JVA's 10th Commencement Ceremony
May 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Bear Creek High School

The Class of 2019 Song: Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles Quote: 'The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.' - Lao Tzu Flower: Sunflower Staff Speaker: Jane Good Faculty Harold: Kristin Kipp

2019 Graduates and Families of our Graduates, 
We are privileged to have you at our 10th Commencement tomorrow, May 22nd, at 7:00pm at Bear Creek High School.  Below is the arrival and parking information.  Remember, we need graduates to arrive by 4:30 pm and the doors open for guests at 6:30 pm. 

Graduation Day Details

4:30 pm: Graduates arrive to Bear Creek High School for rehearsal. It is very important students are on time to rehearsal. Parking information is below.  Jimmy John's will be provided for graduates - come hungry!

What to Bring to Rehearsal: 

  • Cap (possibly decorated), Gown (ready to wear) & Tassel (any cap and gown rentals that haven't been picked up from our main office yet, will be brought to rehearsal)
  • Senior Poster (if you did one)
  • Dress nicely (no jeans or shorts, comfortable shoes)

6:30 pm: Doors open for guests to find seating (only graduates are allowed in the building during rehearsal)

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Ceremony

8:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Reception in the Commons with cake and refreshments

Parking (No Tickets Necessary)

Bear Creek High School is located at 9800 W Dartmouth Pl, Lakewood, CO 80227 Parking is free and there are no tickets issued to guests.  All are welcome.  Please park in the SOUTH parking lot and enter through the SOUTH entrance. Do not park in the main lot (see video below).

  • See this map - click here Smart phones will direct you to the main parking lot/entrance.  For the convenience of our family, park in the south lot and enter through the south entrance off W. Girton Drive/ S. Kipling Street (not Parkway).  You'll walk right in to the auditorium entry.
  • Does parking worry you?  Watch a quick video to show you where the south parking lot and entrance are located.  Click Here

We are very proud of our graduates and can't wait to honor them and their families.
Contact Shannon Mitchell at or 720-515-2572, if you have any questions.  

Graduation Updates:
February March/April

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