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La Follette Graduation 2018

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Students and families are encouraged to pay attention to important graduation announcements through the East website, internal TVs, building announcements, newsletters and social media. 

Important Dates

December 4Midwest Scholastic collects cap & gown order forms and deposits during lunch.

January 22-24 — First Semester Exams

May 1 — Senior Scholarship & Awards Night, 6:30pm

May 3 — Senior Fair & Cap/Gown Distribution

May 20— Senior Purgolder Time 

May 30 — Senior Recognition Ceremony (8:30am) & Senior Brunch (9:30)

June 1 — Senior Party — Location and time TBD

June 5-7 — Second Semester Exams

June 6 — Graduation Rehearsal (12pm) & All fees & obligations due (3:30pm)

June 14 — Graduation Ceremony, 5pm


Commencement Ceremony
East’s commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 5:00 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
East High School partners with Midwest Scholastic as their supplier for all graduation products. 
All students who
choose to participate in the graduation ceremony are required to wear a purple cap, purple gown, purple & gold tassel on cap, and gold stole.

Midwest Scholastic staff met with the senior class on Monday, November 26th during Purgolder Time and distributed information packets and order forms.  They will return to East on Tuesday, December 4th to collect order forms and deposits.
Please watch for email communication from Midwest Scholastic throughout the year.