March 10,March 2023March

Dear Seniors and Families,

Many thanks to all those who joined us last night! Here is the handout from our Graduation Meeting, for those who couldn't attend or those who'd like a review.

Graduation Events

Graduation Deadlines


  • SENIORS: Email senior photo, baby photo and quote to [email protected] for the yearbook; we'll use your yearbook senior photo in the Senior Celebration Booklet as well, unless you send a different one you'd like me to use

By Friday, March 29

  • USE THIS LINK to order from Jostens. Click on "Graduation" which takes you to "ANIMAS HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION PACKAGES" > scroll down to bottom of page to "SHOP GRADUATION PRODUCTS" and click on "SHOP NOW" button below > scroll down to "CAPS & GOWNS" and click on "Cap & Gown Unit" ($49.25 + tax--this includes all items:cap, gown, stole and tassel) or Souvenir Tassel ($16.40) if you are borrowing cap/gown/stole from a friend, sibling or AHS--they will all be gold and green to match our school colors. You can also order by phone at 1-800-JOSTENS

  • Remember you need 4 items for the full graduation outfit:
  • green gown
  • gold stole
  • green mortarboard/cap
  • tassel

By Sunday, April 14

  • FAMILIES: Purchase Senior Celebration Booklet Family Encouragement Ad for your graduate to celebrate their accomplishments and help offset the cost of this free keepsake booklet, which we distribute at Senior Supper and Graduation

By Friday, April 19

By Friday, May 3

  • SENIORS: Email your graduation speech to Libby if you're interested in being considered as a Student Speaker

  • SENIORS/FAMILIES: Complete the Graduation Ticket Survey; each family is guaranteed 10 reserved tickets and can request more

Looking forward to working with you all to create a special celebration!



Animas High School prepares all students for college and postsecondary success by creating critical thinkers and engaged citizens through an innovative, student-centered, project-based curriculum. We accomplish this through:
Rigorous academics, where all students are prepared for college success
Culture of excellence, where students are held to high expectations
Strong student-faculty relationships, where students are well known.
Engaging learning, where students see the relevance in their education