months away, the planning and organization is already underway. To that end, please see the important information below regarding date, time and location of graduation ceremonies, and required Graduation Fees due before February 1, 2020.

Graduation Ceremonies will be held at a new location this year.  The school system has worked to negotiate venues for schools, and Johns Creek will hold graduation ceremonies at Infinite Energy Arena in Gwinnett on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm.  (Note: Infinite Energy reserves the right to alter the day and time up until March 2020, but it is unlikely.) 

To cover the costs of graduation, Graduation/Cap & Gown Fees are collected from each graduating senior.  These fees cover:

Expenses related to the venue (facilities rental, security, etc.)
Cap, gown and tassel for each graduate
Diploma cover for each graduate
Printed program for graduation
High Quality Video of Graduation Ceremony (available for download after the ceremony)
The School Graduation Fee is $125 if paid before February 1, 2020.  Starting February 1, 2020, there will be a $25 late fee added to each order.

Graduation Fees are mandatory and are paid directly to Balfour (the company the school contracts with to provide graduation regalia, official graduation announcements, class rings and letter jackets).  You can pay the fee on their website:

Please contact Balfour directly at or 770-594-8155, if you have technical issues with the Balfour website, or you would like to confirm receipt of payment. 

If you have any questions about graduation, please email Patrick Martin, Assistant Principal at

Here’s to a great Senior Year!