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As we plan for the 2020 graduation ceremony and additional senior activities, students and their families are encouraged to watch for important announcements throughout the upcoming months via the website, newsletter and social media.  

Important Dates(2020 dates coming soon)

January 21-23  - Semester 1 Final Exams

January 24 - End of Term 2

January 28 - Midwest to collect cap and gown orders during the lunch hour in the commons

April 3 - End of Term 3

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

May 4 - Honors Convocation 11th & 12th Grade at 7:00 in the Auditorium

May 13 - Senior Awards Night at 7:00 in the Auditorium

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

June 5-8 - Semster 2 Final Exam (Time TBD)

June 10 - All fees and obligations due

Graduation Rehearsal: TBD

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


Graduation packets from Midwest Scholastic will be distributed in the senior English classes the week of January 13th.  The reps from Midwest Scholastic will be here at La Follette on Tuesday, January 28th during the lunch hour to pick up your order forms.  

Please feel free to contact Becky Bisbee with any questions you may have.  She can be reached at (608) 204-3644 or by email

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. 

Midwest Scholastic—Graduation Attire
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 tasse. Please watch for email communication from Midwest Scholastic throughout the year.   

Cap/Gown Orders:

Seniors who will be participating in the graduation ceremony on June 12th are required to wear a La Follette cap, gown, tassel and stole.  Midwest Scholastic is our supplier for all our graduation products. 


The week of January 13th, we will be distributing the graduation information packets and order forms in Senior English classes.  These packets contain a catalog and order form for cap, gown, tassel and stole and your Class of 2020 apparel including class rings. 


Midwest Scholastic representatives will be here at La Follette High School on Tuesday, January 28th during the lunch hour in the commons.  The representatives will be collecting order forms and payments as well as answer any questions or concerns you may have.  After January 28th, all orders must be placed directly with Midwest Scholastic online or by phone.  La Follette High School will not accept orders or payments.  


Graduation packets will be available in your neighborhood offices.


** All cap and gown order questions should be addressed directly to Midwest Scholastic at (608)437-7323 or

Quick Links

Civics Exam

Senior Survey

La Follette Graduation Requirements