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Albuquerque High School

Albuquerque Public Schools Graduation 2021

Graduation Ceremony Video

Graduation Details

Friday, May 14, 2021

Commencement Program

  • Master of Ceremonies: 
  • Processional: "Pomp and Circumstance," Edward Elgar. Performed by the APS Band and Orchestra Students
  • Presentation of Colors
  • National Anthem
  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Commencement Address
  • Senior Class Address
  • Senior Class Song
  • Principal's Address & Presentation of Class
  • Acceptance of the Class of 2021
  • Presentation of Diplomas
  • Closing:
  • Recessional

Graduating Class of 2021

  • TBA

Attending the Ceremony

  • Graduates will be limited to four (4) guests each*
  • Each guest will be required to have an admission wristband to enter the Nusenda Community Stadium or Albuquerque Civic Plaza (admission wristbands will be distributed to graduating seniors by each graduate's school)
  • Masks or cloth-face coverings are required by all attending or participating in the ceremony.

*If Bernillo County moves back into Yellow Level Restrictions, Graduates will be limited to two (2) guests each.

Viewing Alternatives 

Those unable to attend ceremonies will be provided with viewing options.  Ceremonies will be live-streamed along with being recorded and posted to the district's graduation webpage for future viewing.  Information for accessing live stream ceremonies and recordings of ceremonies is available on the district's graduation webpage.