End-of-Year Ceremonies 2018-2019

As we come to the end of the 2018-19 School Year, let's celebrate!
Prompted by needing to find a new location for Middle and High School Graduation (previously scheduled for May 25), we updated our end-of-year ceremonies to better accommodate our school and space needs. We are excited to host our Middle and High School Graduations at ZACH Theatre on South Lamar. We will now host these ceremonies on Friday, May 24 starting at 11:30 a.m .

In an effort to allow more spaciousness, we also moved back our Gates of Life ceremonies at Springs and Creek to allow for families with children on multiple campuses to participate fully. Please see the list of events below and mark your calendars:

Thursday, May 23
8:30-9:15 a.m. YCC Gates of Life Springs at Springs Campus
9:15-10:00 a.m. Primary Gates of Life Springs at Springs Campus
 
Friday, May 24
9:30-10:30 a.m. Creek Gates of Life at Creek Campus
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m8th Grade Graduation & Middle School Awards at ZACH Theatre Updated Time as of 3/29
2:00-3:30 p.m. High School Commencement at ZACH Theatre



Middle and High School Events at ZACH Theatre

We ask that 8th grade graduates arrive no later than 11:00 a.m. to review seating and event details with Lisa Dubuque. Students should immediately enter the Topher Theatre and find Lisa by the stage. Students may be dropped off while parents park.

As our middle and high school events are an hour apart, we ask that anyone not staying for High School Commencement helps by vacating the parking lot for our incoming seniors and their guests who will be arriving as early as 1:00 p.m.


Date
Friday, May 24, 2019
 
Schedule
11:00 a.m. - All 8th Graders Meet with Lisa
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - 8th Grade Graduation & Middle School Awards
1:00 p.m. - Arrival & Sound Check for Performing Seniors
1:15 p.m. - Arrival for All Other Seniors
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. - High School Commencement
 
Location
Topher Theatre at the ZACH | 202 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
 
Parking
Please plan in advance and arrive early.

There will be limited parking available on site. Attendees are encouraged to use a carpool or use a rideshare service.

Attendees may park in the Whisenhunt and Topfer Theatre lots for $10 $5 per car. Attendants will be available to collect payment before the ceremony via cash or secure mobile credit card. Handicapped parking is available in this lot.

The South Austin Little League Parking Lot at Weber Field at 1704 Toomey is available for free for our graduation ceremonies. The parking lot will be unlocked. There is the main lot and grass parking below. It's a short walk from the Weber Field to Zach Scott.

Paid City of Austin street parking is also available on Toomey Road, Sterzing Street, Lee Barton Drive, Riverside Drive, and Jessie and Butler Streets.

Please see the map at the bottom of this email for a visual of parking options around the ZACH.
 
Guests
Seating is on a first come first served basis. The first two rows are reserved for the graduates
 
Photography
Paige Wilks Photography will be taking photos of graduates with their diploma as they exit the stage. A photo gallery will be made available to purchase photos.
 
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Springs Campus

18 months to Pre-K
6305 Manchaca Rd.
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: 512-443-8843

Creek Campus

Elementary School
9607 Brodie Ln.
Austin, TX 78748
Phone: 512-804-2708
Fax: 512-628-4810

River Campus

Middle & High School
807 Rio Grande St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-480-8142
Fax: 512-480-0278