Senior Graduation Information

Important Senior Dates to Remember


"What Parents and Students Need to Know"

Graduates Not Planning to Participate: Graduates not planning to participate in the graduation ceremony, please notify your counselor immediately!

Ms. Glouser (A-D)

Mr.  Donnelly (E-LL)   [email protected]

Ms. Ayres (Lo-Ri)   [email protected]

Ms. Taylor (Ro-Z)




May 6th-10th, May 13th-17th: A.P. Exams - make-up exams will be as needed. 


May 13th - 16th: Senior Finals   - All classes are regular length - Normal Daily Bell Schedule


Monday, May 13th           Periods 0 & 7 Exams (Full regular day)

Tuesday, May 14th          Periods 5 & 6 Exams (Seniors released after 6th period), yearbook distribution for seniors only period 7 in gym foyer.  

Wednesday, May 15th     Periods 3 & 4 Exams (Seniors released after 4th period, Caps & Gowns distributed before school and during lunch, yearbook signing, extended lunch)

Thursday, May 16th         Periods 1 & 2 Exams (Senior Walk and Senior Assembly periods 3/4)

  • Please be sure to bring your cap & gown to school for Senior Walk. 


Seniors enrolled in junior or sophomore classes will be done according to the dates above.  


Wednesday, May 15th: Cap and Gown Distribution,  Auditorium Foyer 7:30am - 12:30 pm.


All fines must be paid before students will receive their cap and gown.

In order to promote a sense of unity and decorum, no decoration is allowed on the cap, gown, stole, or tassel. (i.e. no leis, corsages, medallions, military stoles, etc).  Remember to try on your caps and gowns when they arrive.  If there are any issues, contact our local Jostens office, 208-343-0175, and they can help with any problems.  Jostens will also be on site at our graduation rehearsal and the graduation ceremony to help with last minute emergencies.


*If you have not ordered a cap and gown you need to call the local Jostens office at 208-343-0175 ASAP.


If you need to borrow a cap and gown, please contact Patty Weems, counseling secretary, at [email protected] or in the counseling office


Thursday, May 16th: Senior Finals, Senior Walk, Senior Best, and yearbook distribution.

Seniors will attend and take finals in periods 1 & 2.  Following 2nd period, seniors will report to the gym and put on their caps and gowns for the senior walk.  Seniors will start walking the hallways during 3rd period while Pomp and Circumstance plays.  Students will then report to the auditorium for the Senior Best assembly.  

Wednesday, May 22nd: Graduation REHEARSAL, Extra Mile Arena, 10:00 am

All students participating in the graduation ceremony are required to attend the rehearsal.  You do not need your cap and gown at this event.  All students need to enter through the aux gym, entrance 4, at Extra Mile Arena by 9:45am.  Please plan for time to park and enter the facility.  


Wednesday, May 22nd: Graduation, Extra Mile Arena, 7:00 pm

Graduation will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024 at the ExtraMile Arena on the Boise State University campus.  The ceremony will begin at 7:00pm.  The doors will be open to the public at 6:00pm.  Graduates will enter through the aux gym, entrance 4, and need to arrive before 6:15pm.  Do not bring purses, jackets, etc.  Please plan to arrive early due to parking and security.   See more information at the Extra Mile link below. 


Graduation Attire: Graduation is a formal occasion. Suggested attire for male graduates is a dress shirt and tie, slacks, and dress shoes.  Suggested attire for female graduates is a dress or nice top with a skirt or slacks and low-heeled shoes.  Students who wear cutoffs, shorts, flip-flops and other inappropriate attire will be asked to change or not participate in the ceremony.


Wednesday, May 22nd: Graduation Party at Capital, 10:30 pm - 2:30 am

The Capital High School Class of 2024 will soon be graduating.  Parents of these seniors have come together to create a memorable celebration that ALL seniors are invited to attend.  This event will provide a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment for celebration.  It will include food, activities, prizes, entertainment and FUN! The graduation celebration will be hosted on the night of graduation, May 22nd, from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m in the Capital High School Cafeteria.  There will be a $10 cost for seniors to attend. Tickets will be sold during lunch and break at designated times. 




Graduation Ceremony: Graduation will be held on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024 at the ExtraMile Arena on the Boise State University campus.  The ceremony will begin at 7:00pm.  The doors will be open to the public at 6:00pm.     


Extra Mile Arena Information - Event Center FAQs, Maps, Rules


Guests: We are thrilled to announce that there are no limits on the number of guests that may attend the graduation ceremony.  Extra Mile Arena will require all guests to enter through a metal detector screening process.  Please be sure to not bring prohibited items such as pocket knives or you will be asked to relinquish the item for entry.  You can find more information on prohibited items and wheelchair accessibility at the link above.