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Senior Graduation Activities

Class of 2020 Graduation Information

Friday, May 29, 2020

6:00pm Ernie Berger Stadium 

 Please note the following information: 

  • Ernie Berger Stadium gates will open at 4:30 p.m. We will utilize two entrances: The main gate located on the south side of the stadium, and the pool gate located on the west side of the stadium.
  • Parking- please park in the Cal High Parking lot ONLY. You must have a San Ramon City Parking permit to park on the streets and in the surrounding neighborhoods. The parking lot located near the tennis courts will be reserved handicapped parking.
  • The Cal High Administration will provide golf cart shuttle service for guests who require assistance getting to the stadium. The shuttle stop is located at the north driveway next to the tennis courts.
  • We will not distribute tickets, seating arrangements are on a first come, first serve basis, with gates opening at 4:30pm. Please do not save seats for other patrons. Family members and guests may sit in the bleachers and on the chairs located on the track. Handicap seating is available on the north side of the track. Due to limited space, only one family member may sit in the handicap section with the person needing assistance.
  • In an effort to protect the stadium turf, family members and guests are prohibited from sitting on the all-weather stadium turf. Graduates are prohibited from wearing spike/stiletto heels.
  • For safety reasons, we are not able to provide golf cart assistance after the ceremony.

Graduation is a memorable experience; therefore, we ask that you communicate the importance of maintaining appropriate behavior with your student. The California High School Administration prohibits the following: altering the caps and/or gowns, balloons, beach balls, water guns, or any other device that may interfere with the ceremony. The Class of 2020 is a fantastic group of students! We do not anticipate any concerns.


Senior Picnic

The Senior Picnic at Six Flags will be on Tuesday, May 26th. If you bought a Senior Gold ASB package during registration, all you will need to do is fill out and return a field trip form when available. If you need to buy a ticket, you will be able to buy them through the Webstore closer to the event, as long as there is still space remaining on the buses.  Buses will leave from the front of the school at 10:00 a.m., and will depart from Six Flags at 4:30 p.m.



Baccalaureate is an exciting, non-denominational service celebrating the dedication to learning and wisdom. Baccalaureate means the "beginning of the end" and marks the first day of the final week of the graduates high school journey. A baccalaureate is held to honor the graduates and send them off with a blessing. All graduating seniors of Cal High, their families and friends are invited to attend. 

This years ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 4:30PM at Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church, 9015 S. Gale Ridge Road, San Ramon. All participating seniors need to arrive by 3:45PM in their cap/gown and stoles.


Grad Night

Grad Night is an all-night, safe and sober celebration for the Class of 2020 with music, dancing, entertainment, interactive games and activities, prize drawings throughout the night, and surprises you don't want to miss!



Please contact Jan Rutter De Vilbiss at

Graduation Pictures

Professional photographers are on hand during the ceremony. 

To view and order graduation handshake pictures:

1.      Creative Imaging website  

2.       Click on “order graduation handshakes”

3.       This message will appear

View and order graduation pictures
12 hours after the event.
Please check back.

4.       Check back or type in email address and a notice will be sent to the email provided when the images are available




Graduation gowns, tassels, announcements etc.

Please contact Jostens directly. School does not place orders.



Graduation practice is held on the last day of school (Friday, May 29th) at 12:45 - immediately following the last final.  Practice is mandatory for students participating in graduation.