Foshay Learning Center HS Graduation Information
Congratulations to our Class of 2020 HS Students who will be graduated at the USC Galen Center on June 11th at 5:00 PM (tentative).
USC Galen Center address: 3400 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90089.
Commonly Asked Questions:
Will parents and family members need tickets to attend? Due to the capacity of the Galen Center, tickets will not be needed for parents and family members.
Does the Galen Center have Handicapped Accessible Seating? Yes, the Galen Center is compliant with the American Disabilities Act (ADA) and has seating and entrances that are accessible for guests who need accommodations.
When is the HS Graduation Practices? There will be three practices for the HS students and all will take place at Foshay Learning Center.
When will the Senior students receive their Caps and Gowns for the ceremony? Following the final grade check, senior students will be able to pick up their caps and gowns. Due to LAUSD policy, all student gowns are considered "loaned" gowns and students do not need to pay for them. However, if a student chooses to purchase their caps and gowns, they will need to pay for the items prior to the last day of school.
What time do the graduating seniors need to arrive? Senior students should arrive dressed in their caps and gowns at 3:00pm, one hour prior to the start of the ceremony. Students will be lined up by academy and led into the Galen Center by during the Student and Faculty Procession.
What is the dress code for students? Senior students should wear attire that is appropriate for the occasion. Depending on the academy, students will be wearing sashes and some students will also be wearing honor cords and medallions that they will receive at the Senior Awards ceremony. Business Dress, or "Semi-Dressy" attire is recommended and has been practiced by the Foshay students through their normal academy events. For safety reasons, students should not wear shoes that will impede their mobility into the Galen Center, or would cause unnecessary pain (i.e.--Stiletto Heels) during periods of extended standing before the ceremony begins.
How much does parking cost? Due to the location of the ceremony, parking will be approximately $10 per vehicle at one of the nearby USC Parking Facilities. It is highly recommended that all families use public transportation to arrive at the Galen Center, to avoid paying for parking.
When will the Seniors students pick up their High School Diplomas? Students will be able to pick up their diplomas the day after graduation. All overdue library fines, missing athletic uniforms and missing textbook fees must be paid prior to the release of the certificates. All fines must be paid at the Student Store and students will be given an Auxilary Student Body Receipt for their payments.
When will the Senior students return their "loaned" caps and gowns? Students will return loaned gowns when picking up their Diplomas.
Where do we purchase Class Rings and Student Graduation Announcements? The vendor for Senior Class Items is Herff Jones. The Herff Jones Representative for Foshay Learning Center is Dallas Moon. Mr. Moon's number is: (805) 910-9294.