Graduation Information

Commencement - Class of 2019

Sunday, June 2, 2019

USA Hockey Arena, 14900 Beck Road, Plymouth, Michigan

Welcome to the graduation page for West Bloomfield High School.  We strongly recommend that parents, students, guests, and participants in the program keep a watchful eye on this page.  

Reminder - All seniors who plan on attending the commencement ceremony MUST participate in the MANDATORY graduation rehearsal on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. in the WBHS auditorium.  Failure to participate in this rehearsal will result in the forfeiture of the student's participation in the commencement ceremony.   

Please refer questions regarding the ceremony to Mrs. Sara Weitz, sara.weitz@wbsd.org.  


Principal's Message: Principal Watson's message to our graduating parents - click here.

Senior Parent Notes:  Everything you need to know about graduation from ticket sales, to location, to arrival and end time, plus more!  Check this out! Click Here - updated 4-9-2019

The PROM Contract:  The prom contract is on the Google drive this year.  All the information about the prom is on the contract.  Please take the time to read it carefully as it is a contract.  You will need to access this address from your student account - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HYnhWXeFzjRx62UbDJ5p5MOO2vhhTqv9yt7ASUNvRUY/edit?usp=sharing


Seniors final exam schedule:

Wednesday, May 15 = 1st & 3rd hour finals

Thursday, May 16 = 4th and 6th hour finals

Monday, May 20 = 5th and 7th hour finals

Tuesday, May 21 = 2nd hour final followed by the senior BBQ in the courtyard.  Bring your yearbooks and have them signed. 


Cap and gown are delivered after the Senior Breakfast on May 24, 2019.

For questions about your order, or to order, please contact

Graduate Services Detroit, Inc., representing Herff Jones, at 734-725-5743.

Your graduation fee is included in the purchase of your cap and gown.

!! ALERT !!

This year, 2019, WBHS is switching to a new gender neutral cap and gown.

You will no longer be able to wear the traditional white gown for ladies and green gown for gentlemen.

The new gown is green with white highlights and a custom embroidered anchor logo.

  To place your order online, click here!

Due to the customization of the gown, orders must be received by October 10 to guarantee delivery by graduation.

Should you need financial assistance, please contact Principal Watson immediately. 

Graduate Service Detroit has payment plans available.  You have nine months to pay. 

No student is ever denied walking at graduation who needs financial assistance, but you have to let us know now, not later.

PICTURES!  MEMORIES!  VIDEO!

Purchase a video copy of the ceremony:  Due to our contract with U.S. Hockey Arena, the taking of video of the ceremony is prohibited and no tripods, other than the official school videographer's are permitted during the commencement ceremony.  Use of tablets and phones to video record the ceremony is prohibited.  No flash photography is allowed.  Click here to order your video.

Lifetouch Special Events will be at the 2019 graduation ceremony to take portrait pictures of your individual child as they cross the stage!  If you would like to purchase an official copy of this portrait, please contact events.lifetouch.com.  Every student will be photographed.  Photos will be online ten (10) days AFTER the ceremony.  Complimentary proofs will be mailed to the graduates.  There is no obligation to purchase.  Sign up now to receive notification when your proofs are online and ready to order!   events.lifetouch.com  


 Senior All-Night Party:  This event is hosted by the parents of the senior class.  There is a mystery location this year.  Please see the Senior-All-Night party page on the high school website.

In an interest to save expense, WBHS does not mail information to the home.

Updates will be posted at Spring Break 2019.