Kennedy Grad Nite
P. O. Box 247 • Cypress, CA 90630-0247

Grad Nite 2018

Grad Nite 2018 is going to be on Friday, May 18, 2018
at Disney California Adventure Park
plus Grad Nite at Disney California

Dress Code & Prohibited Items

Everyone, please download & read this:
Disney Grad Nite Dress Code Guidelines & Prohibited Items List*
Disney is very serious about this, so please pay attention!

Important News

To all seniors attending Grad Nite:  
The night is almost here to celebrate your upcoming Graduation!  However, in order to ensure you can have the most fun possible, be aware of the following guidelines.

BEFORE you report for Grad Nite
  • Read the attached guidelines for Grad Nite rules and the list of PROHIBITED items.
  • Disney makes no exceptions to any of these rules.  You are responsible for having read through and understanding all these rules.  
If you did not receive your Grad Nite t-shirt last Monday, 5/14:
  • Grad Nite t-shirts will be distributed at the traffic circle on Friday, 5/18.
  • Report before 3:30pm to pick up your shirt.
  • All students must wear their Kennedy Grad Nite t-shirt to attend the event
On Friday, 5/18
  • Arrive for check in at the traffic circle by the Kennedy student parking lot by no later than 3:30pm.
  • You must wear your Kennedy Grad Nite t-shirt and bring your school ID - NOT a PICTURE of it.
  • The buses will leave at 4pm SHARP.  It is your responsibility to be on the bus and checked in by that time.
  • ALL STUDENTS attending Grad Nite must take the bus to Disney and must ride the bus back to school.  NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Upon return to Kennedy, you will have to either be picked up or drive home from school. 
  • Once the park is closed off for the special event, you will not be allowed to leave Grad Nite!
  • If you try to leave Grad Nite early, Disney will only release a student to his/her own parent AND 
    • One of the Kennedy Grad Nite chaperons will have to sign off or hand over the student to the parent's custody.
    • It is a HUGE hassle.

Disney will not admit any student who is or appears to be intoxicated or under the influence of a controlled substance will not be admitted into the park.
If this occurs, it will be reported to school administration and this will result in school consequence, including your inability to participate in any Senior Activities or walk in the graduation ceremony.

You are almost at the end of your high school career.  We want you to continue to make good choices and be mindful of your behavior as we head into the last week of school.  Be your best selves... do not risk the loss of your final moments of high school as a result of making poor choices during this time.

For any questions regarding Grad Nite, speak with the Grad Nite Committee (
For other questions, seek a Kennedy administrator.

Regina D. Zurbano, Ed.D
Principal | John F. Kennedy High School | Home of the Fighting Irish!

An International Baccalaureate World School

​ Gold Ribbon ​Schools Recipient, 2017
Engage - Educate - Empower
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On Friday, May 18 2018 3:00 pm — Students will meet at the traffic circle area. Pizza will be available at 3:00.  Bus will depart at 4:00 pm and return around 2:30-3:00am, May 19th.
Bring your student ID and wear Grad Nite T-shirt

If you didn’t get your Grad Nite T-shirt on Monday, May 14, we will be
giving out on Friday, May 18th before we leave on the bus.

The students must take the bus to Disney and ride the bus back to school. There will be no exceptions.
Students will not be able to leave Grad Nite once the Park is closed off for the special event.
Once at school, students will either have to be picked up or drive home from school.

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Ticket Sales

Ticket sales have completed. Note that if you purchased your ticket online, no ticket will be sent.  Your name will be on a list at Grad Nite.  Please save a copy of your receipt in case there is any question.

Note:  Refunds (for legitimate reasons) will ONLY be considered through 12/31/2017.


Monthly Grad Nite Planning Meetings


We want to make Grad Nite 2018 a tremendous success and still keep it affordable for each student.  If you own a business in the community, we would love to talk with you to see how you can help.  Please click on the link below for further information.  Thanks!

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