Graduation Information

Congratulations Class of 2022! 

Graduation Date & Time: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 @ 6pm (gates open at 4:30pm) 

Location: Sandra Sanchez Thorstenson Stadium at California High School 

**GRADUATES MUST ARRIVE TO THE STADIUM @CAL HIGH BY 4:30PM** 

We are excited to have you participate in the USEC (United Sierra Education Center) Graduation Ceremony. The USEC includes Frontier High School, Sierra Vista High School, and the Whittier Union Adult School. We will graduate in the Sandra Sanchez Thorstenson Stadium at California High School.  

In honor of this occasion, we will be providing all graduates the following at NO COST: 

  • Cap & gown 
  • Class of 2022 ceremony tassel & facemask (facemask is not required to be worn)
  • Four graduation tickets per student *additional tickets will be available at your school office.  $10 a ticket.

The above items, along with your senior yard sign, will be distributed in front of the Sierra Vista High School main office off of Mulberry Drive, via drive by on the following dates:    *Flyer also attached

Tues. 5/17, Wed. 5/18 & Thurs. 5/19 from 9:30am - 11:30am & 2:45pm - 3:45pm  

USEC Graduate Guidelines

DRESS PROFESSIONALLY: 

  • Dress pants and shirt with collar (tie optional) 
  • Dress skirt and blouse, dress pants and blouse 
  • SHOES MUST BE FLAT ON THE BOTTOM: FLATS, WEDGES or a THICK HEEL ONLY (stiletto or pointy heels will not be permitted).  Remember:  Students will be walking the length of the football field. 
  • Mask: Class of 2022 mask may be worn alone or over an additional mask. 

STADIUM EXPECTATIONS (please share with your guests) 


  • Bottled water will be allowed. 
  • Guests may only bring in bottled water inside the stadium. No coolers or ice chests are permitted.
  • Graduates must wear flat shoes, wedges or thick heels on the stadium turf. No stilettos or pointy heels. 
  • Graduates will not be permitted to carry flowers or wear leis for the ceremony. 
  • Graduates may not decorate or personalize their caps or gowns. 
  • Graduates may wear school issued awards and regalia (medals, cords, etc.). 
  • Graduates may not wear non-school issued awards or regalia. 
  • Guests may not save seats or sit/stand in non-seating areas. 
  • Balloons will not be allowed inside the stadium. 

CAP & GOWN TIPS 


  • Iron gown carefully with a cool iron (polyester or synthetic setting) 
  • Hang gown in restroom, run shower with very hot water – steam will help release wrinkles Most dry cleaners will press the gown for less than $5 
  • Twist the tassel around the button on top of the cap and loop it once more to keep it secure to cap 

We look forward to celebrating this important milestone with all of the Class of 2022 and their guests. Congratulations graduates from Sierra Vista High School, Frontier High School and the Whittier Union Adult School!