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Important Dates, 2019-2020

April 3 - End of Term 3

April 29 - Senior Exit Fair, cap and gown distribution, senior survey in our Spec Gym

May 5 - Honors Convocation 11th & 12th Grade at 7:00 in the Auditorium

May 20 - Senior Awards Night at 7:00 in the Auditorium

May 29 - Senior Breakfast & Cap/Gown Walk at 8:30 am in Cafeteria

June 9 - Graduation Rehearsal

June 9 - All fees and obligations due

June 12 - Graduation at 7:30 at the Kohl Center

Commencement Ceremony

La Follette's commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin – Kohl Center, located at 601 W. Dayton Street, Madison, Wisconsin.  
We are fortunate to have access to this outstanding facility which provides ample seating, air conditioning and an excellent sound system. Tickets are not required for this event, allowing graduates to invite as many guests as they desire. Here is more information about what to expect at the Kohl Center. 

Midwest Scholastic—Graduation Attire

Midwest Scholastic Logo

Midwest Scholastic is our supplier for all graduation products. All students who choose to participate in the graduation ceremony are required to wear a cardinal cap & gown, silver stole and cardinal and silver tassel. After January 28th, all orders must be placed directly with Midwest Scholastic at (608) 437-7323 or questions@mwscholastic.com. La Follette High School will not accept orders or payments. Graduation packets are available in your neighborhood offices.

School Email Accounts

Senior student email accounts and Google accounts will be deactivated after graduation. Seniors should make sure to move and save all information they want to keep. Read these Instructions to Save MMSD Google Items Upon Graduation to learn more.

Final Transcripts

All colleges and universities require a final transcript to be submitted after 2nd semester grades are submitted and finalized. Students are responsible for sending their final transcript to the college or university they will be attending through their established Parchment Account. Students should go to parchment.com to request a final transcript. This electronic service allows you to order transcripts online at any time and track the status of requested transcripts.

Senior Awards Night

Wednesday, May 20th at 7:00 pm in the Theater.  Seniors who will be receiving scholarships and awards will receive invitations by the end of April.  Parents are also encouraged to attend.

Senior Breakfast & Cap/Gown Walk

The Senior Breakfast will both take place on Friday, May 29th.  The breakfast and cap/gown will begin at 8:30am in the cafeteria.  ALL seniors are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Final Exams

June 8-10

Obligations 

Seniors who have unresolved Obligations such as book fines, payment for lost materials, etc., will not receive a diploma at the ceremony. Library materials are due on Friday, May 22nd. Students are reminded to pay all obligations by Monday, June 8th at 3:00pm. Diplomas will be sorted and sent to the Kohl Center. It will not be possible to pay obligations on Graduation Day. The remaining diplomas will be available at East High School beginning the Monday after Graduation in the Main Office.  Lockers should also be cleaned out by Friday, June 5th at 3:30pm

Final Transcripts 

All colleges and universities require a final transcript to be submitted after 2nd semester grades are submitted and finalized. Students are responsible for sending their final transcript to the college or university they will be attending through their established Parchment Account. Students should go to parchment.com to request a final transcript. This electronic service allows you to order transcripts online at any time and track the status of requested transcripts.

Quick Links

Civics Exam

Senior Survey

La Follette Graduation Requirements

Questions about Graduation? Contact Gretchen Kelley, (608) 204-3643 or gkelley@madison.k12.wi.us