- Thomas Jefferson High School
Senior Information Here! *Updated 5/29/2020*
Virtual Graduation June 13th!
Join us in celebrating the Thomas Jefferson High School Class of 2020 via virtual graduation!
Seniors who have met or are close to meeting all graduation requirements will be featured in a pre-recorded virtual graduation ceremony.
Virtual graduation schedule:
- Saturday, June 13, 2020
- 1:30 p.m.
Where can I view the virtual graduation?
- Live streamed: www.fwps.org/VirtualGraduation2020
- FWPS Facebook page: www.facebook.com/fwps210/
- FWPS YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/FWPSwebmaster
- For local audiences, Federal Way TV Channel 21
Virtual graduation ceremonies will contain many of the same elements of a traditional graduation ceremony including:
- Pomp and circumstance, National Anthem and musical accompaniments
- Speeches from the superintendent, board director, principal, students, and staff member
- Reading of graduate names, accompanied by video footage of graduation walks or student photo
- Acceptance of the Class of 2020
- Turning of the tassel
After June 13, a copy of the video will be made available to seniors and their families to download. More details to come.
Senior Car Parade June 12th!
We are excited to celebrate the Class of 2020 during Thomas Jefferson High School’s Senior car parade experience!
Graduating seniors are invited to decorate their vehicle and drive through a predetermined route. At the school car parade, seniors will receive a graduation program and a memorable keepsake.
The school car parade is Friday, June 12, 2020, 1:15 – 3:00 p.m. at: The Outlet Collection, 1101 Outlet Collection Way, Auburn, WA 98001
Help us make the school car parade an enjoyable experience by showing up to cheer our seniors on to graduation and by moving through the school’s pre-determined route at a steady pace.
- 12:30-1:15 pm Parade Lot open for arrival
- 1:15-1:45 pm Celebration
- 1:45-3:00 pm Parade
Please note: There is a limit of one car per graduating senior due to space and traffic considerations. In order to follow safety guidelines, no other cars will be allowed to enter the grounds to observe the parade. There will be a clearly marked entrance and exit for this event.
- All entering cars must have Senior Name Card displayed on dashboard for entry
- Seniors are discouraged from driving so they can fully and safely experience this celebration
- If you are sick, please stay home.
- The graduating seniors and their family members must remain in the vehicles at all times.
- Similar to the graduation walk, we will continue to follow public health guidelines provided by the Washington State Department of Health. As part of those guidelines, people are not allowed to congregate on the grounds or sidewalk.
- All staff providing students with items will be wearing masks and gloves and will remain a minimum of 6 feet apart. Materials cannot be handed back and forth from the vehicle.
- No bathrooms will be available, therefore please avoid young children attending
We can’t wait to celebrate our seniors! #RaiderStrong
Senior Class Meeting Webinar recorded 5/11/2020 at 6:30pm. Click below to watch!
Senior Class Meeting 10/4
If you missed the meeting or need a recap, please click the link bleow
Order your Cap & Gown
Order your cap & gown and other senior gear or items from Jostens. Order by the 10/14 to pay only $80 down with monthly payments for the remaining balance. Paper packets are in the main office with order forms or order online @ www.jostens.com and choose Thomas Jefferson High School in Auburn, WA
Senior Quote and Grad Ad
Click below for information and due dates to submit your senior photos, grad and quote