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Senior Class 2023


Class of 2023 Graduation Ceremony  Wednesday, May 31st, 2023

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Description automatically generatedDear Atlantic Shark Class of 2023,  


Welcome to your senior year!

Your Graduation Ceremony will be Wednesday, May 31st AT 7PM at the Ocean Center. The following is a list of some of the senior activities and events. Please Note: all dates, times, and fees are subject to change.

Check the school website, frequently for updated information. Look under "Student Life / Senior Class of 2023".  By now you should have taken or made an appointment to have your Senior Yearbook picture taken by Dean Stewart Photography. The deadline to book your appointment at DSP studio is December 16. These are the only pictures that may be used in the yearbook.


Important Dates to remember:    

December 16

GRADUATION FEES DUE $65:  The cost of the cap, gown and tassel, is part of your senior graduation dues ($65). Please pay your dues by December 16th. Caps & Gowns will be distributed in May at the Senior Drive Thru event.  Graduation fees must be paid to receive your Cap & Gown. Pay online at:


Activities Office

If you have questions

December 16

Deadline to book Senior Portrait Appointment for Yearbook - at DSP studio . Make an appointment now on-line at

Pictures must be taken by Dean Stewart Photography in order to appear in the yearbook. Pictures will be taken at their studio click on the link on our website: to book your appointment

January 3 - 6, 2023

Or until we sell out

GRAD BASH TICKETS go on sale $125 each / AHS seniors only. Debit/Credit cards sales only.

Senior Class Trip to Universal Orlando from 4pm – 2am, exclusively for Seniors.  Tickets will go on sale in January, after the winter break for 4 days only! Or until we sell out.  The first 50 seniors to pay their $125 fee and turn in their permission slip, will be guaranteed a seat. If there are more seniors that wish to go, we may order a second bus, allowing an additional 50 seniors to attend. Don’t wait!


Activities Office


January 5

SENIOR YEARBOOK PORTRAITS: LAST CHANCE : DSP will have a photographer on our campus on this day. This is for last chance senior yearbook portraits.  You will not have the opportunity to select your photo. They will take one yearbook headshot only. If you want a complete senior portrait sitting, please book by Dec. 16 at


January 13, 2023

Deadline to purchase SENIOR AD IN YEARBOOK – go to

March 20


All seniors that are on track for graduation may apply for the opportunity to try-out for a graduation speech. Your speech may be selected for one of the following: Senior Awards, Baccalaureate, Graduation. Pick up an application from Dr. Culver’s office in Guidance office.

Guidance Office

April 1

PROM at the Brannon Center

Seniors, Juniors and their guests. Tickets will go on sale online beginning March 6. Guests must have a signed contract (pick up in SRC or on our website) All contracts must be submitted to SRC by March 23rd.  All obligations must be paid to purchase a prom ticket.

In person sales will take place on March 21-28 only, during lunch in the Activities Office.

Brannon Center

105 S. Riverside Dr. New Smyrna Beach

April 21

GRAD BASH 2022 to Universal! Bus loads at 4pm meet in the auditorium

in the Auditorium

April 12


drop off application in Guidance office.

Guidance Office

April 19


In the Auditorium

May 1 - 12

AP Exams For any students that are taking Advanced Placement classes. Please see your AP Teacher for more information.

 Location: TBA

May 15-19

Tentative dates

Senior Exam Week & Textbook Return - Be prepared for your final exams. Return all textbooks, laptops, library books to the Media Center as soon as you are finished with them.

 Media Center

May 16


Pick up Cap/Gowns, Teacher Awards, Academy Cords & Senior gifts! Decorate your car, bring your family as you drive through our parent loop and front of school. DJ music will be playing. Special giveaways for decorated cars.  You don't want to miss this event!


Drive through the parent loop & parking lot

May 19

SENIOR PICNIC - yearbook signing / lunch provided / prizes. Bring your beach chair, hat, sunglasses, frisbee, beach ball, music and have fun with your senior class!


Behind practice field

Under the shade trees

May 25

SENIOR AWARDS - by invitation only This prestigious award ceremony will be limited to major scholarship recipients, Wall of Fame recognition and those with academic accolades. Invitations will be sent out in May. If you have received any major scholarships, please let your counselor know.


AHS Auditorium

May - TBD

BACCALAUREATE - open to all seniors / wear cap & gown

This is a ceremony to offer a blessing to our senior class. This is an optional event for any senior and their families that wish to attend. 6pm at Our Lady of Hope.


Our Lady of Hope

4675 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. Port Orange

May 30

GRADUATION REHEARSAL - MANDATORY for all graduating seniors

8:00am start time. Arrive by 7:30am

All students must provide their own transportation. This is a required practice for all seniors planning to participate in the Graduation ceremony. Students who do not attend this practice may not walk at Graduation. Attire: comfortable clothes and shoes.  



Ocean Center

101 N. Atlantic Ave.

Daytona Beach

May 31, 2023

GRADUATION CEREMONY begins at 7pm at the Ocean Center. Seniors should report to their assigned area at the Ocean Center by 6:00PM.  Attire:  cap & gown, dresses / dress pants, dress shoes. Collared shirts / ties. AHS stoles, honor & academy cords only. NO jeans or sneakers.  The ceremony will last approximately 90 minutes.  Tickets will go on sale in May. More ticket information will be available in January. Look for updates on our website:

Ocean Center

101 N. Atlantic Ave.

Daytona Beach







January 3-6, 2023 - or until sold out

GRAD BASH tickets on sale for AHS Seniors Only $125 each

debit/credit cards only

Must have completed permission slip to purchase

Must be clear of all obligations

Activities Office

March 6 – 28, 2023

PROM tickets on sale for Seniors/Juniors and Online only March 6-29

In Person March 21 – 28

debit/credit cards only

Must be clear of all obligations / guests need approval prior to purchasing tickets

Activities Office

May 2 - 25, 2023

GRADUATION Tickets and parking passes on sale at this time. More ticket information will be available in January. Look for updates on our website:


Did you miss the meeting? Watch the virtual Jostens grad meeting at :


Questions? Contact your Activities Director, Debbie Gudzin at