2017 Graduation

The 2017 Graduation will be held Saturday June 10, 2017 at 4:00pm. The ceremony will be held at the Washington State Fair Grounds in Puyallup. Graduates will need to arrive by 3:00pm.

Rehearsal will be held Friday, June 9th at 9:00am. The bus taking students to rehearsal will leave Gates at 8:30am. Attendance at rehearsal is required to participate in the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday.


This year we are working with Jostens for all your graduation needs. Cap & gown packages, as well as announcements, class rings, and other keepsake items will be ordered by going to their website (http://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1118340/Gates-High-School/). The cost of a basic cap & gown package is $55.00. You will need to place your order by May 15th to have everything in time for graduation. If you are unable to order online, you may fill-out an order form and pay (check or exact cash) at the office no later than May 1st.


Each graduate will received 8 tickets to graduation which will be handed out at rehearsal. Additional tickets may be purchased for $5.00 each at Gates beginning May 30th. Additional tickets may also be purchased at the gate for $7.00 each. The gates will open at approximately 3:15pm for families and guests. Seating for elderly & individuals with disabilities is limited, we encourage you to arrive early.


If you have any questions please don’t hesitate call or stop by the office.