Seniors Graduation and General Information

Class of 2024!
Graduation will be held on the evening of Thursday, May 23rd, 2024.

**Seniors! After you officially submit your college applications, watch your email! The college will email you about setting up a login on their portal. They might also email you scholarship opportunities!

** If you apply to more schools that require a teacher letter of rec. Don't forget to add the teacher's name in SchooLinks. You will need to do this every time a teacher letter is required and it is a new school you are applying to.

Cap and Gown orders: please see Mrs. Tompoles in the main office if you have not ordered yet. You can look at all the products and also order online at Josten's Website <<<at this link.

Senior Portraits:
Our contracted school photographer is Vincent Zanzucchi and his team at Total Image Photographics. Your senior has two options for capturing their Yearbook Portrait Photo:
1. All seniors have the option to sit for their headshot on their assigned picture day at school. MAKE UP DAY IS NOV 1ST.
2. You may schedule a free sitting with a photographer at their studio in Grayslake. Phone # (847) 223-5900

Graduation Photos:
Total Image Photographics will be taking pictures at the graduation ceremony as the Class of 2024 receives their diplomas! Photos will be available for purchase one week later at Question? Please call 847-223-5900

Senior Tribute Ad in the Yearbook
Senior Dedications are a popular feature in the senior class section of the GNHS yearbook.  This is an opportunity for parents of seniors to submit a baby, childhood, or early high school picture of their child, reflect upon the past, and convey some words of advice for the future.  Order your Senior Tribute Ad Here.

To design and order your dedication, go to, enter job number 8332, and click “Buy A Yearbook Ad.”  Senior Dedication Ads are $40.00

We have a vendor that will provide beautiful products at graduation that you can pre-order. Flowers, tshirt, bears, etc. Click on their website to order:

grad flyer


Graduation Announcements Orders Pickup Friday, April 12 during lunch hours

Cap and Gown Pickup Wednesday, May 1st during lunch hours


Senior Honors & Awards Night is May 8, 2024

Senior Athletic Banquet is May 14th, 6pm

Senior Lunch and Mandatory rehearsal is May 22nd, starting at 12:30 after classes are released

Graduation is May 23rd, 2024

APPLY FOR THE CUM LAUDE PROGRAM Deadline for 2024 has passed.

LOOKING FOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITES? Log in to your SchooLinks account, and also check this webpage that lists some local scholarships.


College and Career Resources <<<

Location College & Career Center

3/19/24 from 9a - 1p - Senior FAFSA Questions & Help Session #2

Click here for Resources for Seniors from the College and Career Center!

FINDING YOUR FIT << click here
Your counselors, as well as the College and Career Resource Center (CCRC), are here to give you as many resources as possible to be able to research and figure out what's best for you!

Grit Video