Senior Information

  • Parents/Guardians of the Class or 2020,

    What an exciting time to look forward to, as our seniors begin their final year of high school. Thirteen years of learning, hard work, and memories are going to be celebrated at our commencement ceremony on Thursday June 4th at 7pm at Hillsboro Stadium. This culmination of our students’ education is a meaningful and significant achievement and we look forward to celebrating this awesome event with you all.

    As we look forward to this meaningful accomplishment, there are many important events and deadlines along the way that we want our students and their families to know about. We wish to partner with you during this year to make this a meaningful and memorable school year. We also want to partner with you to ensure that your student is aware of all that needs to be done in order to ensure they earn their diploma. Included in this letter is a timeline of important dates, information about graduation requirements and how to track and follow these, and information on how to log into parent-vue to help track your student’s progress. 

    Important websites with information for you and your senior during this upcoming year:

    • GHS Senior Information and Commencement webpage: 
    • Jostens Graduation Gear ordering information
    • Parentvue access

    If you have any questions, please contact the school, phone number is 503-844-1900.

    We are looking forward to partnering towards a great year and looking forward to an awesome graduation ceremony in June. 


    Roll Tide!

    Joe Painter

    Assistant Principal

    Glencoe High School



    Important Dates for Seniors

    Working from our end date of Graduation backwards, 13 years of school will be coming to an end on June 4th, 2020. Below is a list of all the important dates for the class of 2020 leading up to graduation!



    Thursday June 4, 2020 Graduation at Hillsboro Stadium at 7pm and Senior All Night Grad Party

    Thursday June 4, 2020 Breakfast, Practice, Senior Assembly at GHS starting at 8:30am

    Wednesday June 3, 2020  Senior Academic Honors Night in GHS gymnasium at 7pm

    Monday June 1, 2020 Baccalaureate in GHS Auditorium at 7 pm

    Monday June 1, 2020 FAFSA and Oregon Promise Application Deadline

    Week of 6/1-6/4 - Grad tickets handed out. Each student will receive 10 tickets after completing and submitting their graduation checklist.


    Thursday May 28, 2020 Senior Accreditation Day 

    Wednesday May 27, 2020 Senior Project Night and CCP Cords Awarded at GHS at 6pm

    Week of 5/26-5/29 - Seniors complete checklist

    Friday May 15 - BYU and other non HSD on-line classes must be finished 

    Thursday May 14, 2020 - Senior Meeting during advisory in Auditorium

    Saturday May 9, 2020 - Senior Prom 

    Week of 5/4-5/8 - Auditions for Grad speakers/performers

    Saturday May 2nd, 2020 - Work Sample Session 5 in GHS Library 8-noon


    Friday April 10, 2020 - Work Sample Session 4 in GHS Library 8-noon

    Thursday April 9, 2020 - End of 3rd Quarter


    March 1 , 2020 - Deadline for OSAC Scholarship

    March 23-27, 2020 - Spring Break

    March ??? Jostens order delivery to GHS begin 


    Thursday February 27, 2020 - Senior Meeting 2

    Monday February 1, 2020 - End of 1st Semester


    Friday January 31, 2020 - Work Sample Session 3 in GHS Library 8-noon


    December 23-January 3, 2019 - Winter Break

    December 6, 2019 - Yearbook photos are due

    December 10, 2019 - Jostens to take orders during  lunch

    December 21, 2019 - Final day for Jostens Pre-order pricing


    Friday November 8, 2019 - Work Sample Session 2 in GHS Library 8-noon

    Thursday November 21, 2019 - Senior Meeting 2 + Jostens 

    Tuesday November 26, 2019 - Jostens at lunch to take orders, Jostens after school (5-7pm) to take orders


    Friday October 11, 2019 - Work Sample Session 1 in GHS Library 8-noon

    Tuesday October 1, 2019 - FAFSA and Oregon Promise Application opens


    Thursday September 26, 2019 -  Senior Meeting 1 during advisory  

    Friday September 20, 2019 - CCP cord application due date

    Week of 9/16-9/21 - Homecoming Week

    Senior Graduation Requirements in Parent Vue

    Credit Requirements In order to graduate, seniors must complete 24 required credits that include classes, career development, a senior project, and essential skills in reading, writing, and math.

    Credit Requirements 

    Students must pass a course with D or higher to earn credit.

    • 3 credits in Arts, World Languages, or CTE
    • 0.5 credits in Career development 
    • 0.5 credits in Economics
    • 5 credits in Electives
    • 1 credit in World Studies
    • 0.5 credits in People and Politics
    • 1 credit in Health
    • 1 credit in US History
    • 4 credits in Language Arts
    • 3 credits in Mathematics
    • 1 credit in Physical Education
    • 3 credits of science
    • 0.5 credits in Senior Project

    Career Development

    Students must complete a job shadow, an educational plan and profile, and yearly surveys about school and future career opportunities

    Senior Project

    Senior projects include academic and career focused work completed during a student’s senior year.

    • Resume
    • 15-hour Internship / Project hours
    • 5-page research or reflective paper
    • Senior Project presentation

    Essential Skills

    Students must show proficiency via essential skills in math, reading, and writing. This is done via scores on SBAC or through 2 work samples in each content area.

    Graduation Progress

    Student’s on-track progress is regularly tracked by counselors, graduation coaches, and administrators. On-track meetings to develop a graduation plan will be held with student, parent, counselor, graduation coach, and administrator for any students who are currently NOT on-track to graduate on time. 


    Student transcripts can be requested and students are given copies regularly. Specific graduation requirements and progress are in the outlined box.


    ParentVue → Click on “I am a parent” → Log in or click “more options” → “Recover lost password” or “activate an account”. To receive your ‘access key’ send an email to 


  • Cost of cap and gown

    Josten's Dates:

    • 11/21 - Senior meeting about how to order
    • 11/26 - Available for students to place orders during lunches
    • 11/26 - Available for students to place orders after school 5pm-7pm
    • 12/10 - Available for students to place orders during lunches
    • 12/21 - Last day to place order at pre-order prices
    • March - Delivery of pre-orders begins