Senior Info

  • York High School

    Graduation Date/Time Announced

    • Our spring 2022 graduation had been finalized!

    • Commencement will take place on FRIDAY, JUNE 3rd at the HAMPTON COLISEUM in Hampton, VA. The ceremony for YHS is scheduled to begin at 3:30pm. Graduates will need to arrive at the Coliseum prior to 3:30; specific times and instructions will be announced in a few months

    Senior Slideshow Photos Requested

    • Each year, part of our tradition for the senior class day assembly is to produce a slideshow featuring photos of all our graduating seniors.

    • To be included in the slideshow, we need (1) current/senior photo and (1) baby photo.

    • Please email your photos to; be sure to include the senior's name in the email so that we can properly identify the person

    • All photos must be emailed to the address above no later than Friday, May 13th

    Senior Yearbook Deadlines

    • Friday, January 14th if the final deadline to submit a photo for the 2022 yearbook. Senior yearbook photos must show you wearing a black drape/tuxedo against a blue background. Email your photo to Mrs. Spohn ( no later than 1/14/22.

    • Orders for senior yearbook ads must be submitted by February 3rd. Visit to place your order.

    Save-the-Date: Prom

    • Our 2022 prom will be held on SATURDAY, MAY 14th from 8:00-11:00pm at the FORD'S COLONY COUNTRY CLUB in Williamsburg, VA.

    • Information about purchasing tickets will be announced later this spring.

    Save-the-Date: Senior Breakfast

    • Our annual senior breakfast banquet will be held at the Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg on Tuesday, May 31st.

    • Information about the price and purchasing tickets will be announced later this spring.

    Caps & Gowns

    • Forgot to order your cap & gown? Visit to place your order ASAP!

    • All grads must have a cap, gown, and tassel

    • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Caps & Gowns:

      • If you have a financial need related to purchasing a cap & gown, please contact your guidance counselor

      • Gold honors tassels will be awarded to students with high GPAs. This is not related to the National Honor Society. Gold tassels will be distributed later in the year. Nothing needs to be done about that at this time.

      • Yes, students are allowed to use a sibling or friend's cap & gown from a previous year.

      • All honor cords, stoles, sashes, etc. for specific organizations are handled through those organizations, not through me. Any questions on those should be directed to the sponsor of each organization.

      • Only YCSD-approved honors cords, sashes, etc. from organizations may be worn. Please do not purchase extra regalia to wear with your cap & gown on your own; these will not be permitted.

    *Please check this page, as well as your class' Twitter (@YHS2022_) and Instagram (@yhs.2022) frequently for important updates that affect your class. 


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