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Graduation 2019


Class of 2019 Parents:

It is time to start planning for your senior to graduate! Here is some helpful information to plan for this special day:

Seniors will receive their parking pass at graduation rehearsal on Friday, May 24, 2019. Please note this pass is only for the graduate and cannot be used by family or guests unless they are in the same vehicle as the graduate. Please make sure your senior is aware they need to be in the McGehee Auditorium for rehearsal by 7:30 a.m. on Friday, May 24.

On graduation day, golf carts will be available from the Bolles parking lots to the River Campus graduation site. If rain is indicated the morning of graduation, extra parking will be available at The Shops at San Jose Shopping Plaza, 2777 University Blvd., W. (behind Publix). Bus transportation to and from this location will be provided from 7 a.m. – noon. In the event of rain, seniors will be given a limited number of rain tickets for entrance into Davis Gym for parents and a few others. Let's hope we don't need to be indoors!

Parking will be provided closest to the graduation site for handicapped guests for those who present a state-issued permit. If you have special needs, a designated wheelchair/handicap seating area is available.

All seating will open at 7:30 a.m. (one hour prior to the start of the processional). We cannot allow saving seats for guests not yet present. We will again offer remote simulcast in the air-conditioned McGehee Auditorium. In addition, for those with relatives and friends who cannot attend, graduation is also streamed live at

On Saturday, May 25, 2019 Bolles will recognize each 2019 graduate. We ask your help to ensure that your graduate follows the guidelines regarding graduation attire. (Please refer to the dress code guidelines here.) All seniors need to be in the Verlander Dining Hall by 7:15 a.m. on the big day.

Click here for frequently asked questions about graduation, or contact Ms. Kimberly Wait at (904) 256-5025.

With Graduation just around the corner, The Bolles School wanted to make parents of graduates aware of related services and products available for your convenience. Please note that the School is not responsible for the quality or delivery of the DVD, photographs or frames.

Graduation Video
Easy Edit Video will be streaming the ceremony live at Order forms will be available after the ceremony for a DVD of the event. The order form may also be found at or by calling (904) 730-9999.

Graduation Photos
GradImages is the official photographer for the 2019 Bolles graduation. Proofs will be sent to your home and via email within three to five days after graduation. Pictures can be ordered online, by phone or by mail. GradImages can be contacted at (800) 261-2576 or visit Registering your graduate with GradImages provides them with the information they need to deliver your graduation proofs to you in a timely manner. Giving them an accurate mailing address and email address will allow them to get your proofs to you on the first try. You may also provide them with email addresses of up to six friends and family members to allow them to celebrate in the accomplishment.

Diploma Frames
Custom diploma frames can be ordered online here. Examples of the frames may be viewed in the Upper School San Jose Campus Store.

Gifts and Gift Certificates
Visit the Bolles Upper School San Jose Campus Store or Middle School Bartram Campus Store for great gifts for graduation or any occasion! You can also shop the online store here. Not sure what to buy? "Bolles Bucks" gift certificates in amounts of $10 and $25 are a great option.