🎓 Sage Oak Class of 2023 Graduate Central 🎓

Grad Webinars

DATE TOPICS ZOOM/RECORDING
November 16th
3:30 - 4:15 pm

Venue, expectations, cap & gowns, to-do list, and Q&A for Counselor
Host: Principal, Traci King

Zoom Recording- 11/16/2022

Slide Presentation

February 
Exact date and time TBD
Updates and expectations
Host: High School Counselor, Coral Prendergast & ASB Lead Coordinator, Brenda Ramirez

Zoom Link
Late April
Exact date and time TBD

Updates and expectations
Host: High School Counselor, Coral Prendergast & ASB Lead Coordinator, Brenda Ramirez

Zoom Link
June 1st
Time TBD
Graduation (virtual) walkthrough
Host: Kate Bayless
Zoom Link

Graduation Ceremony

When: Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Time: 11 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Haugh Performing Arts Center at Citrus College
1000 W Foothill Blvd, Glendora, CA 91741

Graduate To-Dos

1. All graduates must fill out the graduation form with your EA by November 10, 2022
2. Order your cap & gown and Class of 2023 merch as early as October 20, 2022 (see Jostens info below)
3. Senior portraits, quotes, and youth photos due by March 1, 2023

Cap & Gown & Senior Swag

Purchase a Sage Oak Class of 2023 class ring, announcements, cap and gowns, and more! Visit the Sage Oak page on Josten’s website or click here to just order Cap & Gown. Sage Oak graduation gowns are gray (even though they show a black gown stock image on the Jostens website) and are the same gowns from previous years.
Questions? Contact our Jostens rep: Shelia or Cristian Luna, 760-200-3889, luna.office@jostens.com

🎓Want to decorate your cap for graduation day? Please follow these guidelines: Cap Decoration Etiquette

Sage Oak Class of 2023 Commencement Toolkit! Get all of your digital Class of 2023 swag here! Download social media backgrounds, Zoom backyards, and printable yard signs to celebrate your grad!

Graduate Events & Socials

Disney Grad Night
When: Wednesday, May 17th, 2023
Where: Disneyland and California Adventure
Price: Coming soon; no instructional funds, PayPal only
What: Full-Day Park Hopper ticket giving grads access to both Disney parks during normal business hours PLUS admission to Disneyland Resort Grad Nite Private Party Experience at California Adventure Park starting at 9 pm.

Prom
When: Saturday, April 29th, 2023, 7-11 pm
Where: The Grand in Long Beach
Who: All Sage Oak HS students
Price: Coming soon

Senior Sunset
When: Friday, June 2, 2023
Where: More info to follow

Applying to College

👉 Month by Month Four-Year College “To Do” List

FAFSA
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is OPEN now and the deadline is March 2nd! The U.S. Department of Education uses the FAFSA to determine your eligibility for federal student aid, including low-cost loans, grants, and work-study. The FAFSA may also determine your eligibility for state and school aid as well. Filling out a financial aid application is a graduation requirement in the state of California starting with the graduating class of 2023! Click here for more information about financial aid and how to fill out the FAFSA.

Free FAFSA WORKSHOPS

Scholarships

Interested in applying for scholarships? Click here to access a variety of different FREE scholarship search engines. You might need to write an essay as part of your application process. Click here for helpful tips on scholarship essay writing.

University of California (UC's)
The UC application for Fall is now open and can be accessed at www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply. The submission window for UC applications is August 1st - November 30th. Applications cost $70 per campus.
Click here to view and listen to a presentation about the UC system and helpful links to apply.

California State University (CSU's)
The CSU application will be available and can be submitted from October 1st- November 30th. The application can be accessed at CAL STATE APPLY Applications cost $70 per campus. See below for other due dates
Click here to view and listen to a presentation about all the different CSUs and step-by-step links to apply.


Common App
Nearly 900 private universities accept the Common Application, reducing your need to complete details for every college you apply to. Application deadlines vary from school to school, however, the common application is currently open and can be accessed at http://www.commonapp.org.