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Important Dates in May and June 2020

May 1-May 8: Senior Spirit Week (organized by EHS Senior Class officers on Instagram @OhioSpiritWeek2020). All students across the district, all ages, are invited to participate in spirit week. Just tag Elyria Schools or Elyriahs2020 on Instagram with your spirit photo!

  • Friday, May 1, College Gear Day
  • Monday, May 4, School Pride Day
  • Tuesday, May 5, Tacky Tourist Day
  • Wednesday, May 6, Wacky Wednesday
  • Thursday, May 7, Throwback Thursday
  • Friday, May 8, Fashion Show Friday

May 7, 5-8p.m.: Drive-through distribution at Elyria High School of caps and gowns, panoramic pictures and graduation announcements. (Important instructions on upcoming graduation celebration events will be included in this packet.) 

Monday, May 11 and Wednesday, May 13: Community car parades by staff! Routes and times of day to be shared soon. Honk and wave! 

May 15: Senior Sign Day! Watch for our staff and school bus deliveries of signs at a graduate’s yard near you!

Weeks of May 18 and May 25: Senior recognitions on the stage of the Performing Arts Centeraccording to individually scheduled appointments.

  • Students should arrive in cap and gown and special acknowledgement cords, medallions, etc. will be distributed upon arrival.
  • This program will be taped and shared on the district’s YouTube channel.

May 27 (PK-2) and May 29 (3-5): Elementary Spirit Week and School Drive-throughs for “honk and wave” moments with staff and distribution of awards.

Week of June 1: Ely Stadium drive-in graduation photos at PIONEERS sculpture and under white arch (NOT ON FIELD) by individual scheduledappointments only.

  • Students should arrive in cap and gown with all special acknowledgement cords, medallions, etc.
  • Tickets will be issued prior to the student’s scheduled appointment for entrance to the stadium. One vehicle with immediate family will be permitted and provided a graduation photo ticket.
  • Local law officials will be onsite and all social distancing mandates will be followed.


  • Prom, May 9
  • EHS Commencement, May 27

RESCHEDULED EVENTS (Subject to further postponement per directives from the State of Ohio):

  • Prom, June 21
  • EHS Commencement, June 23

NOTE: The district also is working on additional video and virtual recognitions. Please continue to check the district’s website and social media sites for updates.

For general questions and assistance, please email us